Galaxy Watch 5 manual
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5manual

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www.samsung.com USER MANUAL English (LTN). 08/2022. Rev.1.0 SM-R900 SM-R905F SM-R910 SM-R915F SM-R920 SM-R925F
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2 Table of Contents Getting started 5 About the GalaxyWatch5 Pro / GalaxyWatch5 6 Device layout and functions 6 Watch 11 Wireless charger 12 Charging the battery 12 Wireless charging 13 Charging the battery usingWireless power sharing 14 Battery charging tips and precautions 16 Wearing theWatch 16 Connecting the band 17 Putting on theWatch 20 Band tips and precautions 21 How to wear theWatch for accurate measurements 23 Turning theWatch on and off 24 Connecting theWatch to a smartphone 24 Installing the GalaxyWearable app 24 Connecting theWatch to a smartphone via Bluetooth 26 Remote connection 26 Controlling the screen 26 Bezel 27 Touchscreen 28 Screen composition 29 Turning the screen on and off 29 Switching the screen 30 Lock screen 31 Watch 31 Watch screen 31 Changing the watch face 32 Activating the Always On Display feature 32 Activating watch only mode 33 Notifications 33 Notification panel 33 Viewing incoming notifications 34 Selecting apps for receiving notifications 34 Quick panel 37 Entering text 37 Keyboard layout Apps and features 39 Installing and managing apps 39 Play Store 39 Managing apps 40 Messages
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Table of Contents 3 83 Reminder 84 Calendar 84 Bixby 85 Weather 86 Alarm 86 World Clock 87 Timer 87 Stopwatch 88 Gallery 88 Importing and exporting images 88 Viewing images 89 Deleting images 89 Find My Phone 90 Find MyWatch 91 Sending an SOS 91 Introduction 91 Registering the emergency contacts 91 Requesting an SOS 92 Requesting an SOS when you are hurt from a fall 93 Stopping SOS messages 93 Voice Recorder 94 Calculator 94 Compass 95 Buds Controller 95 Camera Controller 95 Samsung Global Goals 96 Google apps 42 Phone 42 Introduction 42 Making calls 44 Options during calls 44 Receiving calls 45 Contacts 46 Samsung Pay 47 Samsung Health 47 Introduction 47 Daily activity 48 Steps 50 Exercise 58 Food 59 Sleep 61 Body composition 64 Women’s health 66 Heart rate 68 Stress 69 Blood oxygen 71 Water 72 Together 72 Settings 73 Samsung Health Monitor 73 Introduction 73 Precautions for measuring blood pressure and ECG 76 Starting to measure the blood pressure 78 Starting to measuring the ECG 81 GPS 81 Music 82 Media Controller 82 Introduction 82 Controlling the music player 82 Controlling the video player
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Table of Contents 4 113 Display 113 Samsung Health 113 Advanced features 113 Battery 113 Apps 114 Manage content 115 Mobile plans (SM-R905F, SM-R915F, SM-R925F) 115 General 115 Accessibility 115 Safety and emergency 116 Accounts and backup 118 Watch software update 118 About watch 118 Find MyWatch 119 Tips and user manual 119 Store Usage notices 120 Precautions for using the device 123 Notes on package contents and accessories 124 Maintaining water and dust resistance 126 Precautions for overheating 126 Cleaning and managing theWatch 127 Use caution if you are allergic to any materials on theWatch Appendix 128 Troubleshooting 96 Settings 96 Introduction 96 Samsung account 96 Connections 100 Notifications 100 Sounds and vibration 101 Display 101 Samsung Health 102 Advanced features 102 Battery 103 Apps 103 General 104 Accessibility 104 Security 104 Privacy 105 Location 105 Safety and emergency 105 Accounts and backup 106 Google 106 Software update 106 Tips and tutorials 106 About watch GalaxyWearable app 108 Introduction 109 Watch faces 110 Apps screen 111 Tiles 111 Quick panel 112 Watch settings 112 Introduction 112 Samsung account 112 Notifications 112 Sounds and vibration
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5 Getting started About the GalaxyWatch5 Pro / GalaxyWatch5 The GalaxyWatch5 Pro / GalaxyWatch5 (hereafter,Watch) is a smartwatch that can analyze your exercise pattern, manage your health and allows you to use a variety of convenient apps for making phone calls and playing music.You can easily browse the various features by using the bezel or launch a feature by simply tapping the screen and also change the watch face to match your taste. You can use yourWatch after connecting it to your smartphone.
