You probably noticed that by default your Android Wear device will dim its screen very quickly. Sometimes it happens so quickly that you can't finish the task you have been doing or finish checking the information on the screen.
That is because Android Wear devices have small batteries and this is a way of making them last a bit longer.
However, if battery saving isn't your main priority, you might want to change that setting to keep the screen of your Android Wear device on.
Let me show you how to do that in two simple ways
The quickest way to keep screen on on your Android Wear device is to:
That's it. You have successfully activated the always on screen option on your Android Wear. You can also do that with the use of your phone. Here is how.
Make sure that your phone and your watch are paired using the Android Wear app. If they are paired, you will see the name of your watch when you enter the app and it will say Connected like on the screenshot below.
To access the settings of your Android Wear watch from your phone, go to Settings. Under Device settings, tap on the name of your watch (the one that's connected to your phone).
[alert-announce]Note that your Android Wear watch will consume much more battery with the always-on screen option on. [/alert-announce]
If you are a bit more advanced user, you might also want to make use of yet another great feature: keeping the screen on while charging your Android Wear watch.
By default this option isn't available in the settings of the device, but we can quickly make it appear there. Here is how:
Congratulations! Your Android Wear watch will now keep its screen on while charging so that you won't miss any notification.