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I have been going through this forum trying to get my samsung galaxy S2 running 4.4.2 (CM11) to work with my galaxy gear. Tried installing gearmanager/stub but it loop at connecting to gear even though it is already paired. Can't get pass this. Anyone got this working with older generation phone want to shed some light? Don't know if you need to get your GG rooted first as it doesn't seem like you need to install any specific app on it. Is it possible to get older galaxy phone to work?
 
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Well I guess this is a long way to get a no as a answer..
 
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I have been going through this forum trying to get my samsung galaxy S2 running 4.4.2 (CM11) to work with my galaxy gear. Tried installing gearmanager/stub but it loop at connecting to gear even though it is already paired. Can't get pass this. Anyone got this working with older generation phone want to shed some light? Don't know if you need to get your GG rooted first as it doesn't seem like you need to install any specific app on it. Is it possible to get older galaxy phone to work?
You can't do it the Samsung way, you would need an official 4.3+ android build from samsung for that. You can, however, try it using a little project I'm working on (porting Kitkat & Google Wear to the Gear) when it's finished, so don't abandon all hope just yet .
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I got it working on a galaxy nexus. Put stub into system / app and install stub from there. Then take gearmanager.apk and change its extension to .zip extract all the apps from the zip and install them all. Then install gear manager and reboot the phone. It'll work
If your phone isnt rooted, you cant write to the system folder.

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I have been going through this forum trying to get my samsung galaxy S2 running 4.4.2 (CM11) to work with my galaxy gear. Tried installing gearmanager/stub but it loop at connecting to gear even though it is already paired.
Does not work either on my Galaxy S2 running CyanFox 2.0.2 (CM 11, Android 4.4.2).

Can't run Gear Manager from XDA.

I ended up installing NULL on the Gear, so I have an Android device up and running.

Tried ATN Manager as well, but no luck in receiving notifications on the watch.

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You can, however, try it using a little project I'm working on (porting Kitkat & Google Wear to the Gear) when it's finished, so don't abandon all hope just yet .
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Latest Smartphones work with Samsung Gear

The smart phone list shows maybe more than what would be first thought, the compatible Galaxy smartphones are shown below.

Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy Note 3 NeoSamsung Galaxy Note 3Samsung Galaxy S4Samsung Galaxy S4 MiniSamsung Galaxy S4 ActiveSamsung Galaxy S4 ZoomSamsung Galaxy Note IISamsung Galaxy S3Samsung Galaxy Grand 2Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8

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I have a feeling you may need a device with Bluetooth 4 le?
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I am running with null rom on my Gear and AOKP KitKat on my Original Galaxy Note (same generation as the Galaxy 2, not sure which bluetooth version) with great results.. They pair nicely. I am able to make and receive calls hands free with Google Now launcher and offline voice recognition. I can send and receive texts via Tablet Talk without being tethered to the internet (not completely hands free but with excellent voice dictation- again with offline voice recognition). I receive notifications without having to do anything special (In fact, with Google Now Launcher, I can read the incoming text when I pull down my status bar..When I click on it, Tablet talk opens for me to respond).

While I have Gear Manager loaded, it seems to be useless to me for the most part. None of the Samsung apps seem to work with the exception of the dialer and the contacts on ver 1.6x. I recently tried to update to the latest version in an attempt to get the runtastic pro app working. While I got it running (the latest GM), all I really suceeded in doing was wiping my Gear and losing the samsung contacts app working. I would eliminate GM alltogether but I suspect that the phone application has some dependancy..lol..

Here's a video of my setup working for making phone calls..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MY9O...ature=youtu.be
 
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I am running with null rom on my Gear and AOKP KitKat on my Original Galaxy Note (same generation as the Galaxy 2, not sure which bluetooth version) with great results.. They pair nicely. I am able to make and receive calls hands free with Google Now launcher and offline voice recognition. I can send and receive texts via Tablet Talk without being tethered to the internet (not completely hands free but with excellent voice dictation- again with offline voice recognition). I receive notifications without having to do anything special (In fact, with Google Now Launcher, I can read the incoming text when I pull down my status bar..When I click on it, Tablet talk opens for me to respond).

While I have Gear Manager loaded, it seems to be useless to me for the most part. None of the Samsung apps seem to work with the exception of the dialer and the contacts on ver 1.6x. I recently tried to update to the latest version in an attempt to get the runtastic pro app working. While I got it running (the latest GM), all I really suceeded in doing was wiping my Gear and losing the samsung contacts app working. I would eliminate GM alltogether but I suspect that the phone application has some dependancy..lol..

Here's a video of my setup working for making phone calls..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MY9O...ature=youtu.be
Just watched your video, I am running stock on my gear with a note 8 on official 4.2....my entire life is on hold while I wait for the update which will then allow notifications on my gear, do u recommend null rom and is it faster than stock

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