account arrowhead-up cart mobile-menu search sm-bold-x x-skinny-rounded x-skinny arrowhead-down

Please help us improve our website

Take our customer survey to evaluate your visit.

It should only take a few minutes to answer five quick questions. Just click the Launch survey button at the end of your visit to begin.

cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

New Android Wear 5.1.1 features

Elite
Message 1 of 5
Message 1 of 5

New Android Wear 5.1.1 features

The update it's finally rolling out, keep in mind that it is NOT up to Sony to release the update but Google itself. 

 

What's new

 

Android wear OS and companion phone app update with:

 

Connect to Wi-Fi and get notifications even when away from your phone.

 

Scroll through notifications with a flick of your wrist.

 

Quickly see apps, contacts, and actions by touching the watch face.

 

Draw emojis and have more fun with messaging. 

 

 

"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

4 REPLIES
Elite
Message 2 of 5
Message 2 of 5

/New Android Wear 5.1.1 Settings Menu

Here are Some screenshots

 

Adjust brightness

Change watch face

Font size

Wrist gestures ON/OFF

Wi-Fi settings

Bluetooth devices

Always-on screen ON/OFF

Airplane mode OFF/ON

Location ON/OFF

Accessibility

Screen Lock OFF/ON

Factory reset

Restart

Power off

About

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

Elite
Message 3 of 5
Message 3 of 5

New Android Wear 5.1.1 Accessibility Options

Accessibility Settings

 

Color inversion OFF/ON

Large font

Magnification gestures

 

"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

Elite
Message 4 of 5
Message 4 of 5

How to send/reply with Emojis with a SmartWatch 3

How to send with Emojis

 

Swipe Right to Left > Swipe Right to Left again > Select the contact > Send a text > Draw emoji 

 

 

How to reply with Emojis

 

If you received a message > pull up the notification > Swipe Right to Left > Swipe Right to Left again > Reply via SMS > Draw emoji 

 

 

 

 

"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

Highlighted
Elite
Message 5 of 5
Message 5 of 5

How to take screenshots of a SmartWatch 3

How to take screenshots of your SmartWatch 3

 

Open Android Wear > Menu > on your SW3, select the screen > on your phone > Take a wearable screenshot > pull down the notification bar > Touch to send > select the method you want to use to share the screenshot

 

 

 

"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)