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Wrapper for WatchConnectivity on iOS and Wearable APIs on Android

A wrapper for WatchConnectivity on iOS and Wearable APIs on Android

Features #

Communication directions:

  • Android phone to Wear OS
  • Wear OS to Android phone
  • iPhone to Apple Watch

Communication methods:

  • Send messages
  • Receive messages
  • Update context
  • Receive context

Other features:

  • Check if watches are supported by the current platform
  • Tell if a watch is paired
    • On Android it is not possible to check if a watch is paired. This plugin checks if either the Wear OS or Galaxy Wearable apps are installed.
  • Tell if the counterpart is reachable
    • On Android it is not possible to tell if the counterpart app is reachable. This plugin checks if any nodes are connected.
  • Start an Apple Watch app from the phone app

Requirements #

On Android, the watch and phone apps must:

  • Have the same package name
  • Be signed with the same key

Usage #

import 'package:watch_connectivity/watch_connectivity.dart';

void example() {
  final watch = WatchConnectivity();

  // Get the state of device connectivity
  watch.isPaired;
  watch.isReachable;

  // Get existing data
  watch.applicationContext;
  watch.receivedApplicationContexts;

  // Send data
  watch.sendMessage({'data': 'Hello'});
  watch.updateApplicationContext({'data': 0});

  // Listen for updates
  watch.messageStream.listen(null);
  watch.contextStream.listen(null);
}

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Wrapper for WatchConnectivity on iOS and Wearable APIs on Android

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License

BSD-3-Clause (LICENSE)

Dependencies

flutter, watch_connectivity_platform_interface

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