Android Wear and iOS connectivity

Does iOS and Android Wear compatibility interest you?

  • No. Not at all.

    Votes: 41 8.9%
  • Only if/when Android Wear officialy supports iOS.

    Votes: 48 10.4%
  • Yes even through custom apps, but i won't JB/root.

    Votes: 149 32.3%
  • I want this! I will do JB/root/whatever it takes!

    Votes: 223 48.4%

  • Total voters
    461
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gidi

Senior Member
May 29, 2006
551
105
To those who have expressed interest in helping with the iOS to watch APK transferring, sorry I haven't gotten back to you yet. I've had some major personal issues to contend with, but should be able to reach out soon. Cheers

Hi there! Hope you are doing okay.
Did you by any chance have any progress with your method of installing APKs to android wear via iOS? Can you share some details?

Thanks a lot in advance.
Hope i am not annoying you.
 

samXda77

Member
Feb 8, 2007
5
0
I've tried dozens of times your steps. If I try to install the original watchmaker apk file, it works. When I try to replace the folders / files and after having signed the file, I have the following error : INSTALL_FAILED_INVALID_APK. Any idea why ?
 

gidi

Senior Member
May 29, 2006
551
105
I've tried dozens of times your steps. If I try to install the original watchmaker apk file, it works. When I try to replace the folders / files and after having signed the file, I have the following error : INSTALL_FAILED_INVALID_APK. Any idea why ?

Do you have the watch connected to an iPhone via the official Android Wear app?
 

sondakika

Member
Jan 9, 2006
10
0
factory reset

Hello all,
Hope someone can help me; I purchased LG G Watch R which came with a older firmware, found a old android phone, then I have upgraded my firmware to be able to use Android Wear for iOS, all good and working. My problem is, when I do a factory reset on the watch, it goes to the older firmware, is there a way to avoid this and don't let factory reset result in a older firmware, I don't want to be depending on the android wear app just to update my firmware. Thanks in advance.
 

dre10g

Senior Member
Jan 26, 2011
157
23
Sydney
I've tried dozens of times your steps. If I try to install the original watchmaker apk file, it works. When I try to replace the folders / files and after having signed the file, I have the following error : INSTALL_FAILED_INVALID_APK. Any idea why ?

I had that error as well.. because I had rename one of the files inside the apk. Make sure you don't rename anything.
 

samXda77

Member
Feb 8, 2007
5
0
I had that error as well.. because I had rename one of the files inside the apk. Make sure you don't rename anything.

The only files I rename are the ones I take from watchmaker.android_wear_micro_apk.apk (w3.jpg & w3.xml). I follow exactly all the steps given by firehawk (even if I didn't understand his step "-Unfortunately none of the scripts load. I don't know why."). On the other hands, I don't know how to manage if the watch I want to transfer contains other files than the preview and the xml (e.g. scripts).
 

neivvv

New member
Oct 30, 2015
4
2
Watchmaker Faces on Android Watch with IOS

Hi All,

Thanks to everyone who has suggested various methods it did help in more than one way setup watchmaker on my Huawei Watch connected to Iphone 5s (unfortunately i have not been able to get any of the methods listed here to work but i believe that's due to an error on my end)

I did try one other method inspired by another thread on XDA where a user did install Facer app on his watch connected to an iphone the link below:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=63375272&postcount=11

Thanks you so much jeffrey.goines

Applications used:
1) WatchMaker - on the watch
2) ES file Explorer - on the watch

Now the steps below:
Installing ES File Explorer on your Watch
1) Download ES File Explorer apk to your PC
2) Use ADB Install command on the terminal to install the ES File explorer to your watch (the phone version of the apk works like a charm on the watch too)
3) This will install ES file explorer on your watch and you see a success on the terminal screen

Installing WatchMaker on your watch
1) Download WatchMaker or WatchMaker premium apk to your PC
2) Append a .Zip to the end the filename (Eg. WatchMaker.apk to WatchMaker.apk.zip)
3) Extract the WatchMaker.apk.zip file to a folder on your desktop
4) Open the folder inside you would see another 4 folders (assets, lib, META-INF, res)
5) Open the folder named res
6) Within res you get mutiple folders again scroll down to a folder named raw
7) inside the raw folder you would see 2 files, we are interested in the file named "android_wear_micro_apk.apk". this is the apk that you would install on your watch
8) Use ADB install command on your terminal to get the android_wear_micro_apk.apk isntalled on your watch
9) This will install WatchMaker on your wear and you would be able to see the default watchmaker faces.

