Locate Your Galaxy Note 3 Using Galaxy Gear

Edited by Leomar Umpad, Eng, Lynn

Picture Logo of Samsung Galaxy Note 3.PNG
This is part of the VisiHow series on how to use the Samsung Galaxy Note3. You can visit the main reference of the article on how to Use Samsung Galaxy Note 3 for a full list of Note3 VisiHow Articles

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.

Was this helpful? Yes | No
Ad

Prerequisites

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

  1. 1
    Install Gear Manager application on your Samsung Galaxy Note3
    .
    This article Install Galaxy Gear Manager on Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will help you.
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  2. 2
    Connect Galaxy Gear to your Note3
    .
    This article Connect Galaxy Gear to Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will help you.
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  3. 3
    Your devices must be within the acceptable Bluetooth range of about 30 feet.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No

How to locate your Note3 using Galaxy Gear

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

  1. 1
    From your Galaxy Gear, go to Apps
    .
    You can go to Apps on your Galaxy Gear by swiping to the right.
    Yomar how to locate your Note 3 using galaxy gear 1.png
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  2. 2
    Tap on Apps
    .
    After swiping to the right, you will be shown the Apps. Tap on it to open Apps.
    Yomar how to locate your Note 3 using galaxy gear 2.png
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  3. 3
    Swipe the screen to the left
    .
    The first screen will show you these options: Archive, Camera, Contacts and Dialer. Swipe to the left to show the next page.
    Yomar how to locate your Note 3 using galaxy gear 3.png
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  4. 4
    Tap on "Find my device"
    .
    The second page will show the following: Find my device, Gallery, Logs, and Media Controller. Tap on "Find my device" to proceed.
    Yomar how to locate your Note 3 using galaxy gear 4.png
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  5. 5
    Tap on "Start"
    .
    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.
    Yomar how to locate your Note 3 using galaxy gear 5.png
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  6. 6
    When in range and turned on, your phone should sound and will flash its display on
    .
    You can now tap on "Stop" when you have located your Note3.
    Yomar how to locate your Note 3 using galaxy gear 6.png
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  7. 7
    Congratulations
    !
    You have just learned how to locate your Galaxy Note3 using your Galaxy Gear.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
    Advertisement

If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please post in the comments section below.

Comments

VisiHow welcomes all comments. If you do not want to be anonymous, register or log in. It is free.

Article Info

Categories : How To Use Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Recent edits by: Eng, Leomar Umpad

Share this Article:

Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 882 times.