Galaxy Watch

Samsung Galaxy Watch manual

Galaxy Watch

User manual for the Samsung Galaxy Watch in English. This PDF manual has 164 pages.

Table of contents

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www.samsung.com User Manual English. 10/2018. Rev.1.0 SM-R800 SM-R805W SM-R810 SM-R815W
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2 Table of Contents Getting Started 6 About the GalaxyWatch 7 Read me first 11 Device layout 11 Package contents 12 GalaxyWatch 15 Wireless charging dock 15 Battery 15 Charging the battery 17 Battery charging tips and precautions 18 Power saving mode 19 Wearing the GalaxyWatch 19 Putting on the GalaxyWatch 20 Band tips and precautions 20 Replacing the band 23 Turning the GalaxyWatch on and off 24 Connecting the GalaxyWatch to a mobile device 24 Installing the GalaxyWearable app 24 Connecting the GalaxyWatch to a mobile device via Bluetooth 27 Remote connection 28 Using the GalaxyWatch without a mobile device 29 Controlling the screen 29 Screen composition 30 Turning the screen on and off 30 Switching the screen 32 Using the bezel 34 Touchscreen 37 Quick panel 45 Lock screen 46 Watch 46 Watch screen 46 Changing the watch face 47 Using theWatch always on feature 48 Watch only mode 48 Notifications 48 Notification panel 49 Viewing incoming notifications 50 Selecting apps for receiving notifications 50 Entering text 50 Introduction 51 Using the voice input 52 Using emoticons 52 Using handwriting input mode or the keyboard
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Table of Contents 3 87 Introduction 87 Playing music 87 Importing music 88 Playing music with the Galaxy Watch 88 Playing music from your mobile device 89 Playing music without connecting to a mobile device 89 Reminder 90 Calendar 91 Bixby 91 Introduction 91 Launching Bixby 92 Using Bixby 93 Setting the language 93 Weather 93 Alarm 94 World clock 95 Gallery 95 Importing and exporting images 96 Viewing images 96 Deleting images 97 News Briefing 98 Find My Phone 98 Find MyWatch 99 SOS messages Apps and features 54 Messages 56 Phone 56 Introduction 56 Receiving calls 58 Making calls 58 Options during calls 59 Contacts 61 Samsung Pay 62 Samsung Health 62 Introduction 65 Calories 66 Steps 67 Floors 69 Exercise 75 Sleep 76 Heart rate 78 Food 80 Water 81 Caffeine 82 Together 82 Settings 83 Additional information 84 GPS 84 Alti-Barometer 87 Music
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Table of Contents 4 123 Introduction 124 INFO 125 WATCH FACES 126 SETTINGS 126 Notifications 127 Apps 128 Widgets 128 Sound and vibration 129 Display 129 Advanced 130 Add content to your watch 131 Send SOS requests 131 Find MyWatch 132 Watch connection 132 Galaxy Apps 132 Samsung Health 132 Samsung Pay 133 SmartThings 133 Mobile networks 133 About watch 135 About GalaxyWearable 101 Email 101 PPT Controller 101 Introduction 101 Connecting your GalaxyWatch to a computer via Bluetooth 103 Setting the alarm functions 104 Samsung Flow 104 Introduction 104 Connecting devices via Bluetooth 105 Unlocking the computer or tablet 106 Galaxy Apps 106 Settings 106 Introduction 106 Watch faces 107 Sound and vibration 108 Display 108 Advanced 110 Connections 115 Apps 117 Security 118 Account and backup (Account) 118 Accessibility 119 General 120 Battery 121 About watch 121 Connect to new phone 122 Connect to phone GalaxyWearable app
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Table of Contents 5 Using the GalaxyWatch 136 Introduction 136 Using as a planner 136 Checking out today’s information 138 Managing my daily life 140 Using dual clock when you are travelling 141 Using convenient reminders 142 Using as a personal coach for your health 142 Managing sleep quality 143 Achieving your daily calorie target 144 Experiencing enhanced exercises 145 Using as a simple unlocking device 145 Unlock your computer quickly and easily Appendix 146 Troubleshooting 151 Removing the battery Health and Safety
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6 Getting Started About the GalaxyWatch The GalaxyWatch is a smartwatch that can analyze your exercise pattern, manage your health and allow you to use a variety of convenient apps for making phone calls and playing music. By rotating the bezel, you can access convenient features quickly and easily.You can also change the watch face to your taste. Connect your GalaxyWatch to your mobile device to expand your mobile device experience, or use the GalaxyWatch by itself.
