What are some MUST have Android Wear Apps?

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  1. hammerhead13

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    I just got my LG Urbane w150. Nice looking watch. Not as big as I thought it was going to be which is a plus. Still doing a bunch of software updates. The one thing I want to know is What are some MUST have Android Wear Apps? What are all you Android Wear users using that makes having these Smart watches worth the investment? Thanks!
     
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    The only apps that I have installed on my watch that didn't come with it are watch face apps. They are a great way to customize your watch and change it up whenever you feel like it. With the newer versions of Android Wear a lot of apps from your phone will auto sync to your watch and provide some basic functionality from your watch.


    Edit: Congrats on the new watch!

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    Thanks for the Reply! I currently have Android Wear v1.5.0.3358953. I did install Facer and created a Account. It is cool having the Faces. I just need to find Better Mickey Mouse Faces lol. Would you happen to know if S Health is working with the LG Urbane w150? I still find it to be the Best Health App.
     
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    I have AW 1.5.0.336103 on my watch, so very similar. I'm not sure about S Health. I have a Moto 360 Sport and it uses Moto Body by default. JonnyKansas is one member I know with an Urbane, maybe he can answer that question.

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    Back when I had my Note 4, S Health wasn't directly compatible with the Urbane. That's been about a year now, so Idk if anything has changed, but in the S Health app, they have very limited devices that are compatible with it. I ended up switching to Google Fit. I'm not a fitness buff by any means, but I like knowing which days I got up and was more active. Fit, to me, is very similar to S Health as far as features that I used. The UI is different, but I basically just use it to track steps, which it actually does by time active instead of number of steps. To me, knowing how inaccurate these step counters can be, that's a better metric anyway. I've got a goal set for amount of time active each day and it'll coach me alone similarly to how S Health did, though I turned off the S Health feature to bug me when I've been stationary for an hour.

    Sorry. I know that doesn't REALLY answer your question, but that's my experience.
     
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    Watchmaker premium and wear charging widget
     
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    Wear Charging Widget looks pretty good. Looks very similar to the built in Charging / Night Mode on the Moto 360 Sport & 2nd Gen. Makes a nice bedside clock.

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