Android Wear 2.0, the biggest update for Google’s smartwatch OS is here. Upgrading Android Wear 2.0 means you get new features and the best performance. The LG Watch Style and the LG Watch Sport are the lead devices for the updated platform and both are available right now, at least in the US.
Android Wear 2.0 updates including new feature such as an emphasis on custom watchfaces, fitness and standalone apps.
Standalone apps are the biggest change for the Wear network to date. In Android Wear 2.0 you don’t need your phone nearby to use apps on your Android Wear device. Using Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or cellular as an alternative of depending on a tethered phone or cloud syncing, your Android Wear smartwatch now remain much more functional away from your from.
Smartwatch should get the latest update automatically but you can also manually upgrade and install the latest software. With the release of Android Wear 2.0.
Now we show you how to update Android wear Smartwatches.
How to update Android Wear: Manual Upgrade Android Wear 2.0
- From the top of the screen swipe down.
- Swipe from right to left until you see Settings and click it.
- Scroll to the bottom and click
- Scroll down and tap System updates.
If Android Wear 2.0 update is available, the device will download and install it. Or else you’ll see ‘System is up to date’. An update notification will happen if your watch is connected to the charger and is within Bluetooth range your phone. For that you need to internet connection on your smartphone.
If you’re not aware of what version of Android Wear your smartwatch is running then follow the above instructions up until step three. In the Settings menu go to About section, click on the Versions.
This update of Android Wear 2.0 first will be coming into the Huawei Watch 2 and LG Watch Sport and Style.
Here’s a list of Smartwatches getting Android Wear 2.0:
- Asus ZenWatch 2 & 3
- Casio Smart Outdoor Watch
- Casio Pro Trek Smart
- Fossil Q Founder
- Fossil Q Marshal
- Fossil Q Wander
- Huawei Watch
- LG G Watch R
- LG Watch Urbane & 2nd Edition LTE
- Michael Kors Access Smartwatches
- Moto 360 2nd Gen
- Moto 360 for Women
- Moto 360 Sport
- New Balance RunIQ
- Nixon Mission
- Polar M600
- TAG Heuer Connected