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Getting Started 7 Read me first Please read this manual before using this device to ensure safe and proper use. • Descriptions are based on the device’s default settings. • Some content may differ from your device depending on the region, service provider, model specifications, or device’s software. • Content (high quality content) that requires high CPU and RAM usage will affect the overall performance of the device. Apps related to the content may not work properly, depending on the device’s specifications and the environment that it is used in. • Samsung is not liable for performance issues caused by apps supplied by providers other than Samsung. • Samsung is not liable for performance issues or incompatibilities caused by edited registry settings or modified operating system software. Attempting to customize the operating system may cause the GalaxyWatch or apps to work improperly. • Software, sound sources, wallpapers, images, and other media provided with this Galaxy Watch are licenced for limited use. Extracting and using these materials for commercial or other purposes is an infringement of copyright laws. Users are entirely responsible for illegal use of media. • You may incur additional charges for data services, such as messaging, uploading and downloading, auto-syncing, or using location services, depending on your data plan. For large data transfers, it is recommended to use theWi-Fi feature. • Default apps that come with the GalaxyWatch are subject to updates and may no longer be supported without prior notice. If you have questions about an app provided with the GalaxyWatch, contact a Samsung Service Centre. For user-installed apps, contact service providers. • Modifying the GalaxyWatch’s operating system or installing softwares from unofficial sources may result in GalaxyWatch malfunctions and data corruption or loss.These actions are violations of your Samsung licence agreement and will void your warranty. • The images in this manual are based on the SM-R800 and SM-R805W models. • Some functions may not work as described in this manual, depending on the maker and model of the mobile device you connect to the GalaxyWatch.
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Getting Started 8 Maintaining water and dust resistance Your device supports water- and dust-resistance. Follow these tips carefully to maintain the water- and dust-resistance of your device. Failure to do so may result in damage to your device. • Do not expose the device to water moving with force. • Do not use your device when you dive into the water, snorkel or try any water sports in fast-flowing water. • If the device or your hands are wet, dry them thoroughly before handling the device. • If the device is exposed to fresh water, dry it thoroughly with a clean, soft cloth. If the device is exposed to other liquids, such as salt water, swimming pool water, soapy water, oil, perfume, sunscreen, hand cleaner, or chemical products such as cosmetics, rinse it with fresh water and dry it thoroughly with a clean, soft cloth. If you do not follow these instructions, the device’s performance and appearance may be affected. • If the device is dropped or receives an impact, the water- and dust-resistant features of the device may be damaged. • Do not disassemble your device.The water- and dust-resistant features of the device can be damaged. • Do not expose your device to a dramatic change in air temperature or water temperature. • Do not dry your device with a heating machine like a hair dryer. • The water-resistant feature of the device can be damaged in a sauna. • Some features such as the touchscreen may not work properly if the device is used in water. • Your device has been tested in a controlled environment and certified to be water- and dust-resistant in specific situations and conditions. (Meets the requirements of water-resistance in 50 m deep water as described by the international standard ISO 22810:2010 and your device can be used in shallow water. Meets the requirements of dust-resistance as described by classification IEC 60529 IP6X.)
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Getting Started 9 Instructional icons Warning: situations that could cause injury to yourself or others Caution: situations that could cause damage to your device or other equipment Notice: notes, usage tips, or additional information Cleaning and managing the GalaxyWatch Follow the points below to ensure your GalaxyWatch functions correctly and maintains its appearance. Failure to do so may damage the GalaxyWatch and cause skin irritation. • Prevent the device from being exposed to dust, sweat, ink, oil, and chemical products such as cosmetics, antibacterial spray, hand cleaner, detergent, and insecticides.The GalaxyWatch’s exterior and interior parts may be damaged or it could result in poor performance. If your GalaxyWatch is exposed to any of the previously mentioned substances, use a lint-free, soft cloth to clean it. • Do not use soap, cleaning agents, abrasive materials and compressed air when cleaning your GalaxyWatch and do not clean it with ultrasonic waves or external heat sources. Doing so may damage the GalaxyWatch. Skin irritation may be caused by soap, detergents, hand sanitizers, or cleaning agents left on the GalaxyWatch. • Clean your wrist after exercising or sweating. Clean the GalaxyWatch with fresh water, wipe it with a little rubbing alcohol and dry your GalaxyWatch thoroughly. • When you remove sun block, lotion, or oil, use a soap-free detergent, then rinse and dry your GalaxyWatch thoroughly. • If the GalaxyWatch gets stained or has any material deposits on the surface, wipe it with a moistened soft bristle toothbrush.
