Samsung company roll out major updates to the Gear S2, the Gear Fit2, and the Gear IconX in recent weeks, and the Gear Sport, the latest smartwatch is also getting an update with new functionality.


The Gear Sport latest update bumps the Tizen OS version to and carries build number R600XXU1ARC4  and the update brings improved layout of exercise information and readability, an option to add custom notification intervals during training, and the ability to add a personalized target heart rate.

The update also provides an option to disable the alarm that sounds when motion is recognized after a long bout of inactivity, and general performance and stability improvements are on-board as well. It’s not surprising that the new features are related to making the fitness tracking experience better.

If you own a Gear Sport, you can download the update from the Samsung Gear app’s settings menu on your connected phone and the update is about 80MB.


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