Components Disconnection indicators

Disconnection indicators

Disconnection indicators let users know when a Wear OS by Google device is disconnected either from its companion phone or the internet.

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A Wear OS device may become disconnected from its companion phone, causing apps to lose some functionality. To indicate this state, use an offline indicator.

Offline indicator top

An offline indicator at the top of a view helps users identify that some functionality in the app may be not be available. As a best practice, your app can gray out or hide the functions that are not available when disconnected.

Offline indicator bottom

An offline indicator at the bottom of a list or scroll view will allow users to know that no more content can be loaded while the app is disconnected.