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Getting started 6 Device layout and functions Watch ► GalaxyWatch5 Pro: Home key (Power key) / Electrical biosensor Touchscreen Back key / Electrical biosensor Home key (Power key) / Electrical biosensor Back key / Electrical biosensor Microphone Touchscreen SM-R920: GPS antenna SM-R925F: LTE/GPS antenna Atmospheric pressure sensor Light sensor NFC antenna
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Getting started 7 Optical heart rate sensor Infrared temperature sensor Electrical biosensors Band Optical heart rate sensor Speaker Pressure vent Band Infrared temperature sensor Electrical biosensors
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Getting started 8 ► GalaxyWatch5: Home key (Power key) / Electrical biosensor Back key / Electrical biosensor Touchscreen Home key (Power key) / Electrical biosensor Back key / Electrical biosensor Microphone Touchscreen SM-R900, SM-R910: GPS antenna SM-R905F, SM-R915F: LTE/GPS antenna Atmospheric pressure sensor Light sensor NFC antenna
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Getting started 9 Optical heart rate sensor Infrared temperature sensor Electrical biosensors Band Optical heart rate sensor Speaker Pressure vent Band Infrared temperature sensor Electrical biosensors
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Getting started 10 The device and some accessories (sold separately) contain magnets.The American Heart Association (US) and the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (UK) both warn that magnets can affect the operation of implanted pacemakers, cardioverters, defibrillators, insulin pumps or other electro medical devices (collectively, “Medical Device”) within the range of 15 cm (6 inches). If you are a user of any of these Medical Devices, DO NOT USETHIS DEVICE AND SOME ACCESSORIES (SOLD SEPARATELY) UNLESSYOU HAVE CONSULTEDWITHYOUR PHYSICIAN. • Do not store your device and some accessories (sold separately) near magnetic fields. Magnetic stripe cards, including credit cards, phone cards, passbooks, and boarding passes, may be damaged by magnetic fields. • When using the speakers, such as when playing media files, do not place theWatch close to your ears. • Ensure that the band is kept clean. Contact with contaminants, such as dust and dye, can cause stains on the band that may not be fully removed. • Do not insert sharp objects into theWatch’s external holes.The inner components may be damaged along with the water-resistance feature. • If you use theWatch with its glass body broken, there may be a risk of injury. Use the Watch only after it has been repaired at a Samsung Service Center. • If dust or foreign materials enter the microphone or speaker, theWatch’s sound may become quiet or certain features may not work. If you attempt to remove the dust or foreign materials with a sharp object, theWatch may be damaged and its appearance may be affected. • Connectivity problems and battery drain may occur in the following situations: – If you attach metallic stickers on the antenna area of theWatch – If you use a metallic band – If you cover the device’s antenna area with your hands or other objects while using certain features, such as calls or the mobile data connection • Do not cover the light sensor area with accessories, such as stickers or a cover. Doing so may cause the sensor to malfunction. • Make sure theWatch’s microphone is not obstructed when you are speaking into it. • The pressure vent ensures thatWatch’s inner parts and sensors work correctly when you use theWatch in environment where the atmospheric pressure changes. • The images in this manual are of a GalaxyWatch5 Pro.
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Getting started 11 Keys Key Function Home key • When theWatch is off, press and hold to turn it on. • When the screen is off, press to turn on the screen. • Press and hold to start a conversation with Bixby. Refer to Using Bixby for more information. • Press twice or press and hold to launch the app or feature you set. ( (Settings) → Advanced features → Customize keys) • Press to open theWatch screen when you are on any other screen. Back key • When the screen is off, press to turn on the screen. • Press to launch the feature you set. ( (Settings) → Advanced features → Customize keys) Home key + Back key • Press simultaneously to capture a screenshot. • Press and hold simultaneously to turn off theWatch. Wireless charger Wireless charging surface Do not expose the wireless charger to water because the wireless charger does not have same water- resistance certification as yourWatch.
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Getting started 12 Charging the battery Charge the battery before using it for the first time or when it has been unused for extended periods. Wireless charging 1 Connect the wireless charger to the USB power adaptor. 2 Place theWatch on the wireless charger aligning the center of yourWatch’s back side with the center of the wireless charger.Wireless charging may not work smoothly depending on the type of accessory or cover. For stable wireless charging, it is recommended to separate the cover or accessory from theWatch. ► When connecting the D-Buckle Sport Band (only for models that include this band): Wireless charger ► When connecting other bands: Wireless charger 3 After fully charging, disconnect theWatch from the wireless charger.
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Getting started 13 Checking the charging status You can check the charging status on the screen during wireless charging. If the charging status does not appear on the screen, on the Apps screen, tap (Settings) → Display and tap the Show charging info switch to activate it. If you charge theWatch when it is turned off, press any key to check the charging status on the screen. Charging the battery usingWireless power sharing You can charge yourWatch with the battery of the device that functions as a wireless charging pad.You can still charge yourWatch even while charging the device that functions as a wireless charging pad. Depending on the type of cover being used, theWireless power sharing feature may not work properly. It is recommended to remove any cover being used from the device that functions as a wireless charging pad and yourWatch before using this feature. 1 Turn on theWireless power sharing feature on the device that functions as a wireless charging pad and place the center of theWatch’s back on the back side of device that functions as a wireless charging pad. The device that functions as a wireless charging pad
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Getting started 14 2 After fully charging, disconnect theWatch from the device that functions as a wireless charging pad. Do not use the earphones or Bluetooth headset while sharing power. Doing so may affect nearby devices. • You cannot charge yourWatch with the wireless charging pad/device that functions as a wireless charging pad after connecting the D-Buckle Sport Band to yourWatch due to its structure. • The location of the wireless charging coil may vary by device model. Adjust the device orWatch to connect with each other properly. • Some features that work while wearing theWatch are not available while sharing power. • To charge properly, do not move or use the device that functions as a wireless charging pad orWatch while charging. • The power charged to yourWatch may be less than the amount shared to it by the device that functions as a wireless charging pad. • If you charge theWatch while charging the device that functions as a wireless charging pad, the charging speed may decrease or theWatch may not charge properly, depending on the charger type. • The charging speed or efficiency may vary depending on the condition of the device that functions as a wireless charging pad or the surrounding environment. • If the remaining battery power of the device that functions as a wireless charging pad drops below a certain level, power sharing will stop. Battery charging tips and precautions Use only Samsung-approved charger and cable specifically designed for yourWatch. Incompatible charger and cable can cause serious injuries or damage to your device. • Connecting the charger improperly may cause serious damage to the device. Any damage caused by misuse is not covered by the warranty. • Use only wireless charger supplied with the device.TheWatch cannot be charged properly with a third-party wireless charger. • If you charge theWatch while the wireless charger is wet, theWatch may be damaged.Thoroughly dry the wireless charger before charging theWatch.
