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Samsung Galaxy Watch3 Software Update

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

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 8

The details:

Release date: 09/28/2021
Software Version: R845/R855USQU1DVH4

What's changing:

This software update provides the latest enhancements for your Galaxy Watch3.

Watch Faces

Two new watch faces have been added: Pro Analog and Gradient Number.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 Faces screenshot

Daily Activity Experience

The layout for the Daily Activity watch face has been enhanced with a Social Health feature.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 Daily Activity Experience screenshot

System Update 7

The details:

Release date: 08/16/2021
Software Version: R845/R855USQU1CVG1

What's changing:

This software update provides performance improvements to your device.

System Update 6

The details:

Release date: 12/09/2021
Software Version: R845/R855USQU1CUK3

What's changing:

This software update provides the latest updates for your Galaxy Watch3.

New Watch Faces

  • Four new watch faces have been added: Live wallpaper, Basic dashboard, Info brick and Weather center.
Galaxy Watch New Watch Faces screenshot

Enhancements have been applied to existing watch faces below:

  • Steps challenge: Added new animations and the option to choose Steps or Together. For example, when the challenge is over, the bear will go outside.
Galaxy Watch Steps Challenge screenshot
  • Animal: Added customization options for the watch edge.
Galaxy Watch Animal screenshot
  • My Face: GIF is now supported.
Galaxy Watch My Face screenshot
  • Cute Character: Two new characters have been added.
Galaxy Watch Cute Character screenshot
  • AR Emoji and Bitmoji: Added popup to inform users that they can create their own avatars using mobile app.
Samsung Galaxy Watch AR Emoji and Bitmoji screenshot


  • The Together feature lets you challenge your friends to walking competitions. Or you can join Global challenges and participate in different workout contests with people all over the world. On your paired phone, open Samsung Health and tap the Together tab.
Galaxy Watch Together screenshot

Hard fall detection

  • "Hard fall detection sensitivity" option has been added to hard fall detection settings.

    Setting can be turned on from your connected phone Galaxy Wearable app through Watch settings > SOS > When hard fall detected > Hard fall detection
Samsung Galaxy Watch4 Hard Fall Detection screenshot

Quick launch Gesture

  • From the Home screen, quickly flick your wrist down twice within 5 seconds to open recently used apps (preloaded apps or downloaded apps) or run selected tasks, such as opening an exercise type list, starting a recent exercise, and adding a reminder.
Samsung Galaxy Watch4 Quick Launch Gesture screenshot

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