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Activate Your Galaxy Watch with a Carrier

Activate Your Galaxy Watch with a Carrier

The Samsung Galaxy Watch is available in two versions: Bluetooth and LTE. The LTE version can receive calls and messages without being connected to a phone after selecting a carrier plan and activation. AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon offer plans for the LTE version of the Galaxy Watch. Begin by connecting your Galaxy Watch to the mobile phone and then select the method below to activate the Galaxy Watch with your carrier.

• Check that the service providers of your Galaxy Watch and mobile phone are the same. The connection method may vary depending on the service provider and region.

• The mobile phone must be connected to a Wi-Fi or mobile network.

• You can activate the mobile network only when you use a mobile phone running the Android operating system 5.0 or later and with 1.5 GB of RAM or more.

Through the Galaxy Wearable App - Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon

When connecting the Galaxy Watch to your phone for the first time you can follow the prompts for carrier activation at the end of the setup.

You can activate your Galaxy Watch after setup by following the steps below:

  1. Navigate to and select the Galaxy Wearable app.

  2. Touch the SETTINGS section and then select Mobile networks.

  3. Follow the prompts to complete activation with your carrier. 

Through the Galaxy Wearable App

QR Code from Your Carrier - AT&T

When connecting the Galaxy Watch to your phone for the first time you can follow the prompts for carrier activation at the end of the setup.

The QR code can be obtained from AT&T. You will need a new QR code if you reset your watch.

You can activate your Galaxy Watch after setup by following the steps below:

  1. Navigate to and select the Galaxy Wearable app.

  2. Touch the SETTINGS section and then select Mobile networks.

  3. If the Watch has not been setup with your carrier before touch Use code and center the QR code in the Camera. Follow the prompts to finish activating with your Carrier.

QR Code from your Carrier

Activate Directly with Your Carrier Using the EID

When connecting the Galaxy Watch to your phone for the first time you can follow the prompts for carrier activation at the end of the setup. You can call or take the watch to your carrier to activate the network features.

Before contacting your carrier you will need the EID or IMEI off of the watch. Follow the steps below to find the required information:

  1. From the Watchface press the power button and then navigate to and select Settings.

  2. Navigate to and select About watch.

  3. Navigate to and select Device. The EID, IMEI, and ICCID will show on the screen.

Activate Directly with your Carrier

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