Getting Started

How to get started with your new device.



  1. The Gear S2 Classic is certified for IP68 protection against dust, and water submersion up to 1 meter. Press and hold the Power/Home button to turn on the watch.
    Note: The SIM card comes preinstalled and cannot be removed.
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  2. Select the language preference, then select NEXT.
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  3. To connect your watch with your smartphone, the Samsung Gear Manager app must be installed on your smartphone. If installed, swipe up or down on the home screen to access the Apps tray > Samsung folder > Samsung Gear app.
    Note: To install the Samsung Gear app, from the home screen select the Play Store app > search for Samsung Gear > INSTALL > ACCEPT > OPEN.
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  4. Select START THE JOURNEY, then follow the prompts to select your Gear.
    Note: Confirm that the smartphone has found the watch by comparing the number in parentheses with the number displayed on the watch. The device will begin to connect.
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  5. A Bluetooth passkey will be displayed on the watch. Confirm that the passkeys match on the both devices. Select the Checkmark icon on the watch and select OK on the phone.
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  6. Review the End User License Agreement, then select the Agree checkboxes as desired. Select NEXT.
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  7. If you have not done so already, you will be prompted to add your Samsung account. It is not required but if you skip this step, you will miss more functionality such as the ability to set the reactivation lock (in both Bluetooth and Standalone mode), receiving Message/Email notifications through the Samsung server when the device is in standalone mode, and being able to download apps/watch faces. Select SKIP or SIGN IN and follow the on-screen prompts.
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  8. To enable NumberSyncSM, which allows you to use your primary smartphone number to make and receive calls and text messages from your watch, select OK.
    Note: For more information on NumberSyncclick here.
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  9. Enter your AT&T User ID and Password, then select Log in.
    Note: NumberSync requires an AT&T User ID that is associated with the primary smartphone number that you want to sync. Select Register if you need to create one. Select Forgot ID or Forgot password if you can’t remember your login information.
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  10. A 5-digit NumberSync code will be displayed on the watch.
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  11. From the smartphone, enter the 5-digit NumberSync sync code displayed on the watch then select the Terms & Conditions checkbox. Select Sync when finished.
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  12. Select OK on the Gear S2 Sport.
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  13. Select the desired preferences for managing notifications, then select NEXT.
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  14. Setup is now complete.
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