Preparing the watchface
1) Download a watchface file of your choice from facerepo or any where else
2) You should get a zip (Eg. demowatchface.zip)
3) Extract the content of the zip file to a folder (Eg. demowatchface)
4) Open the folder and you would see the below contents
i) fonts
ii) images
iii) scripts
iv) preview.jpg
v) preview_dim.jpg
vi) watch.xml
5) rename preview.jpg to u1.jpg
6) rename watch.xml to u1.xml
7) create a new folder preview_dim
8) move preview_dim.jpg to preview_dim folder
9) rename preview_dim.jpg to u1.jpg
10) now zip everything back up to get a zip file with all the contents (Eg. demowatchface.zip)

Transferring the watchface to your wear
1) Open terminal and use the adb push command
adb push "path the zip file you created in step 10 above" /sdcard/
2) This will send the demowatchface.zip file to the sdcard folder on your wear

Installing the Watchface to watchmaker on your wear Final Step
1) Open ES file explorer on your watch
2) by default you should be in the sdcard folder
3) you should be able to see the watchface zip file you just transferred at the bottom (eg. demowatchface.zip)
4) click on the zip file, it'll open the zip and below you would see an extract button, click on extract
5) it will extract the files to a folder within the sdcard folder on your wear with same name as of the zip file (Eg. demowatchface)
6)Open the folder you just created (eg. demowatchface)
7) Inside the folder copy or cut the file u1.jpg and move/paste it to folder named BeautifulWatches/preview_mini (please note the folder BeautifulWatches already exists inside thesdcard folder on yiur wear if you have WatchMaker installed on you wear)
8) go back to the watchface folder (step 6) (eg demowatchface)
9) copy or cut the file u1.xml and move/paste it to folder named BeautifulWatches/watches
10) go back to the watchface folder (step 6) (eg demowatchface)
11) Copy or cut all the remaining folders and move/paste it inside BeautifulWatches folder
12) If prompted to cancel overwrite please select overwrite
13) That's it your are done.......
14) Just go to change watch face option on your watch select watchmaker from the options an set your favourite watch face

Enjoy watchface of your choice without using an android phone

Enjoy........

Apologies if i have had any typos above.... please feel free to reach out to me in case of any queries.....

The above approach is tested and working
 

sondakika

Member
Jan 9, 2006
10
0
Hi All,

Thanks to everyone who has suggested various methods it did help in more than one way setup watchmaker on my Huawei Watch connected to Iphone 5s (unfortunately i have not been able to get any of the methods listed here to work but i believe that's due to an error on my end)

I did try one other method inspired by another thread on XDA where a user did install Facer app on his watch connected to an iphone the link below:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=63375272&postcount=11

Thanks you so much jeffrey.goines

Applications used:
1) WatchMaker - on the watch
2) ES file Explorer - on the watch

Now the steps below:
Installing ES File Explorer on your Watch
1) Download ES File Explorer apk to your PC
2) Use ADB Install command on the terminal to install the ES File explorer to your watch (the phone version of the apk works like a charm on the watch too)
3) This will install ES file explorer on your watch and you see a success on the terminal screen

Installing WatchMaker on your watch
1) Download WatchMaker or WatchMaker premium apk to your PC
2) Append a .Zip to the end the filename (Eg. WatchMaker.apk to WatchMaker.apk.zip)
3) Extract the WatchMaker.apk.zip file to a folder on your desktop
4) Open the folder inside you would see another 4 folders (assets, lib, META-INF, res)
5) Open the folder named res
6) Within res you get mutiple folders again scroll down to a folder named raw
7) inside the raw folder you would see 2 files, we are interested in the file named "android_wear_micro_apk.apk". this is the apk that you would install on your watch
8) Use ADB install command on your terminal to get the android_wear_micro_apk.apk isntalled on your watch
9) This will install WatchMaker on your wear and you would be able to see the default watchmaker faces.

Preparing the watchface
1) Download a watchface file of your choice from facerepo or any where else
2) You should get a zip (Eg. demowatchface.zip)
3) Extract the content of the zip file to a folder (Eg. demowatchface)
4) Open the folder and you would see the below contents
i) fonts
ii) images
iii) scripts
iv) preview.jpg
v) preview_dim.jpg
vi) watch.xml
5) rename preview.jpg to u1.jpg
6) rename watch.xml to u1.xml
7) create a new folder preview_dim
8) move preview_dim.jpg to preview_dim folder
9) rename preview_dim.jpg to u1.jpg
10) now zip everything back up to get a zip file with all the contents (Eg. demowatchface.zip)

