The Android wearables make it even more convenient to keep up with the notifications, reminders, to-do lists, calls, and social media without needing to take out your smartphone from your pocket.

With great Android wearables like the Moto 360, LG G Watch, ASUS ZenWatch, and TAG Heuer’s Connected, you need some really good apps tailored for Android wearables. Here, we shall take a look at the best free Android wear apps to let you make the most out of your Android wearable device.

7 Best Free Android Wear Apps

  1. Strava Running and Cycling GPS

    strava running and cycling
    Strava is a quite popular app for fitness enthusiasts. It gives accurate results or statistics of how much distance you covered. Strava is not just tailored for running or calorie burning tracking but also tracks your cycling activity.

    You can keep track of the number of laps completed while riding a bicycle. It just does not end here, you can keep up with the community and compete with various fitness freaks nearby or share your story with them to inspire others.

    To track your cycling activity you can save each ride with a description within the app itself. It is one of the favorite free Android wear apps available at the Play Store.

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  2. Shazam

    shazam - free android wear apps
    Shazam is an incredibly popular service to identify a song and also stream interesting music people discover. It is completely a free application and yet one of the best free Android wear apps available.

    Shazam lets you get to know the lyrics, artist name, and some other information about a song. Although it is free to use, it does offer premium plans for more functionalities and features.

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  3. PaperCraft

    paper craft - free android wear apps
    PaperCraft is an impressive game available for Android wearables. It is one of the recommended Android Experiments to look at. So, that tells us that PaperCraft is an open source game to have installed on your Android wearable device.

    PaperCraft presents a mini space battle. You will surely enjoy playing the game while it is completely free!

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  4. Google Keep

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    How can you not utilize Google-made free Android wear apps for your Android wearable device? Theoretically, the Google apps should be perfectly optimized (best-optimized) for Android wear devices compared to other 3rd Party apps.

    So, there comes the time for Google keep being one of the best free Android wear apps available. As you already know, it is a completely free note-taking app. You can take a look at your recent notes, to-do lists, and other important notes right through your smartwatch.

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  5. Runtastic Running & Fitness

    runtastic - free android wear apps
    Runtastic is yet another popular app for fitness enthusiasts. However, this is specifically tailored for running activity but not cycling.

    You can take a look at the summary of your session through the wearable. Runtastic also lets you control the activity through a smartwatch i.e you can start or pause the activity directly through the Android wearable. The user interface for Android wear devices is one of the best out there.

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  6. Smartwatch Center Android Wear

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    It may not be technically an app for Android wear but for the user to find the available apps for Android wear which would be really helpful. Finding the perfect app for your Android wear might be time consuming while your utilize the Play Store.

    However, with this app installed, you get the curated list of all the wearable apps to help you choose the one you want by linking back to the Play Store to let you install it.

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  7. Wear Mini Launcher

    wear mini launcher
    If you want to launch the apps quicker than ever before then you will need the wear mini launcher. This app lets you set quick shortcuts to your favorite app. Also, you can access the app drawer with just a swipe.

    It would change the behavior of how your wearable responds to gestures on the homescreen and you can customize it according to your preference. You could explore rest of the benefits to have it installed on your wearable.

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Wrapping Up

So, now that you have known about the best free Android wear apps. Which one do you think to be the most useful out of the rest for your smartwatch. Did we miss your favorites? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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