What smartwatches does Wear Casts run on?
Wear Casts runs on any watch running Google's Wear OS. This includes the Google Pixel Watch and Samsung Galaxy watches.
Can I listen to audio books or other audio files in Wear Casts?
Yes, you can upload custom audio files to your watch. Read the tutorial for more details.
Can I use the phone app without the watch connected?
No, your phone and watch must be connected to use the phone app.
Can I use watch app without my phone?
Yes, in fact, the phone app is not necessary except to purchase the Premium features and import podcasts. Everything else can be done on the watch.
Does Wear Casts use up a lot of battery?
The screen on mobile devices typically uses up the most battery. As long as the screen is not on (or in ambient mode) the impact on the battery should be relatively minimal.
Can I import my existing podcasts from another app?
Wear Casts supports importing podcasts using the standard OPML format. If your current podcast app supports exporting your podcasts into an OPML file then open the "Import" section of the phone app to import them into Wear Casts.
Why does the audio sometimes cut out?
Certain brands of Bluetooth headphones or earbuds have connection issues with certain watches. A good test is to see if the same issues happen in another audio app such as Spotify or YouTube Music.
Is Wear Casts free?
Basic functionality of streaming and downloading podcasts for offline playback is free. Optional functionality, such as the sleep timer, custom playlists and transferring audio files (and much more) require purchasing the Premium features.
What is the point of the Watch List?
The Watch List is for podcasts you want to follow but not subscribe to. They are not stored on your watch. You can add Watch List episodes to a playlist, download individual episodes and even monitor keywords.
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