Wear24™ - Manually Add a Wi-Fi Network

Note Notes:

  • Wi-Fi network info is required to complete several steps. Refer to the network admin for assistance.
  • To perform the steps below, you need to:
    • use an Android Smartphone as your companion device.
      Note If your watch is paired with an iPhone, the ability to add a hidden Wi-Fi network isn't available.
    • ensure the Wear OS by Google app is installed and updated on your smartphone.
    • ensure Bluetooth is enabled on both the watch and smartphone.
    • keep the watch near your smartphone throughout the entire process.

Follow these steps on your watch to begin Wi-Fi setup:

  1. From the Home screen, press the Power button to display the menu.
    Note The Power button is located on the right edge.
    Power button with Menu
  2. Tap Settings Settings icon.
  3. Tap Connectivity Connectivity icon.
  4. Tap Wi-Fi Wi-Fi icon.
  5. Tap Add network.
  6. Tap Add hidden network.
  7. Tap Open on phone.
    Note the Wear OS by Google app on the smartphone opens to the Accounts screen.

Follow these steps on your companion smartphone to complete Wi-Fi setup.

  1. From the Network name (SSID) field, enter the appropriate name.
  2. From the Security field, tap the Dropdown menu.
  3. Tap the appropriate security option:
    Note If using an Open network (None), skip to step 5.
    • None
    • WEP
    • WPA/WPA2 PSK
    • 802.1x EAP
  4. From the Password field, enter the appropriate password.
    Note To view the password as it is being entered, tap (check) Show password.
  5. Ensure additional settings (e.g., EAP method, CA certificate, etc.) are configured appropriately (if applicable) then tap Save or Connect (lower-right).