Galaxy Gear 101: Just the Basics

The Galaxy Gear is just like your other Galaxy devices—easy to use. It’s a new device category with a new user experience, so we understand that you may need a little help getting started. Here are a few tips and tricks to help you navigate your new Gear.

1. Wake the Gear with a Twist of the Wrist

To wake up Gear, simply turn your wrist to look at it, or tap the top right button.

2. Swipe Across the Screen to Navigate

To navigate Gear, you just swipe side-to-side across the screen.

3. Tap to Select

To open something up—whether it’s an email, text or an app itself—just tap on it.

4. Quick Shortcuts from the Clock

Swipe up from the home screen for quick dialing. Swipe down from the home screen to launch the camera.

5. Swipe Down to Go Back

And to go back to the previous screen, swipe down from the top of the screen to the bottom.

6. Double Tap to Manage

Tap twice with two fingers to open the volume and brightness controls.

Get your Galaxy Gear now and start using these helpful tips and tricks.

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