Samsung Reveals New Gear S2 Firmware Update

Following the release of Tizen OS build number R732XXU2BOKF couple weeks ago, Samsung has officially launched a new software update, build number R32XXU2BOKK, for its latest round smartwatch, the Gear S2, offering wearers of the smartwatch some new features as well as other improvements.

The new Gear S2 Firmware Update includes:

  • New applications including World Clock, ESPN, and News Briefing
  • New watch faces including Mendini watch faces
  • New search function in the Contacts application
  • New Screen time out Setting 
  • The ability to show an unread notification indicator on the watch face
  • The ability to show an alert when Bluetooth connection is disconnected
  • The ability to enter emojis directly using the keyboard
The new Firmware Update is now rolling to all Gear S2 owners. However, according to Samsung "Some changes may vary depending on countries".