Software update for the Samsung Galaxy Watch (R805U/R815U)

Software update for the Samsung Galaxy Watch (R805U/R815U)

Latest update
Getting started
Update & verify software
Previous updates

Latest update

The updates
  • What's new: Samsung One User Interface (UI) updates and Bixby 2.0
The details
  • Release date: February 5, 2020
  • Tizen version: Tizen 4.0
  • Software version: R805USQU1CSL2 (L), R815USQU1BSL2 (S)
  • File size: 121MB(L), 121MB(S)

Getting started

  • You can download the update via Firmware Over the Air (FOTA).
  • You must connect your device to Wi-Fi® or a cellular connection to download the update.
  • Downloading via cellular network will impact your data bucket and may result in additional charges.
  • Install the latest Samsung Gear software version before updating your Samsung Galaxy Watch software.
  • Visit the Galaxy Apps store (Samsung smartphones only) or the Google Play store (all Android devices).
  • Download and install the latest Samsung Gear application update.

Update & verify software

Update software

  1. On your smartphone, if using Wi-Fi, connect your phone to a Wi-Fi network. Otherwise, it will use your data bucket.
  2. In the Samsung Gear app, ensure you are paired with your Galaxy Watch via Bluetooth.
  3. On your smartphone, open the Samsung Gear app.
  4. Tap SETTINGS.
  5. Tap About Gear.
  6. Tap Update Gear Software.
  7. Tap Download update manually.
  8. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  9. A notification message appears when the update successfully completes.

Verify software update

  1. From the Galaxy Watch clock screen, select the Power/Home button.
  2. Rotate the bezel to and select Settings.
  3. Rotate the bezel to and select Gear Info.
  4. Rotate the bezel to and select Software version. If the Android and Baseband versions don’t match the current update, perform additional updates until they do.

Troubleshoot software update

Previous updates

June 14, 2019
  • OS version: Tizen 4.0
  • Software version: R805USQU1BSE3 (L), R815USQU1BSE3 (S)
  • File size: 121MB(L), 121MB(S)
Feb. 20, 2019
  • OS version: Tizen 4.0
  • Software version: R805USQU1BSA7(L), R815USQU1BSA7(S)
  • File size: 66.9MB(L), 66.9MB(S)

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