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Here’s how you can design your own watchface for Gear S2 and S3

Watchfaces on the Gear S2 have evolved drastically over time. They were primarily intended to give a customized look to your smartwatch and help distinguish from the rest. Over time, watchfaces are being stuffed with more features which make them not just pleasing to the eye but also to use. Now, with the Gear S3 in Samsung’s line up, the watchface game is getting a whole lot bigger.
Designing these watchfaces though takes time and effort and of course creativity. However, to simplify the process and help anyone get started with designing them regardless of having coding knowledge, Samsung introduced the Gear Watchface designer tool last year. This program can be used by amateurs as well as experienced and hence helps you improve your watchface designing skills over time. Users can also monetize their watchfaces by selling it on the Galaxy app store.
To get started with designing a watchface, watch the webinar below:-
The Tizen studio, which is a universal app for developing anything with respect to Tizen, also has the necessary tools for designing watchfaces. Designing watchfaces on the Tizen Studio though requires coding experience as almost every element of the watchface can be customized here leaving no room for imagination.
You can follow this tutorial for designing watchfaces with the Tizen Studio-
Some of the common resources you’ll need in your quest to design a Gear S2 or S3 watchface are-

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