The best Android Wear apps

The best Android Wear apps
Smartwatches are loveable devices! Not only do they look splendid (well, unless your standards are Swiss-high), but they offer little bits of functionality that, really, no other device can. Yes, although we doubt smartwatch will ever have a 'killer feature' - one to put them on every wrist like smartphones are landing in the hands of millions of people as we speak - they are, nevertheless, very nice to have. 

If you weren't an early adopter who took home an LG G Watch R, or a Moto 360 or a Samsung Gear and such, you might have slept on the fact that there are hundreds of apps already running on those adorable smart tickers. But don't worry, if you ever get one, you'll get up to speed in no time - especially if you check out our selection of some 25 Android Wear apps we consider essential for smartwatch owners. 

Enjoy, and be sure that there's plenty more where that came from!

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15 Comments

1. RebelwithoutaClue

Posts: 5473; Member since: Apr 05, 2013

I'm missing AutoWear.. use voice control (similar to Google Now) to run Tasker tasks

2. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

3. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Android wear look like its getting better and better. May get it later part of the year.

4. Aploine

Posts: 444; Member since: Oct 24, 2013

The last two images are wrong

5. JohnK

Posts: 117; Member since: Mar 03, 2015

Some pretty cool apps list, thanks !

6. Treycent

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 06, 2015

Treycent - Voice Photos app is pretty cool it lets you load photos by voice to your watch or phone.

7. Qbancelli

Posts: 75; Member since: Mar 11, 2010

You guys missed Wear Charging.

8. aleant36

Posts: 71; Member since: Feb 03, 2015

Wear Mini Launcher needs to be stock on Android Wear

9. joevsyou

Posts: 1091; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

heres 20 apps, BUT WAIT there is 3-4 same type of apps for each thing...

10. signsign

Posts: 9; Member since: Jun 20, 2014

This collection unearthed a lot of hidden gems! I downloaded the Bubble Launcher, still trying it on my sw3, but it feels to be even more capable than it seems on the surface. Most intriguing is what they call the watch face launcher. Still has some glitches, but the idea is really cool,,, this is the first real launcher in the sense we think of them on phones and tablets: you can return to the home screen to start applications. Not just an app tray like other wear launchers. Very curious which way this project will go.

11. Användarnamn

Posts: 5; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Lazy journalists! not a single workout app like runtastic or something else. Its the most important thing for me to get a smartwatch. Sony smartwatch 3 with gps and ability to listen to music without take the phone with me.

12. Gadgety

Posts: 173; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

Wear Tasker is there. It's going to continue to enable fantastic features. Watch faces is a killer, too. Facer is there. That's good. However, I'd like to see Watch Maker, too. It enables amazing watch faces, with moving elemens, tourbillons, many layers, and visual effects. Check it out on the Google+ group.

13. random604

Posts: 2; Member since: Jun 04, 2015

Great list, thanks! There is an app that turns your Android smartwatch into a humor hub. The most wasted of all days is one without laughter. ​Jokester App will keep your mood up by displaying hilarious jokes on your smartwatch.

14. shehroz91

Posts: 5; Member since: Sep 11, 2015

hey guys try TOGGLE WEAR for your Android wear its really useful app. you will find it on play store.

15. ericnir

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 21, 2016

Check it out this new funny wear app Game Watch Collection

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