Introducing: Samsung Gear for Android – Manage your Samsung Gear watch with your Android phone
Requirements: Android 4.3 and above
* The Samsung Gear application will connect your Samsung Gear watch to your Android phone. It also helps to manage and monitor the features and applications on Samsung Gear that you have installed through Gear Apps.
* Use the Samsung Gear app to set up and manage the following features:
– Connect / disconnect from mobile device.
– Upgrade software.
– Clock settings.
– Download apps and settings.
– Find my gear.
– Get and install notifications, and more.
* Things to keep in mind when using the Samsung Gear app for Android:
– Install Samsung Gear app for Android, then connect Samsung Gear watch with Android phone via Bluetooth to enjoy all its features.
– The settings and features provided by the Samsung Gear application are only available when your Samsung Gear watch is connected to the phone. Features will not work properly if there is no stable connection between the two devices.
– Samsung Gear does not support Gear VR or Gear 360.
– Samsung Gear app can not be used with the tablet. And different support devices depend on your region, carrier and model.
– Supported resolutions include: 1920 x 1080 (fHD), 1280 x 720 (HD), 960 x 540 (qHD), 2560 x 1440 (WQHD), 800 x 480 (WVGA), 1280 x 800 )
– This app is for Gear S3 watches, Gear S2, Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX.
– You need to enable Samsung Gear application permissions in Android Settings to use all functionality in Android 6.0. Steps: Settings> Apps> Samsung Gear> Permissions
* Application rights:
– Location: Use to search for nearby devices for your watch via Bluetooth.
– Archive: Used to transmit and receive files stored with Gear.
– Phone: Used to check the device’s unique identifier to update the app and install plug-ins.
– Contacts: Used to provide services that need to be linked to accounts using the registered Samsung account information.
* New feature
– Support Gear Sport, Gear Fit2 Pro.
– Improved connection screen first.
– Added News & Tips card.
– Add Galaxy Apps banner.
– New phrases added to Quick Messages (Some Gear models only).
You can download this Apps on Google store with keyword: Samsung Gear for Android