Galaxy Watch 5: turn on – off or force restart

Galaxy Watch 5: turn on - off or force restart

Here’s how to turn your Galaxy Watch 5 on and off using the buttons or via the settings panel. Also learn how to force the clock to restart, in case it is stuck or with a frozen screen making it impossible to access the shutdown options.

How to force restart my Galaxy Watch 5?

Use these steps if your watch is frozen and/or if it has stopped responding to any on-screen commands.

  1. Simultaneously press and hold the “Home” and “Back” buttons for more than 7 seconds.
  2. Release the 2 buttons as soon as the watch screen goes blank.
  3. That is all!

How to turn off Galaxy Watch 5 by pressing just one button?

You can set the watch to turn off by just pressing and holding the Home button. See how to do it by following the steps below:

  1. Go to the Apps screen.
  2. Tap “Settings” (gear icon).
  3. Tap on the “Advanced Features” option.
  4. Tap “Custom Keys”.
  5. Tap “Hold under Home Key”.
  6. Finally, select “Off Menu”.

After making this change, you will be able to power off your Galaxy Watch 5 by pressing the home button only.

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