Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 randomly disconnects from phones after installing Google Assistant
He continues. “My phone no longer lists my watch as a device in the Wear app. When I try to click add, it prompts me to pair it as if it were paired to a new phone, and asks to add my watch. erase (which I don’t really want to do as it’s a pain to reset all cards on Samsung Pay. I’ve tried restarting both the phone and watch, updating all apps, turning off Bluetooth and Wi-Fi and turning it back on, nothing works.”
There is some bad news from others writing in the thread. They claim that the only solution that others have found that works is to completely reset the watch. As others point out, doing this is a pain in the butt. But once you’ve decided that completely resetting your watch is the way to go, make sure you’ve backed up the data on your timepiece before starting the process of completely resetting your Galaxy Watch. 4.
In addition to the problem of disconnecting the phone it’s paired with, the Galaxy Watch 4 also has other issues with always-on hotword detection for Assistant, which drains the battery quickly. And to make matters worse, the Google Assistant doesn’t always seem to catch you saying “Hey Google.”