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Watch 4 burning my skin

(Topic created on: 20-09-2022 12:21 PM)
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Yassir90
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Hi,

It has been more than a week with my new watch 4 and I'm feeling a burn when I wear it, the watch is leaving a light mark on my skin and I'm feeling uncomfortable when I wear it, I had watch active 2 before and I did not have this problem, it seems the new sensor on watch 4 is hurting my skin!

I got this watch to improve my health not to destroy it.

Please, could anyone help with this?

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AshP_
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Hi @Yassir90, there's guidance on skin irritation on Page 20 of the user manual, you can view this here.

If you find you're still experiencing this issue after following the guidance, please reach out to @Sam_UK and one of the moderators will be able to assist you further.

Obsydian
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Never had an issue with an Samsung watch and I have owned every series, only the GW4 regularly irritates my skin, I regularly clean it and wear sung enough to get the HR readings.
Regards Obsydian - (Car & Tech Evangelist)

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Yassir90
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I'm having an awful experience with this watch, I cannot wear it all the time like my previous active 2 watch, really disappointed! 

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DragonWolf5589
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Same issues! I tried to get help on this but Samsung removed my post..

Never had issues with activ 3 or anthring else. But this after day and night my skin is like sunburnt circle.
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Main device: Galaxy 1TB S22 ultra
Other Devices: Galaxy watch 4
Old devices I miss: s20+
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AsadM
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Hi @DragonWolf5589If you are based in the UK/Ireland, please send a PM to @Sam_UK with further details, and one of the mods will be able to get this looked into for you.

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willjoe
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Smartwatches and activity trackers have long been associated with skin irritation and, in many cases, this problem is caused by sensitive skin, allergies to nickel or other irritants, sweat accumulation, poor hygiene, or tight bands.

 

Regards,

Will

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