Activate your Watch
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Activate your Watch

Learn how to activate your device using Bluetooth, QR Code, and NumberSync.

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This tutorial covers the cellular setup activation process for devices that have already completed the initial setup process, but did not complete cellular activation via a QR Activation Code. If you have not completed the initial setup process, see Getting Started.
  1. TURN ON BLUETOOTH: From the clock screen, press the Power/Home button.
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  2. Rotate the bezel to and select the Settings app.
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  3. Scroll to and select Connections.
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  4. Select Bluetooth.
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  5. Select the Bluetooth switch to turn Bluetooth on.
    Note: To optimize battery life, turn Bluetooth off when not in use.
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  6. When Bluetooth is on, the Bluetooth icon will display in the Moments bar.
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  7. SCAN FOR BLUETOOTH DEVICES: From the Settings screen, select Connections > Bluetooth > BT headset.
    Note: Bluetooth will automatically scan for devices.
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  8. SET UP MOBILE NETWORK WITH QR CODE: On your Samsung Phone, swipe up or down on the home screen to access the Apps tray > Samsung folder > Galaxy Wearable app.
    Note: To install the Galaxy Wearable app, from the home screen select the Play Store app > search for Galaxy Wearable > INSTALL > ACCEPT > OPEN.
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  9. Select the SETTINGS tab, then scroll to and select Mobile networks.
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  10. Select Use code.
    Note: Your devices must be paired in order to set up a mobile network.
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  11. Point the camera at the QR code to scan it. 
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  12. Select CONNECT.
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  13. Select DONE. Your watch will restart. Mobile network set up is complete. 
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  14. SET UP NUMBERSYNC: When the device is connected to an AT&T Cellular Network, you will be prompted on install AT&T subscriber specific features. Review the prompt, then select INSTALL.
    Note: The device will take a moment to restart and install.
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  15. From the clock screen press the Power/Home button then rotate the bezel to and select the Settings icon.
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  16. Rotate the bezel to and select Connections, then rotate the bezel to and select AT&T NumberSync.
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  17. Select Get started, then select the Checkmark icon.
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  18. From your paired device, enter your AT&T User ID and Password then select Log in.
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  19. You will receive a 5-digit code on the watch. Enter the 5-digit sync code from the watch > select the I accept the Terms & Conditions checkbox > Sync.
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  20. Your watch will be listed under Synced watches.
    Note: To unsync your watch, select the On switch.
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  21. When sync is complete, select DONE on the watch.
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  22. NumberSync is ready for use. When your Galaxy Watch is successfully synced with your mobile network, the network will be displayed in the Moments bar.
    Note: To turn NumberSync off, from the Galaxy Wearable app, scroll to and select Mobile networks then select Remove.
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