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Getting Started 10 Use caution if you are allergic to any materials on the GalaxyWatch • Samsung has tested the noxious materials found on the GalaxyWatch through the internal and external certificate authorities, including the test for all materials which contact with skin, skin toxicity test, and the GalaxyWatch-wearing test. • The GalaxyWatch includes nickel.Take the necessary precautions if your skin is hypersensitive or you have an allergy to any materials found on the GalaxyWatch. – – Nickel:The GalaxyWatch contains a small amount of nickel, which is below the reference point defined by the Europe REACH regulation.You will not be exposed to the nickel inside the GalaxyWatch and the GalaxyWatch has passed the international certificated test. However, if you are sensitive to nickel, be careful when using the GalaxyWatch. • Only materials that meet the standards of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the regulations of European countries, and other international standards are used to make a GalaxyWatch. • For more information about how Samsung manages chemicals, refer to the Samsung website (https://www.samsung.com/ca/aboutsamsung/sustainability/environment/).
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Getting Started 11 Device layout Package contents Refer to the quick start guide for package contents. • The bands available may differ by model. Use the proper band that fits each model’s size. • The items supplied with the GalaxyWatch and any available accessories may vary depending on the region or service provider. • The supplied items are designed only for the GalaxyWatch and may not be compatible with other devices. • Appearance and specifications are subject to change without prior notice. • You can purchase additional accessories from your local Samsung retailer. Make sure they are compatible with the GalaxyWatch before purchase. • Some accessories, such as docking devices, may not have the same water- and dust-resistance certification as the GalaxyWatch. • Use only Samsung-approved accessories. Using unapproved accessories may cause performance problems and malfunctions that are not covered by the warranty. • Availability of all accessories is subject to change depending entirely on manufacturing companies. For more information about available accessories, refer to the Samsung website.
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Getting Started 12 GalaxyWatch ► SM-R800, SM-R805W Bezel Back key Home key (Power key) Microphone Touchscreen NFC antenna Light sensor SM-R800: GPS antenna SM-R805W: LTE/GPS antenna Heart rate sensor Atmospheric pressure sensor Speaker Band Pressure vent
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Getting Started 13 ► SM-R810, SM-R815W Bezel Back key Home key (Power key) Microphone Touchscreen NFC antenna Light sensor SM-R810: GPS antenna SM-R815W: LTE/GPS antenna Heart rate sensor Atmospheric pressure sensor Speaker Band Pressure vent
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Getting Started 14 • 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 the atmospheric pressure sensor, the pressure vent, the speaker, or the microphone. Inner components of the GalaxyWatch may be damaged along with the water-resistance feature. • Connectivity problems and battery drain may occur in the following situations: – – If you attach metallic stickers on the antenna area of the GalaxyWatch – – If you cover the GalaxyWatch’s antenna area with your hands or other objects while using certain features, such as calls or the mobile network connection • Make sure the GalaxyWatch’s microphone is not obstructed when you are speaking into it. • The pressure vent ensures that GalaxyWatch’s inner parts and sensors work correctly when you use the GalaxyWatch in an environment where the atmospheric pressure changes. Keys Key Function Home/Power • Press and hold to turn the GalaxyWatch on or off. • Press to turn on the screen. • Press and hold for more than 7 seconds to restart the GalaxyWatch. • Press to open the Apps screen when you are on theWatch screen. • Press to open theWatch screen when you are on any other screen. Back • Press to return to the previous screen.
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Getting Started 15 Wireless charging dock LED indicator Wireless charging surface Charger port Do not expose the wireless charging dock to water. It does not have same water- and dust- resistance certification as your GalaxyWatch. Battery Charging the battery Charge the battery before using it for the first time or when it has been unused for extended periods. Use only Samsung-approved chargers, batteries, and cables. Unapproved chargers or cables can cause the battery to explode or damage the GalaxyWatch. • Use the supplied wireless charging dock and charger.The GalaxyWatch cannot be charged properly with a third-party charger. • Connecting the charger improperly may cause serious damage to the device. Any damage caused by misuse is not covered by the warranty. 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 be easily accessible while charging.
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Getting Started 16 1 Plug the small end of the charger into the charger port of the wireless charging dock and plug the large end of the charger into an electric socket. 2 Place the GalaxyWatch into the wireless charging dock aligning the centre of your Galaxy Watch’s back side with the centre of the wireless charging dock. When you use the GalaxyWatch with the metal band (sold separately), press the GalaxyWatch’s lower section in the direction of the arrow shown in the figure below after placing it into the wireless charging dock to connect them properly. If the Galaxy Watch and the wireless charging dock do not contact each other properly, the Galaxy Watch may not charge well.
