Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 has recently appeared on United States’ FCC database. The listing revealed three models such as SM-900, SM-910, and SM-920 which are Galaxy Watch 5 40mm, Watch 5 44mm, and Watch 5 Pro respectively.
Now the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has certified thee more Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 models. These are the Cellular/LTE variant of the same three devices which can be identified through model number SM-R905, SM-R915, and SM-R925.
The details revealed by MySmartPrice don’t tell any other information. According to previous reports, the Galaxy Watch 5 charger (model number ER-OR900) features 10W fast charging, which is a great upgrade as the highest charging speed of the Galaxy watch was only 5W.
However, it remains to be seen if the LTE models will also have the same patch and will boast 10W fast charging. Reports also claim that these wearables will also get bigger batteries than the previous models. We may get more information in the coming days or weeks.
Other than these, the new Galaxy wearable will launch on August 10 alongside the new foldable smartphones. While the design of the wearable is still in doubt whether it will be further upgraded or worse, we have seen some internal codes that reveal the colors of the watches.
According to the information, the Galaxy Watch5 will come in Graphite, Silver, Sapphire (Large only), Pink Gold (Small only), and the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro will have Black Titanium and Gray Titanium color options.
Here’s what we know about the upcoming Galaxy Watch 5 series so far –
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 gets FIFA World Cup Ball watch faces in India
Samsung recently released November 2022 update for Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 users in Korea. Now, the company is expanding November 2022 update for Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 users in India, which brings a new ball watch face.
According to the changelog, the new update of Galaxy Watch 5 added a new Ball face under the Graphical Category of the Galaxy Wearable app. The new watch face is added to Galaxy Watch 5 in celebration of the FIFA World Cup, users can cheer on their favorite team by using the flag as the background of the Watch face.
— Samsung Software Updates (@SamsungSWUpdate) November 26, 2022
In addition, the update installs the latest Android patch to improve system security and stability to enhance the overall performance. You can identify the new watch face addition update for Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro in India with the One UI build version ending with AVK7.
You will have to download a half GB package to install the latest update, you can use a Wi-Fi connection to install the update as the package size is large.
How to update?
Before following the steps mentioned below, make sure the watch has a good charge on it. You may not be able to update without at least a 30% charge.
- On the connected phone, navigate to and open the Galaxy Wearable app.
- Tap Watch settings >> Watch software update.
- If your watch displays a Home tab, swipe to and tap Watch software update or Band software update.
- Tap Download and install.
Samsung fixes Galaxy Watch 4’s not turning on issue with new VK4 firmware update
Samsung yesterday announced that it has stopped the rollout of that Galaxy Watch 4 firmware update, which reportedly makes it unusable. At the same time, the company promised that a new build will be released soon. Now, Samsung is reportedly starting a new Galaxy Watch 4 update rollout with version VK4.
According to the information, Samsung is rolling out a new firmware update with version number ending VK4 for the Galaxy Watch 4 Bluetooth variants. The company is releasing the new software to a limited number of users in order to assure the stability and reliability of this new build.
As mentioned in the screenshot, the Galaxy Watch 4’s VK4 firmware update improves the power-off functionality, which was disturbed following the halted build – V13. Since the rollout is happening gradually, users who received it can download and install it on their smartwatch through the Galaxy Wearable app.
In case you’ve installed the earlier firmware update on your Galaxy Watch 4 and it got turned off due to battery discharge, sadly, you need to visit a nearby Samsung Service center to get the watch fixed. Well, we recommend users don’t let their Galaxy Watch 4 discharge even after installation of the new update.
Some Galaxy Watch 4 are not turning on after installing recent firmware update
Recently, Samsung released a new update for the Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic. Although the new update improves the performance and stability of your device, this time it is just the opposite, the new update is not allowing Galaxy Watch 4 to turn on at all because it brought issues.
According to reports (via SAMMOBILE), some Galaxy Watch 4 series users are unable to reboot their watch after installing the new update. Users who have updated their Galaxy Watch 4 to version R8xxXXU1GVI3 are facing this issue.
Although not all users are facing this problem on their Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic, still a group of people is unable to use their watch due to issues. Users told that they updated their watch to the latest version and when they turned it off, it is not turning on since then.
We recommend that do not update your Galaxy Watch 4 until the company officially releases a solution or notice. And if you have updated your watch and it is not turning on then take the support of Samsung Customer Care service.
Most of the complaints on the Samsung community are coming from South Korea, with users from other countries also reporting the issue on Reddit. However, Samsung is already aware of the issue and reveal its solution soon.