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Best Apple Watch Apps: 30 Must-Have Apps

Customize your Apple Watch with the best apps from different categories.

Apple Watch is a great companion to have on our wrist. Like the iPhone and iPad, tons of apps are available to extend the functionality of Apple’s popular Smartwatch. The hardest thing is finding which apps to download. There are plenty of categories available and you can install the best apps in each category and customize your Apple Watch. With these Best Apple Watch Apps, your Smartwatch will be smarter than ever.

Best Apple Watch Apps

All the below listed apps are available on App Store. Therefore, you can easily add these apps on Apple Watch.

Streaks Workout

Price: £3.99

Streaks Workout is one of the best workout apps for Apple Watch to maintain and improve your fitness level. With-in the app, you can find 30 equipment based exercises to burn your calorie. The integration of Apple Music lets you hear popular songs and playlists while doing workouts. You can sync the app across devices to view your workout history on iPhone, iPad and Apple TV.

Streaks Workout
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Calcbot 2

Price: Free/in-app purchases also available

Even though Apple has added the calculator app to the Apple Watch in watchOS 6, you need to download Calcbot 2 for solving complex problems from your wrist. Apart from the calculation, it also supports unit conversion, calculating tips, and splitting bills right from your wrist. Rotate your Watch to the landscape mode in order to access the scientific functions.

Calcbot 2
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CARROT Weather

Price: £4.99

Do you want to see the weather report from your wrist? CARROT Weather is the best weather app to download on your Apple Watch. It will give you an accurate weather report for your current or any location on an hourly and weekly basis. You can upgrade to the pro version to get data from other services like AccuWeather, WillyWeather, MeteoGroup and ClimaCell. You will receive regular notifications whenever about precipitation, lightning strike, daily summary, and more. Check the Best Weather Apps for Apple Watch.

CARROT Weather
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Citymapper

Price: Free

Worried about reaching your office late? Download Citymapper on your Apple Watch and reach your destination in the correct time. On the supported cities, the app provides rapid access to your place with point-to-point directions. The app also provides details and alerts related to nearby public transport systems like ferries, buses, trains and more.

Citymapper
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Fantastical

Price: Free/in-app purchases also available

Fantastical is a calculator and reminder app that lets you stay updated with all your events. It is important to keep your day organised. You can use the app to create reminders in order to attend the event, to pay electricity bills, and much more at the right time. The integration with AccuWeather provides the detailed weather report for 3-days on free version and 10-days on the premium version. While creating a reminder, you can attach a file from cloud storage to make it a detailed one.

Fantastical
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Find Near Me

Price: Free/in-app purchases also available

“Find Near Me” is a much-needed app to find the nearby amenities and stores. With the help of GPS and Google Maps, it will show you the nearby restaurant, shops, ATM’s, Beauty Salon, Bar, Groceries and much more. You can also use the search menu to view directions for a specific store or place. You can also control the app by using the Siri voice assistant. The app is completely free to download and use. However, you need to purchase the premium version for advanced features.

Find Near Me
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IM+ Watch

Price: $2.99

We all use Whatsapp on our Smartphones to communicate with people from different parts of the world. However, the downside is that Apple Watch doesn’t import a native Whatsapp to send and receive text messages. Even though Apple Watch supports receiving Whatsapp notifications, you can reply only with the preset messages. By downloading IM+ Watch, you can reply to all your Whatsapp messages right from your Watch.

IM+ Watch

Learn how to use Whatsapp on Apple Watch with the help of IM+ Watch app.

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Spotify

Price: Free/in-app purchases also available

Without any debate, Spotify is the best music app to hear all the popular songs and playlists on your Apple Watch. Spotify lets you search and play any type of album, track or playlist for free. You can purchase the Spotify premium to play songs without ads. To play music on Spotify, you need to pair your Bluetooth headset with the Apple watch. You can easily add Spotify on Apple Watch.

