Although the Moto 360 is an attractive smartwatch, it’s not all that important once you use it every day. The software experience is what matters. We mentioned in our Moto 360 Review that Android Wear is still being developed. That’s why we need to rely on third-party apps to enhance Moto 360’s functionality. Although there are many apps for Android Wear available on the Google Play Store, some are not optimized at all. It is important to download the correct apps for your Moto 360 smartwatch.
These are the 20 best Moto 360 apps that you need to install.
1. Wear Mini Launcher
Wear Mini Launcher, one app that completely redesigned the interface of the Moto 360, is it? You can perform various tasks quickly and easily with the smartwatch launcher that uses gestures. The app redesigned the smartwatch’s app drawer, watch face, and icons, and brought interactive actions. You can customize the app to change toggles, layout, icons, and colors.
Installation: ( No-cost with In-App Purchases)
2. Android Wear by Evernote
Evernote offers a standalone app for Android Wear devices, which is a departure from most popular apps. You can use the wear app to make notes, check to-dos and search for notes. The app syncs your notes with your smartphone app so you can both start a note on your smartwatch and finish it on your phone.
3. Coffee SMS
Coffee SMS ensures that your Moto 360 can be used as a messaging device. You can easily send and reply to SMS messages without having to speak to your watch in public. You can choose from hundreds of pre-written messages that are categorized according to your mood. FlickKey also supports you in manually typing your messages. You can also use gestures and movements to launch the app and create vibration patterns to notify important contacts. You can add favorites contacts and send manual replies. The companion app is available for smartphones.
4. WatchMaker Watch Face
You can find tons of customizable and beautiful watch faces for Moto 360 on Play Store. But what if you want to create your own watch face? The WatchMaker app is your best option. WatchMaker Watch Face has thousands of watch faces. You can make your own watch face using animated GIFs and custom animations. You can choose from a variety of information to display on your watch face, including weather, countdowns, and tasker as well as a stopwatch, compass, heartbeat, compass, and compass.
All watch faces can be customized and even programmed with the Lua programming engine. There are two versions of the app: a free and a premium version. The Premium version gives you access to more backgrounds, fonts, and watch faces. Facer is another powerful watch face design app.
5. FlickKey Keyboard
Are you looking for a keyboard application for Moto 360? FlickKey is the best choice. FlickKey brings six large keys that are composed of letters and symbols to your smartwatch’s small display. These keys can be tapped or flicked in 8 directions, and the keyboard app will provide predictions. FlickKey keyboard can be used by many messaging apps so you can also reply manually. Although the app is not easy to use, it can be very useful once you are comfortable with it.
Install: (Paid $1.00)
6. Video for Android Wear
Video for Android Wear app allows you to watch videos on your Moto 360 smartwatch, as the name suggests. You can easily use voice commands to search for YouTube videos and play them. The app supports Bluetooth headphones and speaker support, as well as Chromecast casting. You can also choose from various YouTube channels to view videos in the full version.
Installation: ( Full version available for purchase in-app)
7. Wear Audio Recorder
You can turn your Moto 360 smartwatch into a discreet audio recorder with the Wear Audio Recorder App. You can record audio even if the screen is off and sync them to Dropbox or Google Drive.
8. IF by IFTTT
IF by IFTTT allows you to connect different apps in order to create “recipes”, which allow for specific results or actions. You can, for example, set your Moto 360 to send a message to someone by tapping the smartwatch. To make the Moto 360 work, you can create a variety of “recipes” for your smartphone.
Calendar for Android Wear app allows you to bring your events to your Moto 360 smartwatch. You can view the month in a month view. You can sync events from your smartphone, and view them on your Moto 360 with your appointment details.
The Calculator for Android Wear app allows you to make calculations directly on your Moto 360, without having to take out your phone. It supports basic functions and scientific functions. The app allows you to switch between them easily. You can also input calculations using voice commands or tap them directly on the screen.
11. Android Sleep
Sleep as Android is a sleep tracking application that supports Android Wear. You can also use your Moto 360 to track your sleep for better results. It offers many features such as sleep cycle tracking, statistics, and a smart alarm clock. The app integrates with Philip’s Smart bulbs so that it can glow whenever you wake up.
There are many fitness apps for the Moto 360, including Motorola’s Moto Body. But Strava is our favorite. Strava is compatible with the Android Wear running Moto 360 and its companion app. You can record a ride using your phone and then pause or stop it via your smartwatch. The Android Wear app allows you to add flags or markers directly.
Installation ( Free Version, Premium Subscription for $5.59/month
13. Use the Internet Browser
Wear Internet Browser allows you to surf the internet directly from your Moto 360 smartwatch, as the name implies. You can use the built-in keyboard to type or speak the URL you wish to visit. You can also add bookmarks to your favorite websites and view your web history. The browser app also supports pinch to zoom, HTTPS and HTTPS support, smooth scrolling, back buttons, and connection. Although some pages may feel clunky due to the small display, the browser is still the best way to visit the internet through your Moto 360.
Installation: ( Demo version with an in-app purchase for $2.62 for the Full version)
14. Take Photos
The Wear Photos app syncs all photos from the paired smartphone so you can view them easily on your Moto 360 smartwatch. You can swipe up to browse photos and swipe left to access options such as sharing, deleting, or opening in your phone. The app also supports pinch to zoom, high-resolution views for photos, and opens in a new tab. Wear Photos’ free version allows you to view 50 photos on your smartwatch. You will need to purchase the full version to see more.
Installation: ( Full Version available for purchase at $2.64)
15. Wear a Camera Remote
Wear Remote Camera app turns your Moto 360 into a remote control for your smartphone’s camera. The smartwatch app allows you to mount your smartphone wherever you like and take photos with it. You can switch between the front and rear cameras, activate the self-timer, turn off or on the flash, and even activate the flash. PixtoCam offers more options and the ability to capture video.
16. Task Manager
Android Wear on Moto 360 doesn’t yet support multitasking, but you can manage open apps in the background with Task Manager. You can see all apps on your smartwatch with the Task Manager. You can also choose to close each app or all of them at once. Some apps may restart after being closed. This is normal as some apps are constant services.
Moto 360 runs on Android Wear. This is, as you all know, a version of Android. You can tweak the OS and sideload applications. Apps2Wear allows you to sideload any Android APK file to the smartwatch. You can run any app on Moto 360, but some apps may not work properly or force you to close them. To install APK files on Moto 360, you will need to have a rooted phone.
18. Mini Dialer
The Mini Dialer app is a great option if you need to quickly dial a number from your smartwatch. You can dial new numbers or end a call from your Moto 360 smartwatch. You can also enable auto speakerphone to dial calls from the app, so you don’t have to touch your phone.
Install: (Paid $1.99)
19. Doodle Note
Doodle Note is an Android Wear app that allows you to take simple notes. You can draw a note on your Moto 360 smartwatch using the app, but it can be difficult to use.
20. Bubble Widgets + Launcher
Do you like the Apple Watch watch face You can experience it on your Moto 360 by using the Bubble Cloud Widgets and Launcher? You can launch apps quickly through the bubbles, which act as interactive watch faces for your smartwatch. You can also personalize your watch face and play with the app drawer. Although the app is free, it has limited features and will require you to upgrade to the premium version.
Installation: ( No-cost Premium Version)
These apps will add functionality to your Moto 360
Due to its popularity, the Moto 360 is the most widely used Android Wear smartwatch. Developers are gradually bringing more Wear apps to the market. These are the top apps currently available for Moto 360. We have included a variety of apps including productivity apps, watch face apps, and essential apps. These apps are available for Moto 360 owners. Please let us know what you think.