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Android Wear extends the Android operating system to smart watches. It shows your messages, notifications and other useful updates at a glance, so you can be connected but not distracted.

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Android Wear


Android Wear connects your phone and tablet to your wrist. Just say “OK Google” to play and skip music tracks, pause a video or quickly respond to text messages from your watch. Wear works with phones running Android 4.3 or higher.

With Android Wear, you’re always up-to-date with what matters, wherever you are. You can be present in the moment, doing whatever you're doing with whoever you're with, and still be connected to the information you need. Avoid getting your phone out and glance at your watch instead.

Useful information when you need it most

Android Wear organizes information, suggests what you're going to need, and shows it to you before you even ask, such as weather forecasts in the morning and flight time and gate information before leaving for the airport.

Straight answers to spoken questions

Just say "Ok Google" to ask questions, like how many calories are in an avocado, what time your flight leaves, and what’s the score of the Arsenal game? Say "Ok Google" to get stuff done, send texts, set alarms or even pause a video you’re casting to the TV.

Stay fit and healthy

Keep track of your fitness with daily summaries showing your step count and heart rate.* And, if your watch has a GPS sensor, fitness apps can track your distance and speed without your phone. Bring your smart watch for android and android phones when going for a run or bike ride and leave your phone at home.

*Heart rate only available on watches with heart rate monitors.

Do More with Android Wear

  • Play music

    Pause, play and skip tracks straight from your smart watch. Listen even when you’re offline, without being connected to your phone.

  • Wear what you want

    Choose the watch you like the best from a range of shapes and styles, and change its look whenever you want with downloadable watch faces.

  • Voice search

    From knowing the weather before you start your day, to planning the best route to avoid traffic, or even checking your favorite team’s score while they’re playing, use Voice Search to bring you the information you want, when you need it.

  • Be connected

    See who’s calling, or read and respond to texts, instant messages and emails as soon as they arrive. Get the time and location of your next appointment, and see updates from your existing Android apps. Best of all, do all this and more without ever taking your phone out of your pocket.

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Play music offline

Play music offline Download your favourite albums and playlists to your watch and listen to them offline without your phone via Bluetooth headphones.

Get GPS Support

Get GPS support If your watch has a GPS sensor, fitness apps can now track your distance and speed without your phone. Go for a run or bike ride and leave your phone at home.

See weather

See weather Glance at the weather forecast when you get up in the morning.

Check commutes

Check commutes See how long it will take you to get to work while you’re getting ready in the morning.

Get reminders

Get reminders The subject, time and location of your next appointment appear so you don’t have to check your diary.

Track flights

Track flights Your flight information appears before you go to the airport.

Track fitness

Track fitness Keep track of your activity with daily summaries showing your step count and heart rate.

Stay connected

Stay connected See who’s calling or read texts, instant messages and emails as soon as they arrive.

Use voice search

Use voice search Just say “OK Google” to get the information you need. Ask anything, like “Will it rain this weekend?” or “What time is it in New York?” or “How many calories are there in an avocado?”.

Start navigation

Start navigation Just say “OK Google, navigate to...” plus your destination to get turn-by-turn navigation.

Control music

Control music Just say “OK Google play some music” to start listening from your phone, and pause, play and skip tracks on your watch.

Set reminders

Set reminders Glance and say “OK Google” to set location-based or time-based reminders. For example, “OK Google, remind me to pick up the plants when I get home.

Get help with Android Wear

Try in person

Get a feel for Android Wear and Google products with a hands-on demo at your local store. Find a store

Get started

Need help setting-up your Android Wear? Visit our Android Wear Help Centre for answers to frequently asked questions, video tutorials and more.

One-on-one support

Whether you need help selecting the device that’s right for you, a quick how-to or a more general lesson, our Google Specialists are always available to answer your questions at the Google shop inside Currys PC World, London. Find out more

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