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Live icons launcher

Live icons launcher appear to be fully compatible, please see how to add Bubble Cloud widgets

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How to remove the peek card

There are multiple ways to remove the peek card

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Connection issues for generation 1 watches (Android Wear 1.5)

I still have a Generation 1 watch (a Moto 360), which I regularly test my app with. But Google is stopping support for encapsulated apps, and they no longer allow the Android Wear 1.x compatible version on the Play Store.

UPDATE: You can now download the latest version of the Android Wear 1.x component inside this post for ADB sideloading.

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How to apply and adjust 1-click themes

This post includes 3 short tutorials:
Quick apply 1-click themes
Customize 1-click theme component colors
Quickly change background color

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How to set bookmark cloud’s background color

Set the default widget background color in Bubble Cloud Settings, or move your bookmarks into an App Bubble Cloud. I show you the steps

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Restoring Bookmark Cloud from backup [advanced tip]

When you import a backed up bookmark cloud, it will appear in the “Widgets&Folders” section as an “Imported bubble cloud”…

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Watch face ambient mode: bubble visibility and color

“Selective ambient mode” and “Ambient uniform color”.

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Showing week number on watch face

You can add the week number as watch face complication (the default “Clock” complication group does not have the week number but I found a free app)

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Ambient mode icon from icon pack

Normally the ambient (hollow bubble) icon is not themed, it is just the regular app icon put in a circle.  If this is not what you’d like, there is a workaround.

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Step by step instructions for composite theme

Follow the 6 steps below to get exactly this watch face style

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Troubleshoot Notification icons plugin issues

Refer to this checklist if the status icons don’t appear on your watch face.

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If Bubble Cloud home screen widgets disappear

Here are a few things you can try: 1) Reboot the phone: often this is enough for the widgets to appear

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Notification bubbles – not for custom layouts

Status Bubbles are generally not compatible with manual layouts generated with the layout designer, since the manual layout doesn’t allow for easy addition and removal of bubbles from the watch face

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SMS / Auto-populate by recently contacted

Starting January 9, 2019 user apps are no longer allowed to request permission to send SMS or to access call logs. Here is a workaround.

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Phone battery level updating issues on the watch

Steps to disable Android’s battery optimization for Bubble Cloud

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Resize, edit or remove bubbles from home screen widgets

Basic usage tips for Bubble Cloud for phones and tablets

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Advanced tip: Full color inactive mode

On LCD screen watches you can set the ambient mode look the same as the active watch face

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License issues

Google Play Store on the watch prompts you to purchase again? Here is what you can do