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Galaxy Watch and Note 9 SMS issue

Hi Guys, 


I have a Note 9 and LTE Galaxy Watch. 

Everything works great, bar one issue. 

My watch is always paired via bluetooth and everything syncs up nicely. 

However when i unpair my watch, and it switches to 4G i get a tonne of SMS notifications come through to the watch as unread messages, when i've already read the message on the phone. 

Eg, unpaired yesterday as took the dog for a walk and left the phone at home, 70+ unread SMS notifications came through. 


Extremely frustrating as the watch continues to vibrate with notifications for a very long time. 


Have read that there are similar issues with some US carriers. 

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Re: Galaxy Watch and Note 9 SMS issue

Hi @Bobby28


Thanks for reaching out. I'm really sorry to hear that you have been having these issues with the LTE Galaxy Watch and can appreciate that this would be frustrating.


This is a known issue amongst Samsung from what I can tell and they are currently at work to fix this. To my knowledge it is not a glitch but a software issue, so here's hoping that a software update will correct the issue.



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