ViewRanger for Apple Watch

Discover, download, and follow outdoor routes  all on your wrist.


Find & Follow Routes

Find & Follow Routes
  • Find route guides within a 1.5-kilometre radius of your GPS location.
  • Send routes (and related offline maps) from your iPhone to Apple Watch.
  • Follow turn-by-turn directions, photographs, and route facts shared by top publishers.
  • See your GPS location along route.

Record Activities

Record Activities
  • Record your hike, walk, or bike ride.
  • View time, altitude, distance, elevation gain/loss, and GPS coordinates.
  • Get an instant summary of your recorded outdoor activities.
  • Recording track also fills in Move, Exercise and Stand rings in the Activity app. Sync with Apple Health.


Outdoor Maps for Apple Watch

Outdoor Maps for Apple Watch
  • Stream any map type from ViewRanger on iPhone to Apple Watch.
  • See GPS location in Map-only mode.
  • Zoom and pan maps as you go.
  • View offline maps when following a route.
  • Follow driving directions to your route’s starting point via Apple Maps.
  • Explore offline without a WiFi or data connection.

Explore more. Download ViewRanger onto your Apple Watch.

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ViewRanger for Apple Watch requires an iPhone with a WiFi or data connection for installation and set-up. Also requires the latest ViewRanger app (9.3.0 or later).
Viewing routes near you requires a Bluetooth-paired iPhone or an Apple Watch with cellular connection.
2 Track recording requires a Bluetooth connection between Apple Watch and iPhone. The phone app records the track; the watch app shows track stats and GPS position on the map.
Live-stream any map displayed on your iPhone or any offline map saved on your iPhone. Requires a Bluetooth connection. The only offline maps stored on Apple Watch are offline maps downloaded with route guides.
Offline use requires users to save offline maps and route guides onto iPhone and/or Apple Watch.