Gear S3 owners were greeted with a large software update for their watches today. Not only does the ~ 300MB file mark the arrival of Tizen v4, but it adds a host of other improvements and changes.

  • Samsung Health Widget: Samsung Health Widget now also supports and provides sleep stages information
  • Samsung Health: Support various indoor workouts and back-to-back workout
  • : Two advanced modes (Theater, Sleep) are added to keep user from disturbing during specific time and place. Mods can be toggled from quick panel
  • Quick Panel: Newly added quick settings, easier and faster interaction
  • Messages: Draft messages can now be saved. Additionally, showing MMS images on the notification cover and animated images are automatically played. Replying is now faster and easier.
  • Music: User can change to different music play source on watch instead of using a phone
  • Settings menu: Improved categorization of menus for better discovery of features and items
  • Call: User can now navigate to other screen and / or use other features and apps while on a call