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Getting started 15 • To save energy, unplug the charger when not in use.The charger does not have a power switch, so you must unplug the charger from the electric socket when not in use to avoid wasting power.The charger should remain close to the electric socket and easily accessible while charging. • TheWatch has a built-in wireless charging coil.You can charge the battery by using a wireless charging pad. However, you cannot charge yourWatch with the wireless charging pad/device that functions as a wireless charging pad after connecting the D-Buckle Sport Band to yourWatch due to its structure. Also, the wireless charging pad is sold separately. For more information about available wireless charging pads, refer to the Samsung website. • When using a charger, it is recommended to use an approved charger that guarantees the charging performance. • If there are obstructions between theWatch and the wireless charger, it may not charge properly. Check if there is any sweat, liquid, or dust on them before charging. • If the battery is completely discharged, theWatch cannot be turned on immediately when the wireless charger is connected. Allow a depleted battery to charge for a few minutes before turning it on. • If you use multiple apps at once, network apps, or apps that need a connection to another device, the battery will drain quickly.To avoid losing power during a data transfer, always use these apps after fully charging the battery. • When connecting the wireless charger to another power source, such as a computer or multi-charging hub, theWatch may not charge properly or it may charge more slowly due to a lower electric current. • TheWatch can be used while it is charging, but it may take longer to fully charge the battery. • If theWatch’s power supply is unstable while being used and charged at the same time, the touchscreen may not function. If this happens, disconnect theWatch from the wireless charger. • While charging, theWatch may heat up.This is normal and should not affect the Watch’s lifespan or performance. Before wearing theWatch, allow it to cool down for a while before using it. If the battery gets hotter than usual, the charger may stop charging. • If theWatch is not charging properly, visit a Samsung Service Center. • Avoid using a bent or damaged wireless charger cable. If the wireless charger cable is damaged, stop using it.
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Getting started 16 Wearing theWatch Connecting the band Connect the band before using yourWatch.You can detach the band from theWatch and replace it with a new one. Remove the band in the reverse order of how you connected it. Be careful not to hurt your fingernail when sliding the spring bar while connecting or replacing bands. • The supplied band may vary depending on the region or model. • The supplied band’s size may vary depending on the model. Use the proper band which fits your model’s size. 1 Insert one end of the band’s spring bar into theWatch’s lug.
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Getting started 17 2 Slide the spring bar inwards and connect the band. 2 1 Putting on theWatch Do not bend the band excessively. Doing so may damage theWatch. • To measure your physical condition accurately, wear theWatch firmly around your lower arm above the wrist. Refer to How to wear theWatch for accurate measurements for more information. • When certain materials come into contact with the back of theWatch, yourWatch may recognize that you are wearing it on your wrist. • If the sensors on the back of yourWatch do not come into contact with your wrist for more than 10 minutes, yourWatch may recognize that you are not wearing it on your wrist.
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Getting started 18 ► When connecting the D-Buckle Sport Band (only for models that include this band): 1 Open the buckle. Do not use excessive force when opening the buckle. Be careful when handling it because the buckle may be deformed and it may affect wearing the band. 2 Open the lever, insert the band into the buckle’s hole, adjust the band, and then close the lever. 2 1 3
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Getting started 19 To open the lever after inserting the band, pull the band downwards. 3 Place yourWatch around your wrist and secure the buckle. ► When connecting other bands: Open the buckle and place yourWatch around your wrist. Fit the band to your wrist, insert the pin into an adjustment hole, and then secure the buckle to close it. If the band is too tight on your wrist, use the hole one further out.
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Getting started 20 Band tips and precautions • For accurate measurement, you have to wear theWatch so that it fits your wrist. After measuring, loosen the band to allow air to reach your skin. It is recommended to wear theWatch so that it is not too loose or tight, and that it feels comfortable in normal circumstances. • When you wear theWatch for a long time or do a high-intensity exercise while wearing it, skin irritation may occur due to certain factors, such as friction, pressure, or moisture. If you have been wearing yourWatch for a long time, remove it from your wrist for a while to keep your skin healthy and allow your wrist to rest. • Skin irritation may occur due to an allergy, environment factors, other factors, or when your skin is exposed to soap or sweat for long periods. In this case, stop using yourWatch immediately and wait 2 or 3 days for the symptoms to ease. If the symptoms persist or worsen, call your doctor. • Make sure your skin is dry before wearing yourWatch. If you wear a wetWatch for a long time, your skin may be affected. • If you use yourWatch in the water, remove foreign materials from your skin andWatch and dry them thoroughly to prevent the skin irritation. • Do not use any accessories except theWatch in the water.
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Getting started 21 How to wear theWatch for accurate measurements For accurate measurements, wear theWatch firmly around your lower arm above the wrist while leaving a finger’s worth of space as shown in the figure below. <Rear> Optical heart rate sensor Electrical biosensors Infrared temperature sensor Electrical biosensors • If you fasten theWatch too tightly, the skin irritation may occur and if you fasten it too loosely, friction may occur. • Do not look directly at the optical heart rate sensor’s lights. Make sure children do not look directly at the lights. Doing so may impair your vision. • If theWatch becomes hot to the touch, remove it until it cools. Exposing your skin to a hot surface of theWatch for a long time may cause low-temperature burns. • Remove all water from yourWatch and the band before measuring your body composition and ECG. • If any water, dust, or stains are on the infrared temperature sensor, the measurements may be inaccurate. • Clean the infrared temperature sensor with a soft cloth or cotton bud.
