I just got a Watch 4 classic and almost everything works fine. It tracks my sleep and oxygen levels while sleeping, but the snore detection is not working.
I have my phone plugged in and it is on a flat surface near my head. My watch knows I am sleeping, so why doesn't the snore detection work? I tried changing permissions, turned them all on for a couple nights even, but still it doesn't work.
How close to my head does my phone need to be? Does it matter if it is a few inches lower than my head? Do I have to be facing it all night? Does the room need to be silent? Any suggestions on getting snore detection to work would be appreciated. Thanks!
edit: I plug in my phone and put it near my head when I sleep. I have it set to check for snoring every night. It works sometimes. One night I had tons of recordings, one night only 1, but mostly it is 0 because it doesn't work. I think it has something to do with where the phone is, how close to my head it is, because my watch/phone records my sleep just fine; if it knows I am asleep, it should be checking for snoring.
Anyway, I am giving up on this. I know I snore and it should work and has worked, but it's unreliable. I'm just glad the oxygen levels record while sleeping, that's more important than snoring.
Just a thought, under the Samsung Health app settings and App permissions on your phone is the Files and media set to allow ? on my phone it was in the Denied section (How can the snoring audio be saved if the app does not have the permission to access ?)
Maybe worth check on your App permissions.
Hi, I'm pretty late to the reply party as this post is several months old. However, I thought I'd respond just incase anyone else hasn't figure it out. In order for your samsung watch to record snoring;
1.First, turn on snore detection. In samsung health app. It will prompt you with permission settings. click "always allow".
2. Secondly on your watch, there's a setting you need to turn on every night before you go to bed and turn off every morning in order for the phone to start recording snoring . It's called "sleep mode." If you swipe down on your watch from top to bottom, you should see the "sleep mode" button on the left-side of the "power button". It has a picture of a bed and Cresent moon. When you turn this on via watch, your cellphone screen will turn gray. This means sleep mode is activated and your phone is now recording .
The phone screen will only turn gray if it's a capable samsung phone. Be sure to turn it off once you've waken or you will miss phonecalls. Best
Thats interesting because mines never recorded without sleep mode activation so that could be due to software update changes to protect your privacy. To add to what I said above, when you turn on sleep mode, it will automatically turn on "do not disturb" feature on on the phone. I just realized that all you have to do is turn off "do not disturb" if you do not want calls, text messages, and alarm clock to be muted while recording and sleeping. Best