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Gear Feature Compatibility with iOS

You can now use your Gear S2/S3 and Gear Fit2 with compatible iPhones running iOS 8.4 and later.

Listed below are some of the features that are supported on iOS devices.



  • Incoming call notification
  • Answer/Reject


  • Incoming message notification

S Health

  • 24 hour log
  • Exercise tracker
  • Heart rate monitor


  • Music control


  • Email notification


  • Create, set, and edit an alarm

Watch Face

  • Download and install watch faces

Find my gear

  • Find my gear

Frequently Asked Questions

Which S Health features are not available on iOS smartphones?

  • S Health Together and Discover are not available on iOS smartphones. S Health Together includes challenges and social networking functionality, while S Health Discover provides news updates, tips and other similar information.

Which Advanced Fitness Features are available without a Bluetooth connection?

  • You will be able to track your activities on your Samsung Gear devices even when not paired to a smartphone. But some features in the Gear app on your smartphone require a Bluetooth connection to your Samsung Gear. Activity logs (daily, weekly, monthly) and S Health Together and Discover will not be accessible when not paired. Initial pairing with a smartphone and login to S Health using a Samsung Account are recommended for the best experience.

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