How to Block Notifications from Specific Apps on Android Wear

Android Wear is a useful tool to have—notifications on your wrist are a brilliant thing. But it can also be incredibly distracting, especially if the notification isn’t “important.” Maybe you want something on your phone, but it has no place on your wrist. Here’s how to stop specific apps from pushing notifications to your watch.

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First things first, jump into the Android Wear app. On the main Wear screen, tap the cog icon in the upper right corner.

Under the “General” section, tap the “Block app notifications” entry.

This section is where you’ll block apps from sending notifications to your watch. Hit the plus sign at the bottom.

From here, just scroll down the list and find the bothersome app, then tap it to add it to the list.

Bam, done. That’s literally all there is to it. Notifications from those apps will no longer appear on your watch.

Cameron Summerson is a die-hard Android fan, Chicago Bulls fanatic, metalhead, and cyclist. When he's not pounding keys here at HTG, you can find him spending time with his wife and kids, spinning legs on the bike, chugging away on the 6-string, or being disappointed in the Bulls.