1. magia21's Avatar
    Can you pair the Galaxy watch with other Android phones? If so which ones are the best/seamless as if as smooth with a Samsung phone? What functions do you lose?
    09-04-2018 12:14 PM
  2. evlarberryman's Avatar
    My experience is that it will work fine by Bluetooth connection, but you cannot connect to the cellular network when using other Android phones due to the software setup architecture.

    Someone else on this forum said they found a way around this after 8 hours of efforts. I gave up after three hours and four calls to TMobile.
    09-04-2018 12:39 PM
  3. magia21's Avatar
    My experience is that it will work fine by Bluetooth connection, but you cannot connect to the cellular network when using other Android phones due to the software setup architecture.

    Someone else on this forum said they found a way around this after 8 hours of efforts. I gave up after three hours and four calls to TMobile.
    I forgot to mention mine is on tmobile via digits. Does that make a difference?
    09-04-2018 05:47 PM
  4. evlarberryman's Avatar
    Nope, won't matter. You're on the right plan, the problem is with Samsung's software. There's another post in this forum where someone explains the issue well.

    I returned my Galaxy Watch and got the Gear S3 Frontier which synced perfect and works over the T-Mobile network with my LG G7 Thinq.
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    09-04-2018 07:00 PM
  5. mr neutron's Avatar
    See this thread, post #8

    https://forums.androidcentral.com/sa...ml#post6318975

    I can confirm this method works. Thanks to author of this post.
    09-08-2018 07:01 AM
  6. Guitar_Jesus's Avatar
    See this thread, post #8

    https://forums.androidcentral.com/sa...ml#post6318975

    I can confirm this method works. Thanks to author of this post.
    Are you using just the watch on T-mobile and a different carrier phone? If so, do you have call forwarding set up? Someone post a picture of a call forwarding setting they say is in the wearable app, but mine doesn't seem to have it, he's on Verizon and I'm on Sprint. I wonder if the app is carrier specific.
    09-08-2018 05:15 PM
  7. evlarberryman's Avatar
    See this thread, post #8

    https://forums.androidcentral.com/sa...ml#post6318975

    I can confirm this method works. Thanks to author of this post.
    I can confirm that this works as well, BUT it's a Samsung phone you need for initial setup. After that you can opt to pair to a new Android phone but it'll retain the E-Sim profile download and work just fine.
    09-08-2018 08:58 PM
  8. Guitar_Jesus's Avatar
    I can confirm that this works as well, BUT it's a Samsung phone you need for initial setup. After that you can opt to pair to a new Android phone but it'll retain the E-Sim profile download and work just fine.
    The problem now, is call forwarding. Since the app when paired with the Galaxy Watch (guess the S3 is different) deleted the option for it.
    09-09-2018 12:52 PM
  9. Noam AS's Avatar
    Can you share your experience with a non Samsung phone it terms of initiating\replying messages ? Any problem with it ?
    09-25-2018 05:46 AM

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