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1.1. Basics

 

How does the Smart Watch app work?

Extend the app on your Android or iOS device to your Android Wear or Apple Watch. Get offline maps, route guides and trip stats directly on your wrist.

Does it work on Tizen?

No. Android Wear and Apple Watch only.

What sort of Smart Watch do I need?

Wear OS (formerly called Android Wear) (with a GPS chip) or an Apple Watch. Not Tizen.

If you have an Android phone use Wear OS, or if you have an iPhone use Apple Watch. You can't currently use Wear OS watches from iOS.

Will the watch work stand alone?

Yes but only if you add a route guide from the phone to the SmartWatch first!

Which Wear OS / Android Wear Watch do you recommend?

Casio ProTrek Smart Watch WSD-F20 but whatever watch it should have a on board GPS chip.

Note that you must use Wear OS watches from an Android phone, they do not work with ViewRanger on iPhone. If you have an iPhone you must use Apple Watch.

 

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