App It Up: Customizing Apple Watch With Awesome Apps and More
In This Chapter
Customizing the Apple Watch experience with apps
Downloading and installing apps onto Apple Watch
Discovering settings in the iPhone’s Apple Watch app
Playing around with recommended third-party apps
No two people are exactly alike, so why should our devices have the same apps installed?
Just like it’s fun to customize a smartphone or tablet screen with all kinds of hand-picked apps — short for “applications,” which is just a more trendy way to say “software” or “programs” — Apple Watch supports many thousands of third-party (non-Apple) apps.
The App Store for Apple Watch is already jammed with apps designed for your sleek wearable, including many familiar apps (perhaps based on its iPhone or iPad brethren) and completely new apps looking to dominate this new screen in your life. In most cases, they’re free to download (or close to it), and you’re sure to find something that resonates with you.
Bottom line: We’re all individuals who have different tastes, priorities, and interests.
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