Google Apps have been redesigned for Wear OS 3 has been around for quite some time. The tech giant has now released an updated contact app with a new design on the Play Store. According to a report from 9to5Google, in Wear OS 2, the Contacts app was a built-in system app and got updates with the operating system. However, with the update, the Contacts app is now available for users to download and update via Google. Play Store As a standalone app.
When it comes to design, the updated Contact app for Wear OS 3 boasts a simplified user interface. The first thing users will notice is the search button in the top center of the app. Below is a list of users’ favorite contacts in a pill-shaped design.
In addition, the updated contacts app allows users to quickly add a contact to their watch face complex for sending calls or messages. The complexity of the clock face shows the contact image and if the image is not attached to the contact, it will show the first initials of the name.
The redesigned contact app is only available for Wear OS 3 running on Galaxy Watch 4. Reports indicate that older Wear OS watches now show the Contacts app in the Play Store or that they have not received any updates for existing Contacts apps. This means that it remains to be seen whether the app will be exclusive to Wear OS 3 powered devices or has a larger user base.