Always-on in Watch Face Studio

Always-on mode is designed to display time and and other information while using less battery life.

Watch Face Studio (WFS) automatically generates an always-on version of your watch face. Because the always-on watch face uses less power, there are limits to how much of an always-on display surface can be used. Samsung recommends a design that uses no more than 15% of the available pixels in always-on states. If your watch face uses significantly more than 15% of available pixels, it can be rejected.

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Figure 1. A comparison of normal and always-on design modes in WFS.

Change the design

WFS automatically generates your always-on state. You can use the generated version in your final product or modify it. Once you’re happy with your always-on watch face, continue with the rest of your design by switching to normal mode.