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How can I use what3words with Wear OS?
How can I use what3words with Wear OS?
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Watch how to use what3words on your Wear OS device:

My compass is pointing the wrong way, how can I improve its accuracy?

The what3words Compass relies on built-in chips in your device so there is no easy way to improve its accuracy. However, you can try moving your device in a figure of eight on a horizontal plane to help it identify its orientation.

Can I share a what3words address from the watch to Whatsapp and other messaging apps?

Currently, the Share function on the Wear OS app allows you to launch the share options on the connected phone only. Once Wear OS supports Share function on the watch then it will be possible without the connected phone.

Can I navigate on the watch using other navigation apps?

Currently, the Navigate function on the Wear OS app only works with Google Maps.

How do I access my Saved Locations on my watch?

Make sure your Wear OS device is connected to a phone and that you’re logged into your account in the what3words app on that phone. Then, on the Wear OS device, open the what3words app and tap Saved Locations.

What version of Wear OS do I need to run this on my watch?

Your watch needs to be running Wear OS 3 or above.

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