SM-R365 User Manual English (EU). 09/2017. Rev.1.1 www.samsung.com...
Table of Contents Getting Started Applications Read me first Music Player Package contents Health management apps Device layout 24-hour Log Battery Exercise Wearing the Gear Steps Turning the Gear on and off Floors Connecting the Gear to a mobile Heart rate device Together Using the Gear without a mobile...
Table of Contents Samsung Gear app Introduction INFO SETTINGS Appendix Troubleshooting Removing the battery...
• D efault apps that come with the Gear are subject to updates and may no longer be supported without prior notice. If you have questions about an app provided with the Gear, contact a Samsung Service Centre. For user-installed apps, contact service providers.
Getting Started 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. • D o not expose the device to water moving with force. •...
• A ppearances and specifications are subject to change without prior notice. • Y ou can purchase additional accessories from your local Samsung retailer. Make sure they are compatible with the Gear before purchase. • U se only Samsung-approved accessories. Using unapproved accessories may cause the performance problems and malfunctions that are not covered by the warranty.
Getting Started Device layout Gear Touchscreen Back key Home key (Power key) Charging terminals Heart rate sensor Pressure vent (Atmospheric pressure sensor) Do not insert sharp objects into the pressure vent (atmospheric pressure sensor). Inner components of the Gear can be damaged. •...
Getting Started Keys Function • P ress and hold to turn the Gear on or off. • P ress to turn on the screen. • P ress and hold for more than 7 seconds to restart the Gear. Home/Power •...
Getting Started Battery Charging the battery Charge the battery before using Gear for the first time or when it has been unused for extended periods. Connect the charging cable to the USB power adapter. • U se only a charger dock specifically designed for the Gear. The Gear cannot be properly charged with a third-party charger dock.
If the battery gets hotter than usual, the charger may stop charging. • I f the Gear is not charging properly, take the Gear to a Samsung Service Centre. • A void using a bent or damaged charging cable.
Wearing the Gear correctly details. • T o have the strap replaced, visit a Samsung Service Centre. Strap tips and precautions • B e cautious when wearing the Gear. If you have sensitive skin or fasten the Gear too tightly, you may feel some discomfort.
Press and hold the Power key for a few seconds to turn on the Gear. When you turn on the Gear for the first time or reset it, a pop-up window will appear. Follow the on-screen instructions to download and install the Samsung Gear app on your mobile device. Refer to Connecting the Gear to a mobile device for details.
Connecting the Gear to a mobile device Installing the Samsung Gear app To connect your Gear to a mobile device, install the Samsung Gear app on the mobile device. Depending on your mobile device, you can download the Samsung Gear app from the following places: •...
• T o use all features of the Gear, update the Samsung Health app to the latest version. Connecting the Gear to a new mobile device When you connect the Gear to another mobile device, a pop-up window will ask you to reset the Gear.
You can remotely connect the Gear to your mobile device when a Bluetooth connection is not available. With this connection, you can still receive notifications from your mobile device. On your mobile device, launch Samsung Gear and tap SETTINGS → Gear connection, and then tap the Remote connection switch.
Getting Started Turning the screen on and off To turn on the screen, press the Home key or the Back key. To turn off the screen, cover it with your palm. The screen will turn off if the Gear is not used for a specified period.
Basic Touchscreen • D o not allow the touchscreen to come into contact with other electrical devices. Electrostatic discharges can cause the touchscreen to malfunction. • T o avoid damaging the touchscreen, do not tap it with anything sharp or apply excessive pressure to it with your fingertips.
Basic Tapping and holding Tap and hold the screen for two or more seconds to access the Edit mode or to view available options. Dragging To move an item, tap and hold it and drag it to the target position.
Basic Swiping Swipe to the left or right to view other panels. You can also swipe upwards or downwards on the screen to view the details of notifications.
Basic Navigating the screen Switching between the Watch and Apps screen On the Watch screen, press the Home key to open the Apps screen. When you are not on the Watch screen, press the Home key to return to the Watch screen. Returning to the previous screen Press the Back key to return to the previous screen.
