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10 Must-Have Apple Watch Series 6 Apps

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If you haven't noticed, Apple's App Store hosts over 180 billion apps for all your Apple devices. Although this means you have various apps to select from, it could sometimes be overwhelming and tiresome to sift through all the options.

Lucky for you, this article features ten must-have Apple Watch apps.

There is an app for almost everything you need, from games, productivity, social networking to mind-strengthening apps. The best part is that they're all accessible from your handy Apple Watch.

If you're wondering, "How to get apps on Apple Watch" or "How to download apps on Apple Watch," check out our tutorials about How to Add Apps to Apple Watch and How to Close and Delete Apps on Apple Watch.

You'll need to know how to add, close, and delete apps to find and use new Apple Watch apps.

Continue reading to check out the must-have Apple Watch apps you need to use today!



Ddu-du ddu-du du? Got an earworm stuck in your head but have no idea what the song is called?

Download Shazam to help identify any song within seconds. Stay in the loop with all the hottest hits and latest releases with this handy music app.

Even if you're not a music fan or musically inclined, Shazam is a must-have Apple Watch app for all its cool features. Tap to Shazaam, and it'll search through its mega-database to identify the tune for you.

Features to explore on Shazam include the following:

  • Time-synced lyrics
  • Watch music videos from Apple Music or YouTube
  • Discover new artists, songs, videos, and playlists
  • Shazam charts in your country or city
  • Connect to Spotify or Apple Music playlists
  • Save recordings while offline
  • Dark Mode

Price: Free

Timepage by Moleskine Studio


Known for well-crafted journals and calendars, Moleskine crosses boundaries to the digital form with the Timepage by Moleskin Studio. It's an Apple App

Store Editor's Choice noting how "we [App Store Editors] never knew how handy a weather report in your calendar would be."

The Timepage app integrates weather forecasts, maps, contacts, ride-sharing platforms, and other useful information into a single app.

Its calendar function works with any calendar already on your iPhone like iCloud, Google, and Outlook. You can also use the app to plan your day, week, and months to ensure your life is organized.

Its clutter-free, stunning design for Apple Watch Series 6 lets you see the weather, useful travel time, and complications at a glance.

Price: Free with in-app purchases

App In The Air


Ready for take-off! If you're constantly in the air, you have to have App In The Air—no pun intended. Make traveling less stressful with a pocket personal travel assistant.

App In The Air tracks your itineraries and boarding passes and manages your travel miles across airlines. Never fumble with your luggage and documents when you integrate this app into your travel plans.

Two key exclusive features for Apple Watch Series 6 are notifications about flight statuses, changes, and check-in times, and global coverage from airlines at all major airports.

Combined with its powerful iPhone app, App In The Air ensures you'll be first to your gate and reduce the fear of losing your boarding pass. Track loyalty points from Skyteam, Star Alliance, Oneworld alliances, and many more!

Price: Free with in-app purchases



If you're always taking the unbeaten path, then WorkOutDoors is a must-have app.

This map is drawn using vectors, which means that areas can be zoomed, panned, or rotated, just like maps on the iPhone—except fitted for your Apple Watch.

Some other exciting features include automatic map rotation, colored coordinated to display different terrains, and route waypoints show pertinent details.

WorkOutDoors' data source is from OpenStreetMap, which includes paths, tracks, cycle trail, and more. When you work out with WorkOutDoors, you can connect your Apple Health and Activity apps to record your achievements.

Price: $5.99



Unlike Snapchat streaks, the Streaks app helps you achieve personal goals. Set daily goals or habits, and this app will help you build good habits.

You can track up to twelve daily tasks or routines. Your goal is to build a streak of consecutive days. Streaks can also create a task to break bad habits too.

With your Apple Watch, Streak automatically knows when you complete tasks. It's connected to your Apple Health app to recognize your habits and activities.

For instance, if your goal is to work out at 8 AM every morning, Streaks will instantly recognize your workout.

You can also personalize your Streaks app with 78 different colors and themes and over 600 task icons. Streaks keep you motivated to reach your goals or break bad habits.

Price: $4.99

Chirp for Twitter


Chirp for Twitter is the best Twitter app for your Apple Watch Series 6. It's designed so you can endlessly scroll your timeline to stay informed on everything that matters to you.

Never miss a trending topic or a mention from your favorite comedian. You can also read and reply to your direct messages from your wrist too!

With Chirp for Twitter, you can search topics, view videos, images, hashtags, and of course, tweet.

Don't forget to view translated tweets directly from your Apple Watch. Its sleek user interface and smart user experience make it the ultimate free Twitter app from the Apple App Store.

Price: Free with in-app purchases



Who said brain-training isn't fun and exciting?

Meet Elevate, an award-winning brain-training app that trains your brain with fun yet challenging games. Staying mentally sharp with brain-workouts is equally as essential as working out your body.

Elevate features over 35 games that challenge you in the following ways:

  • Focus
  • Memory
  • Processing
  • Math
  • Precision
  • Comprehension

Once you start training with Elevate, it tracks your performance to provide personalized daily workouts and adaptive difficulty.

These intelligent features ensure your gameplay is challenging. You can also set your own training program to train specific skills areas.

Price: Free with a 7-day free trial



Are you always hungry for knowledge? Do you soak up information like a sponge?

Well, you'll need MiniWiki. This app is optimized for your Apple Watch Series 6 to allow you to browse Wikipedia™ comfortably.

With access to 40 million articles on your wrist, you'll never be bored and always find something new to learn.

With MiniWiki, you can:

  • Download articles to read offline for when you don't have Wi-Fi or cellular connection
  • Use the Nearby feature to finds articles about things, statues, buildings, and more near you
  • Search for articles directly from your Apple Watch
  • Bookmark articles you want to revisit later

Price: Free with in-app purchases



Track every penny, nickel, dime, and quarter that you spend with Pennies. It's an easy to navigate finance app for Apple Watch that helps you literally stay on top of your finances.

The Pennies app includes the following features to help you reach your budget goals:

  • Finance and money-saving tips
  • Create custom budgets
  • Compatible in multiple currencies
  • And more!

Pennies is a must-have Apple Watch app regardless of your financial situation. Making sure you know where your money is and goes is incredibly important. Pennies can also securely sync with your iCloud account.

If you're repeatedly tapping your credit card, Apple Pay, or Apple Watch for payment, quickly input your spendings into Pennies, and the app will manage the rest for you. It's the best budgeting tool optimized for Apple Watch.

Price: $3.99

A Tiny Game of Pong


A Tiny Game of Pong is a highly addictive yet super simple game that requires skill and accuracy.

The retro, '70s inspired game features responsive Digital Crown controls, two fun game modes, Game Center integration, and ten custom theme colors.

You'll be obsessed with this game in no time.

Play Arcade and Classic playoff game mode to climb your way up the leaderboard and claim the ultimate high score.

Or, compete against friends for high scores with Game Center integration on Apple Watch Series 6. Maybe your next game will champion your personal best rank.

A Tiny Game of Pong has been promoted on many technology outlets such as TechCrunch, Mashable, CNET, and many more.

Price: $1.99 with in-app purchase

Products Covered

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Apple Watch Series 6
Release Date
September 2020


• Always on Retina OLED Display (1000 nits)
• S6 Chip
• 3D Touch Display
• Up to 18 hours Battery Life


Apple Watch Series 6 is the best smartwatch with the best in class health features and fits perfectly on your wrist. In addition to all the great things Apple Watches already did, you'll also get more health tracking features, including the all-new Blood Oxygen Sensor. A top-of-the-line smartwatch, the Apple Watch Series 6 is the most advanced Apple Watch yet.

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