ANDROID WEAR 2.0 Posts on XDA

How to Pair Android Wear Watches to New Phones without Factory Resetting

Android Wear as a smartwatch operating system is not without its faults, but sadly while the more tech enthusiastic are likely to use it, the same people are also likely to install custom ROMs on their phones. This in most cases means having to wipe your smartwatch every time you switch to another flavor of...

The Asus ZenWatch 2 (49mm) is Finally Getting Android Wear 2.0

After months and months of waiting, the Android Wear 2.0 update is finally starting to roll out to the Asus ZenWatch 2 (at least the 1.63-inch variant). This news comes by way of an update to the Android Wear Help Forum in Google's official Product Forums, and users on Reddit and Google+ have confirmed the update as...

Android Wear 2.0 is Finally Making its Way to the Asus ZenWatch 3

Earlier this month, we received a statement from Asus saying that the ZenWatch 3 would finally see the update to Android Wear 2.0 at some point in July. Asus initially said that the ZenWatch 3 would be updated in Q2 of this year, but with the company failing on that previous promise, we weren't all...

Android Wear 2.0 Expected to Arrive for ZenWatch 3 This Month; ZenWatch 2 OTA Coming Next Month

Google dropped Android Wear 2.0 back in February along with two new smartwatches, the LG Watch Style and Watch Sport. At the time, Google promised that the new update would soon start rolling out to all supported hardware. Not only that, it even released a list of compatible smartwatches that would be receiving the jump...

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...