S Health: Samsung Gear S3 frontier

Learn how to use S Health on the Samsung Gear S3 frontier.

 

 

 

Set up S Health

When the Gear is synced with the S Health app, you can use additional features that include checking your heart rate logs individually, and more.

 

  1. Take heart rate measurements when you are seated and relaxed.
  2. Do not look directly at the heart rate sensor’s lights. Doing so may impair your vision.
  3. From the Apps screen, rotate the bezel to S Health.
  4. Tap Start when running this app for the first time or after performing a data reset.

 

How to wear the Gear

  1. If you feel discomfort while using the device, stop using it and remove it from your wrist.
  2. If your device becomes hot to the touch, remove it until it cools.
  3. Wear the Gear firmly around your lower arm just above the wrist. Do not fasten the Gear too tightly.
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24-hour activity tracker

Your Gear can monitor and record your activities during the day and encourage you to stay healthy.

 

  1. From the Apps screen, tap S Health.
  2. Tap the screen and rotate the bezel to view the details of your activity log.
    • Healthy activity: Indicates whether you are walking or running. If you have made more than 100 steps per minute for at least 10 consecutive minutes, the Gear encourages you to keep going.
    • Light activity: Indicates the time you spend doing light activity, but not doing hard exercise.
    • Inactive time: Indicates the time you spend not walking or moving at all. If you sit idle for 50 minutes or more, the Gear prompts you to move more.

 

Steps tracker

The Gear counts the number of steps you have taken and measures the distance traveled.

 

  1. From the Apps screen, tap S Health.
  2. Rotate the bezel to the steps tracker panel.
  3. Tap the screen to view a graph of your step count records.
  4. Rotate the bezel to view records by day.

 

Floors

Record and track the number of floors you walk up.

 

  1. From the Apps screen, tap S Health.
  2. Rotate the bezel to the floors panel.
  3. Tap the screen to view a graph of your floor-climbing records.
  4. Rotate the bezel to view records by day.

 

Exercise tracker

Record your exercise information and calories burned using S Health’s exercise feature. When your Gear and smartphone are connected, this feature uses your smartphone’s location information.

 

  1. From the Apps screen, tap S Health.
  2. Rotate the bezel right to the exercise tracker screen.
  3. Tap the screen and enter the exercise information:
    • Activity type: Enter the activity you want to track. Depending on which activity you select, you may need to enable location features to accurately track your workout.
    • Target: Set the target duration, calories, or workout type for your activity.
    • Guide at intervals: Set an interval for encouragement during your workout.
    • View log: View your workout log.
  4. Tap Start to start monitoring your exercise. Your heart rate measurement begins.
  5. Rotate the bezel to the right to view exercise information, such as calories burned and current speed.
  6. Rotate the bezel left to listen to music using a Bluetooth headset.
  7. Tap the Back button to pause the workout. Tap the Back button again to resume the workout.
  8. Tap Finish to complete workout and view your workout summary.
  9. Be aware measured distance may differ from the actual distance due to uneven strides, walking in place, and pacing around.

 

Heart rate tracker

Measure and record your heart rate.

 

Measure your heart rate

  1. From the Apps screen, tap S Health.
  2. Rotate the bezel right and open the heart rate tracker screen.
  3. Tap Measure to begin measuring your heart rate. After a moment, your current heart rate is displayed on the screen.
  4. Tap Tag to select a status tag for your measured heart rate. The Gear displays information about your heart rate in relation to your selected tag.
  5. Tap the screen to view a graph of your records.
  6. Rotate the bezel to view records by day.

 

Track your heart rate

The Gear can automatically measure and track your heart rate. Your Gear measures your heart rate at regular intervals. This feature may not function properly while you are moving. To activate or deactivate this feature, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Apps screen, tap S Health.
  2. Rotate the bezel to the Settings screen.
  3. Tap Options.
  4. Tap Auto HR.
  5. Tap Auto HR again.

 

Water tracker

Record and track how many glasses of water you drink.

 

  1. From the Apps screen, tap S Health.
  2. Rotate the bezel right and open the water tracker screen.
  3. Tap Add when you drink a glass of water.
  4. If you accidentally added an incorrect value, tap Remove.
  5. Tap the screen to view a graph of your records.
  6. Rotate the bezel to view records by day.

 

Caffeine tracker

Record and track how many cups of caffeinated beverages you drink each day.

 

  1. From the Apps screen, tap S Health.
  2. Rotate the bezel right and open the caffeine tracker screen.
  3. Tap Add when you drink a caffeinated beverage.
  4. If you accidentally added an incorrect value, tap Remove.
  5. Tap the screen to view a graph of your records.
  6. Rotate the bezel to view records by day.

 

Compete with others

Compete with other S Health users.

 

Steps leaderboard

Add the Steps leaderboard and set challenges through the S Health app on your smartphone.

 

  1. On the Apps screen of the smartphone, tap S Health.
  2. Follow the prompts to add the steps leaderboard.

 

Challenges

Set your challenges and view your status on the steps leaderboard.

 

  1. From the Apps screen, tap S Health.
  2. Rotate the bezel to the Together screen.
  3. View your current rank and the steps leaderboard below.
  4. Tap a list to see your challenges.

 

Settings

Customize your S Health settings.

 

  1. From the Apps screen, tap S Health.
  2. Rotate the bezel to the Settings screen.
  3. Tap Options, and then tap an item to customize:
    • Profile: Update your personal profile.
    • Health nudges: Set your Gear to prompt you at set intervals to do certain activities.
    • Workout detection: Set the Gear to recognize and encourage you when it detects that you are exercising.
    • Step target: Set a target goal for steps.
    • Floor target: Set a target goal for climbing floors.
    • Auto HR: Set your Gear to automatically measure your heart rate throughout the day.
    • Water target: Set a target water intake.
    • Caffeine limit: Set a limit for caffeine intake.
    • Help: View help topics for S Health.
  4. Only your most recent activity records are stored. You can view previous data on the smartphone where the S Health app is installed.