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The Tizen Samsung Gear 2 Smart watch seems to be fairly well obtained by many kind of, through some draws backs, one being the limited number of Smart phones that you deserve to usage the Gear 2 / Gear Neo through. For the limited compatible handsets tbelow is a workroughly that some have actually properly supplied, however there are some caveats through regards to what does and what does not occupational.
Heres the information below collated by XDA Developers Member aooga, that was initially geared towards the Gear Fit, yet this is shown to be working with the Gear 2 / Gear 2 Neo via some changes to the records used.
Instructions:Install the .apk file on your Android gadget. To execute this go into Setups - General - Security, and also select Unknown Sources. If you perform not understand also the effects, then please perform not execute this.Use a file manager to Launch the Downloaded GearManager1_2.apk file.Once Installed try connecting to your Smartwatch. You may must cancel the link from your Smart Phone (not the smartwatch), then retry for it to lastly affix.
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Phones evidenced working:
This following list is for Gear Fit compatibility, but it SHOULD be the very same for Gear 2 / Gear 2 Neo:All variants of the M8All variants of the M7Nexus 4Nexus 5Nexus 7Xperia Z UltraXperia SPMoto X
What works:NotificationsClocksFind my DeviceHeart RateReject CallsMedia ControlsWatchconfront customizerPretty much everything
What doesn"t work:No WeatherNo music controller (not player)No WatchOnNo SVoiceNo SchedulePretty much anything that uses a Samsung Account or Samsung Services
Thanks to hidea for his input on the over.
XDA Developer aooga is working on the folowing:Samsung servicesLinking a Samsung account to the application. All aid welcome