Basic Home screen Introduction The Home screen can have multiple panels. The Watch screen is the starting point of the Home screen. Swipe to the left or right on the screen to view items, such as notifications or widgets. Watch Notifications Widgets widgets.
Basic Viewing incoming notifications When you receive a notification, information about the notification, such as its type, will appear on the screen while the Gear is vibrating. Tap the notification to view details. When there are unchecked notifications, an orange dot will be visible on the screen. Your Gear does not have a speaker so the Gear only vibrates when the notification is arrived and you cannot hear any sound.
When you have not received any notifications on your Gear, block notifications via your mobile device. On your mobile device, launch Samsung Gear, tap SETTINGS → Notifications → Manage notifications, and then tap the switch next to an app to block its notifications.
You can also customise the watch by tapping Stylise. You can also change the Gear’s watch face from your mobile device. On your mobile device, launch Samsung Gear, tap SETTINGS → Watch faces, and then select a watch face. Widgets You can add widgets to the Home screen.
Basic Status panel This panel allows you to view the current status and configure basic settings. You can also check your current activity status. On the Watch screen, swipe downwards from the top edge of the screen. Indicator icons Brightness Do not disturb Water Lock mode Music Player...
Basic Playing music You can play music saved in the Gear or mobile device. On the status panel, tap . Do not disturb mode You can set the Gear not to vibrate and turn on the screen when a notification, except for alarms, is received.
You can purchase and download apps specially designed for the Gear. To use this feature, your Gear and mobile device must be connected. On your mobile device, launch Samsung Gear and tap SETTINGS → Samsung Galaxy Apps. Browse apps by category or search for apps by keyword.
Basic Uninstalling apps On the Apps screen, tap and hold an app. The icon will appear on apps that you can uninstall. Select an app and tap You can also uninstall apps from the Gear via your mobile device. Refer to Apps for more information.
Adding emergency contacts Launch Samsung Gear on your mobile device and tap SETTINGS → Send SOS requests → Send SOS messages to → ADD. Tap Create contact and enter the contact information or tap Select from contacts to add an...
Stop sharing → Finding my Gear If you misplace your Gear, use the Samsung Gear app on your mobile device to find it. Launch Samsung Gear on your mobile device and tap SETTINGS → Find My Gear. The Gear will vibrate and the screen will turn on. Drag upwards on the Gear, or tap on the mobile device, to stop vibration.
Updating over the air The Gear can be directly updated to the latest software by the firmware over-the-air (FOTA) service. On the mobile device, launch Samsung Gear. Tap SETTINGS. Tap About Gear → Update Gear software → Download updates manually.
Applications Music Player Introduction Listen to music saved in the Gear and in the mobile device. Playing music Tap Music Player on the Apps screen. Adjust the volume. Access additional options. Pause and resume playback. Restart the currently playing file or Skip to the next file.
Importing music Import music from your device to your Gear. On the mobile device, launch Samsung Gear. Tap SETTINGS → Send music to Gear. Tap Select tracks. Select files and tap DONE.
Applications Playing music on the Gear You can play music on the Gear. To listen to music saved in your Gear, you must connect a Bluetooth headset. Tap Music Player on the Apps screen. When the music does not play from your Gear, tap to make the music come from your Gear.
Set fitness goals and regularly record and check your progress. When the Gear is synced with a compatible Samsung Health app, you can use additional features. The additional features include checking your heart rate logs individually, and more.
Applications • T he accuracy of the heart rate sensor may be diminished depending on measurement conditions and surroundings. • U se the HR feature only for measuring your heart rate. • D o not look directly at the heart rate sensor’s lights. Doing so may impair your vision.
Avoid using the Gear near other devices that transmit radio waves. • T he content used in the Samsung Health app may vary depending on the software version of the app. The services provided with the app are subject to change or the cancellation of support without prior notice.
