Search for topic or select one below

Activate your smartwatch

You need to activate your smartwatch before using it for the first time and after a factory reset.

Step 1 of 16

Turn on your smartwatch

Tap and hold the Home key until your smartwatch is turned on.

Step 2 of 16

Choose language

Tap the language icon.

Step 3 of 16

Choose language

Tap the required language.

Step 4 of 16

Connect your smartwatch and your mobile phone using Bluetooth

Please note, if you're not using a Samsung mobile phone, there may be some differences in relation to the following steps.

Place your smartwatch next to your mobile phone.

Make sure Bluetooth is turned on on your mobile phone.
Step 5 of 16

Connect your smartwatch and your mobile phone using Bluetooth

Please note, if you're not using a Samsung mobile phone, there may be some differences in relation to the following steps.

On your mobile phone: Tap Galaxy Wearable.

Make sure you've installed the application Galaxy Wearable on your mobile phone.
Step 6 of 16

Connect your smartwatch and your mobile phone using Bluetooth

Please note, if you're not using a Samsung mobile phone, there may be some differences in relation to the following steps.

On your mobile phone: Tap START THE JOURNEY.

Step 7 of 16

Connect your smartwatch and your mobile phone using Bluetooth

Please note, if you're not using a Samsung mobile phone, there may be some differences in relation to the following steps.

On your mobile phone: Tap Galaxy Watch 42mm.

Step 8 of 16

Connect your smartwatch and your mobile phone using Bluetooth

Please note, if you're not using a Samsung mobile phone, there may be some differences in relation to the following steps.

On your mobile phone: Tap OK.

Step 9 of 16

Connect your smartwatch and your mobile phone using Bluetooth

Please note, if you're not using a Samsung mobile phone, there may be some differences in relation to the following steps.

On your mobile phone: Check that the code is identical to the code displayed on your smartwatch and confirm the connection on both devices.

Step 10 of 16

Connect your smartwatch and your mobile phone using Bluetooth

Please note, if you're not using a Samsung mobile phone, there may be some differences in relation to the following steps.

On your mobile phone: Tap Agree to all..

Step 11 of 16

Connect your smartwatch and your mobile phone using Bluetooth

Please note, if you're not using a Samsung mobile phone, there may be some differences in relation to the following steps.

On your mobile phone: Tap NEXT.

Step 12 of 16

Select Samsung account setting

Your Samsung account is used to install new apps, watch faces and more on your smartwatch.

On your mobile phone: To use your Samsung account, tap SIGN IN and follow the instructions on the screen to log on to your Samsung account.

Step 13 of 16

Select Samsung account setting

Your Samsung account is used to install new apps, watch faces and more on your smartwatch.

On your mobile phone: To set up your Samsung account at a later time, tap SKIP.

Step 14 of 16

Set up mobile data

On your mobile phone: To set up mobile data on your smartwatch, follow the instructions on the screen to finish setting up your smartwatch.

Step 15 of 16

Set up mobile data

On your mobile phone: To set up mobile data on your smartwatch later, tap SKIP.

See how to set up mobile data on your smartwatch later after activation.
Step 16 of 16

Finish setup

On your mobile phone: When this screen is displayed, your smartwatch is activated and synchronised with your mobile phone.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss