Samsung Gear S3 Update Software

Samsung Gear S3 Update
Samsung Gear S3 Update Software - Samsung Gear S3 Frontier launched in September and Samsung Gear S4 release date scheduled for September, does the TizenOS release date hint at a new Samsung Gear S4? The news comes as Samsung started to reveal early details about its next major software update for the Gear S3, Tizen 4.0.

Samsung Gear S3 Update Software

The new Samsung Gear software is expected to ship with a richer feature set, and faster speeds than its predecessor. Samsung had previously revealed plans to have 10 million Tizen phones in the market this year. It also confirmed that the versatile operating system would be used to power its new line of smart washing machines and refrigerators. The webpage claims, "the first official version of Tizen will be released in September 2017 as a part of Tizen 4.0." Tizen 3.0 brought 64-bit compatibility as well as support for 4K Ultra HD graphics and image and speech recognition. Samsung also claimed Tizen 3.0 was 30 per cent faster its predecessor, Tizen 2.4. With the first beta set for June, Samsung appears to be moving away from Tizen 3.0 pretty fast.

Samsung Gear S4 Release Date

The release date scheduled for September, it is more than likely that the next-generation operating system will ship alongside the Samsung Gear S4 smartwatch. Samsung usually launches its flagship smartwatch at the IFA technology tradeshow in Berlin, which is held Samsung Gear S4 release date in early September.

"Samsung Electronics takes security and privacy very seriously. We regularly check our systems and if at any time there is a credible potential vulnerability, we act promptly to investigate and resolve the issue. We continually provide software updates to consumers to safeguard their products. We are fully committed to cooperating with Mr. Amihai Neiderman, to mitigate any potential vulnerabilities. Through our Bug Bounty program and internal security safeguards, Samsung continuously patches any would-be vulnerabilities."

Head of Avast mobile threat intelligence and security, Nikos Chrysaidos told: "With this OS already inside millions of smart TVs, mobile phones, fridges and smart watches, these vulnerabilities could also cause a new epidemic of Tizen-focused malware.

"Cybercriminals like to address a large audience, so attacking a relatively new but market-leading operating system obviously has the potential to deliver the biggest return. It can be an especially lucrative endeavour as today’s mobile platforms make it almost impossible to detect cybercriminals once they’ve broken in. This gives them plenty of time to continually extract what they need, and spread more malicious code without intervention."

Samsung Gear S3 Security Issue

Israeli researcher Mr Neiderman says he has shared snippets of the vulnerabilities he uncovered with Samsung. He has also cautioned the South Korean technology company against deploying the software in phones before a major overhaul to the underlying code. Mr Neiderman has skewered Samsung's TizenOS, which powers the Gear S3 Frontier and a slew of other smart devices – including televisions and smartphones. The Israeli researcher spoke to Motherboard ahead of a speech at the annual Security Analyst Summit held by Kaspersky Lab, revealing "It may be the worst code I've ever seen."

Samsung is committed to working with security experts around the world to mitigate any security. that Samsung already has its Tizen operating system running on some 30 million smart TVs, as well all of its Samsung Gear smartwatches and some smartphones in a limited number of markets, including Russia, India and Bangladesh.

Samsung Gear S3 (SM-R765V) Update Software

You can manually update your Gear S3 software through the Samsung Gear app on your mobile device. The app will automatically check for and notify you of Gear S3 updates unless the automatic update feature is turned off Gear S4.

Manual to check the Gear S3 software version on your device:
  1. From the Watch screen, press the Home key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Scroll to and touch Gear info.
  4. Touch About device.
  5. Scroll to Software version and compare the version on your Gear S3 to the list below.
Version Date Released Description

R765VVRU0APHB TBD Initial Release

Manual Update Your Samsung Gear S3 Software
  1. From the Home screen of your mobile device, touch Apps.
  2. Touch Samsung Gear.
  3. The Samsung Gear app may be located in the Samsung folder by default on some devices.
  4. Touch the SETTINGS tab.
  5. Scroll to and touch About Gear.
  6. Touch Update Gear software.
  7. Touch Download updates manually.
If an update is available, follow the on-screen instructions to install the software on the Gear S3.