Apple Watch is an excellent companion of iPhone. They have been designed to function seamlessly. But just in case you aren't charmed by Apple's smartwatch or wish to find a more affordable yet good-looking option, you have the option to jump on the other side of the fence. Haven't guessed it? You can pair Android Wear with your iPhone.
Though Android Wear doesn't get as much freedom as Apple Watch to work with iPhone, it does function up to the mark. The most exciting thing about it is that you have a plethora of options to choose from as a number of watches from well-known companies support Android. Powered by Google Assistant, Android Watches do have the “X” factor to give Siri driven Apple Watch a long run. Anyway, you are ready to use Galaxy S2 or any other Android Watch with your iPhone? Let's get started!
How to Pair and Use Android Watch with iPhone
Note: Following are the smartwatches that work with Android Wear. ASUS ZenWatch 2, ASUS ZenWatch 3, Casio Smart Outdoor, Huawei Watch, Fossil Q Founder, Fossil Q Wander, Fossil Q Marshal, LG Watch Urbane, LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition, LG Watch Style and Sport, Michael Kors Access smartwatches, Moto 360 (2nd Gen), Moto 360 for Women, Moto 360 Sport, Polar M600, and TAG Heuer Connected etc.
Step #1. First off, you need to download the Android Wear app on your iPhone.
Then, turn on your Android Wear watch and make sure it's reset to factory settings.
Step #2. Now, launch Android Wear app on your iPhone. Then follow the instructions until Connect to your watch screen appears.
Step #3. On the Android Wear watch, you need to choose your language.
Step #4. Go through the instructions until the Android Watch model appears on your iPhone.
- On the iPhone, you have to tap the model number and accept Bluetooth Pairing Request.
- Make sure that the pairing code matches on both the devices.
Note: Just in case codes are different, you have to restart your watch and try again.
Step #5. When they have been paired, sign into your Google account.
Step #6. Turn on watch notifications.
Step #7. Turn on location and also enable calendar access if you need it.
How to Change Android Watch Language on iPhone
The language you are using on your iPhone will be automatically set on your smartwatch.
If you want to change the language on your watch, you need to switch to a new language on your smartphone. To do so, open Settings app on your iPhone → General → Language & Region → iPhone Language.
Android Wear supports multiple languages such as English, Chinese (Hong Kong), Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Vietnamese, etc.
You have a lot of watch faces to choose from. You can also personalize watch faces with the useful info like your steps, schedule, stocks, etc.
With the Watch, you can keep a tab on important info like who's calling, SMS and messages, and alerts from your favorite apps.
It also allows you to track your steps and distance while you walk, run, or ride and get coaching for strength training.
It's time to take the Android Watch for an extended spin and let us know your feedback about it!
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