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Paired with HTC one on 4.3 GPe

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18th October 2013, 07:26 AM   |  #1  
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Using another method i came across i was able to pair with HTC one, answer calls and use watch styler

1. Install Galaxy Gear APK manually

2. When Galaxy Gear App opens it tries to install 0/19 files it will restart and say 0/18

3. When it says 0/18, locate "GEAR" folder on SDCARD, inside it will create another APK. Manually install this apk.

4. Close Gear App and Repeat Process, i got all the way down to 0/8 (Music service apk fails) but the Gear is still usable for calls.
18th October 2013, 07:52 AM   |  #2  
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I done exact same process on nexus 4 but when trying to connect comes back connection failed..did you do anything when trying to pair..

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18th October 2013, 06:29 PM   |  #3  
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I done exact same process on nexus 4 but when trying to connect comes back connection failed..did you do anything when trying to pair..

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Worked for me on HTC one. i dont know about nexus...
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Worked for me on HTC one. i dont know about nexus...

Hi, with both devices paired, can you originate a call from the phone? In my case the call originated by the phone goes to the galaxy gear... Instead of staying in the phone.
19th October 2013, 02:01 AM   |  #5  
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Hi, with both devices paired, can you originate a call from the phone? In my case the call originated by the phone goes to the galaxy gear... Instead of staying in the phone.

That is default action

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19th October 2013, 05:37 AM   |  #6  
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Yes.

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so which ones work perfectly (after using it a few days after) and which ones need more work? so does this mean all android phones once they are 4.3 will work with the gear?
19th October 2013, 08:17 AM   |  #8  
No. Notification handling requires the new changes in 4.3. Other parts depend on touchwiz. Not to say this won't change in the future

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No. Notification handling requires the new changes in 4.3. Other parts depend on touchwiz. Not to say this won't change in the future

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Actually not true. Have found multiple ROMs that gear.apk will install fully. The ROMs have been a mash of 4.1.2, 4.2.2, and 4.3.

So far, everything works except s-voice ( tried a 4.3 ROM with s-voice/touch-wiz built-in) and the notifications are also sporadic.

You can check my thread and findings,

http://fogrum.xda-developers.com/sho....php?t=2480360
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I was able to install and use the gear manager on my Moto X using the instructions posted by the OP.

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