On first attempt I had to reset my watch to connect a new device.
Connecting to the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro from settings connects you to a server and begins downloading Galaxy Wearable.
There are several permissions required, I accepted all of them to avoid having problems later
After confirming the number is the same on my watch
More permissions are requested
Finally after forcing me to reset my watch, and downloading more software onto my Tab A7 Lite it tells me I have wasted my time, data and effort.
If the move forward is foldable phones that turn into small tablets, I don't understand why the same company is preventing me from using a Galaxy watch with a small tablet. It connects perfectly to the Google Pixel Watch