Applications 24-hour Log Your Gear can monitor and record your activities during the day and encourage you to stay healthy. Tap 24-hour Log on the Apps screen. Your burnt calories data takes into account your basal metabolic rate (BMR), which is calculated using the information in your profile.
Applications Exercise You can record your exercise information, such as the duration, distance, and calories burnt, depending on the type of exercise performed. • W hen your Gear and mobile device are connected, this feature uses your mobile device’s location information. Activate the mobile device’s location feature when necessary.
Applications Depending on the type of exercise, tap Location or Guide intervals and select an option. If you use the location feature, the GPS of the connected mobile device or the Gear’s GPS are used to record the location information. Tap Start to start exercising.
Applications To finish exercising, press the Back key and tap Finish. To resume exercising, press the Back key again. To finish swimming, tap and hold the Power key to deactivate Water Lock mode first and tap Finish. To view your exercise information, swipe upwards or downwards on the screen after finishing the exercise.
Applications Steps The Gear counts the number of steps you have taken and measures the distance travelled. Tap Steps on the Apps screen. Current step total Target step number To view weekly records, swipe upwards or downwards on the screen. •...
Applications Floors Record and track how many floors you climb. Tap Floors on the Apps screen. Current floors total Target floors number To view weekly records, swipe upwards or downwards on the screen. • O ne floor is calculated as approximately 3 metres. The floors measured may not match the actual floors you climb.
• I f the heart rate sensor is not working, check the Gear’s position on your wrist and make sure nothing is obstructing the sensor. If the heart rate sensor continues to have the same problem, visit a Samsung Service Centre.
Applications Measuring your heart rate Tap Heart rate on the Apps screen. Tap Measure to begin measuring your heart rate. After a moment, your current heart rate will be displayed on the screen. The Gear displays information about your heart rate in relation to your selected tag. Select a status tag.
Samsung Health on your mobile device. Tap Together on the Apps screen. Activate the Together feature in the Samsung Health app on your mobile device to check the information on your Gear. This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Applications Water Record and track how many glasses of water you drink. Recording water consumption Tap Water on the Apps screen. when you drink a glass of water. If you accidentally added an incorrect value, you can fix it by tapping To view weekly records, swipe upwards or downwards on the screen.
Applications Caffeine Record and track how many cups of coffee you drink. Recording your coffee consumption Tap Caffeine on the Apps screen. when you drink a cup of coffee. If you accidentally added an incorrect value, you can fix it by tapping To view weekly records, swipe upwards or downwards on the screen.
Applications Speedo On You can save your swimming records and manage them. Tap Speedo On on the Apps screen. This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Tap POOL and to set the length of the pool you are swimming in, and then tap NEXT.
Applications Find My Phone If you misplace the mobile device, the Gear can help you find it. Tap Find My Phone on the Apps screen. The mobile device emits sounds and turns on the screen. Drag to the left or right on the mobile device, or tap on the Gear.
Applications Timer Tap Timer on the Apps screen. Tap SET and open the settings screen. to set the hour, minute, and second. Tap OK to save the settings. Tap Start. Drag upwards when the timer goes off. Stopwatch Tap Stopwatch on the Apps screen. Tap Start to time an event.
Applications Schedule View the events and schedules saved on the mobile device. Tap Schedule on the Apps screen. Swipe upwards or downwards to view your schedules. Weather View weather information on the Gear for the locations set on the mobile device when the mobile device is connected.
Applications • S creen timeout: Set the length of time the Gear waits before turning off the display’s backlight. • F ont: Change the font type and size. The Watch always on feature activates only when you wear the Gear. If you are not wearing the Gear or you fall asleep while wearing it, the watch will not be displayed even when the Watch always on feature is activated.
• D o not use the Bluetooth feature for illegal purposes (for example, pirating copies of files or illegally tapping communications for commercial purposes). Samsung is not responsible for the repercussion of illegal use of the Bluetooth feature. On the Settings screen, tap Connections → Bluetooth.
