Android wear watches are new trendy accessories. But they are not easy to master. That’s the reason our team took time out to write down some best Android Wear Tips and Tricks. These tricks and tips will help you to master your android wear.
But First, we will talk about Latest Android wear 2.0 tricks and tips. Some must know things for Android Wear 2.0 users.
Change your watch according to your requirement
Android wear 2 gives you an amazing option to customize the face of your watch with your requirement. You can always switch between faces by swiping on sides.
Pin your fav application
Just like mobile, you can also pin your favorite apps on the face of android wear 2 by holding that app in a drawer and moving it to the top menu.
Share one Number
You can share the same number for making and receiving calls on your android wear and mobile phones with networks like AT&T.
Connect Wi-Fi to your Phone
Connect your android wear with wifi to use its standalone features. You can do so by your phone or in android wear via settings > Connectivity> select Wi-Fi and you are ready to go. You can now use every standalone feature of your android wear without your phone.
Shortcuts to fav features
You can create shortcuts to your favorite feature by assigning a button to it. To do this open settings > personalization > customize hardware buttons…..
You can use auto-correction, spell checker, word suggestion and many more options to type easily on your android wear 2.0. You can personalize this in settings àpersonalization à input methods àGoogle Keyboard.
Take Help from Google in turning the lights on
You can now operate your Google assistant devices from your android wear. For this Go to Android wear app àassistant àsettingsàcontrols for supported devices. You can then create rooms to use all Google assistant devices.
Google now suite is also recording your personal search data to provide you better information on your most searched terms, weather, and sports. This Google now feed is resting at the bottom of the app drawer.
Now it’s time to discuss some tricks and tips of Android Wear 1
Check battery and storage stats
You can either see battery status from a drop-down menu of your watch or you can go to settings à timepiece to see details of battery and storage. You can also see which apps are draining more battery.
Wake up when tilting
You can go to the setting of your phone àtime piece name à and choose display options as always on or wake up then your moved move you watch towards your face.
“Ok Google” The Google Assistant
You can use Google digital assistant by just holding your watch next to your mouth and saying “Ok Google” then you can follow this up with any command, search request, query, or action. You can also set default apps to certain commands. Etc Text message by Google assistant by saying “Ok Google” then say massage then the name of the recipient and massage then send.
IF this then that (IFTTT)
With the help of IFTTT, you can set up on screen notifications on your android wear for weather alerts, low battery, and many more things.
Get My notifications Back
Every now and then, we faced a situation of swiping important notifications with unwanted ones. But in android wear, you can easily get it back from swiping down the main screen. There you will see a countdown running and an undo option. Select the undo option to get your notifications back.
Reminder, Because reminders have benefits
You can get reminders on your wristwatch by using the reminder 1 app. Reminders can be set with respect to time location and requirements.
The Ultimate Smart Home
Smart home technology might take few more years to develop completely. For now, there are only a few options like written thermostat control.
Choose the best face for your watch
You can download as many faces for your watch as you want and change them of your own will. You can also change the skins of faces and customize them.
You can sync and listen to your audio (music) without even your phone in range. You can do this by opening the Play music app on your phone, After that, you have to enable the download to android wear option in settings. This will sync the song to your android wear.
Find your lost phone
You can find your lost muted phone by sending a command through Find my Phone options in android wear. Your phone will start ringing even if it’s on silent mode.
The secret personal trainer android wear
Track your walking distance, burned calories, and get instructions for simple exercises from the Google Fit app in Android wear. Google Fit also offers few Fitness friendly watch faces that will tell you about your progress on the face of the watch.
Silence the annoying alerts
Pick and choose apps from setting in android wear app à block app notifications. You can also block the specific apps by swiping left or right on their notification until you find a block notification from this app option.
Silent phone and alerts only ringing on android wear
Open android wears app à settings à toggle silence phone when wearing Android watch. This will only makes your watch ring/beep when you receive any notification.
Lock Your android wear – the auto-lock
You can set any pattern to your smart android wear by opening settings from your android wear àchoose screen lock. After that, you can choose any pattern like a lock of your android wear.
Increase the battery life with two simple tricks
You can increase the battery life by unchecking the always-on option on the android wear app. You can also lower its brightness by double-tapping the screen of android wear.
Now you can reply back with emojis from your android wear. Swipe left after you hit the reply button until you see the draw emoji. Draw a rough diagram to find similar emojis for replying.
Read and listen to your text
Use text to speech to listen to your text. You can also increase the size of fonts to read text easily. You can find the font size menu in the setting menu of your android wear.
You can find modes by swiping down on the face of the watch and then swiping to right. Test all, you will defiantly find good modes for extra brightness and silence.
Send special messages to your special one through Android Wear
Together app on your watch lets you send emojis, doodles, and texts to one favorite contact. So, select your favorite contact and hit him back with some special massages.
Control with gestures
You can turn on your watch with a flick of the wrist. You can also scroll through apps and notifications with turns and flicks of wrist. An upward arm moment would take you back a screen and a downward moment would help you to select something. You can take actions by moving your wrist up and down,
Rooted android wear
You can also root your android watch to add features of your own choice.
Rooting of any device is not recommend because it can permanently damage your device. It will also end your warranty.
I will surely try to update this list of the latest Android Wear Tips and Tricks to keep you up to date.
Comment if you know any interesting Android Wear Tips and Tricks.