With this app you can read on your Gear notifications you receive on your mobile and also respond to many of them, using predefined answers or by voice.
By default are including many of the messaging Apps and Gmail, but is fully configurable options App.
If you want to include other notifications, you must activate it so that every time you get a new one, it ask you and thereafter will show it. If you change your mind then you can change the allowed or denied Apps in the Notifications menu option. If enabled, then on the main screen you can see which apps are enabled.
This App has 2 interfaces. You can change between them tapping the menu button on the Watch and selecting the theme icon.
– 1: Background photo of the contact (if possible) and outline notification
– 2: Content scrollable Notification.
– 3: If an image is downloaded you will see here (not always visible)
– 4,5,6: Answer options if any.
If the background is blue, pressing the action will take place on mobile.
If the background is red, pressing the action will take place on the gear.
Only exists one screen where you can see the text and the options of the notification.
In the clock, we have preconfigured responses but you can include your own answers. To do this you have to edit the file located in the root of your SD called GearOptions.txt .
To change the screen you have to do a swipe left or right.
When there are more than one notification on the clock the notifications number appears in the top. To change the message, use the navigation wheel.
The notifications for the same contact who are stored in the watch are grouped, so that will appear on the upper parte of second screen. Tap on the number and a new screen will show a summary of all messages. If you click on any of them you will see in detail.
At Gear Manager, select Notifications and select only the Apps you want to receive at default Gear Notifications App. Don’t select the same Apps in both Apps to avoid duplicates.
If the App doesn’t connect (The Menu button has a red background)
Pressing the button takes you to a zone configuration to try to connect. When not working, the best way is to deactivate and then reactivate the bluetooth on the phone.
Sending WhatsApp or Telegram Messages
The same mode that reply works, you can send new Whatsapp or Telegram messages to the previously stored contacts.
At App settings, you can change the behavior of the App. Messages text size and the vibration numbers of every type of notification.
If you want to receive notifications when the gear is not connected by bluetooth, you must select this option at App Settings. Select send notifications using 4G/Wifi. In order this to work, at least once the gear must connect using bluetooth. This function sends your notifications to an Internet Server that stores the messages for a maximum of two days.
The Gear will look for new messages every minute if is connected by 4G/wifi. Every time the Gear connect to the server, it will remove pending messages.
If the App stops working again and again, try this:
– Disable the App for reading notifications
– Uninstall the App
– Reboot your device
– Install and configure again