SAMSUNG GEAR S2 HACKS
Samsung gear s2 hacks. The Samsung Gear Smartwatches have been one of the most popular selling items Samsung has sold. The sales for this product line almost exceeds the famous Samsung Galaxy cellphone. I managed to get my hands on one of these and found some unknown hacks that you can do with it.
You can purchase this awesome smartwatch on Amazon:
1. CONTROLLING YOUR CELLPHONES MUSIC FROM YOUR SMARTWATCH
To do this you will need to go to your applications, scroll around until you find your music player. Tap the music player, you can then change your music there. Moving the scroller backward or forwards will change the song. You can also tap the play/pause button to control the music.- samsung gear s2 hacks
You can also swipe your screen down and tap on the icon that says playing like the picture below.
Once you have tapped that it will take you directly back to the music control APP player control screen.
2. EASY SAMSUNG HEALTH APP ACCESS
Instead of having to go into the APP from your smartwatch you can just swipe your face down. You then just need to tap the workout and it will open the APP for you.
3. THIS SMARTWATCH HAS A WATER LOCK MODE
You most probably know that this watch is waterproof and you could use it when you swim. But you probably did not know that it has a water lock mode. – samsung gear s2 hacks
WHAT IS WATER LOCK MODE FOR?
The water lock mode is used for when you go swimming. The mode is so that if you accidentally touch the screen it won’t take you to another APP and prevents touch entries on the watch.
HOW DO YOU ACTIVATE THIS MODE?
Swipe down the quick setting from the home mode or you can click the home button. You will then need to navigate to the settings application and tap that. You then must scroll down to advanced, tap that and then scroll down until you see advanced mode. Once you have tapped you can turn the mode on. – samsung gear s2 hacks
Once the application is enabled you won’t be able to do anything on the screen by touching it. The bezel will still be able to be used though to scroll around. This will prevent you from sending an accidental message or something to that effect.
If you’ve ever used a smart watch any touchscreen device in the water you’ll learn pretty quick that you get a kind of sporadic touch recognition kind of all over the screen. Turning this on this prevents all of that. I use that feature almost always when getting into the water. If you are a parent you will also find that using this feature is GREAT if you are changing diapers as there is so much touching and moving around – God forbid you might even get some kid piss on it 🙂
With previous watches, the kids have often sent accidental messages or called someone without me knowing – so this is a GREAT feature!
To get out of this mode all you need to do is press the home button again for a few seconds. – samsung gear s2 hacks
4. WATER EJECTION MODE
Once you have pressed the home button you will notice the watch makes a little noise, this helps push out any water in the speaker port. Apple watches also have had this feature. Alot of the time you will notice that the noise was not enough to push all the water out. If you notice the speaker still sounds funny you can just put the water lock on again and then off. The sound will go again pushing more water out.
If the above still does not work you can then scroll down one more time to the water eject mode. – samsung gear s2 hacks
Tap on the eject water and the tap play sound. The same sound will then play over and over until you stop it. You can keep this running until the speaker is loud and clear without any crackling. Doing it this way is a lot easier than putting the water lock mode on and off all the time. – samsung gear s2 hacks
AN EASIER WAY TO GET TO THE WATER EJECT MODE
Another thing that most do not know is that the quick menu is customizable. All you have to do is a long press on the screen. After that, you can customize any one of the menu items. You can then select one of the menu items by clicking on it and then delete it. After that, the watch will take you to select another quick menu item. You can then scroll and select the water eject mode. – samsung gear s2 hacks
5. BLUETOOTH HEADSET MODE
In the same way, as I explained to you how you can change to water eject mode to the quick menu you can do the same for the BT headset. SO if you are going for a run and you have a Bluetooth headset you can just press on the quick menu item and it will active that Bluetooth. The Bluetooth will then scan for any Bluetooth items to connect to. This is a really fast way to connect without you having to go through all the menu items. – samsung gear s2 hacks
6. BATTERY MANAGEMENT OPTION
The battery management option is just what the wording says, it is to manage your battery. You can select between battery saving mode and default mode. The power savings mode will give you longer battery life. The battery management mode also has an option to have a watch only mode. This will turn you smartwatch into a watch only. This watch only mode can give you up to 40 days of battery life – WOW. – samsung gear s2 hacks
7. FIND MY PHONE MODE
Oh yes, I think we all know how frustrating it is to lose your phone. This feature is much needed – thank you Samsung! Once you tap on to find my phone your cellphone will start ringing even if your cell phone is on silent – VERY COOL. – samsung gear s2 hacks
8. SCREENSHOT YOUR SMARTWATCH
Taking a screenshot of your smartwatch might be something you might want to do for whatever reason. All you need to do is hold in the home button (bottom one) and swipe the screen from left to right at the same time you hold the button in. – samsung gear s2 hacks
HOW DO YOU GET TO THE SCREENSHOT?
Press the home button and go to your APPS. Select your gallery and in the corner, you will find the screenshot you took. This feature is useful if you want to share the steps you have taken or the different exercise metrics that the watch has recorded. – samsung gear s2 hacks
HOW TO SEND THE SCREENSHOT?
Once you have selected your picture you will then have to tap on the three dots on the side and then turn the bezzle and send to phone.
9. HOW DO I PLAY A PLAYLIST
A lot of users of this watch do not know that there is an option to access the playlist from the music APP. Once you are in the music APP you just need to swipe up on the screen from the bottom and you will be taken to the full music playlist. You can then select the song you want or you can go through the playlist from your wrist.
You will just tap on the song you want to play and it will play.
The product is available on Amazon – see this link ===> Samsung Gear S2