Applications Wi-Fi This feature is available when the Gear is not connected to the mobile device via Bluetooth. On the Settings screen, tap Connections → Wi-Fi, and then tap Wi-Fi switch to activate it. ( : activated) Tap Wi-Fi networks → Scan. Select a network from the Wi-Fi networks list.
Applications Screen lock Set the Gear to use the screen lock feature when you are not wearing it. On the Settings screen, tap Screen lock. • S creen lock type: Activate or deactivate the screen lock feature. Refer to Setting the screen lock for more information.
Applications To deactivate this mode, tap OFF → Profile Enter your profile information, such as your gender, height, and weight. On the Settings screen, tap Profile and configure your profile settings. Health nudges Allow the Gear to send you notifications when you reach your exercise targets or you stay active.
Applications Workout detection If you work out for more than 10 minutes, you can receive encouragement after exercise, and also you can measure your heart rate automatically when the Gear detects your workout. On the Settings screen, tap Workout detection and select a workout to receive encouragement and use auto heart rate measurement.
• A bout device: Access information about the Gear. • R eport diagnostics: Set the Gear to automatically send the device’s diagnostics to Samsung. ( : on) • R eset Gear: Reset Gear’s settings to the factory default values and delete all data.
Applications Connect to phone Connect the Gear to a mobile device while using the Gear without a mobile device. On the Settings screen, tap Connect to phone. Connect to phone appears only when you use the Gear without connecting it to a mobile device.
Samsung Gear app Introduction To connect your Gear to a mobile device, you must install the Samsung Gear app on your mobile device. You can check the Gear’s status and download recommended watch faces. You can also customise your Gear’s various settings, such as your notification settings.
• U ser manual: View the user manual to learn how to use your Gear. • C ontact us: Samsung Members offers support services to customers, such as device problem diagnosis, and lets users submit questions and error reports. You can also share information with others in the Galaxy users’...
You can change the type of watch to be displayed on the Watch screen. Launch Samsung Gear on your mobile device, tap SETTINGS → Watch faces, and select a desired watch type. The watch face you selected will be applied on the Watch screen.
Send music to Gear Transfer saved audio files from your mobile device to your Gear. Launch Samsung Gear on your mobile device and tap SETTINGS → Send music to Gear. When the Gear does not have enough available memory, it deletes music files that you have not set as your favourites in order from oldest to newest if you have activated the auto sync feature.
Launch Samsung Gear on your mobile device and tap SETTINGS → Find My Gear. • R eactivation lock: Set the Gear to require your Samsung account information after the device has been reset. This prevents others from reactivating your device if it is lost or stolen.
RAM you are using, tick apps from the apps list, and tap CLEAN NOW. • U pdate Gear software: Update the Gear to the latest software. • B ack up and restore: Back up the Gear’s data on the Samsung Cloud or restore backup data. Refer to Backing up and restoring data for more information.
To back up data, launch Samsung Gear on your mobile device and tap SETTINGS → About Gear → Back up and restore → Back up data. The data will be saved in Samsung Cloud. • M usic saved on the Gear will not be backed up.
• R estart your Gear to clear any temporary software bugs. • E nsure that your Gear software is updated to the latest version. • I f the touchscreen is scratched or damaged, visit a Samsung Service Centre.
Appendix Your Gear freezes or has fatal errors Try the following solutions. If the problem is still not resolved, contact a Samsung Service Centre. Restarting the Gear If the Gear freezes or hangs, you may need to turn off the Gear and turn it on again.
• E nsure there are no obstacles, such as walls or electrical equipment, between the devices. • E nsure that the latest version of the Samsung Gear app is installed on the mobile device. • E nsure that your Gear and the other Bluetooth device are within the Bluetooth connection range (10 m).
Data stored in the Gear has been lost Always make backup copies of all important data stored in the Gear with Samsung Gear app. Otherwise, you cannot restore data if it is corrupted or lost. Samsung is not responsible for the loss of data stored in the Gear.
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