Special Features Learn about your mobile device’s special features.
Work out in the Water Use Water lock mode when you exercise in the water. For more information, see “Water Lock Mode” on page 23. Water and Dust Resistance This device is rated 5ATM, and passed military specification (MIL‑STD‑810G) testing. For more information, see “Maintaining Water and Dust Resistance” on page 104. Special Features 2
Set Up Your Device Learn how to set up your device for the first time.
Set Up Your Device Assemble Your Device This section helps you to assemble your device. Wireless Charger Wireless charging surface USB charger port LED indicator Devices and software are constantly evolving — the illustrations you see here are for reference only. 5
Set Up Your Device Charge the Battery Your device is powered by a rechargeable Li-Ion battery. Warning: Do not disassemble, modify, or repair your device. Placing objects, such as magnetic stripe cards, including credit cards, phone cards, passbooks, and boarding passes, next to the device or charger may cause damage from the charger or device’s magnetic field. The battery comes partially charged. You can use the device while charging. 1. Insert the USB cable into the USB charger port. 2. Connect the USB cable to the charging head, and then plug the charging head into a standard outlet. 3. Place the Gear onto the wireless charger dock. Caution: Use only charging devices that are approved by Samsung. Samsung accessories are designed for your device to maximize battery life. Using other accessories may void your warranty and may cause damage. 6
Set Up Your Device While charging, the device and the charger may become hot. This does not affect the device’s lifespan or performance and is in the device’s normal range of operation. Check the Charge Status The charger may stop charging if the battery becomes too hot. If the device heats up while charging the battery: 1. Disconnect the charger from the device and close any running apps. 2. Wait for the device to cool down and then begin charging the device again. Note: Prevent the USB charger port and the small end of the charger from coming into contact with conductive materials, such as liquids, dust, metal powders, and pencil leads. When you connect the Gear and the wireless charger dock, the wireless charger dock’s LED indicator flashes certain colors to indicate the battery level. • Red > Green > Orange: Standby mode • Red: Charging. • Green: Fully charged • Orange: Connected to a low-charger head Note: When a wireless charger dock error occurs, the LED indicator flashes red. Disconnect the Gear from the wireless charger dock, and then reconnect. If the error occurs again, contact a Samsung Service Center for service support. 7
Set Up Your Device Wear the Gear Wear the Gear firmly around your lower arm just above your wrist as shown below. Do not fasten the Gear too tightly. 1. Open the buckle and place the strap around your wrist. 2. Fit the strap to your wrist, insert the pin into an adjustment hole, and then secure the buckle to close it. Heart Rate sensor Warning: If you feel discomfort while using the device, stop using it. If your device becomes hot, please remove it until it cools. Strap Tips and Precautions • Some people may experience discomfort when wearing the Gear for prolonged periods. • If you have sensitive skin or fasten the Gear too tightly, you may feel some discomfort. • Do not expose the straps to very wet conditions. Wet straps can cause skin irritations. Dry the straps first. If you experience skin irritation when wearing the device, stop wearing the device and consult a physician. 8
Replace the Strap To replace the strap: Detach the strap from the Gear to replace it with a new one. ► Insert one end of the spring bar into the lug, slide the spring bar inwards, and connect the new strap. To remove the strap: ► Slide the strap’s spring bar inwards and pull the strap away from the Gear. 1