Samsung’s smartwatch, Galaxy Watch comes with favorite features in a new and unique design. It provides you particular health alerts when you need them. The smartwatch is a super customizable smart band. It offers users the toughness of stainless steel or lightweight aluminum body design.
Additionally, it offers a standalone running analysis and can provide a variety of detailed metrics, such as asymmetry, regularity, stiffness, vertical oscillation, ground contact time, to help you improve performance and reduce injury.
Samsung Galaxy Watches also takes care of your health with different types of functionalities such as the “Detect Fall” AKA fall detection feature. This feature is first introduced with Galaxy Watch 3 and then it expanded to Galaxy Watch Active 2 via OTA update.
Talking of Fall Detection, it is designed to automatically detects active falls with their enhanced accelerometer, sending an SOS message to your emergency contact with your location as well as allow you to call your Emergency contacts.
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The Fall Detection ensures that no matter your custom choice, you can find an important guide for managing your routines and taking control over your health with a smartwatch that your needs.
This feature cannot detect all falls. Intense physical activity can trigger the Fall Detection feature Sending SOS calls and messages requires network connection and smartphone pairing.
It aimed for fitness and wellness purposes only and is not intended for use in the analysis of a disease or other conditions. Using the Samsung Health app with any Galaxy Watch requires signup and pairing with your compatible smartphone. The Fall Detection must be switched on and your Location must be enabled to share with your Emergency contact.
The following below guide ensures that you have paired your Galaxy Watch to your compatible smartphone, check out our guide Pair a device with the Galaxy Wearable app for step-by-step instructions.
Also, the guide below will help you to learn how to set up the Fall Detection function on your Galaxy Watch 3 and Galaxy Watch Active 2.
- Launch the Galaxy Wearable app icon Galaxy Wearable app
- Tap on SOS
- Toggle on Detect falls
- Tap on Create contact or Select from Contacts
- Choose Emergency contact to add
- Once set up you can view your Emergency contacts, Make SOS calls to and choose to enable Send SOSes to your selected Emergency contact.
Note: After a fall, your watch will alert you for 60 seconds with a popup, sound, and vibration. You can cancel the alert or swipe to send SOSes right away. If you don’t respond for 60 seconds, an SOS message will be sent to your Emergency Contacts.
Here’s how to switch your Galaxy buds between your phone and tablet
If you own a pair of Galaxy Buds, you might want to use them with both your phone and tablet. But how do you switch between the two devices without having to manually disconnect and reconnect them? Don’t worry, you can do that as Samsung offers a function for Galaxy devices named “Auto switch to other devices”.
The Auto switch to other devices function allows your Galaxy Buds to automatically connect to the phone or tablet you’re using when you start a call or play media. This way, you don’t have to worry about missing a call or pausing your music when you switch devices. You can enjoy seamless audio across your Samsung devices.
To use this feature, you need to sign in to the same Samsung account on both your phone and tablet. This feature may vary depending on your device, so make sure you have the latest software update on both devices. You also need to enable Bluetooth on both devices and pair your Galaxy Buds with them.
To enable the auto switch feature, follow these steps:
- Tap on Earbuds settings.
- Tap on the Auto switch to other devices option
- Toggle on the switch, next to the devices you want to use with the auto switch.
That’s it! Now you can enjoy using your Galaxy Buds with both your phone and tablet without any issue. You can also disable the auto switch feature anytime by following the same steps and toggling off the switch.
Here’s how to add transitional effects on lock screen of your Samsung device
Samsung offers a bundle of features for lock screen customization on your Galaxy smartphone. In addition to the wallpaper, you can now add transition effects for lock screen wallpapers, all thanks to the Samsung Wonderland Good Lock module.
The new update of Samsung Wonderland added a new type of wallpaper that includes captivating transition effects when the user turns on the screen. It allows users to customize their experience by setting different wallpapers with transitions.
How to add transitional effects on the lock screen?
To apply the transition effect lock screen wallpaper, you just need to follow a few steps given below.
- Open Samsusng Wonderland app.
- Tap on the “Create your different lock screen effect” option.
- Select any one transitional wallpaper for the lock screen. You can also select it from the Gallery app.
- Now tap on the Set as Wallpaper option and it is done.
However, you can customize the transition effects type, Speed, thickness, Brightness, and Grayscale of the lock screen, just need to tap on the Edit option ahead of Set as wallpaper.
Here’s how to use Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 ‘Water Lock Mode’
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 offers a remarkable feature named Water Lock Mode. It prevents unintended interactions while submerged in water. This feature is a valuable addition, ensuring seamless functionality and peace of mind while wearing the Galaxy Watch 4 in the water.
There are two simple methods to activate Water Lock Mode on the Galaxy Watch 4. The first involves a quick swipe down to access the Quick Settings Panel, followed by tapping the Water Mode icon.
Alternatively, users can enable this mode through the device’s Settings menu by selecting “Advanced Features” and toggling on the “Water Lock” option. Once enabled, Water Lock Mode renders the touchscreen inactive, shielding the watch from accidental touches underwater.
To deactivate Water Lock Mode, users can press and hold the home key. The watch emits sounds to expel water from the speaker, while a gentle shake eliminates any moisture from the pressure sensor.