Samsung Gear Manager receives an update to Gear S Plugin, now version

Jun 22, 2017

Do you like software updates? The team here at Tizen Experts absolutely love them. We get new features, performance updates and the ever so important bug-fixes. Today, Samsung has rolled out an update for their Gear Manager app. Just in case you don't know, this is the app used to connect your mobile to your Gear smartwatch. The changelog seems to have not been updated from the previous version, but the Gear S Plugin is now at version 2.2.03,17061361. The Gear Manager app itself is still sitting at version 2.2.17022862.


What's new (same as the previous changelog)

  1. Tip cards added
    • Tip card added about what's new in
    • Samsung Gear app.
    • Tip card added about Samsung account sign-in.
    • Tip card added about Gear notification management.
    • Tip card added about Auto switch device (new function) being enabled.
    • Tip card added about backup data that has not yet been restored.
  2. Gear Lock function improved
    • Function added that shows information on Gear's Lock screen.
  3. Other improvements
    • Auto switch device function improved.
    • App rating pop-up added.
    • Available watch faces will now be shown when watch faces deIeted.


Manually update Gear Manager

If you do not get a notification to update your Gear software then you can manually update as below:-

  1. Launch Gear Manager App
  2. Select Settings tab
  3. Select About Samsung Gear App
  4. You should able to see the update listed.

If the above does not work, you can launch Samsung Galaxy Apps, search for Gear Manager and see if an update is listed there.




Have you noticed any updated features or settings that we might have missed? Let us know in the comments.

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