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Upcoming Webinars

Top 10 Tips to Maximize Your Revenue with Samsung Gear Watch Faces 

Sell watch face apps for eight Samsung Gear watch models, including Gear Sport, Gear S3, and Gear S2. With millions sold, Samsung wearables are #2 in market share.

Create watch face apps without coding in the Gear Watch Face Designer tool, or by using Tizen code.

We share the top 10 best revenue practices, identifying consumer trends, optimizing screenshots, pricing your items, and marketing your watch face apps. 

A special guest will discuss their success as a Gear watch face seller and take your questions. 

Target audience

Gear watch face designers and developers

Hardware requirements


Software requirements


Thursday, July 26, 2018

11:00 am to 12:00 pm (PDT)
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm (GMT)


Sign up here.








Past Webinars

Galaxy Apps Store100.pngApp Publishing


Publishing through Samsung Seller Office

How to use Samsung Seller Office to publish your Android apps, their in-app purchase items, theme products and Gear apps. Seller Office is your online portal for app registration, pricing, distribution, and promotion; sales statistics; and managing your finances.

Webinar slide deck: Publishing through Samsung Seller Office

Published app lifecycle: Galaxy Apps Publishing


Reach a Greater Audience and Increase Your App Downloads

Learn how to effectively promote your apps inside the Galaxy Apps store, Gear store, and Theme store, and in your own marketing.

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Successfully Launch Your Apps with the Games for Samsung Promotion

How Android game developers can enter the Games for Samsung program to publish apps exclusively on Samsung’s Galaxy Apps Store with special promotions.

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Samsung In-App Purchase and Promotional Opportunities with Galaxy Apps

How to sell a variety of in-app items and premium content, and a review of additional promotional and app marketing opportunities via Galaxy Apps.

Webinar slide deck: Samsung_IAP_and_Promo_Opportunities

In-app item lifecycle: In-App Purchase Items


The Seven Rules of Game App Monetization

Unity evangelist Oscar Clark's guidelines ensure that monetizing your game app doesn't come at the cost of creating an enjoyable game.

Each monetization decision can fundamentally affect the kind of game you make. Deciding whether to charge up-front, use in-app purchases, and use advertising aren't choices to be made lightly.


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Top 10 Tips to Maximize Your Revenue with Samsung Themes 

Sell custom UX skins (graphics, fonts, colors, sounds, and more) for Samsung Galaxy devices that attract customers with an underlying concept, mood, brand, or other design factors.

Create Themes without coding in Samsung's Theme Editor tool.

We share the top 10 best revenue practices, regional consumer preferences in theme designs, global revenue opportunities, demographics, and marketing your Themes. 

A special guest will discuss their success as a Themes seller and take your questions. 


Designing Themes for Samsung Devices

Learn how to design and create custom mobile device UI themes and market them to millions of Samsung Themes store customers - no coding skills required.

The Samsung Mobile Theme Editor is an exclusive tool for Android theme development, currently available in 185 countries, 61 paid stores, with 40M global visitors.

In this 1-hour webinar, we will show you how to use the newly updated tool to design a theme or recompile an already existing theme using your own design resources and artwork. Find out what it takes to create a quality theme design, and maximize your chances of getting access to the tool and becoming an approved theme seller. We will also share market trends about theme users.

Webinar slide deck: Designing Themes for Samsung Devices



Overview of Galaxy S8+ and S8 for Developers

Learn about the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ new hardware and software features and find out how your application can take advantage of the device’s capabilities.

Includes an overview of the new cutting-edge features: Edge Panel, Samsung DeX, and the availability of Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ in the Remote Test Lab.

Webinar slide deck: Overview S8 and S8Plus


Overview of the Samsung Mobile Theme Editor

How to design, create, and publish themes, wallpapers, icon packs, and Always On Displays (AODs)—without any coding—using your own design resources and artwork. Hear success tips based on the top-grossing themes.

Webinar slide deck: Overview of Theme Editor

Samsung Theme Seller magazine:

Access to Theme Editor:

Theme product lifecycle: Theme Products


Developing for the Edge

How to design, develop, and market Edge panel and feed apps that allow your users to easily multitask and access their favorite contacts, information, and device features without switching apps.

Hear success stories from top-grossing Edge apps. Create a sample Edge app using Android Studio.

Webinar slide deck: Developing for Edge

Edge app lifecycle: Edge Apps


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Overview of Samsung Gear S3

Discover the advanced features, configuration, and operation of the Samsung Gear S3 and other Gear devices. See popular use cases, including how users can directly download your watch face apps.

