Meta introduces a brand new app for smartwatches that runs an operating system. The device can be used to write and reply to messages.
WhatsApp has released its own app for smartwatches that run the Google Wear OS.
After months of testing in beta, Meta has decided to open the app on Wednesday to all users. We will get the most comprehensive experience directly from our phones.
WhatsApp for smartwatches
The person who made the announcement is the chief executive officer of the firm, Mark Zuckerberg, who said that the app will allow users to start conversations, respond to messages, and even make calls without the need to connect their mobiles.
The application is available to all users around the world this morning. The app can be used on Wear OS 3 smartwatches.
Users will love the convenience of sending and receiving messages via text and voice, along with fast responses and emojis on their wrists.
The WhatsApp app for Wear OS was first launched in May and was officially announced at the time of the official announcement at Google I/O.
Mark Zuckerberg just announced that you can now WhatsApp from your wrist with the new WhatsApp for Wear OS app. 🔥 pic.twitter.com/rtuHHSFEUW
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What smart watches keep on top of WhatsApp?
It is essential that watches run the Wear OS 3 operating system or a later version.
This includes watches such as the Pixel Watch, Galaxy Watch 4/5, and TicWatch Pro 5, as a well aswatches manufactured by Fossil and a variety of other brands.he app does not work for Wear OS 2, meaning that there aren’t any older models available.
To establish accounts on your watch, you’ll need to finish the process using multi-device mode. Your device will be counted as one of the four devices available to it.
It is necessary to install the application that’s been updated for Wear OS 3.
If you launch the app on your smartwatch, the pairing will be initiated on the mobile phone and will ask for an 8-digit number, which is displayed on your device.
After that, enter the code and let it begin loading the chat history.
If your device is equipped with LTE connectivity that’s enabled, it is in a position to get updates on its own without the need for a WiFi network.