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Getting started 22 • Use the HR feature only for measuring your heart rate.The accuracy of the optical heart rate sensor may be diminished depending on measurement conditions and surroundings. • Cold ambient temperatures may affect your measurement; during winter or cold weather, keep yourself warm when checking your heart rate. • Smoking or consuming alcohol before taking measurements may cause your heart rate to be different from your normal heart rate. • Do not move, talk, yawn, or breathe deeply while taking heart rate measurements. Doing so may cause your heart rate to be recorded inaccurately. • If your heart rate is extremely high or low, measurements may be inaccurate. • If measuring children’s heart rates, the measurement may not accurate. • Users with thin wrists may receive inaccurate heart rate measurements when the device is loose, causing the light to be reflected unevenly. In this case, wear the Watch on your inner arm. • If heart rate measurement is not working properly, adjust the position of theWatch’s optical heart rate sensor to the right, left, up, or down on your wrist, or wear the Watch on your inner arm so that the sensor is in contact with your skin. • If the optical heart rate sensor and the electrical biosensors are dirty, wipe the sensors and try again. If foreign materials prevent the light from reflecting evenly, the measurement may not accurate. • The optical heart rate sensor may be affected by tattoos, marks, and hair on the wrist you wear yourWatch on.These may cause yourWatch not to recognize that you are wearing it, and theWatch’s features may not work properly.Therefore, wear your Watch on a wrist that does not interfere with theWatch’s features. • The measurement features may not work properly due to certain factors, such as the light from the optical heart rate sensor being blocked, depending on your skin brightness, blood flow under your skin, and the cleanliness of the sensor area. • For accurate measurements, use the Ridge sport band.The Ridge sport band may be sold separately depending on the model.
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Getting started 23 Turning theWatch on and off Follow all posted warnings and directions from authorized personnel in areas where the use of wireless devices is restricted, such as airplanes and hospitals. Home key Back key Turning theWatch on Press and hold the Home key for a few seconds to turn on theWatch. When you turn on theWatch for the first time or reset it, on-screen instructions will appear to launch the GalaxyWearable app on your smartphone. Refer to Connecting theWatch to a smartphone for more information. Turning theWatch off 1 Press and hold the Home key and the Back key simultaneously. Alternatively, open the quick panel by dragging downwards from the top edge of the screen and tap . 2 Tap Turn off. You can set theWatch to turn off when you press and hold the Home key. On the Apps screen, tap (Settings) → Advanced features → Customize keys, tap Press and hold under Home key, and then select Power off menu. Forcing restart If yourWatch is frozen and unresponsive, press and hold the Home key and the Back key simultaneously for more than 7 seconds to restart it.
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Getting started 24 Connecting theWatch to a smartphone Installing the GalaxyWearable app To connect yourWatch to a smartphone, install the GalaxyWearable app on the smartphone. Depending on your smartphone, you can download the GalaxyWearable app from the following places: • Samsung Android smartphones: Galaxy Store, Play Store • Other Android smartphones: Play Store • It is compatible with Android smartphones that support Google mobile services. • You cannot install the GalaxyWearable app on the smartphones that do not support Watch syncing. Ensure that your smartphone is compatible with aWatch. • TheWatch cannot be connected to a tablet. Connecting theWatch to a smartphone via Bluetooth 1 Turn on theWatch. 2 Select a language to use and tap . 3 Select a country or region, and tap Restart. TheWatch will turn off and then restart. 4 Swipe upwards from the bottom of the screen. On-screen instructions for launching the GalaxyWearable app will appear. 5 Launch the GalaxyWearable app on your smartphone. If necessary, update the GalaxyWearable app to the latest version. 6 Tap Start. 7 Select yourWatch on the screen. If you cannot find your device, tap Mine’s not here. 8 Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the connection. When completing the connection, tap START and follow the on-screen instructions to learn about theWatch’s basic controls.
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Getting started 25 • The initial setup screen may differ depending on your region. • Connection methods may vary depending on your region, model, smartphone, and software version. • TheWatch is smaller than normal smartphones so the network quality may be lower, especially in areas with weak signals or poor reception.When a Bluetooth connection is unavailable, your cellular network or Internet connection may be poor or become disconnected. • When you connect yourWatch to a smartphone for the first time or after resetting it, theWatch’s battery may drain more quickly while syncing data, such as contacts. • Supported smartphones and features may vary depending on your region, service provider, or device manufacturer. • When you cannot establish a Bluetooth connection between yourWatch and the smartphone, the indicator icon will appear on the top of theWatch screen. Connecting theWatch to a new smartphone When you connect theWatch to a new smartphone, theWatch will reset all personal information.When the prompt appears before connecting yourWatch to a new smartphone, tap Back up data to securely back up the stored data. 1 On the Apps screen, tap (Settings) → General → Connect to new phone → Continue. After a reset, it will automatically enter Bluetooth pairing mode. 2 On your new smartphone, launch the GalaxyWearable app to connect to yourWatch. If the smartphone you want to connect to is already connected to another device, launch the GalaxyWearable app on your smartphone and tap → Add new device to connect with a new device.
