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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 Software Update

Verizon Wireless is pleased to announce a software update for your device. This software update has been tested to optimize device performance, resolve known issues and apply the latest security patches.

Before you download:

  • Connect your device to a Wi-Fi network, or make sure it has a strong Verizon Wireless network connection.
  • Ensure your battery is fully charged before starting the software update.

System Update 4

The details:

Release date: 10/22/2019
Software Version for 44mm: R825USQU1CUA2
Software Version for 40mm: R835USQU1CUA2

What's changing:

This software update brings the following enhancements to your Galaxy Watch Active2:

Improved Samsung Health Function

  • Instead of creating a challenge in the "Together" section of the Samsung Health app over your connected phone, you are now able to invite up to 9 friends to join and walk with you. You can also track your progress on your paired Galaxy Watch Active2 under Samsung Health > Together.
Samsung Galaxy Watch2 Health Function screenshot
  • A good night's sleep is important. In addition to automatically tracking your sleep time, you will also get a sleep score.
Samsung Galaxy Watch2 Health Function screenshot
  • The auto workout recoginition time is being reduced from 10 minutes to 3 minutes for running, rowing machine and elliptical.
  • Enjoy home workout videos with a variety of fitiness programs from Samsung Health over your connected phone. Go to Samsung Health "Fitness" section and select a program to add. Once you start to work out, your paired Galaxy Watch Active2 will help to get your body moving, follow the instructions and track your exercises. Depending on the type of exercises, different tracking screen may show on your watch. See below screens as examples.
Samsung Galaxy Watch2 Health Function screenshot
  • If you want to end the workout anytime, you can also swipe up and tap Finish.
Samsung Galaxy Watch2 Health Function screenshot

Remove second display showing when setting Always on Display

  • The second hand and the second display on selected watch faces is removed when Always On Display is turned on. This change only applies to the preloaded watch faces.

System Update 3

The details:

Release date: 06/13/2019
Software Version for 46mm: R805USQU1BSE3
Software Version for 42mm: R815USQU1BSE3

What's changing:

This software update brings the following enhancements to your Galaxy Watch:

Consistent app color between watch and phone:

  • Synchronized One UI between Galaxy Phone and Galaxy Watch.
Samsung Galaxy Watch One UI screenshot Samsung Galaxy Watch One UI screenshot

Emotion elements:

  • More pleasant emojis on the watch face.
Samsung Galaxy Watch Emotion Elements screenshot Samsung Galaxy Watch Emotion Elements screenshot

Sync alarms between your Galaxy Watch and Phone:

  • You can now use your Galaxy Watch to edit or delete alarms set on your phone.

Synchronized Do not disturb status:

  • The Do Not Disturb status and setting values of both the watch and phone are now synchronized.

Optimized battery

  • An "Optimize battery" option has been added to close background apps and change setting values that consume a lot of battery power.
Samsung Galaxy Watch Optimized Battery screenshot Samsung Galaxy Watch Optimized Battery screenshot

Enhanced Security

  • File based encryption has been added for to increase your information security.

System Update 2

The details:

Release date: 02/22/2019
Software Version for 46mm: R805USQU1BSA7
Software Version for 42mm: R815USQU1BSA7

What's changing:

This software update improves the heart rate monitoring sensor's reliability.

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