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