Google has started rolling out the new Wear OS redesign with new gestures and many other changes. Last month, Google announced th new redesign with some significant improvements. It packs features to improve the accessibility of the features using some new intuitive gestures. Further, there’s also support given for the proactive Assistant.
In detail, Wear OS version 2.1 is rolling out to the Android Wear compatible devices. The significant change that has been added is the new gesture support that allows you to navigate the OS. A swipe on the top will allow you to access quick settings, while bottom to up gesture will pop the notifications for you. Further, on the swipe to right, brings Google Assistant who is always ready to help you out. New Material UI 2.0 based update will open Google Fit when you swipe to the left.
The update is rolling out to all the Android Wear OS compatible watches. Make sure to check for the update by heading to Settings > System > About > System Updates. Also, if you didn’t receive the update by performing th above steps, then we suggest you wait for some time. It might be rolling out in a phased manner, where OEM first rolls update to a few users, upon the successful verification, then update is given to the broader rollout.
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