Transferring the watchface to your wear
1) Open terminal and use the adb push command
adb push "path the zip file you created in step 10 above" /sdcard/
2) This will send the demowatchface.zip file to the sdcard folder on your wear

Installing the Watchface to watchmaker on your wear Final Step
1) Open ES file explorer on your watch
2) by default you should be in the sdcard folder
3) you should be able to see the watchface zip file you just transferred at the bottom (eg. demowatchface.zip)
4) click on the zip file, it'll open the zip and below you would see an extract button, click on extract
5) it will extract the files to a folder within the sdcard folder on your wear with same name as of the zip file (Eg. demowatchface)
6)Open the folder you just created (eg. demowatchface)
7) Inside the folder copy or cut the file u1.jpg and move/paste it to folder named BeautifulWatches/preview_mini (please note the folder BeautifulWatches already exists inside thesdcard folder on yiur wear if you have WatchMaker installed on you wear)
8) go back to the watchface folder (step 6) (eg demowatchface)
9) copy or cut the file u1.xml and move/paste it to folder named BeautifulWatches/watches
10) go back to the watchface folder (step 6) (eg demowatchface)
11) Copy or cut all the remaining folders and move/paste it inside BeautifulWatches folder
12) If prompted to cancel overwrite please select overwrite
13) That's it your are done.......
14) Just go to change watch face option on your watch select watchmaker from the options an set your favourite watch face

Enjoy watchface of your choice without using an android phone

Enjoy........

Apologies if i have had any typos above.... please feel free to reach out to me in case of any queries.....

The above approach is tested and working
Hello,
First of all thanks for sharing this.
But;
I just tested this, but at the end I just get the default face from watchmaker, renamed/copied and moved all the files/folders that you mentioned, but no luck.
 

erwann56

New member
Oct 21, 2015
3
0
Iphone, wear and internet

Hello, I connect my watch to an iphone 6 via " android wear" in BLUETOOTH . I installed APK applications with ADB on the watch but these applications are not able to connect to Internet. Someone should the solution?
 

Lodovik

Member
Jul 22, 2012
38
14
La Tuque
Yesterday, I've successfully installed Facer and about 40 watch faces on my LG Urbane paired to an iPhone.

I've made a tutorial with detailed steps so others may try it and enjoy their Android watches. My knowledge of the Android system is limited so there may be some obvious shortcuts to my solution. Some steps are a little vague because finding details on Google about them is easy. This has been done an a Windows 10 x64 system and repeated successfully on another Windows 10 x64 system. Not tested on another version.


1 - Enable debugging on your Android Wear device


2 - Install 15 Seconds ADB Installer:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?p=48915118#post48915118
Note: you may have to disable your antivirus as this application may be tagged as a false positive


3 - Connect your device with a USB cable (either directly or with the charger) and wait for plug n play to detect it

4 - Open an admin command prompt window and type:
adb usb
You should see "Restarting in USB mode". If not wait a little and try again. If your device is still not detected, you may have to install more specific USB drivers.

5 - On your device, give the "always" authorisation for the connection

6 - Type:
adb devices
and you should see 1 device attached

7 - At the command prompt, type:
cd %userprofile%\Desktop
md facer
cd facer

8 - Now, you will need to put the latest Facer APK into the facer folder we've just created on the desktop. Note: Since I already had the paid version Facer on my Android device, I used a little Android app called "Apk Extractor" to regenerate the Apk file from the installed app. An older Facer version will work but some watch faces will have bugs (I tried first on the 1.6 version and it worked but some newer faces weren't perfect)

9 - Back to the command prompt to rename the Facer APK so it will be extractable:
ren *.apk facerapk.zip

10 - You should now have a facerapk.zip archive into the facer folder. Right-click on it and select "Extract all" to unpack the archive to a folder of the same name.

11 - Now, let's get the watch app to the current folder and rename it so it will be easier to work with it:
copy facerapk\res\raw\*.apk
ren *.apk facermicro.apk

12 - Facer can now be installed on the watch:
adb install facermicro.apk

13 - Make a folder for the additionnal faces:
md faces

14 - Go to FaceRepo and download your faces into the "faces" folder. They will have a .face extension

15 - We need to change the file extension to zip:
ren faces\*.face *.zip

16 - Now, right-click on each file and extract it to its default folder using the "Extract all" option. You can use WinRAR (if you have it installed) to select them all and extract them to separate folders. A free version of WinRAR can be easily installed from www.ninite.com.

17 - Back to the command-line to remove the zip files and transfer the faces to the watch. Type:
del faces\*.zip
adb push faces/. /sdcard/Facer


You're done! If everything is OK, you can select the Facer watch face and select your face by tapping on the gear icon of Facer on the watch.