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Getting started 26 Remote connection YourWatch and smartphone are connected via Bluetooth.You can sync your smartphone to yourWatch when both devices are remotely connected to each other, even though a Bluetooth connection is not available.The Remote connection uses your mobile network or Wi-Fi. If this feature is not turned on, launch the GalaxyWearable app on your smartphone, tap Watch settings → Advanced features → Remote connection, and then tap the switch to activate it. Controlling the screen Bezel YourWatch has a touch bezel on the edges of the touchscreen. Swipe the bezel clockwise or counterclockwise to easily control variousWatch functions. • Scrolling through screens: Swipe the bezel to view other screens. • Moving from item to item: Swipe the bezel to move from item to item. • Adjusting the input value: Swipe the bezel to adjust the volume or brightness.When adjusting the brightness, swipe the bezel clockwise to make the screen brighter. • Using the phone or alarm feature: Swipe the bezel clockwise to receive an incoming call or to dismiss an alarm. Swipe the bezel counterclockwise to reject an incoming call or to activate the snooze feature for an alarm. If the bezel does not work, take it to a Samsung Service Center without disassembling theWatch.
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Getting started 27 Touchscreen Tapping To open an app, to select a menu item, or to press an on-screen button, tap it with your finger. Tapping and holding Tap and hold the screen for two or more seconds to access the edit mode. Dragging Tap and hold an item and drag it to the target position. Double-tapping Double-tap quickly on an image to zoom in or out. Spreading and pinching Spread two fingers apart or pinch on an image to zoom in or out. Swiping Swipe to the left or right to view other panels. • Do not allow the touchscreen to come into contact with other electrical devices. Electrostatic discharges can cause the touchscreen to malfunction. • To avoid damaging the touchscreen, do not tap it with anything sharp or apply excessive pressure to it with your fingertips. • It is recommended not to use fixed graphics on part or all of the touchscreen for extended periods. Doing so may result in afterimages (screen burn-in) or ghosting. • TheWatch may not recognize touch inputs close to the edges of the screen, which are outside of the touch input area. • The touchscreen may not be available when water lock mode is activated.
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Getting started 28 Screen composition TheWatch screen is the starting point of the Home screen, which is composed of several pages. You can view tiles or open the notification panel by swiping the screen to the left or right or by using the bezel. Notification panel Tiles Add tiles. Watch screen The available panels, tiles, and their arrangement may vary depending on the software version. Using tiles To add a tile, tap Add tiles and select a tile. When tapping and holding a tile, you can access the edit mode to change the tile’s arrangement or remove the tiles. • Moving the tile:Tap and hold a tile to move and drag it to the desired location. • Removing the tile:Tap on the tile to delete.
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Getting started 29 Turning the screen on and off Turning the screen on Use the following methods to turn the screen on. • Turn the screen on with the keys: Press the Home key or Back key. • Turn the screen on by raising your wrist: Raise your wrist where you wear theWatch. If the screen does not turn on after you raise up your wrist, tap (Settings) on the Apps screen, tap Display, and then tap the Raise wrist to wake switch under Screen wake-up to activate it. • Turn the screen on by tapping the screen:Tap the screen. If the screen does not turn on after you tap the screen, tap (Settings) on the Apps screen, tap Display, and then tap the Touch screen to wake switch under Screen wake-up to activate it. Turning the screen off To turn off the screen, cover it with your palm. Also, the screen will automatically turn off if the Watch is not used for a specified period. Switching the screen Switching between theWatch and Apps screen On theWatch screen, swipe upwards to open the Apps screen. To return to theWatch screen, swipe downwards from the top of the Apps screen. Alternatively, press the Home key or Back key. Watch screen Apps screen An app
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Getting started 30 Apps screen The Apps screen displays icons for all apps installed on theWatch. The available apps may vary depending on the software version. Opening apps On the Apps screen, tap an app icon to launch the app. To launch an app from the list of recent apps, on the Apps screen, tap (Recent apps). Closing apps 1 On the Apps screen, tap (Recent apps). 2 Use the bezel or swipe left or right on the screen to move to the app to close. 3 Swipe upwards on the app to close it. To close all running apps, tap Close all. Returning to the previous screen To return to the previous screen, swipe right on the screen or press the Back key. Lock screen Use the screen lock feature to protect your data, such as your personal information saved on yourWatch. After activating this feature, theWatch will require you to unlock it whenever you use it. However, if you unlock it once while wearing theWatch, it will remain unlocked. Setting the screen lock On the Apps screen, tap (Settings) → Security → Lock type and select the lock method. • Pattern: Draw a pattern with four or more dots to unlock the screen. • PIN: Enter a PIN with numbers to unlock the screen.
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Getting started 31 Watch Watch screen You can check the current time or view other information.When you are not on theWatch screen, press the Home key to return to theWatch screen. Changing the watch face 1 Tap and hold theWatch screen and tap Add watch face. 2 Use the bezel or swipe left or right on the screen, and then select a watch face. If you tap More watch faces, you can download more watch faces from the Play Store app. 3 Tap Customize to customize the watch face. Swipe left or right on the screen to move to an item you want to customize, and then select the desired color and other things by using the bezel or swiping upwards or downwards on the screen.To set the complications, tap each complication area you want. You can also change the watch face and customize it from your smartphone. Launch the GalaxyWearable app on your smartphone and tap Watch faces. Customizing a watch face with a picture Apply a picture as your watch face after importing a picture from your smartphone. Refer to Importing images from your smartphone for more information about importing pictures from a smartphone. 1 Tap and hold theWatch screen and tap Add watch face. 2 Tap My Photo+.
