Apps are the only thing that makes Standalone Smartwatches as the best Gadget and without apps we can only use them as a time seeing device. Most Standalone Smartwatches comes with some default apps, but those apps are not enough to make an outstanding experience. So you need to install some additional apps on your Standalone Smartwatch to improve its performance. Also, read 15 Must-Have Apps for Investors
More than 4000 Android Wear apps are available for Android wear Smartwatches and most of them are Watchface apps. So to help you we make a list that includes a set of value-added Android Wear apps and it will help you to find the best one for your Standalone Smartwatch.
LifeLine & LifeLine 2
Both LifeLine and LifeLine 2 comes under the category of text-based adventure games and it is now available for Android Wear OS. Lifeline Series games are getting more popular for its adventure and the Android Wear version lets you play the game on your wrist.
In Lifeline, you need to help Taylor, who survived after a Spaceship crash and the story is totally different in Lifeline 2, you need to help Arika, the one who is dying to take revenge for her parents and save his brother. You can download it from the Google Play store.
One of the drawbacks in Android Wear is it doesn’t support the podcasts and it is impossible to access from your Standalone Smartwatches for now. But don’t worry this drawback can be rectified by installing the Pocket Casts app on your Android Wear device and it is available on Google Play Store.
Pocket Casts app lets you control the playback from your Standalone Smartwatch, adjust volumes for Songs, make your favorite list and you can even browse for new podcasts on your Smartwatch.
It is a tough task to take your mobile phone to change some settings or view some information when you are in driving, meeting or somewhere. Now it can be done easily with your Toggles wear app installed Standalone Smartwatch.
Toggles wear app enables you to create shortcuts for some actions like adjusting the volume of your phone, viewing battery life, amount of mobile data used and more. These shortcuts are displayed on a single screen of your smartwatch. So, hereafter it is easy to change your phone setting without taking out of it from your pocket. All you need to do is just install the Toggles wear app.
Pixtocam is an amazing Android Wear app that lets you control the camera of your Smartphone from your Smartwatch. Just install the pixtocam in your Standalone Smartwatch and open “Viewfinder” to take pictures and make videos from your Smartwatches.
With Pixtocam you can also select rear or front camera, zooming options, use torch in video mode, change resolution and flash settings and more.
1Weather is nothing but a weather forecast app to view the weather conditions and forecast in advance for any locations. This Android Wear app is good to see weather reports in your Smartwatch, but you can’t expect the same features that are available in the Smartphone app.
You can download the app from Play store or by clicking the below link, it is free to download and you need to pay some additional amount to remove the ads from the app.
Find My Phone
Find My Phone is an amazing Android Wear app for those who often forget or miss their Smartphones at wherever they go. So there is no need to worry anymore, Find My Phone app will help you find your missed phone within one tap and it also makes a buzz to remind you about your phone, if you are far from your Mobile phone.
Once you hear the buzz, you need to tap the notification or you can open the app from your Smartwatch and tap on the button to activate the visual signal and alarm, it will be activated even if your phone is silent mode. So it is easy to find your phone with the alarm sound and visual signals. Basic features of this app is free to download and you need to pay money for alarm customization options.