Wear OS | Tips to Optimize a Wear OS Watch

Wear OS Watches are an amazing piece of technology. With the 18Birdies Wear OS Watch app, we bring you an easier take on the 18Birdies experience. Now you can score your round, log stats, and get distances directly from the watch!

We have a few tips designed to help make the watch experience as smooth as possible. Here are some tips on optimizing your 18Birdies Wear OS experience:

  1. Set 'Screen Timeout' to 1 Minute.
  2. Set 'Show Last App' to 1 hour.
  3. Turn 'Tilt to Wake' off.


You will first need at least Wear OS 2.0 and an Android running 6.0 or later. 

Show Last App

Open the Settings app on your watch to configure your watch hardware settings prior to launching the 18Birdies app in the following configuration to optimize your watch for use with 18Birdies.

Please use the following instructions to make sure that you have set your watch to return to the app after it sleeps:

  1. Tap 'Display' 

  2. Tap 'Show Last App'.

  3. Make sure that 'Within 1 Hour' is selected.

  4. Navigate back and tap on 'Screen Timeout' and make sure that ' 1 Minute' is selected.

  5. Navigate back and make sure that ' Raise wrist to wake' is in the 'Off' position.

Sounds awesome, right? Click here to open the app on your device and start your round!

Looking to take your game to the next level?  Download the 18Birdies app today!

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