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Getting Started 17 Checking the charging status When you connect the GalaxyWatch and the wireless charging dock, the wireless charging dock’s LED indicator changes colour to indicate the charging status. Colour Charging status Red Charging Green Fully charged Orange Connected to a low-power adapter If a wireless charging dock error occurs, the LED indicator flashes red. Disconnect the GalaxyWatch from the wireless charging dock, wait until the LED indicator stops flashing and reconnect the two. If the error occurs again, contact a Samsung Service Centre for service support. Battery charging tips and precautions • If there are obstructions between the GalaxyWatch and the wireless charging dock, the GalaxyWatch may not charge properly. Prevent the GalaxyWatch and the wireless charger from coming into contact with sweat, liquids, or dust. • When the battery power is low, the battery icon appears empty. • If the battery is completely discharged, the GalaxyWatch cannot be turned on immediately when the charger is connected. Allow a depleted battery to charge for a few minutes before turning on the GalaxyWatch. • If you use multiple apps at once, the battery will drain quickly.To avoid losing power during a data transfer, always use these types of apps after fully charging the battery. • Using a power source other than the charger, such as a computer, may result in a slower charging speed due to a lower electric current. • If the GalaxyWatch is being charged with other devices via a multi charger, charging may take longer. • The GalaxyWatch can be used while it is charging, but it may take longer to fully charge the battery.
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Getting Started 18 • If the GalaxyWatch receives an unstable power supply while charging, the touchscreen may not function. If this happens, disconnect the GalaxyWatch from the wireless charging dock. • While charging, the GalaxyWatch may heat up.This is normal and should not affect the GalaxyWatch’s lifespan or performance. If the battery gets hotter than usual, the charger may stop charging. • If the GalaxyWatch is not charging properly, take the GalaxyWatch to a Samsung Service Centre. • Avoid using a bent or damaged USB cable. Power saving mode Activate power saving mode to extend the battery’s usage time. • Displays colours on the screen as grey tones. • When using the mobile network model, it disables all features except emergency call and only the notifications from apps that do not need a mobile network connection are available. However, phone, messaging, and notifications are available when the Galaxy Watch is connected to a mobile device via Bluetooth. • Deactivates theWi-Fi network and the mobile network. • Limits the performance of the GalaxyWatch’s CPU. On the Apps screen, tap (Settings) → Battery → Power saving → . Alternatively, tap → on the quick panel to activate power saving mode. For more information on using the quick panel, refer to Quick panel. To deactivate this mode, tap OFF at the bottom of the power saving mode screen and tap . Alternatively, tap → on the quick panel to deactivate power saving mode.
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Getting Started 19 Wearing the GalaxyWatch Putting on the GalaxyWatch Open the buckle and place the band around your wrist. Fit the band to your wrist, insert the pin into an adjustment hole, and then secure the buckle to close it. Do not bend the band excessively. Doing so may damage the GalaxyWatch. • To measure your heart rate more accurately with the GalaxyWatch, wear the GalaxyWatch firmly around your lower arm just above the wrist. Refer toWearing the GalaxyWatch correctly for details. • If your GalaxyWatch does not register that motion has occurred for more than 10 minutes, your GalaxyWatch may determine that you are not wearing it on your wrist.
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Getting Started 20 Band tips and precautions • When you wear the GalaxyWatch for a long time or do a high-intensity exercise while wearing it, skin irritation may occur due to friction and pressure. If you have been wearing your GalaxyWatch for a long time, remove the GalaxyWatch from your wrist and do not wear it for several hours. • Skin irritation may occur due to an allergy, environment factors, when your skin is exposed to soap or sweat for long periods, or other factors. In this case, stop using your GalaxyWatch and wait 2 or 3 days for the symptoms to ease. If the symptoms persist or worsen, immediately call your doctor. • Make sure your skin is dry before wearing your GalaxyWatch. If you wear a wet Galaxy Watch for a long time, your skin may be affected. • If you use your GalaxyWatch in the water, remove foreign materials from your skin and GalaxyWatch and dry them thoroughly to prevent skin irritation. • Do not use any accessories except the GalaxyWatch in the water. Replacing the band Detach the band from the GalaxyWatch to replace it with a new one. The band’s appearance may vary depending on your model. 1 Slide the band’s spring bar inwards.
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Getting Started 21 2 Pull the band away from the GalaxyWatch’s body. 3 Insert one end of the spring bar into the GalaxyWatch’s lug.
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Getting Started 22 4 Slide the spring bar inwards and connect the band. 2 1
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Getting Started 23 Turning the GalaxyWatch on and off Press and hold the Home key (Power key) for a few seconds to turn on the GalaxyWatch. When you turn on the GalaxyWatch for the first time or reset it, on-screen instructions will appear requesting that you download and install the GalaxyWearable app on your mobile device. Refer to Connecting the GalaxyWatch to a mobile device for details. To turn off the GalaxyWatch, press and hold the Home key (Power key), and then tap Power 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. Restarting the GalaxyWatch If your GalaxyWatch is frozen and unresponsive, press and hold the Home key (Power key) for more than 7 seconds to restart it.
