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Video tutorials show you some of the things you can do with the Samsung Gear IconX and Gear Sport

Video tutorials show you some of the things you can do with the Samsung Gear IconX and Gear Sport
The wireless Samsung Gear IconX earbuds do more than just allow you to listen to content in private. Today, Samsung released a video tutorial for the device that shows you how to pair the earbuds to your Galaxy handset (in this case, the Galaxy Note 8). It's a simple matter of opening the Samsung Gear app, selecting the Gear IconX picture, agreeing to the terms and conditions, and tapping on "Finish."

The earbuds also can carry up to 1,000 tunes for playback during those times when the device isn't paired to a phone. As seen on the video, transferring music from the phone to the Gear IconX requires you to plug one side of a micro USB connector into the carrying case, and the other side into your handset. If your phone has a USB Type-C port, a connector will be necessary. From the Gear app, click on transfer music, USB connector, and then select the tracks you want to transfer. When streaming music, a single tap on the earbuds will start the music. A double tap will move you ahead to the next song, and a swipe up will raise the volume.

The video also shows how you can tap and hold to start a workout with a pacesetter. Speed up to reach the next level.

Samsung also posted a video tutorial for the Gear Sport smartwatch. Pairing with a Galaxy handset (once again, the Note 8 was used for illustrative purposes) simply requires you to open the Gear app, tap on the Gear Sport picture, agree to the terms and conditions, and viola! You're paired. The video also shows how to navigate the Basic UX by rotating the bezel and by swiping on the screen. A long-press on the middle of the display will open up the customization feature, and turning the bezel will show you options for the watch face. The video even shows you how to change the color of the hands on the timepiece. A fitness program helps you eat healthier and also tracks your workouts. And when you're in the mood for some music, the Gear Sport will stream tunes via Spotify, including songs that make up the top 50 in the U.S. and globally.

You can check out the videos by clicking on the video slideshow below.

source: Samsung (1), (2)

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