How to send or import photo on Galaxy Watch Active | transfer image to and from Galaxy Watch Active

Do you know that you can use your own photos to serve as Home screen background on your Galaxy Watch Active? If you’re interested on doing that, you must first learn how to send or import a photo your Galaxy Watch Active. Once you have that taken care of, you should then be able to change the background photo. This brief tutorial will show you how to transfer a photo to your watch. Keep in mind that you can also do the opposite, that is, transfer a photo from your watch to your mobile. We’ll also show you how that’s done below.

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How to send or import photo on Galaxy Watch Active

Sending or importing photo to your Galaxy Watch Active is easy. Just follow the steps below:

  1. Make sure that your Galaxy Watch Active and mobile device are paired or connected.
  2. On your mobile device, open Galaxy Wearable app.
  3. Select Add content to your watch.
  4. Select Send images.
  5. Select the image or images you want to send. 
  6. Tap Done after selecting.
  7. That’s it! You can now check the image on your Galaxy Watch Active.

How to export photo from Galaxy Watch Active to your phone

Sending photo from your Galaxy Watch Active to your phone is as easy as sending from your mobile. Learn how it’s done with the steps below.

  1. Make sure that your Galaxy Watch Active and mobile device are paired or connected.
  2. Activate the screen of your Galaxy Watch Active.
  3. Press the bottom (Home) button to go to the Home screen.
  4. Once you’re in the Home screen, press the Home button again.
  5. Find and select Gallery app.
  6. Select the image you want to send.
  7. Tap and hold on the image.
  8. Select More options on the right (three dots).
  9. Tap Send to phone.
  10. That’s it! You can now check your phone for the transferred image.


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