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Months after the release of the pair, Samsung has turned on the temperature sensor that is built into the Galaxy Watch5 and Galaxy Watch5 Pro. Only in specific situations can the infrared sensor be able to gather exact data. The most recent software update for the two introduces a new feature.
The skin temperature sensor on the Galaxy Watch5 and Galaxy Watch5 Pro has finally been enabled via a Samsung update. The sensor on the Samsung Watch can only be used to track menstrual cycles, just like the Apple Watch Series 8 and Watch Ultra. For whatever reason, Samsung does not let the Galaxy Watch5 series to track sleep phases more precisely or to detect a fever.
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Samsung claims that One UI Watch analyses data to forecast every stage of the menstrual cycle. The Galaxy Watch5 line also offers a chart for the preceding month. The feature can be turned on in the Samsung Health app under Cycle Tracking, the company claims.
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Please be aware that Samsung keeps all skin temperature information locally, not on its servers, but rather on your Galaxy Watch5 or Galaxy Watch5 Pro. Additionally, Samsung asserts that it encrypts all data for added security in the event that your smartwatch is somehow compromised. The update is currently being distributed throughout Europe. For more information, please refer to Samsung’s press release.