If you have owned this ultra-awesome Galaxy Watch 4 and come to know about Find My Phone feature is not working, then you might be wondering what to do in that particular situation? As a matter of fact, every problem has a solution. Searching can lead you to possible fixes like this, you landed here to find out the solution to your issue.
Here, you will learn how to resolve the issue regarding the Find My Phone app on your Galaxy Watch 4. We will discuss the reasons and proven fixes to this issue. Just follow this guide to the end and you are done.
How To Fix Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Find My Phone Not Working?
If the Find My Phone app is not working on your Galaxy Watch 4, then try out these fixes:
- Soft Reset Your Watch
- Check For the Software Update
- Factory/Hard Reset your Galaxy Watch.
Perform these methods on your Galaxy Watch 4 and hopefully, the problem will be resolved. There are two ways to perform these operations on your watch:
- Using a Smartphone
- Using a Watch
If you want to perform these methods on your watch using the phone, then make sure that the Galaxy Watch is connected to your phone. Once, It is connected, then you can proceed with performing these methods on your watch using the phone.
How To Soft Reset Galaxy Watch 4?
Soft reset also refers to rebooting. Rebooting is the best method to consider at first while having issues with your device. It resolves issues most of the time instantly. Here’s how you can reboot your Galaxy Watch 4:
- Simultaneously press and hold the power and back buttons until the “Rebooting” appears on the screen. Usually, it can take up to several seconds.
- Once, the “Rebooting” label appears at the bottom of the screen, then release the buttons.
- After that, you will see the watch screen will go dark and it will reboot automatically.
That’s it you have performed the soft reset on your Galaxy Watch 4 successfully.
How To Check For the Software Update on Galaxy Watch 4?
Most of the time the reason behind the apps not working or crashing on the watch is due to the outdated version. Therefore first, you need to update the Galaxy wearable app on your smartphone and then check for the software update for your Galaxy Watch 4, if available then download and install it.
Steps To Update the Galaxy Watch 4 Software Using Phone
- Make sure that your Watch has enough charge at least up to 50%.
- Your watch and phone should be connected via Bluetooth.
- Head over to the “Galaxy Wearable app” and launch it.
- In the Galaxy Wearable app, tap on the “Watch Settings” and then “Watch Software Update”.
Steps To Update The Software Using Galaxy Watch 4 Directly
- On your Galaxy Watch 4, press the Power button.
- Next, locate the “Settings” and tap on it.
- In the setting, tap on “General -> Watch Software Update”.
- It will start checking for the recent update and will notify you if available.
- If the update is available, then download and install it.
How To Perform Factory Reset/Hard Reset on Galaxy Watch 4?
If the above methods don’t work for you and the problem still persists, then you should go for factory resetting on your Galaxy watch 4.
This method wipes/erase all the data and restore all the setting to default. Your watch will again turn to a brand new condition where you will have to set it up from the beginning accordingly.
It is recommended to take a complete backup of your important before performing the factory data reset operation. After the operation, your data will be lost.
Steps To Perform Factory Reset/Hard Reset on Galaxy Watch 4 Using Phone
- You need to connect your Galaxy Watch 4 with your phone via Bluetooth.
- Head over to the Galaxy Wearable app and launch it.
- Next, tap on the “Watch Settings -> General”.
- In General, you will see the “Reset” option. Tap on it.
- Finally, tap on the “Reset button” to confirm the resetting process.
That’s it, you have performed a factory data reset operation on your Galaxy Watch 4.
Steps To Perform Factory Reset/Hard Reset on Galaxy Watch 4 Directly
Slide from top to bottom on your watch screen to launch the apps tray.
- Next, open the “Settings”.
- Now, Tap on the “General”.
- Move to the bottom of the screen and tap on the “Reset” option.
- Finally, tap on the “Reset button” to start the resetting process.
- Wait for a while and your Galaxy Watch 4 will successfully factory reset.
If the Find My Phone is not working on your Galaxy Watch 4, either your watch is not paired with a phone or the software might be outdated. Check for the recent software update on your Galaxy watch 4 and if you find any recent update, then download and install it.
Secondly, try out these fixes to cope with the Find my phone app not working or crashing on your Galaxy watch 4:
Fix 1: Soft Reset your Galaxy Watch 4
Long press the power and back button on your Galaxy Watch 4 until the “Rebooting” label appears at the bottom of the screen. Once it appears, release the buttons and your watch will reboot automatically after a while.
Fix 2: Update The Software
Check for the recent software update and if available then download and install it on your Galaxy Watch 4:
Slide from top to bottom to open the apps tray and next follow “Settings->General->Watch Software Update”. Check for the recent updates.
Fix 3: Factory Reset
Perform a factory reset on your Galaxy Watch 4, but before that take a complete backup of your important data.
Follow this “Settings->General->Reset->Reset Button”.