Android Wear Downloads

List of smartwatches receiving Wear OS 2.1/2.0 – How to Download OTA Update

Google re-branded its Android Wear software for smartwatches to Wear OS earlier this year. This is the beginning of a new software update experience for the wearable technology. Now, we have Wear OS 2.0 available for download for several smartwatches from a lot of manufacturers. Whereas, some smartwatches are receiving the Wear OS 2.1 OTA update as well. Some of these Android wear include the TicWatch E/S/Pro, Asus ZenWatch 2 and 3, Fossil Q, LG G Watch R and Urbane, and many more. See the list below.

With the new Wear OS 2.1, Google Assistant feels faster, you get a slightly clean and revamped user interface, support for more Google services like the Assistant, redesigned Google Fit, better connectivity and statistics, and much more. New swipe gestures gets you to Assistant (swipe right), Google Fit (swipe left), notifications (swipe right), quick settings panel  (swipe right). Moreover, tapping and holding the home screen will let you change the clock faces.

Here is a video featuring all the new Wear OS 2.1:

List of smartwatches receiving Wear OS 2.1 or 2.0 OTA update

  • Asus Zenwatch 2 and 3: OTA update available for download
  • Casio WSD line: OTA update available for download
  • Fossil Q line: OTA update available for download, finishing by Friday.
  • LG G Watch R: OTA update available for download
  • LG Watch Urbane/Style/Sport: OTA update available for download
  • Michael Kors Access watches: OTA update available for download
  • Misfit Vapor: OTA update available for download
  • New Balance RunIQ: OTA update available for download
  • Nixon Mission: OTA update available for download
  • Polar M600: OTA update available for download
  • Skagen Falster: OTA update available for download
  • Tag Heuer Connected Modular line: OTA update available for download
  • Ticwatch E/S/Pro: OTA update available for download
  • Verizon Wear24: OTA update available for download
  • ZTE Quartz: OTA update available for download

Smart Watches getting the update soon:

  • Huawei Watch (1 and 2)
  • Moto 360 (v2 and Sport)
  • All other watches running Wear OS 1.6/Android Wear 2.16

Smart Watches that won’t get the update

  • LG G Watch
  • Samsung Gear Live
  • Moto 360 v1
  • Sony Smartwatch 3
  • Asus ZenWatch v1

How to download Wear OS 2.0/2.1 OTA update for your smart watch?

If you haven’t already received the Wear OS 2.0/2.1 OTA update yet, then here is a short tutorial on how to force the OTA update. It is a simple trick that will trigger the OTA update.

  • Go into settings > apps and notifications > app info > system apps > Wear OS.
  • Force stop the Wear OS app.
  • Now, scroll to the bottom.
  • Go to app info > then clear data.
  • Now, restart the watch and got the notifications.
  • You should get a notification for available update.
  • Let it download and install the update.

Restart and enjoy Wear OS 2.0 or later.

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