It’s been five years since Google introduced smartwatches and Google’s Android Wear platform was rebranded to Wear OS in March 2018 and since then the company has been pushing several new features to the smartwatch OS. This week, the WearOS got a new feature called ‘Tiles’.
Tiles will essentially give more swipeable access to the things you need to know and get done right from your wrist – Goals, Next event, weather, Heart rate, Headlines, and Timer. With a swipe left, one will be greeted by these Tiles and can check progress towards fitness goals or start a workout, know where you need to be next, plan ahead with the latest forecast, check your heart rate, follow the latest breaking headlines and set a timer.
To arrange the Tiles in the order you wish to see them, touch and hold any Tile on your smartwatch, or touch and drag one in your Wear OS by Google app. You’ll be able to stay connected to what’s important to you, and still, keep tabs on other information and actions. WerarOS will continue to add more Tiles over time to help you stay connected to what matters most.
These new Tiles will be rolling out to Wear OS by Google smartwatch over the next month. This looks mostly like a server-side update and as of now, smartwatches like TicWatch Pro, Misfit Vapor, LG Watch Urbane, and Fossil Sport have gotten the update.
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