While Samsung has been busy updating phones to One UI, it hasn’t forgotten about its wearables and finally, new One UI update is rolling out to Galaxy Watch, Gear S3 and Gear sport. This update brings new software for mentioned Galaxy and Gear series watches and it comes packed with Samsung’s One UI interface, new graphics which includes new animations and displaying information ‘at a glance’.
Along with these features, there are new watch faces as well with new designs allowing to update your Samsung Galaxy Watch, Gear S3, and Gear Sport’s look. This update is an OTA update which arrives through a notification and the firmware versions for these watches are R800XXU1CSE1, R760XXU2ESE3, and R600XXU1CSE2 respectively. For Gear Sport, the update weights 105MB which makes it a pretty big file — comparably. This OTA update is available globally but regional roll-out might cause a bit of delay.
Samsung One UI Update on Samsung Watches
According to the changelog, there are plenty of features arriving like One UI, checking the information at a quick glance, updated graphics, new designs of watch faces, quick panel, updates and improvements in several areas. In short, your watch is being updated at a major level. Samsung Galaxy Watch, Gear S3, and Gear Sport are receiving the update globally. The update will arrive at the device connected with your Samsung Galaxy Watch, Gear S3 or Gear Sport. Although it is an OTA update, the update notification will display on your watch. For more information regarding the update here is the official changelog.
As the update is available globally, it might have arrived on your device through a notification and if not it is possible to check manually for software updates. Head to Galaxy Gear Wearable app and navigate from Home -> About Watch -> Update watch Software. If the update is available, the update will be listed and if not then your update will be on the way as providing updates globally can take a day or two. And when the update is available, tap the Update now button and let the process complete. For auto-updates, turn the Auto-update feature on.
Let us know in the comments if you’ve received and installed the update on your Samsung Galaxy Watch, Gear S3 or Gear Sport? Tell us about the One UI theme on your watch too. We love hearing from you. Happy Updating!