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Connect to Wi-Fi

Your watch can automatically connect to saved Wi-Fi networks when it loses the Bluetooth connection with your phone.

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  1. If your screen is dim, tap it to wake up the watch.
  2. Swipe down from the top of the screen.
  3.  Tap Settings Settings 
    • If you don't see it right away, swipe left and then tap SettingsSettings 
  4. ​Scroll down and tap Connectivity
  5. If Wi-Fi is set to off, tap Wi-Fi to switch it to Automatic.

Add or change your watch’s Wi-Fi network

  1. If your screen is dim, tap it to wake up the watch.
  2. Swipe down from the top of the screen.
  3. Tap Settings Settings.
    • If you don't see it right away, swipe left and tap SettingSettings
  4. Scroll down and tap Connectivity 
  5. Tap Wi-Fi and then Add network.
  6. To enter a password if a password is required, tap Enter on phone. When prompted, enter the password on your phone. Then tap Connect

Follow the same steps to change the Wi-Fi network your watch connects to.

Note: Your watch can't connect to Wi-Fi networks that take you to a page before you can connect (for example, Wi-Fi networks at places like hotels or coffee shops).

Trouble connecting your watch to Wi-Fi?

If you're using Android Wear 1.5 or below, learn how to troubleshoot your watch's Wi-Fi connection.

Andrea is an Android expert and author of this help page. Help her improve this article by leaving feedback below.

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