Samsung’s newest smartwatches, the Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro, may be a hassle to set up, just like the company’s earlier versions. But that doesn’t imply they’re difficult to set up. simply a bit longer and more complicated than things should be. Fortunately, we’ve created a tutorial to help you through the process of configuring your new smartwatch.

Therefore, if you do require a little help, this tutorial is for you. Wear OS 3 with One UI Watch 4.5 software is the operating system for the Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro. You can also believe that in this case the Wear OS app is required. That’s not the case, though. To get started and set up your Galaxy Watch 5 or Galaxy Watch 5 Pro, look at the instructions listed below.

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Advertisement The watch is easy to set up, as we have noted. But don’t worry if you’ve never worn one of the Galaxy Watches. If you know what you’re doing, the setup is rather simple.

TURN UP THE WATCH After removing the watch and charger from the box, turn on the watch first.

KEEP THE WATCH ATTACHED TO THE CHARGER We advise using the charger to charge the watch while setting it up after it has been powered on. Just in case, the watch doesn’t have a lot of battery power to begin with. It occasionally may be the case. It’s not necessary to connect the watch to the charger, though. The setup won’t function properly if you don’t, according to Samsung, so don’t do it.

Advertisement TAKE THE GALAXY WEARABLE APP DOWNLOAD Open the Play Store, then install on your smartphone. Launch the Galaxy Wearable app when it has been installed.

SCRATCH UP ON THE WATCH AND COMPLY WITH THE ON-SCREEN INSTRUCTIONS A welcome message and a small arrow indicating that you need to swipe up on the watch display should appear as soon as you turn the watch on. Swipe up, then adhere to the on-screen instructions. Specifically, to carry on with the procedure on the Galaxy Wearable app on your phone.

PRESS THE APP’S START BUTTON. Tap the start button that should appear once you’re within the app. If this is your first time using the Galaxy Wearable app, this will be present. After then, the app will search for nearby devices.

Advertisement GALAXY WATCH 5 OR GALAXY WATCH 5 PRO, CLICK If the app locates your device, it will display a list of them. The name of the watch model you bought can be tapped.

READ THE PERMISSIONS THEN PROCEED The app will list all the permissions that are required for it and the watch to function properly on the following screen. Quickly scan them, and then click the bottom-located proceed button.

FOLLOW UP ON THE PAIRING REQUEST The app will send a pairing request once it starts attempting to connect to your watch. Make that the code displayed on the watch’s screen corresponds to the pairing request displayed on your phone. To enable pairing, tap the pair and connect option.

Advertisement CREATE A SAMSUNG ACCOUNT OR LOG IN You will now need to login using your credentials if you already have a Samsung account. Create an account if you don’t already have one in order to go to the next step.

PERMIT ACCESS TO THE WEARABLE GALAXY APP Give the Galaxy Wearable app permission to control and access your watch. You must hit Allow for the process to finish, and doing so will give you access to your contacts as well as the power to make and receive phone calls and SMS messages.

APPROVE THE SENDING OF DIAGNOSTIC DATA AND AUTOMATIC UPDATES These two items are both optional. However, we do advise accepting the automated updates. In this manner, you won’t ever have to worry about your watch falling behind on updates and security because it will just install new software when it is available. When you’ve made your choice, click next.

Advertisement READ AND AGREE TO THE TERMS OF SERVICE OF GOOGLE On this page after reading Google’s terms of service, tick the boxes next to the terms you want to accept. Finally, press the agree button. Your watch will thereafter be ready thanks to the app. Allow this procedure to complete; it should only take a minute.

THE GOOGLE ACCOUNT YOU WANT TO SYNC SHOULD BE SELECTED The Google account you want to link with the watch is now selected. If you only have one, it should surface it on its own. If you have more than one, choose the appropriate account by tapping on “Choose another account.” To let it sign in, tap continue after that. You will need to verify to allow the watch to sync to your Google account if security measures have been set up for it.

The program will now start to complete the setup procedure, which should take a few minutes. When it is finished, you may see it on the phone’s display. That’s all, then! All that’s left to do is finish the watch’s instruction, after which you can start personalizing it to your tastes and installing any apps you might need.

Advertisement To learn more about how to use the watch, we also suggest looking at the Tips section of the Galaxy Wearable app. In fact, we advise exploring the rest of the app as well.

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