“So you got an Apple Watch. Or you’re still obsessively tracking the shipping data for the one you preordered,” Walt Mossberg writes for Re/code. “Once you have it, how do really you make it your own?”
“I’m not talking about which watch face to select on any given day, or whichever particular band you chose,” Mossberg writes. “Those things matter, of course. But lets talk about customizing the software so you have the apps you want, where you want them; having your favorite contacts and frequently-sought info in an accessible place; and receiving a helpful number of notifications, but not so many that you want to take the thing off.”
“As I learned after wearing the watch for a month, tweaking these settings and others can make the wearable far more useful,” Mossberg writes. “So here’s a quick guide to personalizing the Apple Watch. Some of this can be done on the watch itself, but most of it is handled by the companion Apple Watch app that resides on your iPhone…”
Read more in the full article – recommended – here.
MacDailyNews Take: Mossberg’s article provides a good foundation for new Apple Watch owners.
We’re still deep into testing Apple Watch apps, so we have far too many apps, glances, and active notifications currently — yet we still can get our batteries down below 30% by the end of the day!