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How to connect your Galaxy Watch to Peloton

Link your wristwear to one of the most popular fitness apps available.
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December 13, 2022

Peloton is one of the market’s leading fitness apps for at-home workouts. If you’re a Galaxy Watch-wearing Peloton user, you’re in luck. You can now add Peloton’s Wear OS app to your library.

Read more: Everything you need to know about Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 

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To connect your Galaxy Watch to Peloton, simply download the Peloton Wear OS app on your device.


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Peloton app for Wear OS

A Galaxy A51 rests on a wood surface displaying the Peloton App Home Screen.
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Before you can add Peloton to your Galaxy Watch, make sure you have the Peloton app downloaded on your paired phone. If not, tap the button below to download the app from the Google Play Store. You will also need to create an account if you do not already have one.

How to connect your Galaxy Watch to Peloton

A Galaxy Watch 5 Pro and Galaxy A51 display screens for setting up the Wear OS Peloton app.
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Once you have the Peloton app on your phone, connecting the app to your device is fairly simple.

  • On your smartphone, open the Peloton app and tap More in the bottom right-hand corner, then tap Wear OS > Install now.
  • On your Galaxy Watch, tap Install. Once the download is complete, tap Open.
  • Tap Allow to enable all permissions on the Wear OS app. You will also need to enable all permissions in the Peloton app on your paired phone.

What can you do with Peloton on your Galaxy Watch?

A Galaxy Watch 5 Pro on a user's wrist display heart rate data in the Peloton app.
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To start, you will need to begin a workout in the Peloton app on your paired phone. This will automatically launch a workout screen on your Galaxy Watch and begin to detect your heart rate. During the workout, your watch will display your beats per minute (BPM) and current heart rate zone. After the workout, you will receive an onscreen workout summary.

Unfortunately, you can not pair your Galaxy Watch with the Peloton bike itself. This capability remains exclusive to Apple Watch users for now. 


Read more: Common Galaxy Watch problems and solutions

FAQs

Fortunately, no, you do not need a branded bike or treadmill to access Peloton classes. You can purchase a Peloton Digital Membership instead for $12.99 per month.

Yes, you can. The directions above apply to all Wear OS 3 watches including the Google Pixel Watch.