Whereas the Huawei Watch 2 is official and on sale, it does not imply the Chinese language firm is completely abandoning the unique Huawei Watch. The Android Wear 2.Zero replace is lastly beginning to roll out, having been set for March, earlier than that pesky the Wear 2.Zero improve bug put paid to raised laid plans.
Now customers are reporting that the replace is arriving on their watches. Should you have been already on the developer preview for Wear 2.0, an OTA (over the air) replace is presently making its method out to gadgets.
Should you’re not on the preview, there’s nonetheless hope. Bizarrely, customers working Android Wear 1.5 have found that by tapping the “System is updated” display screen repeatedly it then forces to the replace to kick in. Bizarre, proper? Customers say it is taken them so long as 45 seconds earlier than the replace began, so don’t fret for those who really feel like an fool prodding the display screen repeatedly – simply have religion. Professional tip: Ensure your watch has numerous battery or hold it on its charging cradle in the course of the replace. Oh, and hold your telephone related to Wi-Fi to hurry issues up.
Important studying: When your smartwatch will get Android Wear 2.0?
The timescale for the replace, based on a submit on the Android Wear Assist Discussion board again in April, was “finish of April/late Might”, so it is nonetheless on time. Non-dev preview customers aren’t but seeing the OTA replace but, however we count on all of this implies it is going to be displaying up very quickly.
The Android Wear 2.Zero replace for the 2nd-gen Moto 360 (and the Moto 360 Sport) can be marked alongside the Huawei Look ahead to round now, as is the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Version LTE and the Asus ZenWatch 2 and three.
Android Wear 2.Zero is the largest replace to Google’s smartwatch OS up to now, and it brings a number of latest options, together with an emphasis on customized watch faces, health and standalone apps. Plus, iPhone customers will get a greater iOS/Android Wear expertise.