Samsung Gear S3 update fixes a serious battery drain issue and more

Some Samsung Gear S3 owners have been struggling with a serious battery drain bug since last month, and a new update now finally addresses the issue.

Besides the battery fixes, the update also improved the reliability of downloading app from Galaxy App Store.

For the Gear S3 Frontier, the update comes with build number R760XXU2CRK2. For the Gear S3 Classic, the build number for the latest update is R770XXU2CRK2. Both packages weigh in at 10MB each.

To download and install the latest software update for the Samsung Gear S3, open the Samsung Gear app on the connected device, go to the Settings tab, and head over to the About Gear section where you will find an option to Update Gear Software.


  • Fixed an issue of sudden battery drain when connected to certain smartphone models.
  • Improved reliability of downloading app from Galaxy App Store.

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