Samsung starts rolling out software update for Gear devices

Gear 2 and Gear Fit
Samsung’s Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit devices

Samsung has announced that it has started rolling out a new software update for Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit devices in the United States. The update has been live in select countries over the last few days.

According to the company, the update brings a number of improvements to these wearable devices including better pedometer functionality. You can check out the full change-log below

  • Pedometer is more accurate and starts counting steps automatically
  • Higher pedometer goals
  • An easier pedometer data transfer process
  • Improved heart rate monitor accuracy
  • Updated Sleep Mode that disables the screen wake-up feature, so you can wear it while sleeping without being disturbed
  • More options for messages sent to rejected calls and the ability to create custom messages

Samsung states that your paired Galaxy device will automatically get a notification about the update once your wearable is ready to be updated.  As per reports, the update is small in size and shouldn’t take more than 5-10 minutes to complete.

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