Spotify
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AutoSleep

Price: $2.99

AutoSleep is a much-needed to track and manage your sleeping time. Wear the watch on your wrist and the app will track your sleep and send you a notification once you wake up from the bed. Even if you haven’t worn the watch to bed, the app will track your sleeping hours. The app provides a detailed on your sleeping quality by calculating the details like time asleep, restlessness, heart rate and time awake.

AutoSleep
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Strava

Price: Free/in-app purchases also available

Are you a fitness freak? Then, Strava needs no introduction. The apps tracks and monitors all your fitness activities like running, swimming, yoga, cycling, and more. The app display all the necessary data like distance covered, pace, speed, elevation gained and the number of calories burned. To motivate, the app will provide a virtual trophy upon completing a fitness task. Learn how to use Strava on Apple Watch.

Strava
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CARROT Fit

Price: £4.99

Carrot Fit is yet another fitness app which helps you to lose weight and stay healthier. There are various exercises are available within the app. The number of exercises can be increased via in-app purchases. You can make use of the built-in BMI calculator to check whether you’re obese are not.

Once you started the workout, the app will display what kind of workout you want to do. It records your weight on every day and displays your weight progress in a detailed graph.

CARROT Fit
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ESPN

Price: Free/in-app purchases also available

Nowadays, it is tough to watch all the live sporting events. Hence, you will need an application like ESPN on your Apple Watch to follow your favourite teams. Within the app, you can find scores, on-demand news, highlights, expert analysis and much more related to your favourite sports. Subscription to ESPN+ gives you live sports, exclusive originals, premium articles, Fantasy tools, and more.

ESPN
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Rules!

Price: £2.99

Rules! is a little puzzle game which you can play from your wrist. The games include daily brain workout task which you can play to refresh your mind. This application is more responsive to watches running on watchOS and later. It also boasts more levels, adds haptic feedback and bundles the cutest difficulties you’re ever likely to see.

Rules!
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Cheatsheet Notes

Price: Free/in-app purchases also available

Are you worried about missing a few things? Cheatsheet Notes is the app to note important things like Wi-Fi password, account details, ID numbers and more. The app also has 200 icons to highlight important things. This app integrated with Siri voice assistant to add and find notes with ease. The app is free to download from Play Store. You can unlock the premium features via in-app purchases.

Cheatsheet Notes
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Just Press Record

Price: $4.99

Just Press Record is a much-needed app for one-tap recording. A simple tap on the record button lets you record the important things and then syncs to your cloud storage. You can also edit the recorded audio within the app. You can also use the Siri voice assistant to start the new recordings with ease. One tap recording supports start, stop, pause and resume recording audios. The app also supports a dark mode to darken the interface.

Just Press Record
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PCalc

Price: $9.99

PCalc is yet another calculator app which helps you to do solve problems from your wrist. The feature riched app is ideal for scientists, engineers, students and programmers who do a lot of complex problems daily. Features like RPN mode, multi-line display and unit conversations extends the functionality of the app. To download this calculator app, you need to pay $9.99.

PCalc
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Overcast

Price: Free/in-app purchases also available

Overcast is a powerful podcast player which lets you listen to podcasts even in offline mode. The application comes with Airplay 2 support to stream podcasts to other Apple devices. Along with personalized recommendations, you can also search and browse for your favourite podcasts within the app. The overcast app is free to download and use. But, you need to pay $9.99 to remove the ads.

Overcast
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Trivia Crack

Price: Free/in-app purchases also available

Trivia Crack is a fun trivia game which you can play to challenge your friends and enemies. Within the app, you can find hundreds of trivia questions in 20 different languages. The game also supports creating own question. You can challenge your friends and enemies by asking them to solve your questions. Choose the question from six different categories and select the right answer from your wrist.

Trivia Crack
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Philips Hue

Price: Free

Philips Hue is yet another best Apple Watch app which you use to control your home lighting. From your wrist, you can switch off/on, change the colour and brightness of all your lights. Create your own personal sleep and dim the lights automatically in the evening. The built-in location awareness feature turns on the light automatically when you arrive at your front door or turn off when you left the home.

