Fossil is the latest Smartwatch from a fossil company. It offers you heart rate tracking and many important notifications. The display shows incoming messages, alerts, weather and along with fitness stats, like calories, steps heart rate, and active minutes.
It has some other important features like controlling music, workout tracking, sleep tracking and supporting water (it means it is water resistance).
For that very reason, today, I bring you the best Fossil smartwatch hacks and tricks.
Instead of listing the entire set of tips, we have selected the best and most useful ones.
LET’S STARTED! FOSSIL SMARTWATCH HACKS
1. Controlling Smartphones Music From Your Smartwatch
You can control your Phone music on the smartwatch. To get that option, first, go to settings, Then go to the general option, and you will see an auto-launch media control option.
Once you select and turn it on, you will be able to control your music, an option like next and previous song, volume etc.
2. SCREENSHOT YOUR FOSSIL SMARTWATCH
Taking a screenshot of your Fossil smartwatch is really easy. To take a screenshot of your smartwatch, you need to install an OS app on the phone. You can’t take a screenshot by itself.
Open the app, click on the top right corner, and click on the take a screenshot. And, you are all set. – Fossil smartwatch hacks
3. TAKE YOUR fAVOURITE APP ON THE TOP
In the trick, I will tell how you can get your favourite app on the top of the app list. Go to the menu first. You will see the list of all the applications in your smartwatch. To bring it on top, you need to press and hold the app which you want to show on the top. It will automatically bring the app on the top (your favourite one). After that, your favourite apps will always show on the top. – Fossil smartwatch hacks
4. CUSTOMIZE HARDWARE BUTTONS
As you know that your smartwatch has 3 hardware buttons on the top, in the centre and on the bottom. So the thing is you can quickly launch your favourite app by pressing the top or bottom button. To do that you need to go in settings and then personalization and you will see an option Customize hardware button. You will see two options. – Fossil smartwatch hacks
- TOP RIGHT and
- BOTTOM RIGHT
Just click on any of this and the list of the apps will open, you can choose any one. To launch, just press the button and the selected app will launch. – Fossil smartwatch hacks
5. ADD TILES
To adjust the tile, just swipe left and the tiles menu will show up. Long press on any tile. In the end, you will see an option to add a tile. Currently, you can only add 5-6 tiles as the collection of tile is limited. – Fossil smartwatch hacks
Fossil smartwatch also has gestures option. To enable, go to settings>gestures.
Right now it has 3 gestures:
- Tilt to wake: You need to tilt your watch wake it up.
- Touch to wake: By tapping the screen watch will wake up.
- Wrist gesture: To play with the gesture. you need to wear the watch and flick up and flick down to play with the menu and lists. Shake the wrist to go back to the main screen. – Fossil smartwatch hacks
7. DRAW EMOJIS IN MESSAGING
Fossil Smartwatch has a pretty cool function of emoji. To send emoji, first you need to draw it on screen as shown in the picture.
For example, if you draw a smile emoji, it will come up with a smile and other similar emojis.
To do this, go to the message and tap on the emoji option and simply draw the emoji. – Fossil smartwatch hacks
8. TYPE MESSAGES AND REPLY BACK
The main and most amazing feature that I found in this smartwatch is sweep keyword typing (as shown in the picture). It really works excellent. It’s a really quick and useful thing on the fossil smartwatch. – Fossil smartwatch hacks. – Fossil smartwatch hacks
9. LOCK YOUR WATCH WHEN IT’S NOT ON YOUR WRIST
Let’s talk about some security features here. Fossil gives you the option of screen lock whenever the watch is not in your wrist.
To enable that option, simply go to settings than personalization and here you will see a screen lock option. You can set a pattern, pin and password as your lock type. As soon as the watch will go off, your wrist will lock itself immediately. – Fossil smartwatch hacks
10. BACKGROUND HEART RATE
Let’s move to the final Fossil smartwatch hack now.
This device has continuous heart rate monitoring which works in the background. To play with this feature, you need to go to fit app then go to settings and you will see an option background heart rate. – Fossil smartwatch hacks
Track how your heart rate changes throughout the day. Just tap on the option and it will continue to track your heart rate.
Hope you have learned something from this post. Share your views in the comment section below. – Fossil smartwatch hacks