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# 242764 13-Nov-2018 13:04
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I finally got a "smart" watch (thanks to a GZ members generosity), an older Pebble Steel.....   so obviously with Pebble now gone, support is limited, and appears its alter-ego Rebble is going quiet as well on the app side of things. (lot of the apps require a phone app which no longer seem to exist)


Main thing Im eyeing up a watch for, is notifications, such as email, SMS, FB messenger etc. Unfortunately these are all handled "3rd party" far as the Pebble is concerned, so I don't get notified of too much. 


If I was to buy a newer watch like a Xiaomi Mi Amazfit Bip Smart Watch, whats the likelyhood of it being able to pick up the Android notifications from the services I use ?


Email = Outlook


FB Messenger = Messenger 


SMS = Android Messages (or whatever they called the latest version of it)







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  # 2124733 13-Nov-2018 13:48
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I've got a couple of Pebbles, and both provide notifications from my phone very happily. You need the Pebble app (which is still available, along with some forks) and Android wear.


Some services are better integrated than others. e.g. my Gmail messages allow me to archive or delete from the watch; Outlook messages are just a notification. Similarly, SMS you can reply from your watch, but Whatsapp is just a notification (I don't use FB messenger so can't comment on that one).

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