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Everything you need to know about Wear OS 3 on Samsung Galaxy Watch 4

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 4 Classic were the first smartwatches offered by Samsung to run on the new Wear OS 3. Developed by Samsung and Google, this operating system allows you to access the best of the Samsung and Google apps from your wrist.

The new platform has improved support for major third-party apps such as Strava, Calm and Spotify. In addition to the Wear OS 3, the Galaxy Watch4 and Watch 4 Classic also feature the new One UI Watch.

This user interface creates a smoother experience on your Galaxy devices. With One UI Watch, custom apps are automatically installed on your watch when downloaded to your phone and do not disturb all your settings Hours and blocked numbers are synced instantly.

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In this article, we’ll explain to you the full user guide to set up your new Galaxy Watch 4.

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Connecting Galaxy Watch to your mobile phone

To connect your Galaxy Watch 4 to a mobile device, you must have the Galaxy Wearable app installed on your mobile device.

You can download the Galaxy Wearable app from the Play Store.

  • Turn on the watch and swipe up from the bottom of the screen.
  • Tap the language icon to select the language to use. And then follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Open the Galaxy Wearable app on your mobile device
  • Press Start.
  • Tap on your Galaxy Watch 4 on the screen. If you do not find what you are looking for then just ask.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the connection.

Using gestures while using Galaxy Watch 4

Gestures allow you to interact with your smartwatch even when your hands are not empty.

  • Answer Call: Bend at the elbow and move your arm twice.
  • Dismiss alerts and calls: Do it twice on your wrist to remove the alarm or reject the incoming call.
  • Quick Start: Bend your wrists up and down twice to open the app or feature you like. This feature is coming in the upcoming software update

Galaxy Watch 4 Quick Panel

The Quick Panel allows you to view the current state of the watch and quickly configure the settings.

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  • To open the Quick Panel, drag it from the top of the screen to the bottom.
  • To close the Quick Panel, swipe up on the screen.
  • You can use the bezel to move to the next or previous quick panel or swipe left or right on the screen.
  • Tap the + and icons to personalize, add or remove settings shown in the Quick Panel panel.

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If you encounter unusual behavior on Samsung mobiles, tablets or wearables, you can send us an error report or ask a question on the Samsung Members app.

This allows us to take a closer look at what is going on. The data is anonymous and will only be kept for the duration of the investigation. Learn more about sending error reports through the Samsung Members app.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Google Assistant feature is live in India

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After a long wait, Samsung rolled out the Google Assistant feature for Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic in around 10 countries, a couple of days ago. Now the company is releasing this feature in Indian markets as well.

Indian Galaxy Watch 4 customers can now download and enjoy the Google Assistant services. One good thing is that this feature is also capable to work independently on the watch even if Google Assistant is not installed on your phone.

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Once installed and set up, you can take advantage of various functions such as asking to set an alarm, start a timer, make a call, send a message, check today’s weather, control smart home devices, as well as ask for problems and queries.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Google Assistant

To download the Google Assistant feature on your Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 in India, just tap the link mentioned below.

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Download Google Assistant for Samsung Galaxy Watch 4

You can also download it manually following the simple path:

  • Go to the Google Play Store of your Watch 4.
  • Search for Google Assistant.
  • Tap Install.
  • new icon will appear in the app launcher.

When you open the feature for the first time, it will ask you to Connect by opening your phone and following some prompts. Meanwhile, to set up and use the Google Assistant on your device:

  • Activate Google Assistant.
  • Access your Assistant with “Hey Google
  • Agree to Voice Match.
  • Saving audio is your choice.
  • Gets personal results on your watch.
  • Talk to your Assistant with a button.

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Samsung announces One UI Watch Beta coming to Galaxy Watch 4 soon

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Beta programs are usually made for smartphones to test the new features before they are publically available. Meanwhile, this time, Samsung is bringing the One UI beta update for its wearables.

Samsung has announced a beta update program for the Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic for the first time. According to the information, the two wearables will get One UI Watch Beta Update on June 2, 2022, in South Korea.

