New Samsung Galaxy Watch is now one of the most advanced and powerful wearables in the market. It is the next successor of Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch and first device to run on new Tizen 4.0 software version. The Galaxy Watch launched in Samsung event along with Galaxy Note 9 phablet with the advanced features and better specifications, like Tizen 4.0, bigger battery and more sizes to pick. Samsung has announced that more than 60,000 apps will support on Samsung Gear & Galaxy smartwatches, and the good thing is, almost all will work fine on new Galaxy Watch.
The essential Samsung Gear apps will be working fine on new wearable, such as fitness apps S Health, SmartThings, Samsung Flow, Samsung Pay and other Samsung apps. The Galaxy App Store has some must have apps in the library that you may use daily. Those are fitness apps, music, news reading, watch faces and taxi calling apps. Here is the list of top 30+ best apps for Samsung Galaxy Watch. All the listed apps are available in the Gear Store/Galaxy Watch Store and you can download these from the Galaxy smartwatch.
It is the must have app for every music lover. The Spotify is popular music streaming service with the huge library of songs. After the tie-up between Samsung & Spotify, it is free for first 6 months on any Samsung Gear wearable, including new Galaxy Watch. After that you have to pay for their premium subscription or you can go with free by viewing ads. It is best to listen popular English & Spanish songs although it has great numbers of other songs.
It is best taxi sharing app and its availability in major countries makes it must use app. The Uber app launched on Gear watches 2 years ago and since then it is helping users to book their taxi. You can book your ride in a minute from any cities and can also track your taxi. Uber X, SUV and Pool services are available to leave you on your destination.
3. Here WeGo
Here WeGo is the only navigation app you need to find way into the new cities. It makes navigation easy to explore unknown cities by giving you exact routes. The easy guidance, perfect GPS and good map are perfect combination to reach on your destination. The Galaxy watch don’t have Google Maps or Apple Map, but why you need them when you can use Here WeGo.
The best news reading app, Flipboard is available on Samsung smartwatch. This is best news briefing app in the store and well built for rounded bezels. Read all breaking news or other important news from the trusted websites in the world. You can choose your favorite category to get daily dose. It covers Sport, Movies, Science, Politics, Technology, Space, Social Media, Business and many other important news categories.
5. Twitter Trends
Are you a Twitter user and want to get all the tweets from famous persons? Then Twitter Trend app is best suitable for you. With the app you can get all the tweets from your account on the main screen. You can scroll to read next tweets. On the Twitter Trends you can like, share or reply to the tweets. It has option to delete the tweets which you found awkward. Download this app from the store to stay up-to-date with your Twitter account.
6. Under Armour Connected Fitness Suite
You may find Under Armour Connected Fitness Suite as a perfect fitness app of your daily goals. You can track daily sleep, fitness, activity and nutrition. Set a goal to reach point, connect devices to track and share your records and make some healthy habit. You can get personalized insights from famous athletes. Samsung trust Under Armour Connected Fitness Suite app and now it comes on all Gear watches so you must get it.
7. Find My Car
Well, Find My Car may not be for every user, but very helpful for those who have car. This app will help you to track your car, no matter where you leave it. It will work as a protector of the car when you leave your car on the road or in new area. It is very simple and easy app. Just open your account to the Find My Car and give all the information of your car and connect it.
8. Camera Gear
Now you can turn Galaxy watch into the best camera shooter with the Camera One app. The app is built to capture beautiful images and record videos. This is simple app to try and you may familiar with it on Gear S3 Frontier and Gear S3 Classic watches. The Camera Gear app is free of cost and you can install it on new digital watch.
The Facer app is best to get your own stylish watch faces from its huge library. This app firstly launched on Android Wear watches and later it comes to Tizen powered wearables. It supports on both Tizen 3.0 version and new Tizen 4.0 update. You can download best watch faces for your device at the free of cost or by paying some chunk. It has more than 15,000 watch faces and also you can create your own faces from its creator portal.
10. BMW Connected
BMW Connected app is good to control your car via smartwatch. You can check how much fuel left, unlock/lock doors, find out the route and see where is your car. The BMW Connected app is helpful if you have BMW Car, otherwise, you can use other alternative apps.
11. Map My Run
This is the fitness centric app which coupled with Galaxy Watch let you have access with all fitness related stat on your wrist. It enables you to track your workout activities and running as well as shows the real-time stat on your watch. With this you can set your daily workout goals and see everyday progress directly on the wrist. Map My Run also shows the map and great visualization for better tracking activities. It is of great important in daily uses in order to stay updated about health and fitness. You can also connect your device with smart shoes to check daily progress.