If you ever need to remove Facer and start from scratch do this:
adb uninstall com.jeremysteckling.facerrel
adb shell rm -r /sdcard/Facer
The Facer folder on the watch must also be removed since uninstalling the app leaves it behind with the custom watchfaces.

If you want to reinstall Facer, restart from step 12 with a command prompt from within the Facer folder.

You can add more faces by repeating steps 14-17 with different faces files.
 
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neivvv

New member
Oct 30, 2015
4
2
Hello,
First of all thanks for sharing this.
But;
I just tested this, but at the end I just get the default face from watchmaker, renamed/copied and moved all the files/folders that you mentioned, but no luck.

Well it's working for me i have currently around 8 watchfaces on watchmaker in addition to the 2 default ones.

Well let me try and send a one of the faces i have on over to you as a test. May be that will help

let me know if your are ok to test it
 

Theking999

New member
Nov 3, 2015
1
2
Is anyone likely to amend the official app for cydia to unlock the features apple have locked down? I currently have a pebble and jailbroken phone which I can use Siri/reply to texts/call contacts. Is there any developers looking into this out of interest?
 
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jefflryb

Member
Aug 14, 2015
27
2
Hi All,

Thanks to everyone who has suggested various methods it did help in more than one way setup watchmaker on my Huawei Watch connected to Iphone 5s (unfortunately i have not been able to get any of the methods listed here to work but i believe that's due to an error on my end)

I did try one other method inspired by another thread on XDA where a user did install Facer app on his watch connected to an iphone the link below:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=63375272&postcount=11

Thanks you so much jeffrey.goines

Applications used:
1) WatchMaker - on the watch
2) ES file Explorer - on the watch

Now the steps below:
Installing ES File Explorer on your Watch
1) Download ES File Explorer apk to your PC
2) Use ADB Install command on the terminal to install the ES File explorer to your watch (the phone version of the apk works like a charm on the watch too)
3) This will install ES file explorer on your watch and you see a success on the terminal screen

Installing WatchMaker on your watch
1) Download WatchMaker or WatchMaker premium apk to your PC
2) Append a .Zip to the end the filename (Eg. WatchMaker.apk to WatchMaker.apk.zip)
3) Extract the WatchMaker.apk.zip file to a folder on your desktop
4) Open the folder inside you would see another 4 folders (assets, lib, META-INF, res)
5) Open the folder named res
6) Within res you get mutiple folders again scroll down to a folder named raw
7) inside the raw folder you would see 2 files, we are interested in the file named "android_wear_micro_apk.apk". this is the apk that you would install on your watch
8) Use ADB install command on your terminal to get the android_wear_micro_apk.apk isntalled on your watch
9) This will install WatchMaker on your wear and you would be able to see the default watchmaker faces.

Preparing the watchface
1) Download a watchface file of your choice from facerepo or any where else
2) You should get a zip (Eg. demowatchface.zip)
3) Extract the content of the zip file to a folder (Eg. demowatchface)
4) Open the folder and you would see the below contents
i) fonts
ii) images
iii) scripts
iv) preview.jpg
v) preview_dim.jpg
vi) watch.xml
5) rename preview.jpg to u1.jpg
6) rename watch.xml to u1.xml
7) create a new folder preview_dim
8) move preview_dim.jpg to preview_dim folder
9) rename preview_dim.jpg to u1.jpg
10) now zip everything back up to get a zip file with all the contents (Eg. demowatchface.zip)

Transferring the watchface to your wear
1) Open terminal and use the adb push command
adb push "path the zip file you created in step 10 above" /sdcard/
2) This will send the demowatchface.zip file to the sdcard folder on your wear

Installing the Watchface to watchmaker on your wear Final Step
1) Open ES file explorer on your watch
2) by default you should be in the sdcard folder
3) you should be able to see the watchface zip file you just transferred at the bottom (eg. demowatchface.zip)
4) click on the zip file, it'll open the zip and below you would see an extract button, click on extract
5) it will extract the files to a folder within the sdcard folder on your wear with same name as of the zip file (Eg. demowatchface)
6)Open the folder you just created (eg. demowatchface)
7) Inside the folder copy or cut the file u1.jpg and move/paste it to folder named BeautifulWatches/preview_mini (please note the folder BeautifulWatches already exists inside thesdcard folder on yiur wear if you have WatchMaker installed on you wear)
8) go back to the watchface folder (step 6) (eg demowatchface)
9) copy or cut the file u1.xml and move/paste it to folder named BeautifulWatches/watches
10) go back to the watchface folder (step 6) (eg demowatchface)
11) Copy or cut all the remaining folders and move/paste it inside BeautifulWatches folder
12) If prompted to cancel overwrite please select overwrite
13) That's it your are done.......
14) Just go to change watch face option on your watch select watchmaker from the options an set your favourite watch face

Enjoy watchface of your choice without using an android phone

Enjoy........

