Manage the Quick panel on your Samsung smart watch

Quick panel on Galaxy Watch Active 2

If you love the Quick panel on your Galaxy phone, then we have some good news for you: there's a panel like that on your smart watch too! Yep, it lets you easily access and activate important quick settings no matter what watch screen you're currently on.

Access Quick panel

To access the Quick panel on your watch, swipe down from the top of the screen. Tap an icon, such as Airplane mode, to turn the feature on or off. The icons will glow blue when they are activated.

The available icons and features will vary depending on the type of watch you have, the accessibilty modes for vision, and whether or not the watch is connected to a phone.

Smart watch Quick panel with circle icons

Edit the Quick panel

There are 3 different ways to edit or order the way quick setting icons appear in the Quick panel.

From the panel

Swipe down from the top of the screen to open the Quick panel. Touch and hold a icon to activate Edit mode. To rearrange the order of the icons, touch and hold your desired icon, and then drag it to your desired location. You can tap the Delete icon (the minus sign) next to an icon to delete it from the panel.

Please be aware that you can't add any new icons using this method.

Circle icons with a minus in the upper right side on the Quick setting

From Settings

Press the Home key, and then navigate to and open Settings. Tap Advanced, and then tap Edit quick settings. To add a new icon, swipe left and then tap the Add icon (the plus sign). Then, choose your desired feature from the list.

To rearrange the order of the icons, touch and hold your desired icon, and then drag it to your desired location. You can tap the Delete icon (the minus sign) next to an icon to delete it from the panel.

A list of settings with Edit quick settings highlighted

From the Galaxy Wearable app

On the connected phone, open the Galaxy Wearable app. Tap the Home tap, and then tap Advanced > Edit quick settings.

To rearrange the order of the icons, touch and hold the arrows next to your desired feature, and then drag it to a new location.

To delete an icon, tap the Delete icon (the minus sign) next to the icon you want to remove. To add a new icon, swipe to the bottom of the page and then tap the Add icon (the green plus) next to your desired feature.

When you're done, tap Save at the bottom of the screen. The changes will be applied to your watch.

Three pages of Quick Settings panels

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