Tutorial

PLAYLISTS

There are five built-in playlists which are auto-populated:

You can add custom playlists through the phone or watch app and reorder or hide playlists in the Playlist settings (see below).


CUSTOM FILES

You can upload custom audio files to your watch (must accept the "Manage Files" permission on your watch) to any of these folders:

/sdcard/Podcasts

/sdcard/Music

/sdcard/Audiobooks (if available)

If the "Audiobooks" folder is not available, upload your files to the "Podcasts" or "Music" folders. All files in each folder will be combined into a single playlist called "Files".

You can also use the phone app to send custom audio files to your watch (one file at a time). Due to transfer limits between the phone and watch, it is not recommended to send large files with the phone app (> 20 MB). Manually upload large files to one of the folders above. Files sent using the phone app can also be played on the phone. 

Starting with WearOS 3, files manually uploaded (not using phone app) must be also manually deleted off the watch.


KEYWORD MONITORING

In the phone settings you can enter a list of keywords (comma separated). Any episode that contain a keyword will be added to a selected playlist. Selecting the "Downloads" playlist will auto-download that episode. You can also monitor your Watch List podcasts for keywords. 

Warning: Selecting the "Downloads" playlists or enabling the auto-download setting may result in a large number of downloads at once depending on your keywords.

The keywords "Auto-download" setting has priority over the "Auto-download" setting in the watch app (Settings -> Downloads) for the playlist you select for keywords. For example, if you select a playlist called "Keywords" and disable auto-downloading for keywords but enable auto-downloading in the watch app, any episode you manually add to the "Keywords" playlist will not be auto-downloaded. This is to avoid potentially downloading a large number of episodes at a once. The best practice is to have a dedicated playlist for keyword episodes.


WATCH LIST

The Watch List is a collection of podcasts you can monitor before subscribing to them on your watch. You can send individual episodes to your watch or assign them to a playlist.


PODCAST SETTINGS (long-press on podcast)

GLOBAL SETTINGS

DISPLAY

PODCASTS

EPISODES

PLAYLISTS

UPDATES

DOWNLOADS

PLAYBACK

LOCAL

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