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Smartwatches are gone beyond our imaginations, from measuring ECG to Blood Pressure, everything can be done right by wearing the Samsung Watch on the wrist. For basic medications and reports like Blood Pressure, no need to visit the hospitals or clinic, a small investment on Samsung Galaxy Watch, can save your life and day-to-day hurdle. These features are approved by the respective governments, now available in major countries, the point is you can trust the readings without worrying since it is approved.
If you starting out for the first time and measuring Blood Pressure on Samsung Watch 4, 3, 2; there are few things you should be keeping in mind. Read on the article to the end.
How to Use Blood Pressure Feature and Download Report on any Samsung Watch
Is my Samsung Watch Compatible with Blood Pressure?
The Blood Pressure feature is available on Samsung Galaxy Watch 4, Samsung Galaxy Watch 3, and Samsung Galaxy Watch 2, all the three latest smartwatches are equipped with the latest hardware and firmware to measure the Blood Pressure correctly.
Moreover, the smartphone to which the Samsung Watch is paired and connected must be updated with Android 7.0 or newer.
Update Samsung Watch and Apps
When we discuss the Blood Pressure feature, Samsung Health Monitor, Samsung Health and Wearable App, plays important role in delivering accurate results. Samsung Watch uses these three apps to measure Blood Pressure and it’s important to keep all of these apps up to date.
First, let’s update Samsung Watch, open the Galaxy Wearable App. Go to the Home screen and swipe down to the Watch Software Update. Download and Update the Samsung Watch.
Next, update the Samsung Health and Samsung Health Monitor App from Google Play or Galaxy Store on your phone to which Galaxy Watch is paired.
How to Take Blood Pressure Reading on Samsung Watch 4, 3, 2
Step 1: Calibrate Samsung Galaxy Watch
Once in every four weeks, the Samsung Galaxy Watch needs to be calibrated to get precise results on the Samsung Watch of Blood Pressure. Samsung Watch will send reminders to re-calibrate the Watch before 3 days and 1 day to calibrate the Watch.
- Go to the Samsung Health Monitor App.
- Tap Blood Pressure.
- You’ll be asked to calibrate the watch with the help of a Cuff-based pressure monitor.
- Sit down steadily, relax and put your hand on the table, and measure the blood pressure with the Cuff based Blood Pressure machine.
- Now wear the Galaxy Watch on the opposite wrist to the Blood Pressure machine.
- A prompt will ask you to start measuring the Blood Pressure, give 30 seconds to watch, to complete the reading.
- Once the reading is completed, you’ll be asked to enter the Blood Pressure reading into the Samsung Health Monitor App manually.
- Repeat the same process three times with the cuff.
Step 2: Take Blood Pressure Reading using Samsung Watch
Once you’ve successfully calibrated the Samsung Watch, you can use the Samsung Watch to measure Blood Pressure Reading on Samsung Watch. It will roughly take 30 seconds to complete the reading and be sure to sit down and put the hand on the desk while taking a Blood Pressure reading to get more accurate results.
Samsung Blood Pressure Supported Countries
Earlier this year, Samsung has had expanded its support for Blood Pressure and ECG features to few more countries that sum up to total of 31 countries worldwide. Following is the list of countries that supports the Samsung Blood Pressure feature:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, Chile, Indonesia, and the UAE.
Hello, I have a question:
If I am not in the supported country for blood pressure, but I will visit one for some time, will the option be opened to me during the visit? And after I go back, will it stay available or be closed again?
I wondered the same, I hope someone answers this.