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Default New watch, never paired: Can I flash a new ROM?

Hi,
I got my Galaxy Gear. I have a Galaxy Nexus, but I found I cannot pair it with the gear. So the gear has never been paired with a phone.
Can I put a new ROM on it? Will it ask for pairing again after I put a new ROM on?
Or do I need to find someone to at least remove the annoying pairing request?

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Have you tried manually syncing it by going to the phone's bluetooth setting and syncing it there instead of using the Gear cradle against the back of the phone?

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I wonder if manually install the Gear manager on your phone if that will give you the functions. It should connect to Bluetooth fine.
 
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That did not work. I installed apk from gear manager one by one (except the ones that didn't install), started gear manager and tried to pair manually. Galaxy Nexus indicated a paired gear device, but syncing did not work. So it was back to start..
 
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http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2539082

Here is a link to making it happen
 
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OK, thank you. Will try that and report.
 
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OK, thank you. Will try that and report.
try this link it works

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...ghlight=cradle
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Sorry, I did not understand.
How does writing the NFC tag help?


Also, I tried to flash the new MK7 rom with odin but after I brought the watch into download mode and started odin, selected firmware and clicked start, odin quickly returns and reports "succeed 0/ failed 0".
 
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Sorry, I did not understand.
How does writing the NFC tag help?


Also, I tried to flash the new MK7 rom with odin but after I brought the watch into download mode and started odin, selected firmware and clicked start, odin quickly returns and reports "succeed 0/ failed 0".

i had the same problem. i had s4 and new gear but upon using the cradle it always show faile. so i connect it manually then after succesful connection. i used the witer. and disconnect the gear. connect to new gear. then it works.

maybe the cradle dont have yet the id of the gear that why the writer has been release.

it works for me.
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OK, thank you. Will try that and report.
After a lot of trying, I finally managed to install the NULL_13 rom on the gear.
The last step of flashing the rom in recovery mode was especially difficult, since windows suddenly did
not recognize the watch like before, but only a Samung Android device and the driver did not work.
I had to switch to MacOS to use "adb push ..". That worked.
Thanks for all the hints.

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