12. Wrist Camera
The Wrist Camera application enables you to operate your phone camera through the watch without much efforts. Provided that it requires bluetooth connection with the smartphone and unable to work on WiFi, just install the companion Android app on your device. It will let you operate camera for multiple functions like to capture photo with timer, zoom in and zoom out, change the flash setting and adjust camera timer. You can also switch to main and selfie camera from your wrist as well as see preview on smartphone. This dedicated app also let you record videos remotely but preview doesn’t work when recording video.
Strava is another fitness oriented application with all inclusive features. It lets you track multiple activities such as walk, run, cycling and all workout sessions. The app contains plenty of content for indoor and outdoor activities that will help you perform without any trainer. Also it shows accurate stat of all the activities and enables you to analyse your daily workout. You can set daily as well as monthly goals and guide properly to achieve these targets. Strava will show you route and maps for outdoor workout activities with the help of inbuilt GPS system. In the monthly challlanges you can compete with your friends and share stats with them.
14. Navigation Pro
This app displays Google Navigation instructions on your Galaxy Watch. Navigation Pro app let you navigate easily through the wrist. It autostart with navigation, support voice output, customizable vibration and 102 languages. You should install this app on your smartwatch from the Galaxy App Store, with the same app on your paured phone allow the app to read notifications. To do that go to the Settings and tap the Security option and select the Notification Access and enable Navigation Pro. Start Google Map Navigation and you will see the instructions on your watch. With this app on your wrist it’s cakewalk to find the help from Google Navigation from your wrist.
Like the regular browser this browser allows you to surf from smartwatch. Here you can enjoy web browsing, save bookmarks as well as search via Google & search engines. Simple way for browsing something instantly through your wrist so you don’t need your smartphone for some basic net surfing. It is difficult to browse internet from tiny screen though it is great way to stay connected online from the Samsung smartwatch.
16. PPT Remote Controller
Use your Galaxy Watch to show your presentation perfectly. PPT Remote Controller has the features that let you manage everything related to your presentation from the wrist. You can control the slide, switch between the slides, start, stop and navigate between the pages smoothly without need of any remote control. The app behaves like an assistant and notify as well as let you remember your slide notes with vibrating feedback. Various widgets have been added to the app like mouse, magnifier and browser widget to optimize its performance. Control everything from the wrist and perform better.
17. Camera Controller
As the name of the application suggests it helps you to manage your phone camera from the wrist. Camera controller let you change the Android camera setting and take photos without practically using smartphone. You can control the camera settings like single or multi shoot, exchange front or back camera, exchange photo resolution type and exchange flash mode and set timer etc. Also change icon setting to capture photo or record video by touch icon capture. Manage every aspect of your Android phone camera from your watch.
18. Variometer GPX
This app has been designed with the features for paragliding and flights sports. Variometer GPX let you know GPS speed, maximum altitude and maximum vertical acceleration of the current fight. It also supports automatic or manual calibration as well as barometer and accelerometer. The app let you know vertical accelerations, current altitude and other stat of the flight directly at your wrist. You can also track your flight in GPX file, provided that you should have installed Gear GPX receiver app on your Android phone to transfer files. As for the Galaxy Watch, Gear Sport and Gear S3 you can set vario sound volume with the bezel.
19. Golf Navi Pro
This will run only on Samsung Galaxy Watch as it is the first Golf GPS supporting watch. Golf Navi Pro has intelligent total Golf GPS solution which offers altitude difference. You can check elevation measurements as well as provides green slope and hole layout view. It has more than 60000 worldwide golf courses and automatic hole recognition. You can target distance from current position to any side like front or back or centre of the pin. Simple and user friendly app let you manage things from the wrist.
20. Samsung Flow
You can unlock and sign in to your Tablet/PC as well as view notifications on phone and check the flow history of your shared content easily. you connected your phone to Tablet/PC, you can make multiple devices connection, when you agree to use your connected device via your Tablet or PC. If you don’t agree to make multiple devices connection at starting then follow these simple steps to do that go to Samsung Flow on the phone (more)-(manage devices) after that select device name and choose Gear Authentication.
