Best Apple Watch Productivity Apps in 2021

Apple Watch is designed to enhance your productivity. There are so many things you can do with this wearable device. By downloading some of the best productivity apps on Apple Watch, you can create a to-do list, handle automation and shortcuts, track all your personal goals, manage time & tasks and more. So, ready to make the most of your smartwatch to boost your productivity? We have compiled some of the finest apps that can let you get on top of your tasks more efficiently.

#1. Trello

Trello Apple Watch App Screenshot

Modern life keeps us busy, and for most of us, it is getting way too difficult to organize everything. From dawn to dusk, we are loaded with thousands of chores and tasks.

Therefore, we need an electronic companion that can help us organize our tasks. With Trello, you can easily organize anything you are working on.

You can create boards of cards and can use them solo or invite colleagues, friends, and family to work together. As you have this wearable device, you can accomplish your tasks while you are on the go.

Handle notifications; make, read and comment on cards; check which cards are remained or get to know which ones are opened; and finally, check the listed items and put a label on labels.

Price: Free

#2. Things 3

Things 3 Apple Watch App Screenshot

Your daily tasks are done easily with Things. All in a day’s work like getting your hair cut, making an order for a cake, book a table at a nearby restaurant and what not. It is a perfect app that helps you achieve everything you want in your life. Not just this, Things can also help you manage your entire projects; accomplish your health goals too with this app. It is an easy to use a task manager on your wrist.

Price: $9.99


IFTTT Apple Watch App Screenshot

Customize your world with just a tap of a button using IFTTT! You can control all your internet-connected devices like Google Home, Amazon Alexa, Nest, Philips Hue, and your iPhone with ease.

With the support of over 6,00 apps including Twitter, Telegram, Google Drive, Twitch, Weather Underground, Instagram, Gmail, IFTTT helps you control your favorite apps not just faster but also more efficiently.

You will also be able to back up your important files, photos, and contacts to cloud-storage services like Dropbox or Google Drive. What’s more, the custom daily weather forecast notifications ensure you don’t get caught in a bad weather.

Price: Free

#4. OmniFocus 3

OmniFocus 2 Apple Watch App Screenshot

In this fast-paced life, it is difficult to strike a work-life balance. But here is a cool app that keeps you on top of your projects and goals, achieves targets faster. OmniFocus 3 for Apple Watch app gives you the freedom to check your upcoming task. OmniFocus 3 is an amazing task management tool that allows streamlining your tasks to make you more productive than before. The app gives you regular notifications so that you don’t miss any task pre-set by you.

Price: Free

#5. gTasks Pro

gTasks Pro Apple Watch App Screenshot

While we are using multiple communication devices, it is imperative to synchronize all these devices to make our life comfortable. And gTasks Pro does just the job for you. With this app on your Apple Watch, you can easily sync your tasks with Google and across your iPhone & iPad devices.

Some of the finest features of this app are: sync tasks with Google Tasks, sync tasks between your watch, iPhone and iPad, view your tasks & calendar events in one place, keep your tasks organized, location-based reminders, set repeating tasks like “Bill Payment” every month.

Price: $5.99

#6. Microsoft OneNote

Microsoft OneNote Apple Watch App Screenshot

I’m hugely impressed by Microsoft’s OneNote. The app makes note taking incredibly simple and hassle-free.

With multiple pen colors and settings available, you can also create attractive handwritten notes and drawings. You will also be able to create to-dos and keep a track of them. Another important feature of this app is that it allows you to organize your notes just the way you want.

Even better, the support of multiple languages like English, Arabic, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, etc. makes OneNote enormously handy.

Price: Free

#7. Forest – Stay focused

Forest Stay focused Apple Watch App Screenshot

So, you are unable to concentrate on your work or wish to have something that can help you enhance your concentration? Rated as the number app in productivity category, Forest can enormously boost your ability to focus on important things.

Plant trees and work harder to make the forest look absolutely lush green. You can also track how much time you spend on your smartphone.

Take the help of customizable tags and detailed analysis to have the right overview. Oh yes, don’t forget to earn plenty of rewards to unlock new tree species.

Price: $1.99

#8. Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook Apple Watch App Screenshot

Microsoft’s Outlook has long been one of the finest email apps across all operating systems. You can use it to manage all of your email accounts and calendars with consummate ease.

The smart inbox plays a vital role in letting you take control of your emails by keeping away the unwanted stuff away. You can quickly delete, schedule and archive your messages.

It lets you open Word, Excel and other document attachments and edit them directly in the corresponding app. Moreover, you can also access your favorite apps like Facebook, Evernote, Trello etc. right from within this email app.

Use your Apple Watch to keep track of the upcoming events, check out the unread messages and quickly send your reply.

Price: Free

#9. TurboTax Tax Return App

TurboTax Tax Return Apple Watch App Screenshot

How about getting maximum refund and getting your taxes done perfectly? TurboTax is a pretty simple tax app that can work effectively in letting you save a lot of money.

You can search more than 350 tax deductions and credits to find out the best ways to have highest refunds. Contact a specialist to get the right guidance. With the step-by-step instructions, it ensures there is no mistake what so ever. Moreover, take the help of your smartwatch to track the progress of your tax return status.

Price: Free

#10. Evernote


Since Apple does not allow users to install its Notes app on Apple Watch, Evernote can be a great alternative. Install Evernote on your watch, and you can dictate notes; the app will transcribe your dictation into text. Moreover, you can create notes on your iPhone and iPad or Mac, and view them on your watch.

Evernote also helps you set reminders and get notifications on the wrist. The app is indispensable when it comes to taking notes and getting work done. A combination of Evernote and Apple’s ecosystem makes it one of the best productivity apps.

Price: Free (In-app Purchases)

That’s all, folks!

What’s your favorite?

It’s time to let us know about the apps you are going to use on your smartwatch to bolster your productivity. Besides, if we have missed out an able contender, do tell us to know about that as well.

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