Set up your watch

To use your smartwatch, first connect your watch to your phone using the Wear OS by Google app.

Before you start:

Get the Wear OS by Google app

You can find the Wear OS by Google app in the Google Play Store.

Set up your watch for the first time

  1. Turn on your watch.
  2. On your phone, open the Wear OS app Wear OS by Google.
  3. Tap Set it up.
  4. On your watch, follow the onscreen instructions to choose a language and accept the terms of service.
  5. On your phone, follow the onscreen instructions until you notice the name of your watch.
  6. Tap the name of your watch. If it's not there, try these steps.
  7. You’ll find a code on your phone and watch.
  8. To finish, follow the onscreen instructions.

When your device and watch successfully connect, you’ll find "Connected" in the Wear OS app. When they’re not, on your watch’s screen, you’ll notice Disconnected disconnect.

If you've set up your watch before

Set up your watch with a new phone

Your watch can only connect to one phone at a time. To use a different phone with your watch, first use your current phone to disconnect.

Note: When you reset your watch to factory settings, all apps, settings, and data on your watch are erased.

  1. On your watch, tap Settings Settingsand then System and then Disconnect & reset Disconnect and reset.
  2. On the phone you want to connect, open the Wear OS app Wear OS by Google.
  3. Tap Set it up.
  4. After your watch restarts, follow the onscreen instructions.
  5. On your phone, follow the onscreen instructions until you notice the name of your watch.
  6. Tap the name of your watch. If it's not there, try these steps.
  7. You’ll find a code on your watch and phone.
  8. To finish, follow the onscreen instructions.

Set up another watch with your phone

You can use more than one watch with your Android phone. To add another watch:

  1. On your phone, open the Wear OS app Wear OS by Google.
  2. Next to the connected watch's name, tap the Drop down arrow Drop down arrow and then Add a new watch.
  3. To finish, follow the onscreen instructions.

Change your watch's language

Your watch and your phone always use the same language. To change the language on your watch, switch the language on your phone.

Get more help

If you have trouble setting up your watch, try these troubleshooting steps.

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