Agreed, Apple Watch is undoubtedly the best smartwatch available in the market. However, there are a number of Android Wear smartwatches which have been designed to offer top-notch user experience. Better still, they are available at a comparatively low price than Apple Watch.
Though Apple’s wearable device has been designed to work with iPhone, there are several Android Wear smartwatches like ASUS ZenWatch 2, Huawei Watch, Fossil Q Founder, Watch Urbane, Moto 360 (2nd Gen), Moto 360 for Women, Moto 360 Sport, TAG Heuer Connected etc. which are also compatible with iPhone. When connected to iPhone, Android Wear devices can access to notifications, watch faces and Google Now. They can also sync your preferences and information, like favorite places, sports teams, stocks, and media.
Ready to give your Android Wear a shot on your iPhone? Let’s go!
How to Pair Android Wear Smartwatch with iPhone
- Make sure your iPhone is running iOS 8.2 or above.
- Ensure your Android Wear devices support iPhone.
Step #1. First up, you need to download Android Wear app on your iPhone.
Step #2. Now, turn on your Android Wear smartwatch. Make sure your watch is reset to factory settings.
Step #3. Next, you have to launch the Android Wear app on your iPhone. Now, follow the instructions, until you find Connect to your watch screen.
Step #4. On your Android Wear watch, you have to select your language.
Step #5. Go ahead with the instructions until you see the Android Wear model on your iPhone.
Step #6. On your iPhone, you need to tap the model number and accept Bluetooth Pairing Request.
After you have successfully paired your devices, sign into your Google account. (In case, you have not yet signed to it.)
Step #7. Next, you will have to turn on watch notifications, location and enable calendar if you want.
Now, you can customize your Android Wear smartwatch using the iPhone app. You can change watch faces, layout and more. Due to some limitations, Android Wear devices may not work as competently as Apple Watch but they have the quality to be worth a try.
If you can’t afford to buy Apple’s wearable device, Android Wear devices can be the best alternative. Whether it’s design or functionality, they can stand up to your wish.
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