21. Fruit Ninja Plus
The Fruit Ninja Plus is our first choice to play on your wearable. It is classic swipe & cut game and it has same gameplay as Fruit Ninja. Don’t be confuse, it is not developed by same developer. Both games are different but with same gameplay. Slice many fruits as you want but be careful with your moves. Avoid bombs & other deadly obstacles otherwise you will lose the points. Earn as much points as you can & make new records. The Fruit Ninja Plus is available for $0.99 in Galaxy App Store.
22. Flying Bird Winter
Did you remember famous Flappy Bird game? Yes, the game which had addicted many gamers for many years. Well the official game is not available on Tizen watch. Instead you can play Flying Bird Winter, which has same content & gameplay with same fun. Your bird is ready to move, help him to fly safely in between the pipes. If your bird hit the pipe then it will dead and you will lose your chance so fly it carefully. Play it as long as you can and make high score.
23. Space War Galaxy
The Space War Galaxy is space arcade game and one of the best titles to battle in the universe. Such kind of genres are rare to see on tiny screens and Virtual GS has done excellent job to create it. Fly through the space and kill all the aliens and their spaceships. Every kill will give you more points and powerups & you can use those points to upgrade your strengths. Final battle is surprisingly challenging and its graphics & background music is excellent. Use bezel to move spaceship and remember it takes 10 hits before destroyed. Buy it for $0.99 from the store.
24. Jewel Crush Pro
Match-3 games are highly popular in between all types of gamer. It is most played genre on smartphones and now such games are landing on smartwatches. The new Jewel Crush Pro is Match-3 genre title on Galaxy Watch. The concept is same like Candy Crush Saga, Farm Heroes Saga and the Bubble Bash which has already landed in store. Play it for fun by completing all levels & modes. Step by step all levels will become harder but worth to achieve new scores.
25. Monster Vampire
Monster Vampire is biggest hit game on Samsung Gear Sport & Gear S3 watches. Now you can play it on new watch. It is arcade style game. The new planet has discovered but suddenly it has disappeared. Help the little vampires to find new planet by using your skills. You have to hurry before everything goes wrong. Use energy & speed to find new planets. The Monster vampire is free in the store.
26. Super Car
Racing games requires more attention than any other genres, that’s why those are best to play on console devices & smartphones. Still you can try new Super Car on the Galaxy Watch & previous Gear watches. Drive car through highway, earn the circles & avoid squares. Collect points, make high scores and challenge other players in online mode. The graphics of this game is simple but you can enjoy it.
27. Solitaire Classic Pro
The favorite PC card game Solitaire Classic Pro is now on Galaxy Watch. To win the Solitaire Classic Pro you have to get all the cards onto the foundation piles. Place every card in ordered numbers or by their ranks. Turn the bezel right to uncover the next card or turn it left to undo the last step. The Solitaire Classic Pro is free in the store.
28. 2048 for free
It is another interesting game to play. Mostly known as best casual game on smartphone & third-party developers has launched same theme 2048 game on Samsung smartwatches. The gameplay looks easy but believe me it is not that easy. Best for you if you make high score in 2048 for free. As a title mentioned 2048 is absolutely free to download.
29. Warped Gear
Warped Gear is another racing game is 8-bit graphics style. The era is sometime in the future where everything has destroyed. With the limited resources some explorers are trying to find new place to live. You have a map & a car by using you have to start your journey. It is question of humanity so you must find the final destination. Take all the necessary help from inside game-shop. The graphics is not the problem of warped Gear instead it is best adventure or racing game to play in free time on the smartwatch.
30. Bubble Bash 3
Gameloft developers has released its best Bubble Bash physics-based game on Samsung wearables. It was firstly released on Gear S2 smartwatch & since then it is best game in Galaxy/Gear store. It is bubble-bursting fun with the more than 120 levels. Enjoy the new physics and crazy challenges in 8 exotic environments in different areas. The more levels will be added into the new updates. The Bubble Bash 3 is priced at $0.99 in store.
31. 360 Pong
This is little fun game for your Samsung smartwatch. Play 360 Pong on Galaxy watch in the free time and make a high score. You can play it for hour & hour without any boring sessions. For the little rounded screen of the watch, this one is the must play game. Get the game for free of cost & play it in offline mode.
These are the top 30+ best apps for Samsung Galaxy Watch. The all apps are available in Galaxy App Store or Galaxy Watch Store. To download these apps, you don’t need to connect to smartphone or computer. If you want to suggest other important apps in this list then tell us in the comment box below.