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Install the Galaxy Wearable App for Your Samsung Earbuds

Install the Software for Your Earbuds

Getting the most out of your earbuds is easy when you install Galaxy Buds Manager or Gear IconX Manager on your computer. Get the Galaxy Wearable app on your phone to not only pair and control your earbuds, but to also check for software updates for your earbuds. That way, you can ensure they stay current and you always get to enjoy all of your favorite music seamlessly.

Steps are also applicable to the Gear IconX (2017) version.

Find Galaxy Wearable App in Galaxy Store

The good news is Galaxy Wearable comes preinstalled on most new Samsung phones. But if you don't see it, you can easily install it from Galaxy Store or the Google Play Store.

Open the Galaxy Store, and touch the Search icon at the top right. Search for and select Galaxy Wearable, and then touch the Install icon (down arrow) next to the app. When it's finished installing, touch the Play icon to open the app.

The Galaxy Wearable app in the Galaxy Store

When a software update is available for the earbuds, the Galaxy Wearable app will notify you with a popup. Touch Update > INSTALL NOW, and then follow the prompts. The earbuds will disconnect from the phone. Once the update is complete, the earbuds will automatically reconnect with the phone.

To manually check for software updates, follow the steps below:

Galaxy Buds: Touch About earbuds > Update earbuds software > Download and install.

Gear IconX: Touch the SETTINGS tab, and then touch About Gear > Update Gear software > Download updates manually.

Install Galaxy Buds Manager or Gear IconX Manager

Once you install Galaxy Buds Manager or Gear IconX Manager, you'll have an easy way to update your earbuds' software. The good news is installing just takes a couple steps.

From your computer, whether it's a Mac or Windows, navigate to Samsung Galaxy Buds or Gear IconX Support using your browser. Under Software, select SEE MORE, and then download the appropriate application for your computer. Once the download is complete, run the file, and then follow the on-screen prompts to complete the installation.

Manuals and Downloads section of Galaxy Buds website

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