Webinar slide deck: Gear S3 Overview Development

Design and Development


Exploring Advanced Features of the Gear Watch Designer

Gear watch devices have the aesthetics of a truly premium watch with advanced features built right. The Gear Watch Designer tool has everything you need to design Gear watches. Learn how to design and produce your own Gear watch faces without the complexity of code scripting.

Join us for this 1-hour workshop where will cover the newest features available in the Gear Watch Designer tool. We will focus on features such as the 12/24-hour clock, and adding weather complications and Gyro functionalities. 

Webinar slide deck: 
Exploring Advanced Features of the Gear Watch Face Designer.pdf



Introduction to Watch Face App Creation with the Gear Watch Face Designer Tool

How to create Watch Face apps for Gear S2 and S3 devices using the Gear Watch Designer Tool.

Webinar slide deck: 
Watch Face Creation with Gear Watch Designer Tool

Guide: Gear Watch Face Designer Step-by-Step Guide

Watch face app lifecycle: Watch Face Apps


Introduction to Gear Watch Face App Development with Tizen Studio

How to develop Gear Watch Face apps for Gear S2 and S3 devices using Tizen Studio. Javascript, HTML, and CSS knowledge is required.

Webinar slide deck: Watch Face Development with Tizen Studio

Guide: Tizen Studio Watch Face App Development

Watch face app lifecycle: Watch Face Apps

Tizen SDK: Tizen SDK


The Developer Guide to the New Samsung Gear Sport

In this 1-hour webinar, we will present the latest UX improvements, design principles, and patterns for this new wearable device. We will discuss best practices for designing Gear watch faces, apps, and widgets; and visual styles and considerations for end users. We’ll also explore new APIs and features introduced in the Tizen 3.0 platform for the Gear Sport.

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Go Beyond Fitness: Developing for Samsung Gear Sport

Learn how your application can take advantage of the new capabilities of the Samsung Gear Sport. Gear Sport expert and Sr. Product Manager, David Ng, will provide an overview and demonstration of the new, cutting-edge features including award-winning rotating bezel UX, 5ATM durability, advanced fitness coaching, IoT Smart Home, and design / accessory features.


Gear S3 App Development

Learn about the Samsung Gear S3 capabilities, the smart watch marketplace, and Gear Web apps. Kick-start your app development by creating a Heart Rate Monitor (HRM) Web app.

Webinar slide deck: TIZEN WebApp Development Webinar

Gear app lifecycle: Gear Apps

HRM App Guide: Heart Rate Monitor (HRM) Sample App Guide

HRM App Source Code: GitHub: Heart Rate Monitor Sample Web App

Tizen Studio installation: Installing Tizen Studio

Tizen wearables documentation: Tizen Wearable SDKs


Monetize Your Gear Apps: Implementing IAP with Web APIs

Discover how to offer your customers a variety of digital content within your Gear app using Gear In-App Purchase (IAP). Different IAP products (consumables, non-consumables, and subscription), service modes, and available to you, and detail the prerequisites your application needs to be successful

Webinar slide deck: Gear IAP Webinar Presentation

Guide: Gear IAP Web App Step-by-Step Guide

Sample Gear app: GitHub: Gear IAP Webinar

Gear IAP item lifecycle: Gear In-App Purchase Items


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Take Control: Developing for the Gear VR Controller

An overview of the new Gear VR controller, and how to set up your IDE and implement basic controller interactions. Samsung Gear VR is the most popular VR platform (5M+ devices). The Gear VR controller is a simple, intuitive, yet powerful way for your users to immerse themselves in your VR app.

Webinar slide deck: Gear VR Controller Overview Developers

Unity project:  Gear Controller New Unity Project

GearVRf Project: Gear VR and Gear 360



Extend Your Productivity: Creating Samsung DeX-Compatible Apps

Samsung DeX brings a desktop experience to Galaxy S8 and S8+ device users: multi-window environment, and connections to an external monitor, mouse, and keyboard. Optimize your Android apps for DeX.

Webinar slide deck: Creating Samsung DeX Compatible Apps

Sample DeX app: Sample Dex Application

Guide: DeX Sample App Development Guide

DeX lifecycle: DeX


Create Secure, Pain-Free Checkout Experiences on the Web and Pay with Samsung Pay

Improve customer checkout experiences and accept payment from Samsung Pay, the most widely used and accepted digital wallet. Use the Payment Request API to improve conversion on your web page and native apps, how to make secure payments with Samsung Pay, and how to build a simple and useful checkout experience for your customers. 

Webinar slide deck: Create Secure Checkout Experiences and Pay with Samsung Pay 

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