2 Special Features Water and Dust Resistance This device is rated IP68 using the Ingress Protection rating system. For more information, see “Maintaining Water and Dust Resistance” on page 107. Military Specification This device passed military specification (MIL‑STD‑810G) testing. For more information, see “Legal Information” on page 104.
Learn about your mobile device hardware, assembly procedures, and how to get started using your new device. Getting Started
Set Up Your Device Learn how to set up your device for the first time.
Set Up Your Device 5 Assemble Your Device This section helps you to assemble your device. Wireless Charger USB charger port Wireless charging surface LED indicator *Devices and software are constantly evolving — the illustrations you see here are for reference only.
Set Up Your Device 6 Charge the Battery Your device is powered by a rechargeable, standard 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. 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.
Set Up Your Device 7 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. 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. Check the Charge Status 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.
Set Up Your Device 8 Wear the Gear 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. 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. Replace the Strap Detach the strap from the Gear to replace it with a new one. 1. Slide the strap’s spring bar inwards and pull the strap away from the Gear.
Set Up Your Device 9 2. Insert one end of the spring bar into the lug, slide the spring bar inwards, and connect the strap.