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RWatch M26 firmware

22nd December 2014, 04:11 PM |#11  
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Rwatch M26 information
Found, using Google:
Alleged manufacturer--Go to, and look up 'Shenzhen YQT Electronic Technology Co., Ltd.'. ALSO, there are two downloadable APK files (for configuration, etc.) in Google Play. Search 'Rwatch'. The product listing pictures are green circles.

I bought one of these. It works fine, IF you have patience.

MY problems with the product, as I live in the United States of America, are:
1. Poor grammar makes many parts of the instruction sheet and software difficult to understand. This is a common problem with TOO MANY products coming from China.
2. If you want to answer a call on your phone, swipe down on the upper edge, and tap to turn off Bluetooth, remember? This SHOULD be an automatic function so that the device used to answer a call keeps control of the call until it is finished.
3. Their website is only in CHINESE. This (among others) is an unprofessional mistake, and would have been prevented by preparation BEFORE their products were to be released for export.
4. Their advertising/product literature should contain links to software/websites.

If ANY manufacturer in China (or any other country in Asia) wants repeat business and significant market penetration in the USA, they should make sure there is a separate website and product software option for users to choose US-English. Instructions and website text should be written by someone who is FLUENT in US-English (and not someone who barely passed English in school OR using a translation site). There should be a clear separation and option to choose either US-English and Chinese text (in this case), on the device and website. The same applies to any other predominant language. Translation sites online do NOT work well, in all too many cases.

Personally, I am using this product as an inexpensive introduction to wearable technology (with my Sony Galaxy Note 4/AT&T VERSION). I have no intention of buying this brand again, unless there are significant improvements to features, flexibility, instructions, user information, software/firmware updates, and the FLUENCY of its website/software/instructions.

I WILL buy a more expensive, and feature-filled watch in 2015, to go with a new Samsung Galaxy Note 5.

I have never submitted a fully documented report to a client with anything other than impeccable grammar and spelling. It is a point of personal and professional pride. Anything less would be akin to halitosis and an insult to the recipient. We, as buyers, should expect the same consideration from overseas manufacturers.

I hope this reply is of help to you. By the way, I always allow for language gaps between individuals, and have infinite patience in that regard.. <wink>

Enjoy your new toy.
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22nd December 2014, 04:29 PM |#12  
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Originally Posted by MisterNatural


Thanks alot for your extende review! I completely agree with you and cant deny that other brands like Uwatch faces the same problems..

from all of those ''manufacturers'' I personally prefer ZGPAX. They also have videos on youtube and good site in English etc.
25th December 2014, 01:05 AM |#13  
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I refer you to the first paragraph of my original post:

Alleged manufacturer--Go to, and look up 'Shenzhen YQT Electronic Technology Co., Ltd.'.

Good Luck!
6th January 2015, 12:12 PM |#14  
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Any news about firmware for m26 ?
How do you do the difference between u8 and m26 ?
I thought I bought an U8 (aliexpress) but the firmware is M26 and the name of the watch when I sync BT is M26, i'm a little bit afraid about flashing u8 firmware ^^
28th January 2015, 05:21 PM |#15  
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Originally Posted by mscosta

I have a RWATCH M26 and thinking it was internally equal to Elegance U8, installed the U8 firmware in order to have the language in Portuguese. Now the capacitive buttons are exchanged and all touch screen works in reverse.

Does anyone have the firmware for the M26 or can help me find it? I've contacted the seller, but has not

excuse my english

thank you


you can try this firmware
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29th January 2015, 09:07 AM |#16  
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Thank you, i'll try...
6th February 2015, 05:13 PM |#17  
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Originally Posted by whojan


you can try this firmware

thank you very much, this worked... you saved me!
13th February 2015, 08:10 PM |#18  
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Firmware update process??
I downloaded the zip file provided by member whojan however do not know the procedure for updating the firmware. I installed the usb driver and the watch is recognised as a serial port. However there does not appear to be a method to enable the firmware upgrade on the watch. With the watch connected by usb with its power switched off the pc detects it as a drive, unfortunately if I click on the drive I get asked to insert a disk.

I have version 9 of the firmware running on the watch, I recently met another person with the same watch running version 10. The main difference with 10 was the display was much brighter, with my current version 9 the display is unreadable under outside light conditions, would be great to get the update.
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Software for R-watch m26
I found this page:
and this:
anyone knows, how to backup watches??
(sorry for my English)
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