Samsung Galaxy Watch Loses Handy Tracking Feature - Here's How to Get It Back
The Apple Watch is the undisputed champion of the smartwatch world when it comes to sales, but Samsung has the most popular devices for Android users with options like the Galaxy Watch 3 and Galaxy Watch Active 2 providing unique style along with a solid feature set. .
Unfortunately, one useful feature is under development: the Get Location service is due to end on March 15th, and users can no longer use the Galaxy Wearable app to view their watch's location on a map when it's out of Bluetooth range. (via Android Police.)
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Obviously, this is not a feature you'll probably use on a daily basis; your smartwatch probably stays on your wrist most of the time, or at least within Bluetooth range, but when you need this feature, you'll probably , are desperate for her work as it means your Galaxy Watch is lost.
The good news is that you will still be able to access this feature. Bad? It will no longer be integrated into the Galaxy Wearable app. Users will now need to go to the SmartThings app to track lost wearables.
SmartThings Find has just been made available for the Galaxy Watch via a firmware update, so make sure your Galaxy Watch is up to date. This service has been launched along with the new Galaxy SmartTags, so if your Galaxy Watch isn't the only thing you lose, you might want to check those too.Sean Riley
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