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How to enable ECG on the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3, Watch Active 2 paired with non-Samsung phones

Samsung's Galaxy Watch 3 and Galaxy Watch Active 2 include an electrocardiogram (ECG) monitor. The ECG monitor allows users to keep a check on their heart rhythm for irregularities such as Atrial Fibrillation (AFib). But in order to use this feature, you need access to Samsung's ECG monitoring app. Samsung recently received FDA clearance for...

Samsung’s ECG monitoring app goes live on the Galaxy Watch 3 and Galaxy Watch Active 2 in the US

Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 and Galaxy Watch Active 2 users in the United States patiently waiting to use their smartwatches' electrocardiogram (ECG) monitor don't have to wait any longer. After getting FDA clearance for its ECG monitoring app in August, Samsung on Wednesday announced the functionality is rolling out to both smartwatches. ECG capabilities were...

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 update brings over Running Analysis, Fall Detection, Smart Reply, Scroll capture and more features

During the Galaxy Unpacked event early last month, Samsung unveiled the new Galaxy Watch 3. The latest wearable from the company packed in a host of new hardware and software features for fitness enthusiasts, including ECG and blood pressure monitoring, post-run coaching and analysis, automatic fall detection, etc. Now, Samsung has announced a software update...

[Update: Rolllout] Samsung’s Galaxy Watch Active 2 gets cleared for ECG monitoring by South Korea

Samsung's Galaxy Watch Active 2 represents the Korean company's biggest push into health tracking. It has Samsung's most accurate smartwatch health sensor with 8 photodiodes, double the number on the original Galaxy Watch Active, and an ECG sensor. These new sensors were added to support two of the smartwatch's headlining features: ECG and blood pressure...

Samsung begins rollout of blood pressure monitoring app for the Galaxy Watch Active 2 in South Korea

Samsung has yet to enable the long-anticipated ECG support on the Galaxy Watch Active 2, but the company continues to work towards making the Galaxy Watch Active 2 more useful. Earlier this year, Samsung had announced a blood pressure monitoring app for the smartwatch which would allow users to regularly measure and track their blood...

[Update: Galaxy S9, Note 9, Z Flip] Samsung Camera Controller lets you take photos from the Galaxy S20 using your Galaxy Watch

A number of major OEMs maintain their own app store besides Google Play Store for the sake of offering device-specific exclusive content, or for setting up an alternative app distribution platform without relying on the Mountain View giant. Samsung's Galaxy Apps, later rebranded as Galaxy Store, is a perfect example of this tradition. The Korean...

Here’s how you can measure blood pressure with your Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 right now

Samsung has yet to enable the long-anticipated ECG support on the Galaxy Watch Active 2, but the company did announce cuff-less blood pressure monitoring and tracking using the wearable a few weeks ago. There is a catch, though, as the whole functionality as well as the companion app (Samsung Health Monitor) has only been approved...

Samsung announces a blood pressure monitoring app for the Galaxy Watch Active 2

Samsung on Tuesday announced that the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 smartwatch will soon be able to monitor the blood pressure of its users in South Korea. The company said in a press release that its Samsung Health Monitor application has been cleared by South Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety as a Software...

Samsung launches a handwashing app for Galaxy watches

Proper handwashing techniques have received a lot of attention in recent months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The simple act of washing your hands plays an important role in preventing the spread of the virus. Hot on the heels of Google's handwashing timer for Wear OS, Samsung is doing its part and releasing a similar...

Samsung says they are still working on the Galaxy Watch Active 2’s ECG support

Samsung announced the Galaxy Watch Active 2 alongside the Galaxy Note 10 series in August of 2019. It is a fitness-focused smartwatch powered by Tizen and packing all of the features you might expect from a Samsung smartwatch by now. The device was announced over 6 months ago and has been available for purchase throughout...

[Update: Watch Active2 4G variant launched] Samsung launches Galaxy Tab S6 with S-Pen, Galaxy Watch 4G, and Galaxy Watch Active2 in India

Samsung is the second-largest smartphone brand in India but it leads the overall market of consumer electronics due to its expansive portfolio of products. Today, Samsung is expanding the portfolio further with three new products that have just been launched in India. These include the premium tablet, Samsung Galaxy Tab S6, their first LTE-enabled smartwatch,...

Samsung Galaxy A50, Galaxy Tab S6, and Galaxy Watch Active 2 are now available

In the past, the A series of Samsung phones were usually carrier phones in the US. They never had unlocked phones for the masses. Luckily, they are looking to change this. The Samsung Galaxy A50 is now available unlocked. This, along with the Galaxy Tab S6, Galaxy Watch Active 2, and AKG N9700NC M2 headphones,...