Aug
24
Filed Under (LG Android Phones, LG G Watch) by lg-phones on 24-08-2015

LG now add support for WiFi communication to it’s G Watch R Android Wear in a new software upgrade going out today. You can see the “Wi-Fi settings” option and a listing of Wi-Fi hotspots in action on the LG G Watch R in the image below. This new update brings Wi-Fi support that means the watch will be able to carry on getting notifications, even if it is not connected to your phone via Bluetooth.

The software upgrade is being sent out OTA, aside from the aforementioned addition of WiFi communication we aren’t treated to much. We’re sure there are many under-the-hood changes that users won’t really notice, but whatever they are the company didn’t feel it necessary to list them. 

If you have yet to see the update, be patient. Interested users can check for the latest OTA update notification on their LG G Watch R via Settings > Software Update.

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LG G Watch R Phone Photos – LG Cell Phone Pictures

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Mar
17
Filed Under (LG Android Phones, LG Cell Phone Software, LG G Watch) by lg-phones on 17-03-2015

This is a list of all known OTA’s for the LG G Watch R. The LG G Warch R has it’s ROMs built directly by google, instead of LG.

Official LG G Watch R OTA Update URL:

The only way to update is to be on non-rooted rom and upgrade with adb sideload from stock recovery.

  • enter into command prompt: "adb sideload <path to saved update.zip>”

LG G Watch R Phone Photos – LG Cell Phone Pictures

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Feb
16
Filed Under (LG Android Phones, LG Cell Phone News, LG Cell Phone Previews, LG G Watch) by lg-phones on 16-02-2015

LG today has just showed its new hand in the smartwatch market by unveiling the brand new Watch Urbane before MWC 2015 in Barcelona.

As you can see from the images below, the "first all-metal luxury Android Wear” LG Watch Urbane is a more upmarket version of the G Watch R and continue the momentum with its handsome design certainly appealing to both men and women.

LG Watch Urbane Key Specifications:

  • Chipset: 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 400
  • Operating System: Android Wear™
  • Display: 1.3-inch P-OLED Display (320 x 320, 245ppi)
  • Size: 45.5 x 52.2 x 10.9mm
  • Memory: 4GB eMMC / 512MB LPDDR2
  • Battery: 410mAh
  • Sensors: 9-Axis (Gyro / Accelerometer / Compass) / Barometer / PPG (Heart Rate Sensor)
  • Colors: Gold / Silver
  • Other: Dust and Water Resistant (IP67)

That said, we still don’t know the LG Watch Urbane’s price tag, or a release date go. Let’s find out when the awesome smartwatch be official at MWC 2015 in Barcelona, Spain next month.

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LG Watch Urbane Phone Photos – LG Cell Phone Pictures

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Jan
28
Filed Under (LG Android Phones, LG G Watch, LG Phone Problem and Solution) by lg-phones on 28-01-2015

This easy guide will help you to get root access on your LG G Watch R using Fastboot and ADB and editing system files, later you’ll also be guided to flash TWRP Recovery.

WARNING! rooting your device can void your warranty, do so at your own risk.

NOTE: These instructions below assumes you have a brand new G Watch R just out of the box, all settings on default.

Download TWRP 2.8.4.0 from here

How to Root and install TWRP on LG G Watch R

  1. Turn on ADB mode on the watch by going to about and tapping the build info 7 times.
  2. Download ADB and Fastboot utilties
  3. Plug the watch into the computer and your phone should vibrate and ask you to accept the computers fingerprint, tick the check box to always allow and hit ok
  4. Open up a command prompt or terminal inside of where the ADB utilities are located and enter
    • adb reboot bootloader
  5. Now you should be in fastboot, go ahead and on the terminal use the next code and follow prompts to unlock
    • fastboot oem unlock
  6. Now after you re-set up your watch again you will need to do step 1 and 3 again.
  7. Go ahead and type
    • adb reboot bootloader
  8. Make sure the recovery image file is in the same location as fastboot than type
    • fastboot flash recovery YOURIMGNAMEHERE.img
  9. Upon successfully doing that you should have TWRP installed
  10. Lots in one step here, download the latest supersu.zip flashable file and put it in the same folder as ADB use the proper name of what you downloaded. type
    • adb push SUPERSUNAMEHERE.zip /sdcard/
    • adb reboot recovery
  11. Than using the very tiny TWRP and somewhat messed up go ahead and use it to install the supersu.zip under the folder /sdcard
  12. Enjoy root and TWRP

That’s All! We hope that you found this guide of much help. In case you got any queries or face any difficulties regarding this guide, don’t hesitate to stop by the comment box below and leave us your message. We will try our best to help you out. Thanks All.

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LG G Watch R Phone Photos – LG Cell Phone Pictures

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Jan
27
Filed Under (LG Android Phones, LG G Watch, LG Phone Problem and Solution) by lg-phones on 27-01-2015

After seeing so many people get hung up on complicated guides to manually update the LG G Watch R to 5.0.1, I thought I’d write the simple guide during my next bout of insomnia. So, no sleep tonight for me means a new guide for you. It’s very simple, with only four steps: 1) download the OTA update, 2) flash the 5.0.1 recovery, 3) prepare to sideload, and 4) sideload.

Here’s how to sideload the update without ROOT.

  1. Enter Bootloader (swipe top left-bottom right as soon as the LG logo pops up on boot)
  2. Unlock bootloader (fastboot oem unlock) and boot the watch normally once
  3. Turn off and re-enter bootloader
  4. Flash 5.0.1 Stock Recovery (fastboot flash recovery filename.img)
  5. Enter recovery and ADB sideload the update (tap the android, select install update from ADB and enter adb sideload filename.zip)
  6. Done!

Downloads:

LG G Watch R Phone Photos – LG Cell Phone Pictures

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Jan
26
Filed Under (LG Android Phones, LG G Watch, LG Phone Problem and Solution) by lg-phones on 26-01-2015

After some experimentation I cleaned up these instructions a little bit and confirmed this method works for me. Here’s what I did, real easy:

How to flash / unroot LG G Watch R

  1. Download Stock Boot, Recovery and System.img http://www.lg-phones.org/stock-boot-recovery-and-system-img-for-lg-g-watch-r.html
  2. Replace boot.img, recovery.img and system.img with their respective filenames
  3. Attach phone to computer, open terminal and issue:
    • fastboot flash boot boot.img
    • fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
    • fastboot flash system system.img
  4. Reboot and enjoy

Disclaimer: I am not responsible if you use this and brick your device or if your device blows up, implodes, catches on fire or it starts WWIII. Use at your own risk.

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