WhatsApp QR Code not appearing on Galaxy Watch 4/5 [Fix]

In this guide, we will show you the steps to fix the issue of the WhatsApp QR Code not appearing on Galaxy Watch 4/5. When it comes to the smartwatch domain, then it’s the offering from Samsung that has firmly established itself as the absolute best in this domain. Moroever, the fact that it runs on Android-based wearOS further opens the floodgates to a plethora of tweaks, including the ability to install/sideload the desired app onto your watch.

However, a few users are having a tough time setting up the instant messaging app from Meta on their watch. In this regard, they have voiced their concern that the WhatsApp QR Code is not appearing completely on Galaxy Watch 4/5. As a result of which, they are unable to scan the code and link their device. If you are also facing the same issue, then this guide will make you aware of a nifty workaround that would rectify this issue. So without further ado, let’s check it out.

WhatsApp QR Code not appearing on Galaxy Watch 4/5

WhatsApp QR Code Galaxy Watch 5

The underlying is due to the large density value of your watch. So you’ll have to lower down a few density values such that the app gets perfectly fits inside the watch screen. However, Samsung doesn’t give any native built-in option to get this job done. So you’ll have to take the help of ADB Commands, as explained below.

Change Screen Density/DPI/Display Size in Galaxy Watch 5

Do note that this will affect the entire UI/UX of the watch- the menus, app drawer, and other UI elements will also have a smaller size. So after decreasing the density and scanning the QR code, you could reset the density to its default value [this has also been explained in the above-linked guide].

WhatsApp QR Code Galaxy Watch 5

On that note, we round off this guide on how you could fix the issue of the WhatsApp QR Code not appearing on Galaxy Watch 4/5. If you have any queries concerning the aforementioned steps, do let us know in the comments. We will get back to you with a solution at the earliest.


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