Connections & network: Samsung Galaxy Gear

Learn how to connect to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, and data networks (2G, 4G, LTE) on the Samsung Galaxy Gear. Find out more on this page:

 

Bluetooth

Emergency Alerts

GPS

Network

NFC

System Manager

Wi-Fi

 

 

Bluetooth

Pair Bluetooth device

To turn on Bluetooth and pair with a headset or other device, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, swipe to the left or right until you land on Settings.
  2. Tap the screen to access.
  3. Tap Bluetooth.
  4. Place a check next to Bluetooth to turn it on if not already on.
  5. Have the other device search for the Galaxy Gear, and once found, accept the pairing.

 

 

Turn on / off Bluetooth

To turn on or turn off Bluetooth, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, swipe to the left or right until you land on Settings.
  2. Tap the screen to access.
  3. Tap Bluetooth.
  4. Check/Uncheck next to Bluetooth to turn it on/off.

 

 

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Emergency Alerts

Turn on / off Emergency Alerts

To turn on or turn off Emergency Alert messages that push to the device, follow these steps:

 

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GPS

Turn on / off GPS

To turn on or turn off GPS, follow these steps:

 

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Network

APN & data settings

To set the Access Point Name (APN) and turn on data settings, follow these steps:

 

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Manual network selection

To manually select the wireless network the device connects to, follow these steps:

 

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The device detects and registers on wireless networks inside T-Mobile’s calling area, but roaming networks are usually restricted to T-Mobile SIM cards. You can manually select a network only in areas where T-Mobile does not own GSM spectrum.

 

 

Switch 2G / 4G / LTE

To change the band between 2G, 4G, and LTE, follow these steps:

 

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Turn on / off Airplane mode

Airplane mode turns off wireless connections. This allows you to use apps and menus, but not make calls or use the internet.

 

To turn on or turn off airplane mode, follow these steps:

 

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Turn on / off data roaming

To turn on or turn off data roaming, follow these steps:

 

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NFC

Read NFC tag

To read the NFC tag information from another NFC device or a printed tag, follow these steps:

 

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Turn on / off NFC

To turn on or turn off NFC, follow these steps:

 

  1. Place the Gear in the Charging cradle.
  2. Turn on NFC on the pairing device.
  3. Tap the back of the device to the back of the Charging cradle.
  4. Follow the on screen prompts to complete the paring.

 

 

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System Manager (Carrier IQ)

Opt in / out of System Manager

System Manager makes it easier for T-Mobile to help with problems that happen when using your device. To opt in or opt out of System Manager, follow these steps:

 

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Wi-Fi

Delete Wi-Fi network profile

To delete a saved Wi-Fi network profile, follow these steps:

 

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Scan & connect to Wi-Fi network

To scan for and connect to available Wi-Fi networks, follow these steps:

 

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Turn on / off Wi-Fi

To turn on or turn off Wi-Fi, follow these steps:

 

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Wi-Fi indicators

To determine when you have an active Wi-Fi connection, refer to these icons:

 

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