How to Download and Install Applications on Your Smartwatch – Have you recently purchased a smartwatch or smartwatch? If this is the first time you have a smartwatch, of course you will feel confused about operating your smartwatch, especially if you want to download and install new applications on the smartwatch.
In this article, I will explain how to download and install applications on your smartwatch or smartwatch in various ways, such as via cellphone, computer and direct download via your smartwatch device. And what I will discuss here is the smartwatch made by Google, namely Wear OS.
Adding apps to your smartwatch will certainly make your Wear OS experience a lot richer, allowing you to access unlimited options from the Google Play Store.
When you first set up your Wear OS smartwatch, you will have the option to transfer all apps from your smartphone automatically, but that’s not the only way you can download and install apps on your smartwatch.
With the Google Play Store available directly on your smartwatch, you can download and install apps from Google Play without the need cellphone smartphone You, so you only need to search and install new applications for the smartwatch as easily as on your smartphone.
Here are the steps to download and install the application on your smart watch:
1. Make sure your Wear OS Watch is connected
If you’re running the latest Wear OS software, then there are two ways to download and install the apps you need: from your computer or from your watch.
Whichever you choose, your device must be connected to Wi-Fi first. To connect to a Wi-Fi connection via your smartwatch, please enter the menu Settings → Connectivity → Wi-Fi, and connect it to your internet network to get your watch online.
2. Install Wear OS Watch Application from Your Computer
Navigating the list of apps on the Google Play Store is certainly easier via a web browser, and Google has installed a dedicated Wear OS section on the Google Play Store.
Click on the application you wish to download and install on your smartwatch, and select “Install“, And you’ll see your smartwatch appear as the destination device, as long as the app has been updated to Wear OS 2.0 or higher. If not, you have to send it to your mobile phone.
3. Install the Wear OS App Directly from your Smart Watch
A more direct approach is to load the Play Store directly from your Wear OS smartwatch and search for apps there, although this is a bit tricky due to the small screen size.
You can search for specific apps or browse categories or recommendations, and when you see an app that you want to download and install on your smartwatch, you just have to select the app and then tap the ‘buttonInstall‘.
4. Move the Application from the HP Smartphone to your Smartwatch
Having an application on your Smartphone does not mean you have to install it on your smartwatch either.
If you enter the Google Play Store app store, please scroll down from the home screen, you will see a header marked Applications on your cellphone: these are all applications on your smartphone that have a Wear OS companion application, which you can download and install using tap on one of the buttons on the right to install it on your smartwatch.
5. Control application notifications
Maybe you don’t want notifications from every app on your phone to appear on your Wear OS smartwatch.
To make changes to notification settings, open the Wear OS app, and scroll down and tap ‘Notifications‘- and then tap’Change Watch Notifications‘, You can set which apps on your phone can and cannot request to show notifications.
And that’s an easy way to download and install apps on your smartwatch or Wear OS smartwatch via your HP smartphone, computer and straight from your smartwatch. Hopefully this article was useful and helped you in learning how to install applications on your smartwatch. Good luck 🙂