Gear Navigation: Google Maps Navi on Samsung Watch

Gear Navigation: Google Maps Navi on Samsung Watch

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Updated
November 4, 2018
  • size : unknown
    • Requires android : 4.8M
    • installs : 100,000+

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    Compatible with Galaxy Watch, Gear S2 / S3 / Sport, Gear 1, Gear 2, Gear S. For Gear Fit see below.
    It needs the free companion app "Gear Navigation" from Samsung Galaxy Apps to work.

    How to use:
    - Install Samsung Gear and connect with your Gear smartwatch.
    - Install this "Gear Navigation" app.
    - Install free "Gear Navigation" app from Samsung Store on your Smartwatch. (Go to: Apps > Samsung Gear > Samsung Galaxy Apps).
    - Start Gear Navigation app on your phone.
    - Allow the app to read notifications. (Go to: Settings > Security > Notification Access and enable Gear Navigation).
    - Start Google Maps Navigation and instructions will be pushed to your smartwatch.

    Troubleshooting
    - Ensure your Gear watch is connected to Phone and you have Samsung Gear installed.
    - If the app still only shows the "Ready" message, please ensure that maps notifications are activated and displayed on your phone (Go to: Settings > Apps > Maps and enable "Show notifications").
    - If messages on the watch are delayed or stop entirely, please exempt "Gear Navigation" from power saving and/or switch off power saving and task killer apps.
    - Restart smartphone AND Gear watch
    - Uninstall from phone, restart phone (important) and reinstall the app
    - If you have a Xiaomi phone, go to Security -> Permissions -> Autostart and activate "Gear Navigation"

    For Gear Fit2 (Pro) use the following app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=smartwatchstudios.app.gearfit20navigation