You're very welcome, Rick! I posted this procedure in case another Galaxy Watch user found themselves in the same predicament. Also, you all know how much I love to tinker with my gadgets jig, that just may work... I don't remember ever seeing something like that, but that strap/cover combination looks great! I will definitely look for something like that. A cover would work nicely because the way I use this watch is not the one I envisioned when I purchased it. I thought I'd use it as a media controller and navigation device, but I actually use it as a fitness recorder mostly. Ever since I found Bixby to be much more useful than I expected I've taken to speak commands aloud to control music ("pause", "switch to next track", "set volume 80%", etc). I was surprised when I told Bixby one day to "play Dancing with Myself" and it identified and played the correct song from my library. Sure, this is a gimmick, index the music with the tag data, simple search, but still, it's impressive. As for navigation, the watch screen is way too small to be really useful to me. In short, I mostly keep the watch on my wrist and let it do its magic stuff behind the scenes, and interaction is kept to a minium. I could simply tap the screen to start a workout, slap the cover in place, and chat with Bixby when needed.