If you get notifications on your phone that you don’t want to see on your watch, you can stop specific apps from showing up on your watch.
For iPhone: Notifications for some apps are blocked by default to prevent duplicate alerts. For example, Gmail or calendar.
You can block apps right from your watch or through the Wear OS by Google App on your phone. To unblock an app, you’ll need to use the Wear OS by Google App on your phone.
BLOCK APPS FROM YOUR WATCH
- On your watch, go to a card.
- Swipe from right to left until you see Block app.
- Touch Block app and then, touch the check mark to confirm.
If you don’t see the option to block an app, it may be a Google Now card. If you don’t want to see any Google Now cards, you have to turn off Google Now on your phone.
BLOCK APPS USING THE WEAR OS BY GOOGLE APP ON YOUR PHONE
- On your phone, open the Wear OS by Google App.
- Touch the Settings icon and then, touch Block app notifications.
- Touch the Plus icon.
- Touch the app you want to block.
If your watch is paired with an iPhone: You can customize which Google Now cards you see on your watch. On your phone, go to the Wear OS by Google App, touch Settings and then, touch Google Now.
Turning off Google Now cards: If you don’t want to see any Google Now cards, you have to turn off Google Now on your phone.
When you listen to music on your phone, you’ll always see the music card with options to pause and play. You can’t turn this card off.