Google starts rolling out Android Wear 5.0.2 update

By February 20th, 2015 AT 4:51 PM

A good news for all the Android wearable users, Google has now started rolling out the Android Wear 5.0.2 update for many smartwatches. The 5.0.2 update is being rolled out to the Samsung Gear Live, Moto 360, LG G Watch, and the Sony Smartwatch 3.

Moto 360

Although, the Android Wear 5.0.2 update is not a major one as it does not add any new feature to the device, but it fixes the bugs and improves the gear security. It also adds performance enhancements to the devices along with some update to Google Play Services. The update also fixes the prolonged issue with the Google Fit Sync, specifically the discrepancies that users were encountering in the step counting mechanism between the smartwatches and smartphones.

The update is, as of now, being rolled out in batches and will reach all the aforementioned devices by next week. For the readers who want to update their watch, make sure that the gear battery is at least 80% charged, as soon as you receive the update notification, simply press “Download” and the update will begin. The build number for the Android Wear is 5.0.2, for Moto 360 is LWX49L and for the Gear Live it is LWX49K.

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Pooja

Nice to see Google delivering updates althpugh most companies like Samsung,HTC and LG are developing their own “crap” OS

Rama

*There are varying factors as of why I believe manufacturers aren’t ready to fully support Android Wear. I will list some of them *First of all the wearables market is still in its infancy with mass adoption yet to take place. For example Android Wear just shipped around 0.7 million units or so ever since its launch. This might have reduced the confidence of manufacturers on Android Wear to some extent and they have started looking for their own alternatives. I come to this conclusion because at the start both Samsung(Gear Live) and LG and even Asus made Android Wear… Read more »

Rama

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