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Latest Gear S3 update brings fix to charging and overheating issues

July 23, 2018

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Just over two weeks before the unveiling of the Galaxy Watch, Samsung has begun rolling out a small but important update to the Gear S3 Classic and Gear S3 Frontier that fixes a pretty annoying issue which affected certain units of the smartwatches.

In addition to the usual claims of stability improvements, Samsung’s latest software update to its smartwatch duo finally puts a stop to the overheating issues that have affected the Gear S3 models when charging – certain units would overheat at around 90% battery, forcing users to remove the wearable from the charger to allow it to cool down, and then subsequently place it back on in order to add the remaining 10% of juice.

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