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Install, Customize, and Uninstall Apps on Your Samsung Gear S3 (SM-R760, SM-R765, SM-R770)

You can install, customize, and uninstall apps on your Gear S3. Configure your app settings from the Samsung Gear app on your mobile device.

The screens and steps shown below may vary by wireless service provider and your mobile device.

Install Apps

  1. From the Home screen of your mobile device, touch Apps.
  2. Touch Samsung Gear.

    The Samsung Gear app may be located in the Samsung folder by default on some devices.

  3. Touch the SETTINGS tab.
  4. Scroll to and touch Samsung Galaxy Apps.
  5. Browse by category, staff picks, top free selections, and top paid selections. You can also search for an app by name. Touch the app you want to download.
  6. Touch INSTALL and follow any additional on-screen instructions.
  7. Touch Back to return to the Samsung Gear app.

Reorder Apps

Change the order in which apps display on the Gear S3 Apps screens.

Reorder Apps from the Samsung Gear app:

  1. From the Home screen of your mobile device, touch Apps.
  2. Touch Samsung Gear.

    The Samsung Gear app may be located in the Samsung folder by default on some devices.

  3. Touch the SETTINGS tab.
  4. Touch Apps.
  5. Touch MORE > Reorder.
  6. Touch the arrow icon to the right of the app you want to move and drag it to a new location on the list.
  7. Touch Back to return to Apps settings when you are finished reordering.

Reorder Apps from Gear S3

  1. Touch and hold the Apps screen containing the app you want to move.
  2. Touch and hold the app you want to move.
  3. Drag the app to the preferred location.

Configure App Settings

Only supported apps will have settings that can be configured in the Samsung Gear app.

  1. From the Home screen of your mobile device, touch Apps.
  2. Touch Samsung Gear.

    The Samsung Gear app may be located in the Samsung folder by default on some devices.

  3. Touch the SETTINGS tab.
  4. Touch Apps.
  5. Touch the settings icon next to the app you want to configure.
  6. Adjust the settings to fit your needs. Each app has unique customizable settings.

Uninstall Apps

Peloaded apps (apps built into your device) cannot be uninstalled. You can only disable them.

Uninstall from Inside the Samsung Gear app

  1. From the Home screen of your mobile device, touch Apps.
  2. Touch Samsung Gear.

    The Samsung Gear app may be located in the Samsung folder by default on some devices.

  3. Touch the SETTINGS tab.
  4. Touch Apps.
  5. Touch the app you want to uninstall.
  6. Touch UNINSTALL and follow any additional on-screen instructions to complete uninstall.

Uninstall from Gear S3

  1. Touch and hold the Apps screen containing the app you want to uninstall.
  2. Touch and hold the app you want to uninstall.
  3. Touch the remove icon to uninstall the app.

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