How do I use the AnyList app for Apple Watch?

With AnyList Complete, you can take advantage of the convenience of having your lists available on your wrist. With our Watch app, you can view your lists, cross items off lists, and add items to lists with voice dictation, Scribble, or emoji.

To install the Watch app:

  1. Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone and tap the My Watch tab.
  2. Scroll down and tap AnyList.
  3. Turn on the Show on Apple Watch switch and wait for the app to install.

To add the AnyList complication to a Watch face:

  1. Open the Watch app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap the My Watch tab at the bottom.
  3. Under My Faces, tap the face you want to add AnyList to.
  4. Under Complications, tap the location in which to display the AnyList complication.

  5. Select AnyList from the list of complication choices.

Note that not all complications are available for all display locations. For example, AnyList isn’t an option for the middle location of the Modular face.

To add an item on the Apple Watch:

  1. Open the AnyList app on the Watch.
  2. Open the list you wish to add an item to.
  3. Press firmly on the screen and tap Add Item.

  4. To dictate items, tap the Microphone icon and speak the name of a single item or the names of multiple items separated by the phrase “new line.” For example, you could say, “Milk ,new line, bread, new line, eggs”.

  5. Or tap the Scribble icon to enter the item by writing each letter with your fingertip.

  6. Or tap the Emoji icon to enter an emoji representing the item.

Note: If prefer to use Siri to add items on your Apple Watch, you can do so with AnyList’s Import Reminders feature.

To uninstall and reinstall the watch app:

  1. Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone and tap the My Watch tab.
  2. Scroll down and tap on AnyList.
  3. Turn off the Show on Apple Watch switch and wait for it to uninstall.
  4. Turn on the Show on Apple Watch switch and wait for it to install.

If you have any trouble installing or using the Watch app, try restarting both your Apple Watch and your iPhone.