Samsung Galaxy Watch

Activating your smartwatch

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

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

Press the language icon.
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Press the language icon.

Press the required language.
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Press the required language.

Place your smartwatch next to your phone.
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Make sure Bluetooth is turned on on your phone. Please note that if you're not using a Samsung phone, there may be some differences in relation to the following steps.

Place your smartwatch next to your phone.

Make sure Bluetooth is turned on on your phone.
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Make sure you've installed the application Galaxy Wearable on your phone. Please note that if you're not using a Samsung phone, there may be some differences in relation to the following steps.

On your phone: Press Galaxy Wearable.

Make sure you've installed the application Galaxy Wearable on your phone.
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Please note that if you're not using a Samsung phone, there may be some differences in relation to the following steps.

On your phone: Press START THE JOURNEY.

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

On your phone: Press Galaxy Watch 42mm.

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

On your phone: Press OK.

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

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

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

On your phone: Press Agree to all..

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

On your phone: Press NEXT.

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

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

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

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

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

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

See how to set up mobile data on your smartwatch later after activation.
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On your phone: When this screen is displayed, your smartwatch is activated and synchronised with your phone.

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