Navigation Pro: Maps on Watch

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About this app

Displays Google Navigation instructions from the phone on your Samsung watch. Great for driving, cycling and public transport.
Features autostart with navigation, voice output, customizable vibration, 102 languages, options for themes, speedometer and much more!
It requires the free companion app "Navigation Pro" from Samsung Galaxy Apps.

How to use:
- Install Samsung Gear and connect with your Gear smartwatch.
- Install this "Navigation Pro" app on your watch.
- Install "Navigation Pro" app from Google Play on your phone.
- Start "Navigation Pro" app on your phone.
- Allow the app to read notifications. (Go to: Settings > Security > Notification Access and enable Navigation Pro).
- Start Google Maps Navigation and instructions will be pushed to your smartwatch.

- Ensure your Gear watch is connected to Phone and you have "Galaxy Wearable" installed.
- If the app still only shows the "Ready" message, please ensure that maps notifications are activated and displayed on your phone (Go to: Settings > Apps > Maps and enable "Show notifications").
- Restart smartphone AND Gear watch
- Uninstall from phone, restart phone and reinstall the app
- If you have a Xiaomi phone, go to Security -> Permissions -> Autostart and activate "Gear Navigation"

The Wear OS app is not standalone and requires phone interaction in order to function.

Compatible with all Galaxy Watch models, Gear S2 / S3 / Sport, Gear 1, Gear 2, Gear S.
For Gear Fit2 (Pro) use the following app:
Updated on
Oct 5, 2023

Data safety

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No data shared with third parties
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This app may collect these data types
App info and performance and Device or other IDs
Data is encrypted in transit
Data can’t be deleted

Ratings and reviews

11.2K reviews
October 2, 2022
This app is great and I would definitely recommend this to anyone who uses Google maps often and has a compatible watch. Though there's a current issue that recently appeared which makes the vibrate feature not work nor does the road names appear on the watch anymore. I figure this is something with a recent google maps update which I hope can be resolved soon.
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Grant Salzano
July 13, 2022
Used to have the original Galaxy Watch and used this app. It worked perfectly. Went to the Galaxy Watch 4 because it had the native Google Maps app on it and wow, I almost returned the watch because the Maps experience was so terrible. Google Maps turn by turn only updates every minute or so until you're near a turn and the stupid ambient clock shows up and blocks the turn by turn directions. What good is that?! Went back to this app and, God, it just WORKS. Wish I could give it 10 stars.
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Sean Wells
May 30, 2023
Works great. I started using it a couple years ago, and it was a little unreliable when put into background mode. Either through improvements in the app and/or Android, it's rock solid now (mid 2023). Setup can potentially be a pain, but my experience was straightforward and only took a few minutes of making sure the proper permissions were granted on the phone and watch.
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What's new

Autostart watch app
Voice output on watch
Themes & customization
Improved Android 12 compatibility
Support for public transport
Experimental support for Maps Go, Here WeGo, Locus Maps, OsmAndroid, Calimoto & GeoVelo
Wear OS support