randall3
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Galaxy Watch won't send or receive SMS in standalone mode

Got the cellular version of the 46mm galaxy watch. Phone calls and emails work perfectly; I can go anywhere without my phone and 4G takes over. However, SMS will only work when the watch is within Bluetooth range of my phone. 

Resetting the watch or re-pairing has not helped. Has anyone else had the same issue and found a solution? Please share it on here!

The message I get when trying to send a text is "connecting to phone remotely, if this takes too long try again". As for receiving, it simply won't come through until within Bluetooth range again.

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