After pairing is complete, the Galaxy Wearable app is where most of the magic happens. You can expect to install an update to the app itself right off the bat, which should take about 5-10 minutes. From there, the software walks you through the on-board controls, explaining what various taps will do. After that guide, I had to install a firmware update for the Galaxy Buds themselves — a process which took another 3-5 minutes.
These updates weren’t that frustrating, but it does take up some extra time; it’s annoying when you just want to get the music going. Having to install an update to wireless headphones right out of the box is required from time to time, but it’s pretty rare. And I test a lot of headphones.
The Galaxy Wearable app is where you’ll find battery levels, EQ presets, the option to customize the press-and-hold function and a Find My Earbuds tool. As far as EQ tweaks go, there’s only a handful of options: Bass Boost, Soft, Dynamic (default), [...]