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Getting started 32 3 Tap Customize. 4 Tap the screen and tap Add photo. 5 Select a picture to apply as a watch face and tap OK → OK. To zoom in or out on the picture, double-tap the image quickly, or spread two fingers apart or pinch the picture.When the picture is zoomed in, swipe the screen to make a part of the picture appear on the screen. • To select several pictures at the same time, tap and hold a picture, select pictures by using the bezel or swiping left or right on the screen, and then tap . • To add extra pictures after selecting pictures, tap Add photo. • Up to twenty pictures can be added as the watch face.The pictures you add will appear when you tap the screen. 6 Swipe the screen to change the background and other items and return to the previous screen. Activating the Always On Display feature Set theWatch screen and some apps’screens to always stay on while wearing yourWatch. However, the battery will drain more quickly than normal while using this feature. Open the quick panel by dragging downwards from the top edge of the screen and tap . Alternatively, on the Apps screen, tap (Settings) → Display and tap the Always On Display switch to activate it. Activating watch only mode In watch only mode, only the time will display and all other functions cannot be used. On the Apps screen, tap (Settings) → Battery → Watch only and tap Turn on. To deactivate watch only mode, press and hold the Home key for more than three seconds. Alternatively, place theWatch on the wireless charger.
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Getting started 33 Notifications Notification panel Check a notification such as a new message or a missed call on the notification panel. On the Watch screen, swipe the bezel counterclockwise. Alternatively, swipe right on the screen to open the notification panel. When there are new notifications, an orange notification indicator will be visible on theWatch screen. If the notification indicator does not appear, on the Apps screen, tap (Settings) → Notifications and tap the Notification indicator switch to activate it. Notification indicator Viewing incoming notifications When you receive a notification, information about the notification, such as its type or the time you received it, will appear on the screen. If more than two notifications are received, use the bezel or swipe left or right on the screen to view more notifications. Tap the notification to view details.
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Getting started 34 Deleting notifications Swipe upwards on the screen while viewing a notification. Selecting apps for receiving notifications Select an app from your smartphone orWatch to receive notifications on yourWatch. 1 Launch the GalaxyWearable app on your smartphone and tap Watch settings → Notifications. 2 Tap More → → All and tap the switch next to apps to receive notifications from the apps list. Quick panel This panel allows you to view theWatch’s current status and configure settings. To open the quick panel, drag downwards from the top edge of the screen.To close the quick panel, swipe upwards on the screen. Use the bezel or swipe left or right on the screen to move to the next or previous quick panel. Indicator icon Remaining battery power and its indicator icon Quick setting icons
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Getting started 35 Checking the indicator icons Indicator icons appear at the top of the quick panel and let you know theWatch’s current status.The icons listed in the table below are most common. Icon Meaning Bluetooth connected Signal strength LTE network connected Wi-Fi connected Watch and smartphone are remotely connected Battery power level The indicator icons may appear differently depending on the region, service provider, or model. Checking quick setting icons Quick setting icons appear on the quick panel.Tap the icon to change the basic settings or launch the function conveniently.To view more detailed settings, tap and hold a quick setting icon. Refer to Editing a quick panel for more information about adding or removing the quick setting icons on the quick panel. Icon Meaning Activate bedtime mode Access the power options Launch the Settings app Activate do not disturb mode Activate the Always On Display feature / / Activate sound, vibrate, or silent mode Activate the flash feature Adjust the brightness
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Getting started 36 Icon Meaning Activate power saving mode Open the volume menu Connect theWi-Fi network Activate water lock mode Activate airplane mode Connect the Bluetooth headset Launch the Find My Phone app Activate the location information feature Activate theater mode Connect the mobile network (SM-R905F, SM-R915F, SM-R925F) Activate the NFC feature Activate the touch sensitivity feature Connect to Bluetooth (SM-R905F, SM-R915F, SM-R925F) Editing a quick panel Tap to access the edit mode to change the quick setting icon’s arrangement, or add or remove the quick setting icon. • Moving the quick setting icon:Tap and hold a quick setting icon to move and drag it to the desired location. • Adding the quick setting icon:Tap on the quick setting icon to add. • Removing the quick setting icon:Tap on the quick setting icon to delete.
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Getting started 37 Entering text Keyboard layout A keyboard appears when you enter text. Delete a preceding character. Enter a space. Enter uppercase. For all caps, tap it twice. • The text input screen may be different depending on the app you launch. • Text entry is not supported in some languages.To enter text, you must change the input language to one of the supported languages. Changing the input language Drag the icon upwards, tap → Input languages → Manage languages, and then select the languages to use.When you select two languages, you can switch between the input languages by swiping to the left or right on the space key.You can add up to two languages. You can also set the input languages by tapping (Settings) on the Apps screen and tapping General → Input → Samsung Keyboard → Input languages → Manage languages. Changing the keyboard type Drag the icon upwards, tap → Input languages, select a language, and then select the keyboard type you want. On a 3 x 4 keyboard, a key has three or four characters.To enter a character, tap the corresponding key repeatedly until the desired character appears.
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Getting started 38 Additional keyboard functions Drag the icon upwards to use additional keyboard functions. Change the keyboard settings. Enter numbers and symbols. Enter text via the keyboard. Enter text via handwriting. Enter emojis. Enter text via voice input. Discard entered text. Some features may not be available depending on the language, service provider, or model.