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Getting Started 24 Connecting the GalaxyWatch to a mobile device Installing the GalaxyWearable app Some features of your GalaxyWatch are only available after connecting it to a mobile device. To connect your GalaxyWatch to a mobile device, install the GalaxyWearable app on the mobile device. Depending on your mobile device, you can download the GalaxyWearable app from the following places: • Samsung Android devices: Galaxy Apps, Play Store • Other Android devices: Play Store You cannot install the GalaxyWearable app on mobile devices that do not support GalaxyWatch syncing. Ensure that your mobile device is compatible with a Galaxy Watch. If you want to use your GalaxyWatch without connecting it to a mobile device, refer to Using the GalaxyWatch without a mobile device. Connecting the GalaxyWatch to a mobile device via Bluetooth GalaxyWatch 1 Turn on the GalaxyWatch. A screen will appear providing instructions for downloading and installing the Galaxy Wearable app. 2 Tap and select a language to use. Mobile device 3 Launch GalaxyWearable. If necessary, update the GalaxyWearable app to the latest version. 4 Tap STARTTHE JOURNEY.
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Getting Started 25 5 Select your device on the screen. If you cannot find your device, tap MINE’S NOT HERE. 6 Tap TURN ON when the Bluetooth activation request window appears. 7 Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the connection. When completing the connection, an on-screen tutorial will appear on both the Galaxy Watch’s screen and the mobile device. Follow the on-screen instructions to learn the GalaxyWatch’s basic controls. • Connection methods and screen may vary depending on your mobile device and software version. • The GalaxyWatch is smaller than normal mobile devices so the network connection quality may be lower, especially in areas with weak signals or poor reception.When using your GalaxyWatch without connecting to a mobile device or when a Bluetooth connection is unavailable, your cellular network or Internet connection may be poor or become disconnected. • When you connect your GalaxyWatch to a mobile device for the first time after resetting it, the GalaxyWatch’s battery may drain more quickly while syncing data, such as contacts. • Supported mobile devices and features may vary depending on your region, service provider, and device manufacturer.
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Getting Started 26 Activating the GalaxyWatch’s mobile network This feature is not available on the Bluetooth model. You can receive calls and messages on your GalaxyWatch without active connection to a mobile device, and also use various other services through the mobile network after activating it. Begin by connecting your GalaxyWatch to the mobile device. For more information, refer to Connecting the GalaxyWatch to a mobile device. • Check that the service providers of your GalaxyWatch and mobile device are the same.The connection method may vary depending on the service provider and region. • The mobile device must be connected to aWi-Fi or mobile network. • You can activate the mobile network only when you use a mobile device running Android operating system 5.0 or later and with at least 1.5 GB of RAM. • If the mobile network cannot be activated properly, contact your service provider. • While connecting your GalaxyWatch to the mobile device, activate the mobile network on the Mobile service for your watch screen. • On the GalaxyWatch’s Apps screen, tap (Settings) → Connections → Mobile networks and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the connection. • Launch GalaxyWearable on your mobile device, tap SETTINGS → Mobile networks, and then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the connection.
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Getting Started 27 Connecting the GalaxyWatch to a new mobile device When you connect the GalaxyWatch to your new mobile device, on-screen instructions will ask you to reset the GalaxyWatch. Make sure you back up any important data stored in your GalaxyWatch before connecting it to a new mobile device. For more information about backing up your GalaxyWatch, refer to Backing up and restoring data. 1 On the Apps screen, tap (Settings) → Connect to new phone → . The connection between your GalaxyWatch and your mobile device will end. After a light reset, it will automatically enter Bluetooth pairing mode. 2 On your new mobile device, launch GalaxyWearable to connect to your GalaxyWatch. If the mobile device you want to connect to is already connected to another device, launch GalaxyWearable on your mobile device and tap → Connect new device to connect with a new device. Remote connection Your GalaxyWatch and mobile device are connected via Bluetooth.When a Bluetooth connection is not available, you can remotely connect the GalaxyWatch to your mobile device by using your Samsung account via the mobile network or theWi-Fi network.This allows you to continue receiving notifications from your mobile device. This feature is automatically activated when you connect to your mobile device via Bluetooth for the first time. If this feature is not turned on, launch GalaxyWearable on your mobile device, tap SETTINGS → Watch connection, and then tap the Remote connection switch.
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Getting Started 28 Using the GalaxyWatch without a mobile device You can use the GalaxyWatch without connecting it to a mobile device for activities such as hiking or exercising.You can choose to use the GalaxyWatch without a mobile device when you turn on the GalaxyWatch for the first time or you reset it. • Some features are not available when you using your GalaxyWatch without connecting it to a mobile device. • Visit www.samsung.com to view legal notices provided when settingWithout phone connection mode for the first time. 1 Turn on the GalaxyWatch. 2 Tap and select a language to use. 3 Tap , scroll down the screen, and tap here. 4 Check the notice and tap Continue >. 5 Read the terms and conditions and tap NEXT to agree to them. 6 Login with your Samsung account. 7 If necessary, restore the data stored in your Samsung account. 8 Connect to the mobile network. This step does not appear when you use the Bluetooth model. 9 Set a time zone. 10Set a PIN for restoring or backing up data. On the Apps screen, tap (Settings) → Connect to phone → and enter the PIN to connect the GalaxyWatch to a mobile device while using the GalaxyWatch without a mobile device.
