Locate Your Galaxy Note 3 Using Galaxy Gear

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Galaxy Note3 is one of the best devices of 2013. Along with its great features and power comes a costly price. This is the reason why your heart may skip a beat when you forget where you left your phone, especially when you are not at home. If you are getting forgetful, we have the right article just for you. This how-to article will discuss how you can locate your Galaxy Note3 using your Galaxy Gear. The sections below will discuss on the requirements on enabling this feature and the procedures on using your Galaxy Gear to find your misplaced Note3.

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Prerequisites

To be able to do locate your Note3 using your Galaxy Gear, you need to do the following first:

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    Install Gear Manager application on your Samsung Galaxy Note3
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    This article Install Galaxy Gear Manager on Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will help you.
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    Connect Galaxy Gear to your Note3
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    This article Connect Galaxy Gear to Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will help you.
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    Your devices must be within the acceptable Bluetooth range of about 30 feet.
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How to locate your Note3 using Galaxy Gear

Follow the procedures below to help you locate your Galaxy Note3 using your Galaxy Gear.

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    From your Galaxy Gear, go to Apps
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    You can go to Apps on your Galaxy Gear by swiping to the right.
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    Tap on Apps
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    After swiping to the right, you will be shown the Apps. Tap on it to open Apps.
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    Swipe the screen to the left
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    The first screen will show you these options: Archive, Camera, Contacts and Dialer. Swipe to the left to show the next page.
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    Tap on "Find my device"
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    The second page will show the following: Find my device, Gallery, Logs, and Media Controller. Tap on "Find my device" to proceed.
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    Tap on "Start"
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    This page will allow you to start finding your device. Tap on start to initiate the action. Galaxy Gear will activate the sound of your Galaxy Note3 (even if it is on Silent and Vibrate mode) and will turn on its display. Listen and look for signs of your phone in your surroundings.
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    When in range and turned on, your phone should sound and will flash its display on
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    You can now tap on "Stop" when you have located your Note3.
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    Congratulations
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    You have just learned how to locate your Galaxy Note3 using your Galaxy Gear.
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