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39 Apps and features Installing and managing apps Play Store Purchase and download apps. Tap (Play Store) on the Apps screen. Browse apps by category or tap and search for apps by keyword. • Register the Google account on yourWatch to use the Play Store app. Launch the GalaxyWearable app on your smartphone, tap Watch settings → Accounts and backup → Google account → Add Google account, and then follow the on-screen instructions to copy the Google account from the smartphone to yourWatch. • To change the auto update settings, tap Settings and tap the Auto-update apps switch to activate or deactivate it. Managing apps Uninstalling or disabling apps Launch the GalaxyWearable app on your smartphone, tap Watch settings → Apps, tap an app, and then select an option. • Uninstall: Uninstall downloaded apps. • Disable: Disable selected default apps that cannot be uninstalled from theWatch. Some apps may not support this feature. Enabling apps Launch the GalaxyWearable app on your smartphone, tap Watch settings → Apps, select , and then tap Disabled. Select an app and tap Turn on.
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Apps and features 40 Setting app permissions For some apps to operate properly, they may need permission to access or use information on yourWatch. To view or change app permission settings by permission category, on the Apps screen, tap (Settings) → Privacy → Permission manager. Select an item and select an app. If you do not grant permissions to apps, the basic features of the apps may not function properly. Messages View messages and reply to using theWatch. You may incur additional charges for sending or receiving messages when you are roaming. The Android Messages app may be available depending on the region, and the settings for the default messages app are synced with the connected smartphone. Viewing messages 1 Tap (Messages) on the Apps screen. Or, open the notification panel and view a new message. 2 Scroll through the message list or use the bezel, and then select a contact to view your conversations. To view a message on your smartphone, tap Show on phone. To reply a message, tap the message input field and enter a message.
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Apps and features 41 Sending messages 1 Tap (Messages) on the Apps screen. Create a new message. Messages list 2 Tap . 3 Tap Recipient or tap to enter a message recipient or phone number. Or, tap and select a message recipient from the contacts list. 4 Tap the message input field and enter a message or select a text template, and then tap or . Recording and sending a voice message You can send a voice file after recording what you want to say. On the message input screen, tap and say what you want to be sent. Stop recording voice.
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Apps and features 42 Deleting messages 1 Tap (Messages) on the Apps screen. 2 Scroll through the message list or use the bezel, and then select a contact to view your conversations. 3 Tap and hold a message, then tap Delete. To delete multiple messages, tap and hold a message, select messages you want to delete, and then tap Delete. The message will be deleted both from theWatch and the connected smartphone. Phone Introduction You can make calls and check incoming calls and receive them. The sound may not be heard clearly during a call and only brief calls are available in areas with weak signals. Making calls Tap (Phone) on the Apps screen. Keypad Contacts Log list Use one of the following methods to make calls. • Tap , enter a number using the keypad, and then tap . • Tap , use the bezel or scroll through the contact list, select a contact, and then tap . • Use the bezel or scroll through the log list, select a log entry, and then tap .
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Apps and features 43 Selecting the number to use for making calls (SM-R905F, SM-R915F, SM-R925F) You can select the number you want to use between theWatch’s number and the connected smartphone’s number when making calls. Also, if yourWatch is connected to a smartphone that supports dual SIM cards, you can select a SIM card to make calls. 1 Tap (Phone) on the Apps screen. 2 Tap . 3 Tap and select the option you want. • Phone: Make calls with the number of connected smartphone. • SIM 1: Make calls with the number of the connected smartphone’s SIM card 1. • SIM 2: Make calls with the number of the connected smartphone’s SIM card 2. • Watch: Make calls with theWatch’s number. • Some features may not be available depending on the connected smartphone. • You can also select a number to use by tapping and holding the call button after selecting a log entry. Setting a preferred number in advance (SM-R905F, SM-R915F, SM-R925F) 1 Tap (Phone) on the Apps screen. 2 Tap Settings. 3 Tap Preferred number and select the option you want. • Phone: Set to make calls with the number of connected smartphone. • Watch: Set to make calls with theWatch’s number. • Always ask: Set to always ask which number to use whenever making calls. When the connected smartphone supports dual SIM cards, you can select the smartphone’s SIM card you want to use. On the Apps screen, tap (Settings) → Connections → SIM card manager and select a SIM card for making calls under Preferred SIM for calls. If you do not select the SIM card, you have to select a SIM card to use when you make calls.
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Apps and features 44 Options during calls The following actions are available: Turn off the microphone so that the other party cannot hear you. Adjust the volume. End the current call. Access additional options. The screen’s appearance may differ depending on the model. Making a phone call with a Bluetooth headset When a Bluetooth headset is connected, you can make phone calls with it. While the Bluetooth headset is not connected, on the Apps screen, tap (Settings) → Connections → Bluetooth.When the available Bluetooth devices list appears, select a Bluetooth headset you want to use. Receiving calls Answering a call When a call comes in, swipe the bezel clockwise. Alternatively, drag outside the large circle. You can have phone conversations via theWatch’s internal microphone, speaker, or a connected Bluetooth headset. Rejecting a call You can reject incoming calls and send a rejection message to the caller. When a call comes in, swipe the bezel counterclockwise. Alternatively, drag outside the large circle. To send a message when rejecting an incoming call, drag the icon upwards and select the message you want.
