How Do I Install an APK on My Samsung Watch?

APK, APK Installations

Are you wondering how to install an APK on your Samsung Watch? Well, you’ve come to the right place!

In this tutorial, we’ll guide you through the process of installing an APK on your Samsung Watch. Let’s get started.

What is an APK?

An APK is a file format used to distribute and install applications on Android devices. It stands for Android Package Kit and can be installed on any device that runs on the Android Operating System.

Step-by-Step Guide

Now, let’s move on to the installation process. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you through it:

Step 1: Enable Developer Mode

Before installing an APK, you need to enable developer mode on your Samsung Watch. To do so, follow these steps:

  • On your watch, go to Settings.
  • Select About Watch.
  • Tap Software information.
  • Tap Build number seven times until you see a message that says “You are now a developer!”

Step 2: Connect Your Watch to Your PC

To transfer the APK file from your PC to your watch, connect your watch to your PC using a USB cable.

Step 3: Download and Transfer the APK File

Download the APK file onto your PC and transfer it to your watch by copying and pasting it into the “Downloads” folder on your watch.

Step 4: Install the APK File

Once you’ve transferred the file over, navigate to the “Downloads” folder on your watch using any file explorer app. Find the downloaded APK file and tap on it to start the installation process.


As there are no official ways of installing APKs on Samsung Watches, it is important to exercise caution when downloading and installing third-party APK files. Only download from trusted sources and make sure the file is compatible with your device before installation.


There you have it! A step-by-step guide to help you install an APK on your Samsung Watch.

Remember to exercise caution when downloading and installing third-party apps on your watch. If you face any issues during the installation process, feel free to seek assistance from a professional.