The latest segment of technology where Google has made a mark is a wearable tech. A segment that started with simple fitness trackers, has now evolved into full-fledged smartwatches, which are now at a point where they can actually automate most smartphone functions.
Like other smart devices, the first requirement for these smart watch devices is an operating system. In the case of Android-powered smartwatches, this is nothing but WearOS. Based heavily on their Android smartphone platform, WearOS combines simplicity and attention to detail in a beautiful cohesive package that allows you to enjoy the complexity of a watch with the fluidity of Android.
Now, if you have bought an Android Wear device, you will be delighted to know that setting it up is actually a breeze. With just a few taps, you will have your Android Wear device, not just running, but making your life a little easier as well.
In this tutorial, we will show you how to set up a Wear OS watch.
Step 1. Download and Install the ‘Wear OS‘ app on your Android smartphone.
Step 2. Turn on your Wear OS smartwatch.
Step 3. Open the ‘Wear OS‘ app on your smartphone.
Step 4. Read through the terms of agreement and tap on ‘Agree‘ when you are done.
Step 5. Tap on ‘Turn On‘ to switch on the Bluetooth on your smartphone.
Step 6. The app will now search for Wear OS smartwatches nearby.
Step 7. Tap on the name of your smartwatch from the list that appears.
Step 8. Tap on the ‘Pair‘ option from the confirmation window.
Step 9. Follow the on-screen instructions and tap ‘Done‘.
You will now see a thumbnail with a photo of your device and all necessary statistics on the Home page. This means you have successfully set up your Wear OS watch.