At some point, you may need to connect your Samsung Galaxy Watch to a new phone. Whether you’re upgrading or simply want to share it with someone, the process is relatively straightforward. In this article, we’ll guide you through each step necessary for connecting your watch with a new phone.
Step 1: Disconnect Your Watch From Your Old Phone
Before connecting your Galaxy Watch to a new phone, you must first unpair it from your old one. To do this, follow these steps:
To pair your Galaxy Watch with an old phone, open Settings in your app. Scroll down and tap “Connections,” then choose Bluetooth from the list of paired devices. Finally, locate and tap on your old phone’s name in this list and tap it.
Step 2: Unpair Your Watch
Once your Galaxy Watch has been unpaired from your old phone, it’s time to pair it with the new one. To do this, follow these steps:
To pair your watch with your new phone, launch the Galaxy Wearable app.
Tap “Start the journey” and follow the on-screen instructions.
When prompted, select your watch from a list of available devices and complete pairing by following the on-screen instructions.
Step 3: Restore Your Watch Data (Optional)
If you would like to transfer your watch data from an old phone to a new one, the Galaxy Wearable app can help with this process. Simply follow these steps:
On your new phone, open the Galaxy Wearable app.
Select “Connect to a New Phone” and follow the on-screen instructions.
When prompted, select your watch from the list of available devices.
Tap on “Restore Data,” selecting the backup file created on your old phone as the source file.
Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the data restoration process.
Connecting your Samsung Galaxy Watch to a new phone is an easy process. Simply follow the steps outlined in this article to unpair it from your old phone, pair it with your new one, and optionally restore any saved watch data from that old device. By doing so, you’ll have your Galaxy Watch up and running on its new phone in no time!