Introducing the komoot app for Apple Watch: Never leave the route behind

Komoot is the world-leading app for finding, planning and sharing adventures, with the mission of making adventure accessible to all.  Now, Apple Watch owners can sync komoot routes from their iPhone to their watch* and enjoy a precise navigation experience thanks to the new komoot app for Apple Watch.

For Immediate Release

Potsdam 5th May 2022 - The new komoot app for Apple Watch merges komoot’s world-leading route planning tools with a best-in-class navigational experience on your wrist. Once synced through the komoot app, routes planned in komoot display directly on the watch interface ready to be navigated. In addition, any updates made to the route in the komoot app for Apple Watch, instantly sync with your Apple Watch so you can change your mind and rest easy that you’ll still get to where you want to go. Activities recorded using an Apple Watch will also appear in user’s komoot profiles under completed Tours when synced with the komoot app. Reducing the reliance on extra devices for navigating means a more streamlined and reliable experience in the outdoors.

According to Ben Thompson, Director of Business Development at komoot: 

Accessibility, ease-of-use and functionality are key drivers of the device hardware market. The goal of building this watch app was to provide Apple Watch owners with the absolute best komoot experience possible, right on their wrists. The komoot app for Apple Watch and the komoot iOS app work seamlessly together to bring world-class outdoor navigational experiences to Apple Watch users.
The komoot app for Apple Watch: Navigation and Stats
Using komoot with Apple Watch

The komoot app for Apple Watch homescreen makes it easy to navigate komoot Tours. The watch interface displays options to view planned Tours, record a Tour or visit the app settings. In a nutshell, here is the full range of functionality users can expect from the komoot app for Apple Watch:

 

Find planned Tours

Users can find their 20 most recently planned komoot Tours directly from the Apple Watch face. The Tour list displays sport type, planned distance and the offline maps status of each Tour. Within each Tour, the route summary is displayed by means of a static mini-map and users can click to display the static full-screen map. 

Navigate Tours to stay on track

Users can easily activate navigation mode to enable turn-by-turn voice instructions, as well as adjusting the visible stats. If exploring somewhere without signal, it is possible to save the route offline directly from the watch before starting the Tour. 

Seamless Tour syncing

The komoot app allows users to waterlock their watch, as well as pause, resume, or finish their Tour. And each time they do, the information will automatically be updated in the komoot app itself.

Record the adventure

Users may wish to record an activity that doesn’t have a planned route. In this case the komoot app offers a selection of supported sports and a customizable stats view. When Tours are completed, users will see a summary of their Tour stats and benefit from Apple Health integration via the iPhone app.

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Learn more about komoot app for Apple Watch here: https://www.komoot.com/applewatch

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*Available for Apple Watch 3 onwards

About Komoot

Komoot is the largest and fastest-growing digital platform for adventurers and outdoor enthusiasts in the world - and it has a simple mission: to make outdoor adventures accessible to all.

Komoot’s mobile apps and digital platform provide advanced route planning and navigation tools. At the same time, a content-rich feed of unique stories inspires its community of 27 million users to explore and share their outdoor experiences and recommendations.

A group of 6 friends from the Austrian Alps and Germany founded the company in Berlin in 2010. In 2017, komoot pioneered a fully-remote workplace and today - its team of over 100 like-minded adventurers share this goal: to provide you with the best experience possible in the great outdoors.

Join komoot and discover everything you need to make the most out of your experiences outdoors with komoot Maps and Premium.

For more information, visit komoot.com

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