Vigil on WatchAware

WatchAware is a great site for tracking the latest apps with support for the Apple watch. They have a great interface for showing off all the different functionality in an app with notification, glance, and app previews. You can see Vigil's entry here.

Vigil 2.0.5 Now Available

Vigil 2.0.5 is now available in the App Store. This update includes several new features, along with performance and bug fix improvements.

Apple Watch Support

Vigil now supports the Apple Watch! Use the quick glance feature to get a quick status update on all your sites, or ping a site right from your wrist. We have a blog post with more details.

SMS Alert Delivery

You can now optionally have alerts delivered via SMS. Sometimes there is nothing as good as SMS for getting out an alert. SMS alert delivery is a new free feature for Professional and Business  plans up to 100 messages per month. Tap on the settings gear, and scroll down for the new phone number field where you can enter the number where you want SMS alerts sent.

Apple Watch App Coverage at The Sweet Setup

Bradley Chambers, over at The Sweet Setup, has a great post on Apple Watch apps worth taking a look at. We were very excited to see that he included Vigil among the list! Go check out the article to see some other great watch apps, and see what he has to say about Vigil. If any readers are using Vigil on their watch, let us know how it is going, and what you'd like to see.

Vigil Now Available For Apple Watch


We are happy to announce the release of Vigil 2.0.5 with support for the Apple Watch. The status of all your websites is now just a glance away. Vigil supports the the full spectrum of Apple Watch features, including notifications, glances, and a full app extension with status, metrics, and ping capability.

Glance View

Vigil supports a glance view where you can see a quick overview of the status of all your sites. Everything okay? You'll see right away.

Enhanced Notifications

We've also added enhanced notification views that take advantage of the entire watch screen. You'll immediately know what the status of your site is.

Full Site List

If you want more information you can see your entire site list right from your wrist. Scroll through them all, and get the latest status and performance metrics.

Ping From Your Wrist

When you are viewing a site, you can use ForceTouch to bring up a context menu, and ping the site right from your watch, and get your results immediately. No need to even pull your phone out of your pocket.