Philips Hue
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Pandora

Price: Free/in-app purchases also available

Pandora is the #2 rated music app on the App store. By downloading this app on your Apple Watch, you can access your favourite music and podcasts without using your iPhone. The service both online and offline streaming. You can also opt for Pandora premium to remove the ads and to stream songs in offline mode.

Pandora
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Facebook Messenger

Price: Free

Officially, the Facebook app is not available for Apple Watch users. But, you can get the Facebook messenger to access all your Facebook chats. You can reply to the chats by using the stickers, pre-written messages and voice recording notes. By integrating your debit or Paypal account information, you can send and receive money with the help of this app.

Facebook Messenger
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Deliveries

Price: £4.99

Deliveries app is a much-needed app to keep track of all your packages or couriers from your wrist. Like Smartphones, the Apple Watch version also supports location maps support. With that, you track and find where your shipments are arriving. Launch the app, select the delivery and find the location of your shipment on the map. By sharing your shipment information over email, iMessage, or AirDrop, the app lets you view the web page of the company which ships your product.

Deliveries
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Uber

Price: Free

Uber is a simple, but an effective app to reach your destination in quick time. Even though the Apple Watch version doesn’t host all the features, you can use this app to request a ride without using your phone. It also shows you how long the Uber driver will take to reach you. Like smartphone apps, it is completely free to use, but you need to pay for your rides. You can install Uber on Apple Watch and book a ride.

Uber
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Brainess

Price: $0.99

Brainess is a simple training game which let you stimulate your brain in a simple and fun way. It comes with seven training games to develop and sharpen your memory, vision and computing skills. The games included in this app are Dice, Signs, Equations, Memoji, Number, Colors and Fruits. You can try this game when you’re disturbed and not able to focus on your work.

Brainess
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Map My Run

Price: Free/in-app purchases also available

Map My Run by Under Armour is yet another best fitness app to download on Apple Watch. Without using your iPhone, you can keep track of all your workouts, cycling, running, walking and more. The app lets you personalize the plans to reach the fitness goal at the right time. You can connect the app with 400+ devices to import and analyze all your data in one place.

Map My Run
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Pennies

Price: £3.99

Pennies is a simple and effective productive app to manage all your expenses. You can use this app to note down all the expenses. It stores your data and shows your spending & finance health with bold colours to manage your expenses. You can sync the app with iCloud to back up all your expenses regularly.

Pennies
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Yelp

Price: Free

Like ‘Find Near Me’ app, Yelp helps you to find the nearby coffee shops, restaurants, bars, hair salons, and much more important destinations. You can filter your search results with various options like the neighbourhood, distance, ratings, cost and opening hours.

Yelp
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Pillow Automatic Sleep Tracker

Price: Free/in-app purchases also available

It is a sleep tracking app which analyzes your sleeping cycles. The app has been integrated with Apple’s Health app to give you a wider picture of your overall health. To wake you up, the app can play a recorded frightening noise or a particular song from your iTunes library.

Pillow Automatic Sleep Tracker
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Audible Audiobooks & Originals

Price: Free/in-app purchases also available

It is an audiobook app owned by Amazon. The app lets you devour books on the go. By syncing the audiobooks from your iPhone, you can listen to the book through your watch speaker or paired headphones. You can find audiobooks on various categories like Crime, Romance, Horror, Fantasy, Fiction, and more.

Audible
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Camera Plus

Price: £0.99

Camera Plus is the best way to control the capture of photos and videos remotely from your wrist. The app was specialized in shooting brilliant macro photos. You can control your iPhone or iPad camera by turning on/off the flash, countdown timer and switch between the front & rear cameras right from your Apple Watch.

Camera Plus
Best Apple Watch Apps

These are the top 30 best apps that we recommend you to download on Apple Watch. Is there any other app that deserved to be in this list? Mention in the comments section. We will update it on the article.

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Raashid

Content Writer @techowns.com

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