Samsung has just announced that it received the go-ahead from the European Union and several other countries to launch blood pressure and ECG support for the Galaxy Watc3 and the Galaxy Watch Active2.

In total, 31 more countries are getting the new capabilities for the two smartwatches, out of which no less than 28 are in Europe. Users in state members of the European Union can now use the latest capabilities, and so do those in Chile, Indonesia, and the UAE.

“To take blood pressure and electrocardiogram measurements, users must have the Samsung Health Monitor app installed on both the Galaxy Watch3 or Galaxy Watch Active2 and their Galaxy smartphone. The Samsung Health Monitor app is automatically installed when users update their Galaxy smartwatch to the latest version via the Galaxy Wearable app. The smartwatch app will then open a link, which will direct users to the smartphone app download page in the Galaxy Store app,” Samsung says.

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