Locate a Misplaced Galaxy Gear Using Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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You can use your Samsung Galaxy Note3 to locate a misplaced Galaxy Gear. Using your Note3, you can remotely activate the sound of your Galaxy Gear to produce a loud tone so you can easily locate it. This article will discuss how to do that procedure. Before jumping in though, you must need to have a few things complied to.

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What is needed

To remotely activate the sound of your Galaxy Gear.

Citing: http://www.samsung.com/global/microsite/galaxynote3-gear/

You need to have the following:

1- Both devices should be in Bluetooth's range.

2- Both devices must be connected. To do that you need to Install Galaxy Gear Manager on Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Connect Galaxy Gear to Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Find your Galaxy Gear using Note3

Follow the instructions below to find your missing Galaxy Gear using your Galaxy Note3.

  1. 1
    Go to your home screen
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    You can do this by tapping Note3's "Home" key once or tapping the "Back" button multiple times until you will be taken to the home menu.
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  2. 2
    Tap on the "Apps" icon
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    Tapping on the apps icon will take you to the app list where all of the installed applications on your Samsung Galaxy Note3 are displayed.
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  3. 3
    Tap on Gear Manager
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    In the apps list, find the Gear Manager icon and tap on it to open the application. [[File:how to locate Galaxy Gear using Note 3 2
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  4. 4
    Tap on Find my Gear
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    From the Gear Manager app, tap on the icon with a search glass on it. This will take you to the Find my Gear page where you can give the command on your phone to locate your Galaxy Gear.
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  5. 5
    Tap on Start
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    From the "Find my Gear" page, tap on the Start button at the bottom-most part of the touch screen. This will allow your phone to give signals to the Galaxy Gear. In return, Galaxy Gear will turn on its display and will create a loud tone so you will be guided of its location.
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    Tap on Stop
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    When you have located your Galaxy Gear, you can tap on the "Stop" button to stop searching.
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  7. 7
    Congratulations
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    You have just learned how to find your Galaxy Gear using your Note3.
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