Messages View messages and reply to or call the sender using the Gear. Send Messages 1. From the Apps screen, rotate the bezel to Messages. 2. Tap Compose. 3. Tap Gear or Phone to decide which number you want to send the message from. • In Standalone mode you can only send and receive messages from the Gear phone number, and the Phone option will not be available. 4. Add recipients and tap Next. 5. Enter text using one of the available methods. • If you use the bezel to view the one-word messages, the message is automatically sent to the recipients when you tap it. • If you choose an emoticon, the message is automatically sent to the recipients when you tap it. • If you create a message using voice input or the keyboard, tap Send to send the message.
47 Apps Quick Messages Edit or add templates used for replying to messages. 1. From the Apps screen of the smartphone, tap Samsung Gear > Settings tab > Quick messages. 2. Tap Quick responses or Call‑decline messages. 3. Select a template to edit. • To create additional templates, tap Add. 4. Edit the template and tap Save. Send SOS Requests In an emergency situation, quickly press the Gear’s Home button three times. The device sends messages or makes calls to your primary contacts. The messages includes your location information. You can also send sound recordings along with the message to the recipients. 1. From the Apps screen of the smartphone, tap Samsung Gear > Settings tab > Send SOS requests. 2. Tap On/Off to enable this feature, and then customize options: • Send SOS messages to: Follow the prompts to add an emergency contact to send SOS messages to. • Make SOS calls to: Call a selected contact in emergencies. • Count down before sending: Wait 5 seconds before sending SOS requests to allow them to be cancelled.
48 Apps Read Messages 1. From the Apps screen, rotate the bezel to Messages. 2. Tap a conversation to view it. 3. Tap More options for additional options: • Reply: Compose a reply message from your Gear. • Call: Call the sender. • Send my location: Use your GPS to send a map link to your location. • Show on phone: View the message on your smartphone. • Delete: Delete the message. Note: You may not be able to reply to messages depending on the smartphone that you connect to the Gear. Reply to Messages 1. From the Apps screen, rotate the bezel to Messages. 2. Tap a conversation to view it. 3. Scroll to the bottom of the conversation and tap Reply. 4. Compose your message and send.
49 Apps Message Settings Change the message feature settings. 1. From the Apps screen, rotate the bezel to Settings. 2. Tap Messages and select an option: • Send as audio: Use voice input to send messages. • Block list: View and edit blocked numbers and messages. • Emergency alerts: Tap Alert types to customize which alerts you want to receive. Tap Alert reminder to set the frequency.