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Just got a fossil Q Founder smartwatch. How do I change the default weather app to use Celsius? Currently it is showing Fahrenheit. I've changed literally every single setting I can think of. I have used the fossil app to change the watch faces to show temperature in celsius. I have google now cards configured to show celsius. I even tried downloading the Google News and Weather app and changing the temperature units used there. I checked every settings menu I could find in both the android wear app and the fossil app. Nothing.

Rocking a nexus 6p. Everything is the latest.

Multiple google search results have pointed to Google Now weather card settings as the place to change the units in the android wear app, but as I mentioned above I already have those set since before I even had the watch. I tried changing to fahrenheit and back to celsius, but still no luck. I've tried restarting the watch and my phone a million times, but also no luck getting the settings to take on my watch.

Can someone please help? It doesn't help that google has the worst support imaginable. I would bet my life savings that if I called them for support they would tell me to do a factory reset without even attempting to understand that actual issue.

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I contacted Fossil who said that the temperature units on the watch are based on the language setting you select when you set up the watch. If you select US English, then it will be Fahrenheit (probably the only language setting that uses Fahrenheit).

I am Canadian and there is not usually a Canadian English option and UK English has caused strange anomalies for me in the past. Plus I live in the USA, I just want Celsius and I don't think I'm the only one. I informed them that their solution for units is not adequate.

I will edit this answer if they get back to me with anything more useful or if they fix the issue and make it configurable.

I am using the accuweather app which I paid for years ago and I like it. But their android wear app is broken right now on my watch and they are aware of the issue and working on it, but it has been some time (plus their latest material design update took ALL of their flexibility out of unit selection so that is quickly becoming an issue).

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It's because of your phone language is set to US English.

Just change your handphone language to other type of English such as English (United Kingdom), then the weather in your watch will change to Celsius.

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I just bought a Fossil Q Founder watch.

If you go to watch setting, then change watch face, scroll to classic, tap the setting bar below the displayed face, then it will allow you to scroll down to weather unit. Tap it and it will allow you to change between Celsius and Fahrenheit.

  • That is correct, but only changes it for the watch face. I was trying to adjust it for the built in weather application. Unfortunately I just arranged for a return and refund on my fossil Q founder. Turns out if the watch is exposed to any moisture, dust, or sand, the warranty is voided, which kind of makes the whole IP67 rating completely useless. I recommend others do the same to be honest. – gnomed Mar 30 '16 at 18:29
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If you're using a face control app (WatchMaker, Facer, Etc.) you may have to go into the settings for that and change it. I use a ton of WatchMaker faces and I was losing my mind changing languages and Google now settings, until I saw the settings in the app.

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Go tu your android wear app Your feed Weather Change temperature to celcius 😜

  • Maybe you can add screenshots or provide more detailed steps to change the temperature units. Currently the answer is very short and too generic. – GiantTree May 9 '17 at 18:34

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