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Apps and features 45 Missed calls If a call is missed, a missed call notification is displayed on the notification panel. On the notification panel, view missed call notifications. Alternatively, tap (Phone) on the Apps screen to view missed calls. Contacts You can make a call or send a message to a contact.The contacts saved on your connected smartphone will be also saved to yourWatch. Tap (Contacts) on the Apps screen. The favorites list contacts on the smartphone will display on the top of the contacts list. Use one of the following search methods: • Tap and enter the search criteria on the top of the contacts list. • Scroll through the contacts list. • Use the bezel.When you swipe the bezel quickly, the list scrolls by the alphabet of the first letter. Once a contact is selected, take one of the following actions: • : Make a voice call. • : Compose a message. Selecting the frequently used contacts on the tile Add the frequently used contacts from the Contacts tile to contact them directly via text message or phone call.Tap Add → and select contact. • To use this feature, you must add the Contacts tile. Refer to Using tiles for more information. • Up to four contacts can be added on the tile.
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Apps and features 46 Samsung Pay Register cards to Samsung Pay to make payments quickly and securely. You can view more information, such as cards that support this feature at www.samsung.com/samsung-pay. • To make payments with Samsung Pay, the device may be required a connection to a Wi-Fi or mobile network depending on the region. • This feature may not be available depending on the service provider or model. • The procedures for the initial setup and card registration may vary depending on the region or service provider. Setting up Samsung Pay 1 On your smartphone, launch the GalaxyWearable app. 2 Tap Watch settings → Apps → App settings → Samsung Pay and follow the on-screen instruction to complete your card registration. Making payments 1 To make a payment on yourWatch, press and hold the Back key on theWatch screen or on the Samsung Pay intro page. 2 Enter your PIN or draw the pattern you set. 3 Scroll through the cards list, select a card and tap PAY. 4 Place yourWatch close to the card reader. When the card reader recognizes the card information, the payment will be processed. • Payments may not be processed depending on your network connection. • The verification method for payments may vary depending on the card readers.
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Apps and features 47 Samsung Health Introduction Samsung Health records and manages your 24-hour activity and sleep pattern to cultivate a healthy habit.You can save and manage health-related data on the Samsung Health app of the connected smartphone. After continuously exercising for more than 10 minutes (for running, 3 minutes) while wearing theWatch, the auto detect workouts feature will be activated. Also theWatch will notify you and show you some stretching motions to follow or it will show you a screen encouraging you to engage in light activity when theWatch recognizes inactivity for more than 50 minutes.When yourWatch recognizes that you are driving or sleeping, it may not notify you and not display a stretching screen although you are physically inactive. Visit www.samsung.com/samsung-health for more information. Samsung Health features are intended only for leisure, well-being, and fitness purposes. They are not intended for medical use. Before using these features, read the instructions carefully. Daily activity Check your current daily status, such as steps, active times, activity calories, and their targets, and related information. Checking your daily activity Tap (Samsung Health) on the Apps screen and tap Daily activity. Target achievement graph
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Apps and features 48 • Steps: Check the amount of steps you walk throughout the day. As you approach your step target, the graph will increase. • Active time: Check the total time you were physically active throughout the day. As you approach your active time target by doing light activities, such as stretching, or walking, the graph will increase. • Activity cal: Check the total amount of calories you spent doing an activity throughout the day. As you approach your activity calories target, the graph will increase. To view additional information which is related to your daily activity, use the bezel or swipe upwards or downwards on the screen. Setting the daily activity target 1 Tap (Samsung Health) on the Apps screen. 2 Tap Daily activity and tap Set targets. 3 Select an activity option. 4 Use the bezel or swipe upwards or downwards on the screen to set the target. 5 Tap Done. Steps TheWatch counts the number of steps you have taken. Measuring your step count Tap (Samsung Health) on the Apps screen and tap Steps. Target Target achievement graph Current step total To view additional information which is related to the steps, use the bezel or swipe upwards or downwards on the screen.
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Apps and features 49 • When you start to measure your step, the step tracker monitors your steps and displays your step count after a brief delay because yourWatch accurately recognizes your movement after you walk for a while. Also, for an accurate step count, you may experience a brief delay before the notification indicates that a certain goal has been reached. • If you use the steps tracker while traveling by car or train, vibration may affect your step count. • One floor is calculated as approximately 3 meters.The floors measured may not match the actual floors you climb. • The floors measured may not be accurate depending on the environment, the user’s movements, and the conditions of buildings. • The floors measured may not be accurate if water (shower and water activity) or foreign materials enter the atmospheric pressure sensor. If there is any detergent, sweat, or raindrops on theWatch, rinse it with clean water and dry the atmospheric pressure sensor thoroughly before use. Setting the step target 1 Tap (Samsung Health) on the Apps screen. 2 Tap Steps and tap Set target. 3 Use the bezel or swipe upwards or downwards on the screen to set the target. 4 Tap Done.
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Apps and features 50 Exercise Record your exercise information and check the results. • Before using this feature, pregnant women, the elderly, and young children, users suffering from conditions, such as chronic heart disease or high blood pressure, are recommended to seek the advice of a licensed medical professional. • If you feel dizzy, experience pain, or have difficulty breathing during exercise, stop exercising immediately and seek the advice of a licensed medical professional. • Your heart rate is measured when you start exercising. For accurate measurements, wear theWatch firmly around your lower arm above the wrist. Refer to How to wear theWatch for accurate measurements for more information. • Do not move until your heart rate displays on the screen so it can be measured more accurately. • Your heart rate may not be visible temporarily due to various conditions such as the environment, your physical state, or how theWatch is worn. Be aware of following conditions before exercising in cold weather conditions: • Avoid using the device in cold weather. If possible, use the device indoors. • If you use the device outside in cold weather, cover theWatch with your sleeves before using it.
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