How to Listen to Audible Books on Samsung Gear Smart Watch

Updated by Adam Gorden on Jul 27, 2021 10:01 AM.

Like Samsung Galaxy watches, Samsung Gear S3 is a very respectable smartwatch for its battery life, connectivity, music streaming, and rotating bezel. Thinking of buying a Samsung Gear S3 for working out? That's cool! But if you are fond of listening to Audible audiobooks while doing the exercise, then you'd better think it twice if you don't want to bring the phone together when you go out. Because currently, there's on built-in Audible app available for Samsung Gear watches. The good news is it's not impossible at all. Magic happens if you are doing a few tricks to the Audible audiobooks you've saved. Now let's start the magical journey to see how to listen to Audible audiobooks on Samsung Gear watch without a nearby phone when you are working out.

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Part 1. Why You Cannot Play Audible on Samsung Gear S3 Directly
Part 2. Best Tools You'll Need to Convert Audible Books
Part 3. How to Convert Audible Audiobooks to Samsung Gear S3
Part 4. How to Play Audible Audiobooks on Samsung Gear S3

Why You Cannot Play Audible Audiobooks on Samsung Gear S3 Directly

Before we get down to the ultimate solution to play Audible books on Samsung Gear S3, let's firstly take a look at Audible audiobooks. As we know, Samsung Gear supports syncing common music and audio files via mobile phone. So why can't we directly transfer the Audible audiobooks to Samsung Gear S3 by using a phone via the Gear app? Good question! That's the key point.

In fact, Audible audiobooks are protected in AA/AAX formats, due to which we are not allowed to freely copy and share specially encoded AA, AAX files to any device or platform. Therefore, we can't sync the Audible audiobooks to Samsung Gear as straightforward as we want. That's what we are discussing here. In order to listen to audible audiobooks on Samsung Gear S3 or other Android Wear watches, the breakthrough is to find out a solution that can convert Audible AA and AAX audiobooks to formats that are supported widely.

Best Tools You'll Need to Convert Audible Books

Now you meet ViWizard Audible Audiobook Converter for Mac/Windows, a perfect Audible audiobook converter that can help you convert the AA, AAX to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, etc. It's able to keep the exact same quality of the original books and the ID3 tags, including book cover, author, publish date, etc. Besides, unlike other traditional audiobook converters, it doesn't require you to install iTunes to work together. You don't need to authorize the Audible account during conversion, which meaning even if you forgot your Audible account, you can still easily convert the Audible books to common formats. By applying advanced decryption technology, this smart tool works at up to 100X faster speed and converts the Audible books in just seconds.

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Note: If you want to convert iTunes audiobooks as well, then you are suggested to get ViWizard Audio Converter, an all-in-one audio converting tool that supports all kinds of audios, including Audible and iTunes audiobooks, Apple Music, etc.

How to Convert Audible Audiobooks to Samsung Gear S3

After installing ViWizard Audible AA/AAX Converter on your Mac or PC, you can now follow these steps to begin converting Audible books with this magical tool to Samsung Gear S3 with ease.

Step 1. Import Audible Books to ViWizard

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Launch ViWizard Audible AA/AAX Converter. Then you can drag and drop the downloaded Audible audiobooks to the conversion interface of ViWizard. Or you can simply click Add Files button to import the downloaded Audible audiobooks from your computer.

Step 2. Change Output Settings

set audiobook output formats as mp3

After the books are loaded successfully into the converter, click the Format panel to choose the output format you like. It supports lossless audio, common MP3, M4A, AAC, WAV, FLAC, OGG, etc. You can set it as a compatible format.

Step 3. Convert AA and AAX to Common Format

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Click the Convert button to begin converting the Audible audiobooks to popular formats as you want. Once the conversion completes, you can locate those unprotected audiobooks in the history folder or the path you selected before conversion. Then you can connect your Android phone to the computer and transfer the converted Audible audiobooks to the device via USB cable.

How to Play Audible Audiobooks on Samsung Gear S3

After the Audible books are converted, you can get Audible AA or AAX audio books on Samsung Gear S3 by following the guide below. A needed tool is the Gear app.

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Step 1. Go to your mobile device to install the Samsung Gear app on your mobile device. Connect the Samsung Gear to your smartphone.

Step 2. Launch the Samsung Gear app. Go to Settings and touch the Send content to Gear button. Press Select tracks and mark the checkbox next to the audiobooks you want to add to your Gear S3, and then touch Done.

Step 3. Congratulations! You can now freely listen to the Audible audiobooks on your Samsung Gear without bringing a phone along when doing the working out. Just find your Audible books on Music Player. You can play them by tapping the Play button.


To play Audible audiobooks on Samsung Gear S3, it is necessary to convert Audible books to common audio since there is no Audible app for Samsung Gear. Luckily, after the conversion using ViWizard Audible Converter, you can also play Audible books on any devices that are not supported by Audible such as any MP3 players, Nintendo Switch, and others.

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