Connect your watch with your phone

To get the most out of your watch, connect your watch with the Wear OS by Google app on your phone.

Note: Other than turning Bluetooth on, you won't need to use the Settings app on your phone.

Before you start, make sure your watch and phone are compatible.

Get the Wear OS by Google app

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

Connect your watch to your phone 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 phone, tap the name of your watch.
  5. You’ll see a code on your phone and watch.
    • If the codes are the same: On your phone, tap Pair. Pairing can take a few minutes.
    • If the codes are different: Restart your watch and try again. If the codes still don't match, try these troubleshooting steps.
  6. To finish setup, follow the onscreen steps.

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

Connect your watch to a new phone

  1. On your watch, tap Settings Settings and then System and then Disconnect & reset.
  2. Unpair and reset your watch.
  3. After your watch restarts, follow the instructions until you see your pairing code.
  4. On the phone you want to connect, open the Wear OS app Wear OS by Google.
  5. Tap Set it up.
  6. On your phone, tap the name of your watch.
  7. You’ll see a code on your watch and Android device.
    • If the codes are the same: On your device, tap Pair. Pairing can take a few minutes, so be patient.
    • If the codes are different: Restart your watch and try again. If the codes still don't match, try these troubleshooting steps.
  8. To finish setup, follow the onscreen steps.

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.

Connect multiple watches to your Android phone

You can pair other watches to your Android phone. Note: You can’t pair a watch with more than one phone.

  1. On your phone, open the Wear OS app Wear OS by Google.
  2. Next to the connected watch's name, tap the Down arrow Down Arrow and then Add a new watch.
  3. Follow the steps on the screen.

Get more help

If you're having trouble connecting your watch, try these troubleshooting steps.

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