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Tattoos + Galaxy watch 4 classic

(Topic created on: 17-09-2021 09:49 PM)
Marcus324
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Has anyone who has tattoos on their arms (tattoo sleeves) have a issue with the galaxy watch 4? I have noticed that on the settings in notifications it says you'll only get them while wearing the watch however because I have tattoos the sensors dont seem to pick up that im wearing it ????. I have tested on where I have bare skin and I get notifications but not if its on tattoos. This seems to be abit of a poor design when my old galaxy watch it works fine other than the heart rate monitor. Why can a older model work better than the new, I think this feature needs to be turned off so that you'll get the notifications either way or am I missing something?
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TessM
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Hi @Marcus324 ,

 

I have found this thread that may help you understand how this works. 

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Marcus324
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Yeah sure I can take a look, do you have the link?
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Shelley123
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zagladacz
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yeap you are in the same sh....as others with tattoos, @Samsung are completely ignoring this problem, someone even said it is a discrimination - I suppose that Samsung didnt test his latest products and now is trying to find a fix or just decided to ignore this issue

RegP
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I said its discrimination which i think it is. Samsung are ignorant for not commenting on this issue. Its a disgrace
Bobr1384
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I completely agree. I've had 5 of the earlier models of Samsung watches, and ALL of them allowed you to uncheck the box in notification settings that allowed the watch to receive notifications even if you weren't wearing it. Samsung and Google decided to take that setting away from us on the new GW4. I purchased both the GW4 Classic and the GW4 and I can't receive notifications on either of them until that simple basic setting is reinstalled on the new watch. It's flat out ridiculous. The watch prompts you that alarms and reminders will come through even if you're not wearing it. Allow us the option to allow ALL notifications if we're not wearing it. Why take away a setting that's been there since the OG watch in 2013. Not real smart Samsung.