Galaxy Wearable (Samsung Gear) APK

Version: for Android, Windows PC, Mac.

Updated on: 2024-04-17

Author: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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App details

App size: 24.6 MB
Category: Tools

Latest updates:

- Fixed the error.... read more

App Description:

The Galaxy Wearable application connects your wearable devices to your mobile device. It a... read more


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Installation instructions

Galaxy Wearable (Samsung Gear) works on any Android devices (requires Android 5.0 or later). You can also install and run this application on your PC or Mac by using an Android emulator app. Here's how to do it:

Install Galaxy Wearable (Samsung Gear) on Android devices

Select one of the two options below, depending on the type of file you downloaded from this page.

Install APK file

Find and select the APK file. Tap 'Install' when the APK installer menu shows up. Afterwards, complete the installation by following any additional instructions that appear on-screen.

Install XAPK file

To install a .XAPK file, first download and install the Split APKs Installer (SAI) application. Then, open the SAI app and choose the "Install APKs/XAPK" option. Locate the .XAPK file you wish to install and click 'Install.'

Install Galaxy Wearable (Samsung Gear) on Windows 10/11 and Mac

This app can be operated on a computer with an Android emulator. While there are various emulators available, this tutorial uses BlueStacks, which is compatible with both Mac and Windows systems.

Installing BlueStacks is straightforward. Simply download the installer from the BlueStacks website and run it. Be aware that the installer is large and setting up the engine might take some time.

If you don't have other programs associated with APK/XAPK file types, BlueStacks will open these files by default. To install an app, either double-click the APK/XAPK file or drag-and-drop it onto the BlueStacks home screen. Then, confirm the installation. Once installed, the app will appear on the BlueStacks home screen.

That's all! You've now successfully installed Galaxy Wearable (Samsung Gear) on your PC Windows and Mac using BlueStacks.

If you have any questions, please post them in the discussion section below.


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The Galaxy Wearable application connects your wearable devices to your mobile device. It also manages and monitors the wearable device features and applications you've installed through Galaxy Apps.

Use the Galaxy Wearable application to set up and manage the following features:
- Mobile device connection/disconnection
- Software updates
- Clock settings
- Application download and settings
- Find my Watch
- Notification type and settings, etc.

Install the Galaxy Wearable application on your mobile device, then pair your wearable devices via Bluetooth to enjoy all of its features.

※ Settings and features provided by the Galaxy Wearable application are only available when your wearable device is connected to your mobile device. Features will not work properly without a stable connection between your wearable device and your mobile device.

※ The Galaxy Wearable application does not support the Gear VR or Gear 360.

※ only for Galaxy Buds models, The Galaxy Wearable application can be used with tablets .

※ Supported devices vary depending on your region, operator, and device model.

※ Please allow the Galaxy Wearable application permissions in Android Settings so you can use all the functions in Android 6.0.
Settings > Apps > Galaxy Wearable > Permissions

※ Access permission information
The following access permissions are required to provide you with this service.

Basic features of the service can be used even if optional access permissions are not granted.

Depending on the wearable device you are connecting, the required access permissions may vary.

[Required access permissions]
- Location: To search for nearby connectable devices to connect to the Gear via Bluetooth (Android 11 or lower)
- Nearby devices: To search for nearby connectable devices to connect to the Gear via Bluetooth (Android 12 or higher)

[Optional access permissions]
* Optional permissions may be required depending on the wearable device you are connecting.
- Phone: To verify the unique identification information of devices for app updates and for installing plug-in apps
- Address book: To provide services that require account syncing by using the registered Samsung account information
- Calendar: To provide schedule syncing with the wearable device
- Call logs: To provide call log syncing with the wearable device
- SMS: To provide SMS syncing with the wearable device
- Fixed the error.