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How can I use what3words with watchOS?
How can I use what3words with watchOS?
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Watch how to use what3words on your Apple Watch:

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, you can share what3words addresses via the iMessage app on your Apple Watch. Just find the what3words address you want to share, tap the share icon. A new iMessage will appear. Add a contact, then click send.

Can I navigate on the watch using other navigation apps?

Currently, the Navigate function on Apple Watch only works with Apple Maps.

How do I access my Saved Locations on my watch?

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

What version of watchOS do I need to run this on my Apple Watch?

Your watch needs to be running watchOS 8 and above. Which is supported by Apple Watch Series 3+.

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