Wechat On Apple Watch

How to open an app from the Apple Watch Dock

  1. Press the side button.
  2. Swipe up or down, or turn the Digital Crown.
  3. Tap an app to open it.
  4. To close the Dock, press the side button.
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  • Ensure the “Enable Dictation” option is turned on either from the Settings app on your watch or the Watch app on iPhone. You can try restarting your iPhone and Apple Watch and check if it resolves the issue. To do so, hard press the side button and swipe right on the “slide to power off” screen. Switch on both devices again see if it works.

The Apple Watch does have sleep tracking capabilities if you use a third party app. Sleep enables you to start and stop sleep tracking from your Apple Watch's face, by using the complication.

Choose between Recents or Favorites

The Dock can show your most recent apps or up to 10 of your favorite apps. When you choose Recents, your apps appear in the order that you opened them. When you choose Favorites, you can choose the apps that appear, but your most recently used app still appears at the top of the Dock. If it's not already a favorite, you can tap Keep in Dock to add it.

Here's how to choose what appears:

  1. Open the Watch app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap the My Watch tab, then tap Dock.
  3. Tap Recents or Favorites.

Add your favorite apps

If you arrange the Dock by Favorites, you can choose which apps to show or remove:

  1. Open the Watch app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap the My Watch tab, then tap Dock.
  3. Make sure that Favorites is selected.
  4. Tap Edit.
    • To remove an app, tap the remove button , then tap Remove.
    • To add an app, tap the add button . You can add up to 10 apps.
    • To rearrange apps, touch and hold the reorder button next to an app, then drag up or down.
  5. To save your changes, tap Done.

How to remove an app from the Apple Watch Dock

  1. Press the side button to open the Dock.
  2. Go to an app, then swipe left.
  3. Tap the remove button .

You can remove apps from the Dock whether you arrange by Recents or Favorites.

Apple watch features

The integration between Apple Watch and WeChat isn’t news: WeChat was even one of the demo APPs showcased during the release of the watch last year.

Recently, Apple & WeChat furthered their collaboration and the integration of their products.

Set-up favorite contacts from your phone

You can now select from your phones a couple of contacts to be accessed directly from your Apple Watch’s WeChat APP.

Defined quick WeChat answers to be sent from your watch, with the tap of a finger

Use your WeChat moments as cover page for your watch

Send “Push notifications” to draw attention from your friends

Why is WeChat key for Apple?

Apple recently announced its intention to enter China by February. The biggest company in the world will be competing against very powerful and established competitors Alipay and WeChat payment.

Wechat On Apple Watch

In this context, pushing their wearable line as well as their payment solution could be a good way for Apple to address the Chinese market. Apple Pay and Apple Watch are indeed tightly integrated, and the “swipe your watch” experience might help the company differentiate itself from the “scan QR code” approach of local contenders.

A question remains: will this approach be adapted to the local demand? From Groupon to Amazon, China is flourishing with case studies of tech startups (unsuccessfully) trying to import their Western approach to the Chinese market.

Libreoffice remote. Our guess? Apple Pay is doomed to the same fate and won’t make a dent in the market against Alipay and WeChat payment.

Why are wearables key for Tencent?

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Tencent also has interests in leveraging Apple to get more experience about wearables. The Chinese tech giant is very aware of the cautionary tale of companies such as Renren or Weibo which failed to properly approach technological revolutions (mostly the mobile revolution) and therefore saw a collapse in their use base.

There are two technological contenders to shake the firmly established position of Tencent in China: wearables and virtual reality. Tencent is very eager to be positioned in both of these markets, and already announced the development of its OS for watches.

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Integrating its existing product on Apple Watch enables Tencent to gather valuable experience and data about user behavior, which will surely fuel the development of their own ecosystem.

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Apple Watch & WeChat are adding further integrated features was last modified: January 10th, 2016 by