Android Wear has a few new features that you can use to talk to your watch.
The most important one is video chat.
With the introduction of video chat, you can have a quick, private, and interactive chat with your Android Wear watch.
This is a new feature that’s coming to Android Wear Watch in the coming months.
We’ve already seen video chat functionality in Android 5.0 Lollipop and we’re excited to see how it will work in Android 10.2.
If you’re still on Android 5 and want to learn more about video chat and other new features in Android Watch, be sure to check out our article on video chat with Android Wear.
Let’s take a look at how to add video chat to Android Watch.1) Install the video chat app for your watch with the Wear app.2) Click the “Add to Wear” button in the upper right corner.3) You’ll see a menu with the following options:2) Video chat with a video on a watch.2a) You can choose from a list of compatible videos from Google Play.2b) Choose your favorite music app.3a) Your favorite music apps will appear in the list.2c) Select the music app you want to watch.3b) You will now see the video you selected in the menu.
If your watch has an Android Wear app, it will automatically launch the video.2d) If your Android watch has no watchOS version installed, you will need to download and install it.3e) If you are having trouble launching the video, try turning off the Bluetooth on your watch or switching the watch to sleep mode.3f) The video chat menu will open and you can choose to join in on the conversation.3g) After a short while, you’ll see an audio-only message in the notification bar.3h) Tap the microphone icon in the top right corner to start speaking.4) The message will appear as a text message.
If the message is long, you might hear a click on the bottom of the screen that indicates a message from the app has arrived.4a) Tap “Ok” to accept the message.4b) After you’ve finished speaking, you should see a notification in the notifications center.4c) Now, you may have to go through the steps again to finish the video and add the video to your Watch.
If it’s too long, the chat might not start.4d) Now that you have a video conversation on your Android Watch watch, you just need to launch the app again to add it to the list of apps on your phone.4e) When you’re finished speaking with your watch, your phone will appear on your wrist.5) You should now be able to listen to your phone’s voice.
If there’s still a video you want, just tap the microphone button on your Watch to add the audio.5a) The app should launch on your screen.5b) Once the app is on your device, you have access to the phone’s video chat option.6) If it doesn’t show up, make sure your phone is connected to a Wi-Fi network and you have your watch on the same network.7) You’re all set to have a simple video chat!
If you’re using Android Wear on an older device, like the Samsung Gear Live, you probably won’t be able add video chats to your Android phone app.
If that’s the case, try switching to another watchOS watch to get video chat support on your smartwatch.