Connecting your Android Wear Smartwatch to WiFi

Document created by shaw-james on Nov 17, 2015Last modified by shaw-jody on Dec 20, 2017
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Fossil Q Explorist smart watchLearn how to connect your Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch to your Shaw in-home WiFi network.


Follow the steps below to connect your Android Wear Smartwatch to WiFi.






Did You Know?


Most smartwatches currently available run Android Wear 2.0, which is compatible with both Android and iOS devices.


How to connect Android Wear to in-home WiFi
  1. Tap your screen to wake your watch up.
  2. Swipe down from the top of the watch's screen to access the menu.
  3. Tap Settings.
    • If you do not see this option immediately, swipe left and then tap Settings
  4. Swipe to scroll down until you see Connectivity.
  5. Tap Connectivity.
  6. Tap WiFi to switch the option to Automatic.
  7. Tap Add network and select your WiFi network.
  8. In order to enter your password, tap Enter on phone, and then type the password on your phone.
  9. Tap Connect to connect to your network.



*If you have customized your network name (SSID) and password and can no longer remember the login credentials you will need to restore your Wireless Modem to the default settings.

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