How to Synchronize a Smartwatch to your Android or iPhone – Step by step

Learn how to connect and sync a Smartwatch to an iPhone or Android cell phone and enjoy all the functions that this new technology offers you. The Smartwatch They are the perfect complement for your Smartphone, since you can synchronize it and have functions such as messaging services or calls at your fingertips.

But not only do they depend on this synchronization, but you can download and install applications or widget to use it independently. For example, if you exercise, you have the Pedometer function.

In addition, you can have and use statistics apps related to physical conditioning or health and at the same time play the music you want to listen to.

Other functionalities that most SmartWatches have by default are the applications that monitor daily activities or they keep a record of calories ingested or burned, with which you can keep track of your physical condition. On the other hand, as with conventional clocks, you can see the time, date and set reminders or alarms whenever you want.

The best of all is that in the market you can find the one that best suits your style and your economy; ranging from the most colorful and fun to the most formal.

If you already purchased yours, continue reading and learn how to synchronize it with your smartphone, iPhone or Android, to get the most out of it.

Wear OS app

Wear OS screenshots

Wear OS It is an operating system based on Android created by the Google company and that most of the SmartWatch available on the market and other body devices use.

On the official Wear OS website you can find a description of the functions that it puts in the hands of its users, as well as a catalog of SmartWatch of major brands available in the market.

This operating system allows you to connect body devices with Smartphone belonging to the platform Android or iOS to use telephone functionalities through a mobile app.

You can download it in the stores of each of these platforms for free and install it on your device to start the synchronization.

Learn how to connect and synchronize a smartwatch on a mobile with Wear OS

Next we are going to show you how simple it can be connect and synchronize a smartwatch on a mobile. And this through the use of an extraordinary application and is none other than Wear OS. And best of all, this versatile tool can be used on whatever mobile device you are using.

This means that it will not matter if your mobile uses the Android operating system or if it uses the iOS operating system. Since there are versions for each system and we will teach you the steps to follow to connect and synchronize a SmartWatch on your mobile.

On Android

Smartwatch with iPhone in hand

To get started make sure your smartwatch and smartphone are compatible. Also, that all the applications on your smartphone are updated so that the synchronization works correctly.

Enter the Google Play Store and search for the application with the name Android Wear, download it and install it on your device.

While your smartwatch is on, turn on the Bluetooth and access the Android Wear app on your mobile device. You will see the announcement Start Configuration, press the Accept button after reading the Terms of Use and Privacy.

Next, you will see the name of your SmartWatch reflected on the screen, select it and press the OK button on the watch to start the synchronization.

At the end of the process, you will see a step-by-step guide that will help you learn to use your SmartWatch more easily, you will only have to practice a little to handle it perfectly.

In case you don’t see your SmartWatch on the app screen, go to configuration of your device, select the section Notifications Settings and turn on notifications for the Android Wear app. Then follow the steps above.

On iPhone

The first thing you should do is download e install the Wear OS app on your device from the App Store. When the process is finished, with your SmartWatch turned on, access the application and search the list for the name corresponding to your body device and select it.

Additionally, set the language you want to display in case the default language is not your preference.

When the process begins, a synchronization code will be reflected on both devices, it must be the same, press Connect and wait for the process to finish.

hand sync iphone

After a few minutes you will see a message confirming that both devices are synchronized and you can start using their functions, either by following the step-by-step guide or on your own.

If you have configured another SmartWatch with a mobile device, you must select the option Synchronize with a new device by launching the app and applying the steps listed above.

Find out how to save battery life on your SmartWatch so it doesn’t drain quickly.

How to sync a Chinese smartwatch

The Chinese SmartWatches present a very noticeable peculiarity and that is that their connection with smartphones is usually a bit unstable. And therefore we can get by with some timing issues, such as when receiving notifications. But if we use the right tool we can synchronize our Chinese SmartWatch with the mobile without major inconveniences.

The tools that we are going to use so that the synchronization is carried out and it is maintained, thus solving connection problems. It is known as ‘Media Tek Smart Device’ which you can get in the virtual store of your mobile device. In other words, from the App Store if you have an iPhone or from the Play Store if you have an Android.

Another advantage of using this application is that it is free, but you need to uninstall the ‘Bluetooth Notifier’ application from your smartphone. Or you can also simply deactivate it, since one of the App that have the greatest problems to connect the mobile with your SmartWatch. Now you just have to go to the virtual store and look for the App so that you can download.

Once you locate ‘Media Tek Smart Device’ you must click on the ‘Install’ option then on ‘Accept’ and wait for the installation process to be completed. Once the installation is complete, open the application and follow the system prompts. And in this way you have synced your Chinese smartwatch to your smartphone.

We invite you to visit the article How to take screenshots on SmartWatches with Android Wear so that you can continue learning more about these devices.

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