Connect to the GWDENKRCN

Supported from Tizen4.0.

1. Wi-Fi


Turn on Debugging on your watch before attempting to connect it.

Step 1. Connect your watch and computer to the same Wi-Fi network

* If you have trouble connecting, please refer to the FAQ section.

Step 2. Find your watch in the Run on Device list

If you see , your watch doesn’t have a distributor certificate.
To get one, click your watch’s details and follow the on-screen instructions.

2. Phone


Before you connect through your phone, turn on Debugging on both your watch and phone.

Gear: Settings > Gear info > Debugging
Galaxy Watch: Settings > watch info > Debugging
Galaxy S8: Settings > Developer options > USB debugging

* To show the developer options on a Galaxy S8,
go to Settings > About device > Software info, then tap the Build number until “Developer options enabled” appears on the screen.


To connect through a phone, sdb over BT must be installed on your phone.

sdb over BT is now available for Android only.
You will be asked to install sdb over BT automatically when you start to use the Galaxy Watch Designer, or you can transfer the Connection_Assistant.apk file from the \\GearWatchDesigner\tizen\tools\ folder.


Step 1. Connect your watch, phone, and computer
Connect your watch to your phone through Bluetooth. Connect your phone to your computer using a USB cable.

Step 2. Open sdb over BT on your phone

Tap 2.Select the watch that you want to connect to.

* A few pop-ups will appear to guide your through the connection process.

Step 3. Open the Run on Device panel in the Galaxy Watch Designer

Select your phone from the device list to add the watch connected to that phone. Then select the watch on the list to connect it to the Galaxy Watch Designer.