The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 is a premium wrist candy that Samsung has launched to grab the smartwatch market segment. The watch is equipped with the latest features and various tracking modes to offers a hassle-free experience. Users get the option to make calls, navigate music and browse important notifications. Samsung users can also take advantage of various health features of the smartwatch. If you have recently purchased the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 and facing troubles in setting up the smartwatch, follow the article to the end.
Setting Up Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 With Smartphone
The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 is powered by a rechargeable Li-ion battery. If the battery is completely exhausted, charge your Galaxy Watch 4. The smartwatch can be charged from both wired and wireless methods. Once the smartwatch is charged, press and hold the home key button to turn on the Galaxy Watch 4. Users who have purchased the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 must note that they cannot install the Galaxy Wearable app on smartphones that do not support the Galaxy Watch 4 syncing. If you already have the Galaxy Wearable app on your smartphone, upgrade the app to the latest version.
To begin, open the Galaxy Wearable app on your smartphone. Then, to find your Galaxy Watch, click on the ‘Start’ button. Wait for the six-digit code to appear on both your smartphone and the Galaxy Watch. Once the code has been matched, accept the terms and conditions and finish the process. Follow the steps mentioned below to prepare the Galaxy Watch 4 after the pairing process.
- Activate the Samsung Account: To utilize the full potential of your Galaxy Watch 4, sign in to your Samsung account. If you do not have an active Samsung account, make a new account by following simple methods.
- Grant Necessary Permissions: The Galaxy Watch 4 will ask for necessary permissions to offer a seamless experience. The smartwatch will access your contacts, calls logs, photos, and media permissions. Users must note that granting necessary permissions will ensure seamless integration with Samsung and Google services.
- Reviews Google Terms: Sign in to your Google account and finish the smartphone portion set-up. It is advised that users must read all the terms of service for a hassle-free experience.
Once you have granted all the necessary permissions, your Galaxy Watch 4 will prepare for the final steps. You will get the option to change the display and notification settings.
Setting Up Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Without Smartphone
The best feature of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 is that users can enjoy the benefits of the Galaxy Watch 4 even without connecting to a smartphone. However, users must note that all the features of the smartwatch will not be available in the absence of a smartphone. To connect the smartwatch without a mobile, follow the steps mentioned below:
Turn on the Galaxy Watch 4 and tap on the question mark inside the circle icon located at the bottom of the screen
Check the notice and tap on continue
Read all the terms carefully and tap Next to move in the next step
If you already have a Samsung account, log in using the same credentials. You can also create a new Samsung account by following simple steps.
Set the time zone. Once the time zone is finalized, create a strong PIN to restore or back up data.
If you wish to connect the smartwatch to a mobile device, you can simply tap on settings, navigate to connect to phone option and enter the PIN.
The steps and processes mentioned in the article have been considered with the standard Galaxy Watch 4. However, the set-up process will be entirely the same for the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 classic. Additionally, users must note that if they are charging the battery and the watch becomes hot, they must disconnect the charger from the device and close any running apps. Once the device is cooled down, they can plug in the charger. Users are also advised to use Samsung Accessories designed to maximize the smartwatch’s battery life.
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