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Xamarin Mobile Development for Android Cookbook by Matthew Leibowitz

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Creating wearable apps

Synchronizing notifications to the wearable provides an easy means to extend an app to the wearable; however, sometimes, an entirely customized or fully-featured wearable experience is required.

Getting ready

All the wearable apps require an app to first be installed on the handheld. Here, we can assume that we have an existing project to which we are adding a wearable companion. Although, automatically installed when creating a new Android Wear project, we do need to have the Xamarin.Android.Wear NuGet installed in the wearable project.

How to do it...

Wearable apps require a companion app on the handheld. Usually, we already have an existing app to which we can simply add a new wearable app:

  1. In the open solution, right-click ...

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