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Getting Started 29 Controlling the screen Screen composition TheWatch screen is the starting point for accessing all of the GalaxyWatch’s many other screens. You can view other screens by pressing the key, rotating the bezel, or swiping your finger on the screen. Notifications Watch Widgets Add widgets. Available widgets and notifications, and their arrangement, may vary depending on the software version. Adding widgets You can add more widgets on the Home screen. Scroll left on the screen, tap , and select a widget.The selected widget will appear in a new panel. Moving widgets Tap and hold a widget and then drag it to the desired location. Removing widgets Tap and hold a widget and then tap .
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Getting Started 30 Turning the screen on and off To turn on the screen, rotate the bezel, press the Home key, or press the Back key. If the screen does not turn on after you rotate the bezel, tap (Settings) on the Apps screen, tap Advanced → Bezel wake-up, and then tap the Bezel wake-up switch to activate the feature. To turn off the screen, cover it with your palm. Also, the screen will automatically turn off if the GalaxyWatch is not used for a specified period. You can also turn on the screen using the wake-up gesture feature. On the Apps screen, tap (Settings) → Advanced → Wake-up gesture and tap the Wake-up gesture switch to activate it. Switching the screen Switching between theWatch and Apps screen To open the Apps screen, press the Home key on theWatch screen. To return to theWatch screen, press the Home key. An app Watch screen Apps screen View recent apps. Apps screen The Apps screen displays icons for all apps. To view other panels, rotate the bezel or swipe the screen to the left or right. The available apps may vary depending on the software version.
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Getting Started 31 Opening apps On the Apps screen, tap an app icon to open the app. To open an app from the list of recently used apps, tap (Recent apps) on the Apps screen. You can launch apps directly when you add frequently used apps to the App shortcuts widget.Tap and add the app you want. If there is no space to add another frequently used app, tap and hold the screen, tap EDIT, and then tap on a previously added app to replace it. Closing apps 1 On the Apps screen, tap (Recent apps). 2 Rotate the bezel or swipe the screen to the left or right to highlight the app you want to close. 3 Tap . To close all running apps, tap CLOSE ALL. Returning to the previous screen To return to the previous screen, press the Back key.
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Getting Started 32 Using the bezel Rotate the bezel to easily control the GalaxyWatch’s various functions. • Make sure the bezel area is free from foreign materials like dust or sand. • Do not use the bezel near magnetic fields as they may interfere with the bezel’s internal magnets and cause it to malfunction. If the bezel does not rotate, take it to a Samsung Service Centre. Do not disassemble the GalaxyWatch. Scrolling through screens Rotate the bezel to view other screens. On theWatch screen, rotate the bezel counterclockwise to view notifications.
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Getting Started 33 Selecting an item Rotate the bezel to move from item to item.When you rotate the bezel, the highlight indicator will move in same direction and an item will be highlighted. Adjusting the input value Rotate the bezel to adjust the volume or brightness.When adjusting the brightness, rotate the bezel clockwise to make the screen brighter.
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Getting Started 34 Using the phone or alarm feature Rotate the bezel clockwise to receive an incoming call or to dismiss an alarm. Rotate the bezel counterclockwise to reject an incoming call or to activate the snooze feature for an alarm. Touchscreen • Do not allow the touchscreen to come into contact with other electrical devices. Electrostatic discharge 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. • The GalaxyWatch may not recognize touch inputs close to the edges of the screen, which are outside of the touch input area. • It is recommended to use fingers when you use the touchscreen. • The touchscreen may not be available when water lock mode is activated.
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Getting Started 35 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 or to view available options.
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Getting Started 36 Dragging To move an item, tap and hold it and drag it to the target position. Double-tapping Double-tap on an image to zoom in. Double-tap again to return.
