How to Change CSC in Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 / 5 Pro | Bluetooth and Samsung Pay Works

You may already be aware of the CSC if you use a smartwatch. CSC is a shorthand for country-specific code. The CSC helps obtain numerous functions necessary for our gadget to function effectively. Additionally, it assists users in receiving government benefits. All of the company’s updates are delivered to us via the CSC. Similar principles apply to the country. We are therefore confirmed by the CSC and receive national updates as a result.

Based on the CSC of your nation, Samsung also works to provide updates and app accessibility. Therefore, you might be unable to access the functions offered in other countries using the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 or 5 Pro. As a result, we are here to guide you on how to change your CSC. To learn more about this, read the entire article.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5

Why Should I Change CSC in Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 or 5 Pro? 

We are all aware that the CSC is used to confirm the nation and provide the functions that are accessible in that nation. Therefore, the brands can either restrict or enable access to particular functions by using CSC. 

You should be aware that Samsung Pay, a function of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 and 5 Pro, cannot be accessible in your country for various reasons. However, you can quickly utilize this by adjusting your Watch 5 and 5 Pro’s CSC. So, we’ll cover the procedures you can follow to modify the CSC on your Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 and enable Bluetooth and Samsung Pay, which are currently supported in the USA. 

How to Change the CSC in Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 or 5 Pro

The below method doesn’t appear to be effective on all CSCs. In this sense, we are mentioning below CSC where this strategy will be successful and where it will not. The CSC is working in:

  • UK – BTU
  • USA – XAA
  • India – INU
  • United Arab Emirates – XSG
  • Where The CSC is not working are:
  • Korea – KOO
  • Germany – DBT

Change the CSC in Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 or 5 Pro

Below are the steps by which you can change the CSC in Samsung Galaxy Warch 5 and 5 pro 

  • Open the Dialer in your Samsung Galaxy Watch. 
  • Now type the command : *#272*719434266344#
  • On the screen, a warning will appear. Click on OK.
  • Now, scroll down and you will see different CSC.
  • Click on the desired CSC. 
  • For the USA, CSC is XAA. Select it and click on Install. 
  • A confirmation will appear. Make sure you have selected the correct CSC, as you will not be able to change back to the old CSC. If you have selected the correct CSC, then click on OK.

Now, after the installation of the selected CSC, you will be able to use Samsung Pay and Bluetooth in that region.

How to Enable Samsung Pay on the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 or 5 Pro

Now that you have changed the CSC, you need to enable Samsung Pay on your Watch. To enable it, you need to follow the steps given below:

  • On your Samsung Galaxy Watch, open the Samsung Pay app. 
  • You can skip the intro. Then, click on the arrow below “Start using Samsung Pay Now”
  • Click on OK.
  • Now check your phone. The Samsung Pay (Watch plug-in) Play Store page should load. However, you can’t download the app since it isn’t available everywhere. Not to fear, there is a solution for this as well.
  • Download the Samsung Pay (Watch plug-in) application file on your phone. 
  • Install the app by clicking on the downloaded file. 
  • Open the installed app. 
  • As you will open it, read all the app permissions carefully. Then, click on OK.
  • For, all the permissions that will be asked click Allow.
  • A checking availability screen will appear. You will be prompted to update Samsung Pay (Watch plug-in).

After it, close Samsung Pay on your Galaxy Watch and relaunch it if you don’t see the update prompt. To relaunch Samsung Pay on your smartphone, adhere to the on-screen instructions. Up till the update prompt displays, keep doing this.

  • After that is finished, press the notification to start Samsung Pay on your phone.
  • Tap on Sign in and enter the login details.
  • To agree with the terms and services, tick mark all the options. 
  • Click on Next. 
  • Click on Add Card  
  • Click on Add Payment Card. 
  • Enter your debit or credit card details to link it with Samsung Pay.
  • Click on Allow to grant location access. 
  • On the screen, the Issuer’s Terms of Services will appear. Go through it carefully and then click on Agree to all. 
  • Select a way by which your card will be verified.
  • Go through the process that will be told to you.
  • Click on Done. 

Now, your card is linked with your Samsung Pay. You can easily make payments with your Samsung Pay within the country. 


This was all about how you can change the CSC in your Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 and 5 Pro. In this guide, we have mentioned the CSC of different countries where the process works and where it doesn’t. Also, we have mentioned how you can enable Samsung Pay on your Samsung Galaxy Watch. So, do let us know whether this guide was helpful or not. If you have any doubts, then feel free to ask in the comment section below.


  1. Hello, it worked perfectly on a SM-R900 Watch 5. I could easily transfer it from a Philippines CSC to the european XEF. I just tested Google Pay, everything works fine. Great guide, thanks !

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