Test Your Watch Design
You can test your watch face on your computer. You can see the Run preview on the right side of the GWD.
A. Time slider
Use the time slider to check out how your watch face changes with time.
B. Other conditions
Run a preview of your watch face and use the other sliders to see how any conditions you’ve added change the look and feel of your design.
C. Capture your work
Grab a screenshot of your watch face and save it as an image. You can use this as the preview image of your watch face once you upload it to the store.
D. Preview your Always-on watch face
Take a look at the Always-on version of your design.
E. Test any buttons
Click on any button components to test that they function properly.
F. Preview on watch
See the combination of a watch, strap, and your watch face together in a single image.
Click 1 Switch the watch preview between your watch face and your watch face applied to a device and strap.
Click 2 Move your cursor to the left or right of the watch and click the button to change the strap.
Click 3 Change the watch model.
Test your watch face on a watch device by selecting Run from the menu bar.
Step 1. Select a device
Find the watch device that you want to test your watch face on. Visit Connect to GWD for more information about how to connect your watch to Galaxy Watch Designer.
Click 1 Click Run on device on the menu bar.
Click 2 Select a device.
Make sure that your device is certified with a distributor certificate, and is connected to the same network as your computer.
Step 2. Test your watch face
You can also enter your Gear's IP address manually. Click Run and wait until your PC has scanned for devices. If it doesn't find any devices, select Enter IP address and try to connect again.
Click Run and wait until your PC has scanned for devices. If it doesn’t find any devices, select Enter IP address and try to connect again.
You can also enter your watch’s IP address manually.
Testing the trial period
To check if your trial period works properly, you can test it during the build process.
Step 1. Change the In App Purchase test settings
The Galaxy Watch Designer provides three IAP test options.
Commercial: Tests the full version of your watch face before you make it available for sale.
Always success: Tests the version of your watch face that shows what happens when a user chooses to buy the full version.
Always fail: To test fail case of In App Purchase, set IAP Test Mode to Always fail. In this mode developer can test how it works if user fail to purchase watch face.
* To use all of these test options on your watch, you need to register your watch face. For more details, see the Uploading section.
Step 2. Build and Test
Once you’ve tested the IAP test settings, build it and run it on your watch to ensure everything works perfectly.