How to Install the Samsung Gear App

Authored by: Tech Pro Team

1. Introduction

The Samsung Gear application connects your Samsung Gear to your mobile device. It also manages and monitors the Samsung Gear features and applications you've installed through the Gear Apps.

Samsung Gear mobile app icon

2. Enable Bluetooth

  1. Swipe down on your screen (or up, if using a tablet) to access the menu.
  2. Hold down on the Bluetooth icon to bring up Bluetooth options.
Android pull down screen with Bluetooth icon highlighted. Screenshot.
  1. Ensure the Bluetooth switch is set to ON.
Android pull down screen with Bluetooth toggle highlighted. Screenshot.

3. Install Android App

  1. Launch the Play Store.
play store icon

  1. Search for "samsung gear" using the search box located at the top.
  2. Touch the magnifying glass on the on-screen keyboard to search.
android on-screen keyboard with search button highlighted

  1. Make sure the app you select is provided by Samsung Electronics and not a third party. Tap Install.
Gear Android Store page with install button highlighted
  2. Tap Open.
gear android stoe page with open button highlighted


4. Pairing

  1. Turn on your Samsung Gear Fit2 and bring it within 10 feet of your smartphone.
  2. Open the Samsung Gear app on your smartphone.
Phone screen with Samsung Gear app icon

  1. Tap on Connect to Gear.
Mobile app welcome screen

  1. Confirm that the passkey displayed on your smartphone and the one displayed on the Gear Fit 2 match. Then, tap on OK.
Mobile app Bluetooth pairing request screen

  1. Check the boxes to agree with the terms and features then tap on Next.
Mobile app Terms and Conditions screen

  1. Tap on Sign In to login to your Samsung account to be able to sync your data. If you don't have an account yet, follow the instructions to create one and fill in your required details.
Mobile app sign in screen

5. Enable Bluetooth

  1. Open Settings on your phone or tablet.
Settings icon.
  1. Then tap Bluetooth.
iOS settings with Bluetooth selected.
  1. Make sure Bluetooth is set to On.
Bluetooth settings with Bluetooth switch in ON position.

6. Install iOS App

  1. Open the App Store.
app store icon

  1. Type in "Samsung Gear" in the search bar.
  2. Find Samsung Gear in the search results and tap on GET.
app store search for samsung gear and get button highlighted

  1. Tap on Install to start download.
  2. Tap OPEN.
app store page for gear with open button highlighted