By default, the launch Android Wear watches (which are now shipping) only come with a select number of watch faces that packed in the OS. It was only a matter of time before developers developed their own, however, and it appears that there are now a few available. If you’re lucky enough to have an Android Wear device on hand, you can install them the same way you install any Android Wear app.
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The first app which has popped up on the Play Store claims to be “the first Wear watch face” and brings a “premium” design that is quite frankly very ugly. But it is indeed one of the first, and it’s a good demo of what we’ll be seeing in the weeks and days to come. A couple other developers are throwing up their tech demos on the Play Store, with one called “WearFaces” that is even more bare-bones than the one you see above.
If you’re a developer and interested in joining the ranks among these first Android Wear watchface entries, there’s a GitHub project available for you to use which outlines what you need to do to get these working. If you have a watchface on the Play Store that actually looks decent, be sure to let us know in the comments below and we’ll update this article accordingly.