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    Cards

    Arrow left SmartWatch 3 SWR50 support overview

    Much of the information that you need appears on the screen of your SmartWatch 3 as "cards". Depending on the information shown, a card can be compared to a notification or reminder, an update, a pop-up message or a thumbnail.

    You can view cards that show the weather of the day, your daily step count, incoming text messages and the answer to a simple question that you want to know.

    You can swipe through cards, that is, you can swipe from one screen to another to view more details and take actions. You can dismiss cards when you are finished viewing them.

    To view cards

    1. Swipe upwards on the screen or turn your wrist away from you.
    2. To see all the text on a card, tap the card.

    To view a tutorial about how to handle cards, go to the main application screen on your phone or tablet, then find and tap Android Wear > > Tutorial. The tutorial is displayed on both your SmartWatch 3 and your phone or tablet.

    To view details of a card and take actions

    1. To view details of a card, swipe from right to left on the card.
    2. To take an action, tap one of the available actions on a card. For example, tap Reply to reply to a text message.

    To dismiss a card

    • Swipe from left to right on the card.

    When you dismiss a card, the related notification also gets dismissed on your phone or tablet. The content itself, however, does not get deleted.

    To restore a dismissed card

    1. After the card is dismissed, swipe downwards from the top of the screen. If the dismissed card is the last card available, swipe upwards from the bottom of the screen.
    2. Tap .

    After you dismiss a card, you only have a several seconds to restore it before it gets deleted.

    Controlling notification cards on your SmartWatch 3

    If your phone or tablet runs Android™ version 5.0, you can adjust the interruption settings to select which types of notification cards are allowed on your SmartWatch 3.

    If your phone or tablet runs Android™ version 4.3 or 4.4, you can mute or unmute your SmartWatch 3 to control whether notification cards appear on your SmartWatch 3.

    To adjust the interruption settings for your SmartWatch 3

    1. Make sure that your phone or tablet is running Android™ version 5.0.
    2. Swipe downwards the whole length of the screen of your SmartWatch 3.
    3. Select an option.

    To mute or unmute your SmartWatch 3

    1. Make sure that your phone or tablet is running Android™ version 4.3 or 4.4.
    2. Swipe downwards the whole length of the screen of your SmartWatch 3.
    3. Tap to mute or to unmute your SmartWatch 3.

    After you mute your SmartWatch 3, notification cards stop appearing on the accessory.

    Google Now

    Google Now, which is part of the Google Search application, recognises repeated actions that you perform on your phone or tablet and displays more relevant information to you in the form of "cards".

    Google Now cards

    A range of Google Now cards can work with Android Wear and appear on your SmartWatch 3. They cover the following categories:
    • Stock news
    • Weather
    • Reminders
    • Sports news
    • Traffic
    • Flights and reservations
    • Boarding passes
    • Shipping confirmation for packages
    • Public transit info on nearby trains and buses
    • Friends’ birthdays
    • Public alerts
    • Reminders to leave on time for upcoming appointments
    • Hotel and restaurant reservations

    To customise Google Now on your phone or tablet

    1. From the application screen on your phone or tablet, find and tap Google.
    2. Drag the left edge of the screen to the right, then tap Customise.
    3. Select an option and enter the relevant information.

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