Originally Posted by delpiero223
Sadly I am not rooted. :-/ isn't there a way to sideload Gear apps yet or extract those files of free apps?
It is possible to sideload apps onto the gear with tizen. I've done it for a few things I've found around the boards here, watch faces, apps, etc. You need to download the tizen sdk for wearables. Then you can use sdb install <wgt file>
The problem would be in getting the apps from the store and distributing them. Not to mention people here who have done this havn't managed to get interaction between a phone app and the watch app to work. An example is the fleksy thread where you can get the wgt file and the apk for both watch and phone. They are useless because they can't talk to each other and the watch app sits at an empty contacts screen.
In short yes it should be possible but some apps that work with a counterpart on the phone may not.
I'd be happy to help transfer wgt files from my watch if I can get at them and if someone can clarify the rules on posting them here for me.
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