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How to Connect Galaxy Gear to Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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Connect Galaxy Gear to Samsung Galaxy Note 3
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Samsung Galaxy Gear is one of Samsung's best gadgets for 2013. This article will discuss how to connect Galaxy Gear to your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to be able to start maximizing the benefits of these two awesome gadgets.

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Manually Connect Galaxy Gear to Samsung Note 3

The following procedures will allow you to manually connect your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with Galaxy Gear:

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    Turn on your Galaxy Gear.

    To turn on your device, press and hold the Power/Home key until Galaxy Gear's screen turns on. The Power/Home key is located on the upper part of the side of the Galaxy Gear.

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    Go to your Galaxy Note 3's home screen.

    You can do this be either tapping on the "Home" key once or tapping the "Back" key until you are taken to the home menu.

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    Tap on the "Apps" icon.

    The apps icon is located on the lower-right part of Note 3's screen. Tapping on the apps icon will take you to the list of all installed applications on your Samsung Galaxy Note 3.

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    Open the Gear Manager app.

    The Gear Manager will allow you to connect you Note 3 to your Galaxy Gear. To open it, tap on the icon that resembles a watch on the app list. If you have not yet installed the application on your Note 3, then check on this article on

    Install Galaxy Gear Manager on Samsung Galaxy Note 3
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    Tap on Connect Manually.

    This will automatically turn on your Bluetooth radio and will start scanning for devices that have Bluetooth on.

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    Tap on OK.

    The application will inform you to make sure that the Galaxy Gear is on setup wizard. Make sure that this is being complied to.

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    Tap on Galaxy Gear on the available devices.

    After scanning, your Galaxy Note 3 will display a list of paired and available devices. If you have not yet paired the Galaxy Gear to your Note 3, the device will show on the "Available devices" section. Tap on the device name to start pairing your Note 3 and Galaxy Gear.

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    Confirm the pairing request.

    On your Note 3, tap on "OK" when prompted with the Bluetooth pairing request. On your Galaxy Gear, tap on the check mark to confirm the passkey.

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    Agree with the license agreement.

    Once your devices get connected, you will be taken to the "End user license agreement". Make sure to carefully read the agreement and tap on the corresponding check boxes to acknowledge that you have read and understood, and agree to all the terms and conditions on the agreements. You can also to opt to provide Samsung the error log data from any Software Update failure by ticking on "Yes", or "No thanks".

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    Tap on "Finish".

    Once you have completely read and agreed to the terms and conditions on the license agreements, you can tap on the "Finish" button on the lower-right part of your Note 3's screen to proceed to the main screen of Gear Manager.

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    Manual setup complete.

    You will be taken to the Gear Manager's main page, where your Galaxy Gear will show as a paired device.

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    You have successfully learned how to manually connect your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear!

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Automatically Connect Galaxy Gear to Samsung Note 3

The following procedures will allow you to automatically connect your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with the Galaxy Gear:

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    Enable the NFC feature of your Samsung Galaxy Note 3.

    You can start enabling it by going to the Home menu. You can get to the Home menu by pressing the "Back" key a few times until it takes you to the Home menu, or by pressing on the "Home" key once.

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    Go to "Settings".

    There are a lot of ways of going to Settings, but for now we will tap on the "Menu" button (lower-left soft key), and tap on "Settings" to open it.

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    Open the NFC page.

    From the Settings menu, go to the "Connect and Share" section. Look for NFC and tap on it to open the NFC page.

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    Turn on NFC.

    You can turn on NFC for your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 by tapping on the switch button on the upper-right part of the NFC page. Make sure that it is set to

    ON and is colored green.
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    Connect to Galaxy Gear.

    Bring your Note 3 close to the charging table back to back. This will automatically connect your Galaxy Gear to your Note 3 via Bluetooth.

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    Automatic connection complete.

    On your Note 3, you will be taken to the Gear Manager's main page where your Galaxy Gear will show as a paired device.

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    You have successfully learned how to automatically connect your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear!

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Samsung Galaxy Gear Tech Specs

Physical Specification

Wide: 36.8 Millimeter Height: 56.6 Millimeter Diameter: 11.1 Millimeter

Connectivity

Using 4.0 version of Bluetooth® technology

Memory

It has an internal memory of 4GB and an additional of 512 MB for its RAM

Audio and Video

Playback Code of H.264 for video Playback format of MP4 for video The device can record 720p at 30 Frames per second Playback Codec of AAC for Audio Playback Format of M4A for Audio

Display

Display is using Super AMOLED Screen Size: 1.63 or 41.4 Millimeter Screen resolution is at 320 by 320

Camera

The camera is using 1.9 Megapixel and a BSI sensor The camera is also using an Auto focus with sound and shot available.

Battery

The battery capacity of 315 mAh The battery has a stand by time up to 150 Hours, meaning not doing anything. Estimated time of usage up to 25 Hours. More or less on how you use your device

Chipset

The Samsung Gear is using an 800 MHz Processor

Sensor

The device is using Accerlometer and gyro sensor

Others

2 Microphones with Noise Cancellation 1 the Samsung gear has 1 speaker as well

Applications and Services

Samsung Services

Uses ChatOn and Samsung Apps.

Additional Services

Memographer Stop watch Smart Relay S Voice Auto Lock Find My Device Media Controller Pedometer Voice Memo Timer Safety Assistance Call

Call

Using Samsung Galaxy gear, you can call and receive calls while wearing it.

Smart Relay

If you received emails, text messages or SMS and any other. It will automatically pushed to your Samsung galaxy gear and it will display it on your phone screen.

Memographer

Using Memographer, you do not need to get your phone to take picture or moments. You can simply use your Samsung Gear to take those moments and share it with your social networking accounts.

S Voice

Using S voice, you can speak to your gear to go to certain settings to view. In short, using voice command. Here is the command list:

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    Call

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    Contacts

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    Schedule

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    Task

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    Alarm

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    Clock

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    Timer

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    Application

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    Messages

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    Weather

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    Help

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Voice Memo

If you are not too fond of reading your memos, you can simply create a voice memo and listen to those recordings.


Questions and Answers

I don't have a gear manager

If you do not have the Gear Manager application, you can read this in-depth article on how to install galaxy gear manager on your Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Samsung has decided not to put the application in the Play Store. It can only be downloaded from Samsung Apps. You can install one for your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 by going to Home > tap on Apps > open Samsung Apps > search and download Galaxy Gear. Again, you can simply click on the link provided to view the detailed instructions to get Galaxy Gear on your Note 3.

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My phone is not bringing up the galaxy gear app at the appropriate step in the process?

When I touch the cradle to the phone it says 'new tag collected' but no galaxy gear app

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