The trend of wearing Android smartwatches has flourished in recent months. While Google has put in a lot of efforts to bring all the features and functionalities to your wrist through Android Wear, they have missed lots of features that now require third-party apps.
Moto 360 has been the best-selling Android smartwatch of 2014. Loved by millions of Android fans worldwide, Motorola has released the upgraded and more powerful version of this android wear a.k.a Moto 360 (2nd Gen).
No wonder everyone wants to get the most out of their money. The best way to do so with smart devices is by customizing them according to your needs.
10 Essential Android Wear Apps for Moto 360 (2nd Gen)
Below is a list of most recommended and essential apps for all the Moto 360 (2nd Gen) 2015 users in no particular order.
All the apps are available on Google Play Store and we’ve included links for each app in its section for easy access.
This is Google’s official app for all the smartwatches running on Android Wear to connect with your Android phone. It lets you change watch faces from a collection of Google’s thousands of watch faces. Android wear can provide you various ‘Actions’ that will be triggered in your smartwatch once selected. Some of them are Agenda, Navigate, Play Music, Set a timer, Show me my heart rate, Take a note etc.
Motorola Connect is Motorola’s official app for Android devices to manage all your Motorola connected devices from one place. It currently supports Moto 360 (1st/2nd Gen), Moto Pulse, Moto Surround, Motorola Power Pack Micro, Motorola Keylink as well as Motorola Connect PC Extension (Available on Moto X 1st/2nd Gen, Droid Turbo, Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx, Droid Mini phones only). Motorola Connect is compatible with almost all Android devices.
You can customize your Moto 360 (2nd Gen) with one of Motorola’s exclusive watch faces, or create your own with the My Design option. It’s even helpful in locating your lost watch on a map.
Moto Body tracks your wellness activity and fitness activity, offers personalized insights, and keeps you moving with daily progress notifications to help you maintain a healthier lifestyle. With Moto Body, and a Moto 360 (2nd Gen), you can:
- Track your daily heart activity, steps, calorie burn, and distance.
- Measure your heart rate on-demand.
- Enjoy running activity.
- Track your progress over time.
- Receive valuable insights related to your goals and learn from tips and articles.
- Get timely and meaningful notifications throughout the day.
- Share your wellness and fitness data with popular 3rd party apps.
Android Device Manager is not much reliable to manage Android Smartwatches. You can know your phone’s location or lock it remotely using Android Device Manager but for those who are looking for something little extra, Find My Phone is for you. With Find My Phone app you will never forget your phone and can quickly find it in one tap. This app will make your Android Wear Watch start buzzing if it detects that you are going away from your phone without taking it.
Google Keep is undoubtedly the best note taking application for Android smartwatches. You can quickly capture what’s on your mind and get a reminder later at the right place or time. You will get a peace of mind to manage all your notes across all your devices running under same Google ID. Write notes, add titles, add reminders to them and you can even highlight your notes with different colors. You can even record your notes with “Okay, Google” voice command and asking it to take a note. App is totally free with no in-app purchases.
Moto 360 (2nd Gen) has two digital mics but doesn’t have inbuilt ability to record sound. Wear Audio Recorder is a handy and functional voice recorder for the smartphones and Android Wear watches!
Record your conversations, lectures, meetings and anything you want with very simple and intuitive interface. The app is designed both for watches and smartphones.
Calculator Begins is a mini, interactive app for your smartphone and smartwatch. The best part of this app is that it doesn’t show up any advertisements or in-app purchase options. Fully supports Android Wear. You can even convert over 170 world currencies. Try different themes and colors to match your math mood.
WeChat is a free messaging & calling app that allows you to easily connect with family & friends across countries. It’s the all-in-one communications app for free text (SMS/MMS), voice & video calls, moments, photo sharing, and games. WeChat fully supports Moto 360 (2nd Gen) and other smartwatches. It lets you send Sticker, Voice, and Text (voice typing) through its Android Wear interface.
This App reminds you to drink water every day and tracks your water drinking habits. All you need to do is to enter your current weight and this app will automatically help you to determine how much water your body needs every day. When you have finished drinking a cup of water, you will need to add a cup in the app. It has a reminder system that will remind you the water you need to drink in the rest of the day.
Launchers in Android devices make it lot easier to find things on it. Now on Android Wear watches too, we have the best launcher so far known as Wear Mini Launcher. Wear Mini Launcher is designed to allow you to quickly launch any app from anywhere. You have also access to quick settings with the double swipe gesture. You can change the brightness of your wear device, change the WiFi state, the ring mode of your handheld or make it ring to find it back!
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