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In a previous session, battery lifespan became an issue in watches. So how long does the charge of your battery for your watch lasts and how often do you need to charge it? Whenever a disconnection occurs, what quantity of battery charge do you usually observe?
The heating effect has also been discussed. Do you use a charging device that was supplied with the watch or do you use a faster charging device? Have you ever lost connection while the watch is being charged and if so what percent of the time?
The issue of permissible gigabytes of data used before slower access is enforced requires some probing. Do you find most of your disconnections occur near to when your phone bill is due or during a certain time of the month? What sort of a data plan did you agree to and how would this affect the contract of the watch?
1. I don't have another phone to test with currently. I have however used two different Z Fold 2 phones that have had this issue and read about other models having similar issues.
2. My watch is the LTE version but is connected via bluetooth, Wi-Fi is turned off. I borrowed a friend's Gear S3 while I sent my first Galaxy Watch 3 to Samsung and the Gear S3 had the same connection issues.
3. Location doesn't appear to matter. It happens in the car, all over my house, at my desk at work (including 10 minutes ago). The phone is usually within a few feet of the watch when it disconnects.
4. Charging, I usually charge each night on a Samsung provided charger. Battery level depends on how often it disconnects. If it happens often then it drains much faster. If it only happens a handful of times in a day then the battery life is pretty good.
5. Data plan shouldn't be related as it happened on a Wi-Fi version watch as well as on my first Galaxy Watch 3 which was LTE but no data plan so it was connected via bluetooth.
While a music signal is reasonably simple, the richness or complexity of the signals back and forth to the watch is termed talking and to protect the data and privacy a built in key will disconnect and prevent an intrusion or foreign unauthorize access. Without getting too technical, here are some tricks to get around bluetooth:
1. If you use the phone's bluetooth for your car, music speaker, other phones, house security, office equipment like a printer, then be very careful when you connect the watch because if the watch gets in the vicinity of those other appliances, they will sort of fight for the signal and I don't believe the little watch is going to come out as a winner. To prevent this fight you may have to erase the other targets, keys or identification interests from your phone's bluetooth memory. I am not going to tell you at this point that the Galaxy Z Fold 2 is better than the iphone with its synchronization, priority or even discovery. In fact I miss the layout, the notification, the exact discerning precision and perhaps power of its bluetooth selection, but all that isn't going to help you enjoy what you already have and want to keep.
2. On the other hand if the watch was ever paired with a other bluetooth device, it can remember it and prioritize it, if it was the last.
I may have already exceeded my time or word count so before I touch on environment, barriers or obstructions I will post now with a quick tip: on the Galaxy Z Fold 2 button for Blutooth in the connections section of settings, you can select or turn off bluetooth; it tells you nothing; but if you should carefully select or press in the blank space between the white/blue button and the word Bluetooth then wahlah, you should be able now to see a lot more info as to what the phone's bluetooth memory, priority, pairing choices is deciphering; and don't forget to scroll all the way to the bottom to discover all the other foreign unauthorized bluetooth signals that are trying to intrude. If you were unsuccessful when you first press, then do a sort of click click double press or even a triple press.
I'm doing some testing now as I believe it may be battery optimization causing the problem. I pulled the logs from the phone and noticed references to Wakelocks right before the Bluetooth service crashes. I've disabled all battery optimization to see if the problem goes away.
Thank you for that information. If the battery optimization doesn't fix the symptoms you are experiencing. I would recommend submitting an error report using the Samsung Members app so they can look at the error log for the connection between your Galaxy watch and your Galaxy Z fold 2.
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