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iOS -> Other Watch (WatchMaker CloudSync)

WatchMaker CloudSync is designed for iOS (iPhone / iPad) users to send watchfaces to Wear OS (e.g. Galaxy Watch 4) or Tizen (e.g. Samsung Gear S3) devices.

If you are sending to Apple Watch, please read instructions here.

Make sure you have installed WatchMaker on your Wear OS or Tizen device first.

Install WatchMaker on your Wear OS or Tizen watch

Instructions for WatchMaker CloudSync platform.

  1. You need WatchMaker phone app on iOS - get it here and WatchMaker running on your watch here
  2. Your watch must be WiFi enabled with a reliable connection established
  3. On Wear OS (e.g. Galaxy Watch 4), long press on your watch, then hit Customize to get to the WatchMaker settings screen
  4. On Tizen (e.g. Samsung Gear S3), double tap to reach the same settings screen
  5. Enable CloudSync by clicking on the cloud icon (gray background)
  6. This checks your WiFi connection is good and gives a unique 6-digit code
  7. The CloudSync remains connected for 100 seconds and can be re-established at any time using the process above
  8. If the cloud has a green background it indicates WatchMaker CloudSync is enabled
  9. From WatchMaker iOS app, any watch can be send by typing in the same 6-digit code, then hit SEND
  10. These 6-digit codes can be used for any future transfers and will be remembered by the phone and watch apps
  11. On Wear OS, you must start CloudSync for each transfer
  12. On Tizen, CloudSync disconnects on your watch after 100 seconds - if you need to send new watches later on, please remember to repeat from step 4 above.

Wear OS Error: protocol exception unexpected end of stream

If you see this error, WiFi may be disconnecting on your watch - you can try the following to see if it prevents WiFi disconnecting:

  1. turn bluetooth off on watch
  2. in iOS Wear OS app, click settings → Your Feed → On
  3. connect watch to charging cable
  4. force close Wear OS app on iPhone first

Some users have reported you need to disconnect iPhone from Wear OS for reliable wifi on watch: More Info

Wear OS / Gear S2/S3/Galaxy Watch/Active (Tizen)

WatchMaker on iOS

Watch the videos below to see it in action.

Remember long press for Wear OS, double tap for Samsung Gear S2/S3/Galaxy Watch/Active!!

cloudsync.txt · Last modified: 2022/05/18 14:48 by alexcurran1