While not all smartwatch owners like to mess with the bands, a significant number enjoys swapping them to change the appearance of their favorite wearable. Unfortunately, fastening the rubber wristband of the Samsung Gear S2 to put it on and then taking it off on a daily basis causes it to tear apart sooner or later. Even though Samsung replaces the rubber wristbands for the Gear S2 when they break, the replacements will end up breaking again.
Fortunately, those who have a little patience will soon be able to grab the Samsung Gear S2 band adapter accessory. With its help, non-Classic Gear S2 models, including the Gear S2 Sport, can use virtually any wristband. A member of the notorious XDA forums confirmed that the Gear S2 band adapter allowed him to pair the Classic Gear S2 band with the original Gear S2 display and also posted a few pictures of the accessory.
For now, the band adapter is not official yet. SamMobile claims it might arrive after pre-order customers of Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge flagships on Verizon Wireless get their free Gear S2 units. We will get back to this accessory as soon as that happens.
Codrut Nistor - Senior Tech Writer - 5914 articles published on Notebookcheck since 2013
In my early school days, I hated writing and having to make up stories. A decade later, I started to enjoy it. Since then, I published a few offline articles and then I moved to the online space, where I contributed to major websites that are still present online as of 2021 such as Softpedia, Brothersoft, Download3000, but I also wrote for multiple blogs that have disappeared over the years. I've been riding with the Notebookcheck crew since 2013 and I am not planning to leave it anytime soon. In love with good mechanical keyboards, vinyl and tape sound, but also smartphones, streaming services, and digital art.