5 ways the Verizon GizmoWatch 2 smartwatch dials up peace of mind for parents
The Verizon GizmoWatch 2 is a smartwatch that allows kids to call and text caregivers—without having to take on the responsibility and expense of a smartphone. Equipped with built-in GPS tracking and limited smartphone functionality, it’s a great way to stay connected with your kids.
1. Control of contacts.
Keep your child connected with up to 10 trusted contacts of your choice. Whether there’s an emergency or they want to send you a simple text about what time they’ll be home, your child can easily call or text any of the 10 approved contacts right from their GizmoWatch 2.
2. Clear boundaries.
Real-time location and geo-fencing1 allow you to stay on top of your child’s location right from your smartphone. Use the GizmoHub app2 to set up GPS boundaries and receive alerts when your child exceeds them. Or use the real-time location function to track your child’s movements while they’re out and about.1
3. Fun and games.
Kids can use GizmoWatch 2’s fun fitness tracker to count steps and set fun, encouraging goals. Parents can set reminders, reward to-do tasks as they are completed and send schedule reminders using on-screen event notifications.
Kids can also learn to stay on top of tasks with features like an alarm and task reminders. GizmoWatch 2 is easy to interact with and has an intuitive interface that responds to simple gestures. Kids can tell the time, check tasks, and access reminders, all at a glance.
4. Peace of mind for parents.
Features like Quick Dial and Auto Answer help you and your trusted contacts stay in touch with your child. With Auto Answer, calls can be set to be automatically answered in case you or a designated caregiver need to speak with your child right away.3 And Quick Dial lets kids easily call you by simply pressing a hard key button for 5 seconds, which is help in an emergency or urgent situation.
5. Simple setup.
Just download the GizmoHub app for Android or iOS to set up your child’s watch quickly and easily.⁴ You can change ringtones, select themes, remotely turn off the device when needed and even select a PIN number for added security.
1. Dependent on carrier coverage. Device must be turned on. Verizon makes no representations or warranties about the availability or accuracy of the GPS or about the accuracy or completeness of any map data or other information.
2. Data usage applies for app download and use.
3. Repeat call must be placed within 60 seconds of the previous unanswered call.
4. Data usage applies for app download and use.