So exploring the Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch a bit more we are here with a tutorial on How to Flash/instal custom ROM on your Samsung Galaxy Gear. The main Moto is to flash the ROM and have much greater functionalities then it enables us now. A few very prestigious Guys at Xda(whom you should donate) just got the method to Install a custom ROM on the android powered smartwatch and then also designed a very nice bug free ROm for the gear with Play Store support.
Well saying that this ROm will convert your Galaxy Gear to a very much full android device is well said when im not Joking. This will get you Live wallpapers, Google Play and a very nice interface, also we have omitted the signature device so that we can connect to any android device other than the Note 3 but still we dont have the Gear Manager under contro, So what we have the android settings as we have in out Phones.
Remember you need to Root Samsung Galaxy Gear for continuing this process.
Wanna have a screen like this right on your Samsung Galaxy Gear ? Then just follow the process and How to Flash Custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch.
FEATURES of the ROM
- MK7 BASE
- COMPLETELY DEODEXED
- NOVALAUNCHER INCLUDED
- HOME BUTTON FIX / POWER BUTTON LOCKS SCREEN WHEN USING CUSTOM LAUNCHERS.
- NO WIPE BASE
- WEATHER WIDGET / REMOVED STATIC “WEATHER” TEXT
- DISABLED SAMSUNG SIGNATURE VERIFICATION
- NATIVE APK INSTALLATION
- INCREASED VIDEO RECORDING LIMIT TO 60 SECONDS
- VPN ENABLED
- CM10.2 BROWSER
- WALLPAPER SUPPORT
- LIVE WALLPAPER SUPPORT
- CM10.2 GALLERY
- THIRD PARTY CONTACT WIDGET & APP CRASH FIX
- SETTINGS / FULL SETTINGS DIALOG
- MTP SUPPORT / ENABLED IN STORAGE SETTINGS
- BLUETOOTH TETHERING
- MULTIPLE BLUETOOTH DEVICE PAIRING
- NATIVE EMAIL CLIENT
- CONTACTS SYNC
- CALENDAR SYNC
- PLAYSTORE ACCESS
- DOWNLOAD MANAGER
- AOSP KEYBOARD
Before You Flash Custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch
here are some key points to keep in mind when you Flash Custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch
- Your Samsung Galaxy Gear must be Rooted so that you have superuser access. If not rooted yet then just go and have root form the easy tutorial out here – Root Samsung Galaxy Gear with Ease. After Rooting your device you can come here an continue with the process to Flash Custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch.
- This tutorial will only work with the Windows Operating system PC, Sorry for Mac and linux owners, Go arrange a windows PC to Flash Custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch.
- Keep Your Galaxy Gear charged so that it doesnt Goes Off While in the process and make more problems than just getting you to Flash Custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch.
- Be Very carefull while in the process. Dont Skip any Step. And remember You are responsible for everything you o to your Gear.
Requirements to Flash Custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch
You need to download these file from the links below after clicking on any of the button below. Remember you cant continue the process without these downloads. So just Download and get to the next section of the Process.
How to Flash Custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch
- Starting with the process just extract the Odin.zip file on the desktop.
- Now run the install and run Odin.exe from the newly extracted folder.
- Now Hold the power button of the Samsung Gear until the screen shows rebooting
- As soon as you see “rebooting”, Quickly press the Power button 5 times in a row.
- Now you will get into the recovery mode.
- Now navigate to Download Mode by pressing Power Button.
- To select download mode just hold the power button for 3 seconds now.
- You are in Download Mode Now.
- Now connect your device to the computer
- Open Odin.
- Select AP in ODIN and then select the ROM file
- Press start To start flashing the ROM.
- The process will be completed after the software shows Pass written on the scree.
- Your device will reboot. After rebooting you will see the change.
- Now you can unplug the Samsung Galaxy Gear.
- You are ready to go.
- You just did Flash Custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch
Now you can use your Android powered and flashed Galaxy Gear to a very nice extent, while trying launchers and applications on your Gear will be the most exciting part. Also go Through our Samsung Galaxy Gear How To section to know amore on what you can do with your Galaxy Gear.
You are ready to go ! you just learned how to Flash Custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch.
Enjoy Good luck!