Notification Sound Customize the sound for new notifications. 1. From the Apps screen, rotate the bezel to Settings. 2. Tap Sounds and vibration > Notification sound and select a sound. Touch Sounds Play sounds while touching options on the screen. 1. From the Apps screen, rotate the bezel to Settings. 2. Tap Sounds and vibration > Touch sounds to enable this feature.
Display Configure your display’s brightness, screen timeout delay, and other display settings.
Settings 89 Style Change the style settings. 1. From the Apps screen, rotate the bezel to Settings. 2. Tap Watch faces and styles, and select an option: • Watch faces: Select a watch type. • Watch always on: Set the Gear to display a watch when the screen is turned off. • Notification indicator: Enable or disable the notification indicator. • Background style: Select a background. • Font: Change the font type and size. Adjust Screen Brightness 1. From the Apps screen, rotate the bezel to Settings. 2. Tap Display and select an option: • Brightness: Manually adjust the brightness of the display. • Auto low brightness: Set the Gear to automatically adjust the brightness depending on ambient light conditions. Set the Screen Timeout 1. From the Apps screen, rotate the bezel to Settings. 2. Tap Display > Screen timeout, and set the length of time the Gear waits before turning off the display’s backlight.
Device Maintenance Get an overview of the status of your device’s battery, storage, memory, and device security. You can also automatically optimize your device’s system resources.
Settings 91 Gear Status Access information about the Gear. 1. From the Apps screen of the smartphone, tap Samsung Gear > Settings tab > About Gear. 2. Tap the icons at the top of the screen to view Battery, Storage, and RAM information. 3. Tap an option below for additional information: • Update Gear software: Update the Gear to the latest software. • Back up and restore: Back up the stored data on the Gear or restore backup data. • Legal information: View the legal information for the Gear. • Unknown sources: Set the Gear to allow the installation of apps from unknown sources. • Samsung account: View the Samsung account that is tied to your Gear. • Device name: Change the Gear’s name. Power Saving Activate power saving mode to save battery power by limiting the Gear’s functions. Use the Power saving mode to save battery power by: • Turning off all functions except notifications. • Turning off Wi-Fi. • Limiting maximum performance.
Settings 92 To enable Power saving mode: ► From the Apps screen, rotate the bezel to Settings > Power saving, and then tap the checkmark. – or – Press the Power key, tap Power saving, and then tap the checkmark. To disable Power saving mode: ► From the Home screen, tap Off, and then tap the checkmark.
Lock Screen and Security Secure your device and protect your data with Lock Screen and Security settings.