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The Wear OS, formerly known as Android Wear, is the operating system for some of the best smartwatches on the market. There are a considerable number of apps available for Wear OS smartwatches. Let’s take a closer look at five of the best apps for Wear OS devices.

Facer Watch Faces

Have you ever wanted to customize your Wear OS smartwatch face design? If so, you are the Facer Watch Faces app is perfect for you. Facer is the ultimate in watch-face customization apps for Wear OS devices. Facer comes complete with everything you need to customize and personalize the dial display on your smartwatch completely. This includes 15,000 free and premium preset faces from leading brands and artists. The app also comes with a creator tool that allows you to share your custom faces with the world.

Google Pay

Google Pay is a quick and easy way to pay online, in stores, and more. This Wear OS app allows you to grab a bite to eat, catch a show, enjoy new experiences, and even book a flight—all without the need for your wallet. The process of setting up the Google Pay app is super simple; merely add your card info to the app, and you are all set.


IF by IFTTT is a revolutionary app that allows you to automate an unlimited amount of functions between various platforms. This Wear OS app is based on the “if this then that” programming logic. The app allows you to link two operations together using what is referred to as applets.

For example, you can create an applet that automatically calls your phone when you get an email from a specific sender. There are over 600 platforms that you can use to develop applets, and the possibilities are literally endless.

Google Keep

Google Keep is undoubtedly one of the best note-taking apps available. This app lets you capture inspiration when it strikes. With Keep, you can offload ideas, to-do lists, and thoughts without losing focus. You can add website links, pictures, and drawings to your notes, and even share them with collaborators—which you may let make edits. You can also set reminders and link to your Google Calendar.

The Prank Dial App

On the lighter side, there is the Prank Dial app for your Wear OS smartwatch. With over 200 million downloads, this app is undoubtedly one of the best prank apps out there. With this hilarious app, you are able to prank your friends with pre-recorded audio samples. You can choose to place calls as dozens of outrageous characters that will catch your friends entirely off guard.


These are just a few of the best Wear OS smartwatch apps to get you started with your new Wear OS device. There are numerous apps in the marketplace that you can try as well. When getting started with your smartwatch, it is essential to decide how you will use the device, to best determine what apps are best for you.