The Galaxy Watch 4 is a return to form by Samsung and a showcase that if done right, the company can definitely pull out a good smartwatch that can rival the competitor. However, a big player in the success of this smartwatch is Google as this is the first Galaxy Watch in a long time to run on Wear OS rather than Samsung's Tizen and we have to thank both Samsung and Google for it. Google recently pushed an update for the Galaxy Watch 4 which released Google Assistant that you can use to replace Bixby, and while we did cover that, a new issue seems to be plaguing the battery life on the Galaxy Watch 4. That is why we are going to talk about how to fix Galaxy Watch 4 battery drain.
Although having Google Assistant on Galaxy Watch 4 is definitely helpful as it is a much better assistant than Bixby, users around the internet have started reporting how having Assistant on their device is resulting in the watch not being able to have a good battery time. That is why we are here to look into just how you can fix Galaxy Watch 4 battery drain, so stick with us as we navigate.
Fix Galaxy Watch 4 Battery Drain with This Simple Change
Now, it should not really come as a surprise but the issue that we are facing here is more than likely because of a software problem. Therefore, until Samsung or Google releases a fix, we have to look at other ways to fix the Galaxy Watch 4 battery drain. It is a lot easier than you might think.
Step 1: On your Galaxy Watch 4, go to Settings.
Step 2: Once you are in the settings, the next step is to look for Google Assistant and tap that.
Step 3: Once you are in the settings, you will see a toggle that will let you turn off "Hey Google," simply tap that toggle and switch it off.
Now, I do understand that people might wonder just why will this help them fix Galaxy Watch 4 battery drain and that is mainly because this will stop the watch from constantly listening for the Assistant activation word and that should save the battery.
Sadly, this is not the best solution, but this is the only solution that would fix the battery drain. If you are okay with increased battery drain, I would highly suggest you wait for an update from Samsung that fixes this issue.
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