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Latest Wear OS 3 news

Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the Wear OS 3, with regular updates and all the information you need.

Google Smart Unlock won’t be replaced by Wear OS Watch Unlock

  • By Sagar Naresh
  • 1 day ago

Galaxy Watch 5 update brings phone camera zoom controls

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 1 week ago

Google Maps now works on LTE versions of Galaxy Watches without a phone

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 3 weeks ago

Thanks to Wear OS 3, there are now 3x more active Wear OS devices

  • By Sagar Naresh
  • 3 weeks ago

Google Keep gets richer notes feed on Samsung Galaxy Watches

  • By Sagar Naresh
  • 1 month ago

Wear OS-based Galaxy Watches to soon get Gmail, Google Calendar apps

Google reinvigorated Wear OS with the help of Samsung. The companies worked to improve the operating system’s speed, power efficiency, and apps. While Samsung ships its Galaxy Watches with a full-fledged Calendar app, Google doesn’t do the same with the Pixel Watch. Now, it looks like the company is making full-fledged Wear OS apps for […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 2 months ago

Galaxy Watch 4, Watch 5 will get new Tiles, improved Google Keep app, and more

Alongside new features like Reading Mode and Digital Car Key sharing for Android phones and tablets, Google also unveiled new and improved features for Wear OS-based smartwatches. The company is bringing new Tiles and improved first-party apps to wearables. These new features will come to Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 5 series. Google […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 2 months ago

Music streaming on Galaxy Watch 4, Watch 5 gets better with revamped Deezer app

Deezer has launched an update to its Wear OS 3 music streaming app that brings some cool new features to compatible smartwatches, including the Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 5 lineup. The company has redesigned its Wear OS 3 app, mainly retooling its app’s design and experience. According to the latest blog post, Deezer announced that […]

  • By Sagar Naresh
  • 2 months ago

Galaxy Watch 4’s new update solves bricking issue for some, makes it worse for others

A few days ago, we highlighted an issue reported by multiple Galaxy Watch 4 users where a firmware update carrying version number R8xxXXU1GVI3 messed up the smartwatch. Apparently, once the update was installed, if you turn off the Galaxy Watch 4 and the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic or if their battery ran out, it couldn’t be turned on […]

  • By Sagar Naresh
  • 2 months ago

Older watch faces turn off the AoD mode on Wear OS 3 smartwatches

Google’s Wear OS has a huge collection of watch faces that have been developed over the years. However, you might want to stick with the newer ones because, as per 9To5Google, watch faces not using the latest development practices trigger a rather unusual error on smartwatches running Wear OS 3. Apparently, older watch faces turn […]

  • By Sagar Naresh
  • 3 months ago

Google Maps update breaks home and work shortcuts on Galaxy Watch 4, Watch 5

One of the main reasons for Samsung’s switch from Tizen OS to Wear OS for its smartwatches was the availability of apps. With Wear OS, the Galaxy Watch lineup got access to various Google Suite apps, including Google Maps. It offers an easier way to get navigation help. However, the new update for Google Maps […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 3 months ago

Peloton app now available for your Wear OS-powered Samsung Galaxy Watch

Wear OS has been gaining multiple features and apps in the recent past to compete with its Apple counterpart. Expanded third-party app development is always welcome as it gives users more options. The latest fitness company to release its app for Wear OS smartwatches is Peloton. The Peloton digital app is now live for Wear […]

  • By Sagar Naresh
  • 3 months ago

Google encourages developers to make more apps for Wear OS smartwatches

Google recommitted to its smartwatch platform with the launch of Wear OS 3 last year, in collaboration with Samsung. And it had a positive effect on the sales of Android-based smartwatches. Google claimed it saw 3x more smartwatch device activations this year, with Samsung selling more than 2.8 million smartwatches in Q2 2022 alone. During the […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 3 months ago

You can soon use Google News app on your Galaxy Watch 4, Watch 5

Samsung’s move to switch from Tizen to Wear OS for its smartwatches is proving to be beneficial. It now has access to a lot more apps and services compared to when it was using Tizen for Galaxy Watches. Most of the improvements come from Google’s first-party apps, and the company is looking to bring even […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 3 months ago

Google to bring more data to backups for Wear OS smartwatches

Switching from Tizen to Wear OS has helped Samsung gain many Android ecosystem features and a collection of important apps. Apart from that, users can expect a lot of data management features to come to Wear OS watches in the future. According to a new report, Google is bringing a more complete backup mechanism. Google […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 3 months ago

Samsung makes it easier for developers to offer better health services via Galaxy Watches

The Samsung Developer Conference 2022 event started today. This is where the company showcases its new software features and platform updates every year. During the event, the company announced that it is making it easier for developers to design better health services through data from Galaxy Watch devices. The South Korean firm announced the Samsung Privileged […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 3 months ago

Google releases Weather app for Wear OS, but it’s nowhere as good as Samsung’s

The arrival of the Pixel Watch is bringing some great news for the Wear OS platform. To prepare for its launch, Google released two new apps—Google Home and Phone—for the platform, as well as the redesigned Google Keep app. The improvements don’t stop there. Google has now released a Weather app for Wear OS, and […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 4 months ago

Google Home app coming soon to Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 4, Galaxy Watch 5

When Google teased the Pixel Watch at Google I/O 2022, the company announced that it would bring the Google Home app to Wear OS. The Pixel Watch finally made its debut yesterday, and with it, the Google Home app for Wear OS as well. However, there wasn’t any information available if the app is exclusive […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 4 months ago

Google Home, Personal Safety apps coming to Wear OS smartwatches

It was reported last month that Google is prepping the Google Photos watch face for the Wear OS watches. It would allegedly allow users to set single or multiple personal photos as their watch faces. Well, we now have our first look at not only the Google Photos watch face but also the first look at […]

  • By Sagar Naresh
  • 4 months ago

Galaxy Watch 5, Watch 5 Pro already start receiving their second software update

It has been just a few weeks since the Galaxy Watch 5 and the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro debuted, and Samsung is already rolling out the second software update for the smartwatches. This update offers bug fixes and brings performance improvements to the wearables. Do note that the cellular models of the Galaxy Watch 5 series […]

  • By Sagar Naresh
  • 4 months ago
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