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Getting Started 37 Swiping Swipe to the left or right to view other panels. Quick panel This panel allows you to view the GalaxyWatch’s current status and configure settings. Swipe downwards from the top edge of the screen. Quick setting icons Indicator icons GalaxyWatch's connection status Battery power level icon
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Getting Started 38 Checking the indicator icons Indicator icons appear at the top of the quick panel and let you know the GalaxyWatch’s current status.The icons listed in the table below are most common. The indicator icons shown may vary depending on the region. Icon Meaning Bluetooth connected Bluetooth disconnected Signal strength (only for mobile network models) Bluetooth headset connected 3G network connected (only for mobile network models) LTE network connected (only for mobile network models) Wi-Fi connected Transferring the call to GalaxyWatch Battery power level 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. Up to eight icons are displayed on the quick panel. To add the new icons on the quick panel, refer to Editing the quick setting icons. Icon Meaning Activate power saving mode Activate flight mode Open the volume menu Activate do not disturb mode
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Getting Started 39 Icon Meaning Activate the watch always on feature Adjust the brightness / Connect theWi-Fi network or connect theWi-Fi network automatically Open the settings screen Activate the NFC feature Launch the Find My Phone app Connect the mobile network Open the battery management menu Connect the Bluetooth headset / / Activate sound, vibrate, or silent mode Activate theatre mode Activate water lock mode Activate the location information feature / Play or pause music Activate goodnight mode Activate the touch sensitivity feature Editing the quick setting icons You can edit the icons on the quick panel and up to eight icons can be added. If eight icons have already been added, you can add a new icon only after removing one. Removing a quick setting icon Tap and hold an icon you want to delete on the quick panel and tap . The quick setting icon will be removed.
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Getting Started 40 Adding a quick setting icon Tap and hold a quick setting icon and tap , then select a feature you want to add on the quick panel. The icon for the feature you select will be added on the quick panel. You can also edit the quick panel by tapping (Settings) → Advanced → Edit quick settings. Activating power saving mode Activate power saving mode to restrict some GalaxyWatch features and reduce the battery usage. On the quick panel, tap . Once enabled, colours will appear in grey tones. Refer to Power saving mode for more information. Activating the flight mode You can activate the flight mode when you board an airplane. Activating this feature will restrict apps that require a network connection, but allow you to use other apps and features as normal. On the quick panel, tap . The icon will appear at the top of theWatch screen. Opening the volume menu Adjust the volume levels for the ringtone, media, notifications, and the system. On the quick panel, tap . Adjust the volume by rotating the bezel, or tapping or . • The ringtone screen does not appear when you use the Bluetooth model without connecting to a mobile device. • When theVoice Assistant feature is activated, you can also adjust the accessibility volume.
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Getting Started 41 Activating do not disturb mode You can set your GalaxyWatch not to vibrate or turn on the screen when any notification except an alarm is received. On the quick panel, tap and set do not disturb mode. The icon will appear at the top of theWatch screen. Activating the watch always on feature You can set the screen to remain on while you are wearing your GalaxyWatch even when you are not using it. On the quick panel, tap . If you activate this feature, the battery will drain more quickly than normal. Adjusting the brightness You can adjust the GalaxyWatch’s display brightness to suit the environment. On the quick panel, tap and adjust the brightness by rotating the bezel, or tap or . Connecting to aWi-Fi network Connect to aWi-Fi network manually or set theWi-Fi network to connect automatically. On the quick panel, tap or . TheWi-Fi network will be connected or disconnected.To set theWi-Fi network to connect automatically, tap theWi-Fi icon until appears. does not appear and theWi-Fi network does not connect automatically when you use the GalaxyWatch without connecting to a mobile device. Opening the Settings screen Open the Setting screen to configure the GalaxyWatch’s various features and apps. On the quick panel, tap . The Settings screen will appear.
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Getting Started 42 Activating the NFC feature Activate the NFC (near field communication) feature to allow payment through standard credit card readers. On the quick panel, tap . For more information, refer to NFC. Launching the Find My Phone app Launch the Find My Phone app and find your mobile device when you misplace it. On the quick panel, tap . The mobile device will emit sound and turn on the screen. For more information, refer to Find My Phone. This feature is not displayed when you use the GalaxyWatch without connecting to a mobile device. Connecting to a mobile network Connect or disconnect the mobile network. On the quick panel, tap . The mobile network is connected and you can receive phone calls and messages. This feature is not displayed on the Bluetooth model. Opening the battery management menu Open the battery management menu to manage the battery consumption easily. On the quick panel, tap . The battery management menu will be appear.
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Getting Started 43 Connecting a Bluetooth headset Connect a Bluetooth headset and you can listen to music and have a phone conversations through it. On the quick panel, tap . The Bluetooth feature is activated and the available Bluetooth headsets list searched. If the previously used Bluetooth headset is available, it will be connected automatically. Activating sound, vibrate, or silent mode Activate sound, vibrate, or silent mode. On the quick panel, tap , or . Activating theatre mode Activate theatre mode to deactivate watch functions when you do not want to disturb others, such as at the theatre. On the quick panel, tap . The icon will appear at the top of theWatch screen.The screen will remain off, the sound will be muted, and the wake-up gesture feature and watch always on feature will be deactivated automatically. Activating water lock mode You can activate water lock mode when you exercise in water. On the quick panel, tap . The touchscreen, the wake-up gesture feature, and the watch always on feature will be deactivated. Press and hold the Home key until the circle disappears to turn off water lock mode. Activating the location information feature Activate the location information to use GPS data and location data with various apps. On the quick panel, tap .