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It should be mentioned that the beta update will only be accessible to the standard versions of the Galaxy Watch 4 series, which means if you own any special edition smartwatch, you will not be able to participate in this beta program.

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Samsung hasn’t revealed what new features or changes will the One UI Watch Beta Update bring. Now that Samsung is releasing the beta update for the first time for its wearable, it looks like the update will introduce some major changes to the watches.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 One UI Watch beta update program

How to participate:

Similar to a smartphone’s beta update, Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 One UI Watch beta update will also be accepted through the Samsung Members app. Interested South Korean Galaxy Watch 4 users can the below-mentioned patch in order to apply to the beta program.

  • Open the Samsung Members app on the paired smartphone.
  • Click on the One UI Watch Beta program banner.
  • Enter an Email ID, it should be registered with your Samsung Account.
  • Accept consent and you are registered.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 One UI Watch beta

It is worth mentioning that as the smartphone beta program, the wearable beta update may also be unstable. Therefore, it is recommended to make a backup for your important data before participation and installation.

You will be able to download the One UI Watch Beta update on your Galaxy Watch 4 or Galaxy Watch 4 Classic on June 2, 2022. As mentioned, it’s only coming to the South Korean users on June 2. However, other countries’ users including China, Europe, India, and the US will also get in the coming days.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Google Assistant launched for 10 markets [Tracker]

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Software Update

The Galaxy Watch 4 is Samsung’s most advanced smartphone lineup, launched back in 2021. This lineup consists of two models namely – Galaxy Watch and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic. For both of these wearable devices, Samsung has promised four years of regular firmware updates, from the initial market debut.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 4 Classic are powered by a new unified wearable platform called One UI Watch, based on Google’s Wear OS 3. Ditching the Tizen OS from its wearable devices, Samsung has further extended the usability of these next-gen Galaxy watches.

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In this article, we will be covering all Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 series firmware updates. It will help our readers to know more about new features and updates too ahead as the company releases new OTAs gradually. If you have been using a Watch 4 or Watch 4 Classic, you should bookmark this page to stay up to date.

Operating System

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  • One UI Watch [Wear OS 3]

Latest Security Patch

  • May 2022

Updates Eligibility

  • Four years [until August 2025]

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Software Update

How to update Galaxy Watch 4

You can also update your Galaxy Watch 4 or Watch 4 Classic directly through your Android smartphone using the Galaxy Wearable app. After opening it, just visit the Watch Settings, followed by the Watch software update. From here, tap Watch software update and finally hit the Download and install button.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 firmware updates

Samsung officially launched the Google Assistant support for the Galaxy Watch 4 smartwatch lineup. You can read everything about this update in our dedicated story, while it’s available in the below-mentioned 10 markets across the world.

  1. Australia
  2. Canada
  3. France
  4. Germany
  5. Ireland
  6. Japan
  7. Taiwan
  8. Korea
  9. The UK
  10. The USA.

 

May 11: Google Assistant coming this summer

Samsung announced that the Galaxy Watch 4 lineup will be available to download and install the Google Assistant functionality this Summer.

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“This summer, I’m excited to share that Galaxy Watch4 users will be able to download Google Assistant to their device, featuring faster and more natural voice interactions, enabling quick answers and on-the-go help”, said Samsung.

 

May 04: May 2022 patch in the US

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 has begun collecting a new software update that mainly installs the May 2022 security patch. It boosts the security and reliability of the system to further enhance the wearable’s performance. Read more

 

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April 19: ECG, BP features in Canada

Samsung is now expanding the availability of Blood Pressure and ECG health features to more Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 4 Classic users in Canada. At the same time, it brings enhancements to the Samsung Health function for a better user experience. Read more

 

April 7: March 2022 patch and more

Samsung has started rolling out the March 2022 security patch alongside enhanced Samsung Health function to the Galaxy Watch 4 smartwatch users. Read more

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    • Enhanced Samsung Health Function
    • Improved system stability and reliability
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