Keep the Watch in Samsung Galaxy Gear S2 Always On

Posted January 8, 2016 by Leomar Umpad in Smartwatch

Samsung Galaxy Gear S2 - Enable Watch Always On

To save battery power, the screen of the Samsung Galaxy Gear S2 is set to turn off after a few seconds of inactivity by default. If you want to keep the watch in Samsung Gear S2 always on, you need to enable the Watch Always On feature. This article explains how to keep the watch in Samsung Galaxy Gear S2 always on display whenever the screen is turned off.

Keep the Watch Always On in Samsung Galaxy Gear S2

To keep the watch in the Samsung Galaxy Gear S2 always on, follow these procedures:

1.Go to the Gear S2’s main screen.Gear S2 Watch Face
2.From the main screen, swipe to the left to view the App shortcuts. Swipe to the Right on Gear S2 Watch Face
3.In the App shortcuts screen, tap on the gear icon for Settings.Samsung Galaxy Gear S2 - Settings icon
4.In Settings, tap on the Display option.Galaxy Gear S2 - Settings - Display
5.Scroll until you get to the Watch always on option. Tap on it.Galaxy Gear S2 - Settings - Display - Watch always On Disabled
6.In the confirmation screen, tap on the Check icon on the right side to confirm. Otherwise, tap on the X icon to cancel.Galaxy Gear S2 - Settings - Display - Watch always On - Confirm
7.You have just enabled the Watch Always On feature on your Samsung Galaxy Gear S2.Galaxy Gear S2 - Settings - Display - Watch always On Enabled

Note: Enabling Watch Always On will increase battery consumption, so your battery will drain faster.

Keeping the watch display in the Samsung Galaxy Gear S2 always on may be convenient, but it can significantly reduce the time you are able to use your watch before it requires a charge. This may be a trade-off between convenience and performance, but given that the watch offers a wireless charging feature, the thought of enabling the watch screen all the time may not be bad at all.

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About Leomar Umpad

A supply chain operations manager by profession. A technology-lover and a writer by heart. I have the passion to teach and inform.
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