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Getting Started 44 Playing or pausing music Play or pause music. On the quick panel, tap or . Music is played or paused on the GalaxyWatch or the connected mobile device.You can listen to music after connecting a Bluetooth headset. Activating goodnight mode Activate goodnight mode for sleeping. On the quick panel, tap . The icon will appear at the top of theWatch screen. All sounds will be muted, except for touch sounds and alarms, and the wake-up gesture feature and watch always on feature will be deactivated automatically. Activating the touch sensitivity feature Activate the touch sensitivity feature to use the touchscreen while wearing gloves. On the quick panel, tap . Depending on the type of gloves, the touchscreen might not recognize your touch and the feature may not activate.
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Getting Started 45 Lock screen Use the screen lock feature to protect your personal information by preventing others from accessing your GalaxyWatch. After activating the screen lock feature, the GalaxyWatch will require an unlock code before it can be used. 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 at least four numbers to unlock the screen. You can enter the PIN with the bezel. Rotate the bezel to move to the number you want to enter. After the colour of the number changes, the number will be entered.
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Getting Started 46 Watch Watch screen View the current time.When you are not on theWatch screen, press the Home key to return to theWatch screen. Changing the watch face Tap and hold theWatch screen and rotate the bezel, or swipe the screen to the left or right and then select a watch face.You can also customize the watch by tapping CUSTOMIZE.To download more watch faces from the Galaxy Apps app, tap Galaxy Apps. Tap and hold theWatch screen and rotate the bezel rapidly.The available watch faces will appear on the screen allowing you to select them easily. However, the CUSTOMIZE feature is unavailable.
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Getting Started 47 You can also change the GalaxyWatch’s watch face from your mobile device. Launch GalaxyWearable on your mobile device and tap WATCH FACES.To download more watch faces from Galaxy Apps, launch GalaxyWearable and tap INFO → VIEW MORE of the TOPWATCH FACES card. Customize a watch face with a photo Apply a photo as your watch face after importing a photo from your mobile device. For more information about importing photos from a mobile device, refer to Importing images from your mobile device. 1 Tap and hold theWatch screen and rotate the bezel, or swipe the screen to the left or right and tap CUSTOMIZE of the My Photo+ watch face. 2 Tap the screen and tap Add photo. 3 Select a photo to apply as a watch face and tap OK → OK. You can zoom in or out of the photo by rotating the bezel.When the photo is zoomed in, swipe the screen to make a part of the photo appear on the screen. To add extra photos, rotate the bezel clockwise, or swipe the screen to the left and select Add photo. Up to twenty photos can be added as the watch face.The photos you add will cycle in sequence. 4 Swipe the screen to change the colour or font and tap OK. You can activate a ticking clock sound for some analog watch faces. On the Ticking sound screen, turn the ticking sound on or off by rotating the bezel. Using theWatch always on feature You can set the GalaxyWatch to display the time when the screen is turned off while wearing your GalaxyWatch. On the quick panel, tap . Alternatively, on the Apps screen, tap (Settings) → Watch faces and tap the Watch always on switch to activate it.
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Getting Started 48 Watch only mode You can activate watch only mode. In watch only mode, only the watch will display and all other functions will be turned off. On the Apps screen, tap (Settings) → Battery → Watch only. Notifications Notification panel Check a notification such as a new message or a missed call on the notification panel. On the Watch screen, rotate the bezel counterclockwise or swipe to the right to open the notification panel.When there are unchecked notifications, an orange dot will be visible on theWatch screen. Notification indicator
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Getting Started 49 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, rotate the bezel to view more notifications. Tap the notification to view details. Access additional options. Deleting notifications Delete a notification by swiping upwards on the screen while viewing a notification.
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Getting Started 50 Selecting apps for receiving notifications Select an app from your mobile device to receive notifications. 1 Launch GalaxyWearable on your mobile device and tap SETTINGS → Notifications, and tap the switch. 2 Tap Manage notifications and tap the switch next to apps to receive notifications from them on your GalaxyWatch. Entering text Introduction A text input screen will appear when you are able to enter text. • The screen layout may be different depending on the app you launch. • When the GalaxyWatch is connected to a mobile device via Bluetooth, the language settings applied on the mobile device are applied to the GalaxyWatch. Use the voice input. Insert emoticons. Insert a text template. Open handwriting input mode or the keyboard.

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Is there a screen to show how much battery charge is remaining? If so how do I get there?

Peter Way, 2018-12-29 07:13:17

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