ANDROID WEAR 2.0 Posts on XDA

Wearbttn Adds Two Complications to Android Wear 2.0 for the App Drawer and Google Assistant

You've likely seen the trend of new Android Wear smartwatches having a physical button on the side of the watch. This wasn't on many Android Wear devices before the big 2.0 update, but now it's a vital piece of hardware for new watches. With the Android Wear 2.0 update, this button is used to both...

Android Wear 2.0 Ported to the LG G Watch

The LG G Watch was released in June 2014 as a first device with Android Wear ever produced by the South Korean company. The watch is no longer supported, but the community managed to port the newest version of Android Wear. XDA Senior Member ab123321 used the LG G Watch R's stock Nougat ROM to prepare an image for the...

Google Updates Complications API for Android Wear, Introduces Wear UI And Open-Sources Components

One of the announcements made at Google I/O is an updated Complications API. It will allow Android Wear developers to easily implement complications into watch faces. We have discussed Android Wear 2.0 earlier this year. The system is a huge step forward in terms of usability. Google wants to give developers the tools to create the...

Android Wear 2.0 Arrives for The Original Huawei Watch

If you're a proud owner of the original Huawei Watch, then we have some good news for you: the Android Wear 2.0 update is now finally rolling out for your device. Android Wear 2.0 is a big step forward for the Wear platform as it brings in many much-needed improvements as well many new exciting...

Android Wear 2.0 Arrives for 1st Gen LG Watch Urbane and LG Watch R; Urbane 2nd Edition to Receive Next Month

Android Wear 2.0 was announced back in February this year. While the update was supposed to roll out to all supported devices soon after it became available, it took close to 2 months to Google to start rolling out the update. So far, only a handful of devices have received Android Wear 2.0. A majority...

Android Wear 2.0 Starts Rolling Out to Fossil Q Founder (2nd Gen) As Well

It has been close to two months since Google officially launched Android Wear 2.0. The LG Watch Style and Watch Sport were the first to come pre-loaded with this new update. It was not before this month Google finally started the rollout of Android Wear 2.0 for some of the supported watches. Earlier, Google said...

Android Wear 2.0 Rolling Out to Fossil, Casio and TAG Heuer Smartwatches, Bug Delaying Update

Google officially announced the Android Wear 2.0 platform update back in February, with the LG Watch Style and Watch Sport being the first devices to come running the new software out of the box. The Android Wear 2.0 update is in many ways a substantial upgrade and brings quite a few useful features, such as Android...

Editorial: What the Hell Happened to Android Wear 2.0’s Rollout?

It’s been almost 45 days Google, where is it at? It’s been almost 45 days Motorola, Huawei, LG, ASUS; where is it at? We have written recently about OEM’s missing hype releases on phone releases -- with Motorola (hey, we can call them that again), HTC, and LG all being big offenders.  We have also written about...

ZTE’s Quartz Smartwatch Gets Leaked with its First Ever Pictures

Back in February, we reported that ZTE was reportedly preparing its first ever Android Wear powered smartwatch called the ZTE Quartz. At the time, we didn't know much information apart from the fact that the upcoming watch will run Android Wear 2.0 and will feature 3G UMTS cellular connectivity. Now, thanks to a treasure trove of...

Early Stages of a Mod Brings Android Wear 2.0 Complications to Android Wear 1.0

At Google I/O last year, the big Android Wear 2.0 update was announced and it was when we got our first official look at the changes that were coming with it. This new update, which people are still waiting to get pushed to their smartwatch, comes with improvements such as simplified UI navigation, standalone applications...

Could Google’s Interests as an OEM Spell Trouble for Android?

Android is something special to me: My original Droid was one of the very first big new purchases I had ever made. It was the first time I signed onto a mobile carrier contract leaving the prepaid system and moved on from running Windows Mobile devices that got me visiting XDA almost 9 years ago. Even...

New Leak Shows The Huawei Watch 2 Will Come In Three Color Options; Will Officially Launch On Feb 26

While the LG Watch Style and Watch Sport are the first to come running Android Wear 2.0 out of the box, other OEMs have also been working on releasing an updated watch hardware to take advantage of new features introduced with Google's latest Android Wear OS update. Huawei is one of relatively few OEMs who...