How To Pair Gear Fit With Non Samsung Devices
Samsung Galaxy Fit is very beautiful wearable gadget to keep you in tip-top condition. Tracking your health, the Galaxy Fit informs you important information even about your heart rate. But there’s a bad point with this awesome wearable, it is compatible with just Samsung devices officially. However android’s community often like to give you unofficial solutions and here’s a workaround to get it paired with other devices. Here you can pair Galaxy Fit with non Samsung devices.
This trick should work on almost all of Android devices that we saw recently or last year such as Moto X, HTC One M8, and Nexus 5. This trick has been tested on Android phones and tablets running on Android 4.2.2 or above. However you should try on older phone as well.
It is important to mention here that the Samsung Galaxy Fit requires a firmware update before you to try to connect the device with non-Samsung phone. And since this is a basic workaround, you may not get everything working like Samsung’s account and location service. Basic features are working fine such as notifications, steps tracking, measure your heart rate, and the useful device’s nifty find your phone feature.
Step #1: Download and install the Samsung’s Gear fit manager application on your Android device. You can copy the app from an existing Samsung device using a file manager such as ES File Explorer. Open this file manager, click on app manager from tools menu, then long press on Gear manager app and get backup. Then save the Android APK to your device in your favorite way (Hint: Use a cloud storage). Then install the app on your device.
Step #2: Once the Gear fit manage is installed on your phone, simply launch the app and sync your device.
That’s it, now you can get the Gear fit working with your non Samsung phones and tablets.
[Thanks CNET for the tip]