Apple is now dominating the smartwatch market. The Cupertino company is currently shipping millions of smartwatches every quarter, more than any other competitor out there. Apple now captures more than 80 percent of global smartwatch share, making it unstoppable rival on the market.
However, Apple Watch is not cheap out there; in fact, it’s one of the most expensive smartwatches on the market. If you are looking for an alternative to Apple Watch that can work with iPhone, you will be happy to know that you now can pair Android Wear with your iOS device.
There is a dedicated app on the App Store, known as Android Wear, which is designed to connect your Android Wear smartwatch with your iPhone. However, the process may be a little bit confusing to some folks.
In this guide, we will go through the steps to pair Android Wear with your iPhone. Before we begin, make sure you now have an Android-based smartwatch that supports iOS.
How to pair Android Wear with your iPhone
We recommend you are now running a modern version of watchOS. If you are not sure, update your device first.
Step one: Head to the App Store and download the Android Wear app onto your iPhone. After that, pick up your Android Wear smartwatch and reset it to factory settings
Step two: Next up, launch Android Wear app on your iPhone and then follow the on-screen instructions until you see Connect to your watch screen
Step three: Once you are done, choose your language on your Android-based smartwatch. After that, hit the model number and accept Bluetooth pairing request to proceed
Step four: When both your Android Wear watch and iPhone are successfully paired, sign in your Google account
Step five: Enable watch notifications and then turn on locations.
That’s it! Note that once both devices have been paired, your smartwatch language will be automatically changed to your default language on your iPhone. You can easily change the language on your paired Android watch by heading to Settings > General > Language & Region and select iPhone Language. Once you are in, select your preferred language.
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