Apologies if i have had any typos above.... please feel free to reach out to me in case of any queries.....

The above approach is tested and working

Thanks! I will try on my watch
 

Taufrog

New member
Nov 10, 2015
1
0
Well it's working for me i have currently around 8 watchfaces on watchmaker in addition to the 2 default ones.

Well let me try and send a one of the faces i have on over to you as a test. May be that will help

let me know if your are ok to test it

Hi neivvv
For me your tut also worked great :good:
Thanks for sharing

Could you tell me how you get more than one face on your watch?
How do you name them?
U2, U3, U4 ??? Or did they all are named U1?

Thanks the Taufrog
 

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    Custom Watchmaker Faces while using Android Wear for iOS

    Technically if you can get the premium APK, you can have 4 watchfaces (2 each) to choose from.

    Rant 1: If you haven't already updated to the latest firmware and Android Wear (on the watch) DO IT NOW! Too many people have been reporting problems with using the older versions, and that's the only reason Google said older watches were incompatible, even though they aren't.

    Rant 2: If you're using a Moto 360, I don't think it's possible to use ADB without breaking your bluetooth connection to the iPhone. Make a USB cable or buy a better watch. I know Moto 360 is dirt cheap and looks nice, but hardware-wise it's the black sheep of all Android Wear. Also, shame on Motorola for making the 360 v2 use an LCD screen again.

    Prerequisite: Get ADB and universal ADB drivers

    Getting Watchmaker ready
    -Obtain Watchmaker APK or Watchmaker Premium APK. I will not say how.
    -Append a .zip to the end of the APK file (e.g. watchmaker.apk.zip)
    -Extract the res/raw/android_wear_micro_apk.apk file. This is the one that goes into the watch.
    -Append a .zip to the end of the APK file (e.g. watchmaker.android_wear_micro_apk.apk.zip)
    -Extract the entire contents to a directory
    -Delete the META-INF subdirectory

    Getting the Watchface ready
    -Get the watchface you want. As a completely shameless plug, I'll use my own watchface as an example. (http://facerepo.com/app/faces/details/old-meets-new-v3-14f9bc97e2a) I even added an Apple logo to it.
    -Append a .zip to the end of the WATCH file (e.g. old-meets-new-v3.watch.zip)
    -Extract the entire contents to a directory

    There are 2 default watches. W3 is Steel Blue. W11 is Retrospecto. We will replace W3 in this example.
    -Copy the fonts and images subdirectories from the watchface to the watchmaker\assets directory
    -Rename the preview.jpg to w3.jpg and overwrite the one in the watchmaker\assets\preview directory
    -Rename the watch.xml to w3.xml and overwrite the one in the watchmaker\assets\watches directory
    -Unfortunately none of the scripts load. I don't know why.
    -Process can be repeated for a second watchface and W11.

    Time to package up and sign
    -Zip everything back up again (without the META-INF subdirectory) and rename it back to APK (e.g. watchmaker.android_wear_micro_apk.apk)
    -In %JAVA_HOME%\bin there's two files: jarsigner and keytool
    -Use keytool to make a keystore: "keytool -genkey -v -keystore abcdef.keystore -alias MyKey -keyalg RSA -keysize 2048 -validity 10000"
    -Use jarsigner to sign your apk file: "jarsigner -verbose -keystore abcdef.keystore watchmaker.android_wear_micro_apk.apk MyKey"

    Upload to watch
    -Plug watch to computer via USB
    -Enable developer options on watch (Settings, About, Build Number x 10)
    -Enable ADB debugging (Settings, Developer Options)
    -Run "adb usb". It should say "daemon started successfully" and "running in USB mode"
    -Run "adb devices". It should have one device on the list
    -Run "adb install watchmaker.android_wear_micro_apk.apk". It should upload and say "Success". Then your watch should have a notification saying "WatchMaker Installed. Touch to set watch face".
    -If you get a INSTALL_FAILED_ALREADY_EXISTS: Watchmaker was previously installed, run "adb shell" then "pm list packages", find the watchmaker package, and run "pm uninstall slide.watchFrenzy" (or watchFrenzy.premium), then "exit" from the shell
    -If you get a INSTALL_PARSE_FAILED_NO_CERTIFICATES: You didn't run jarsigner properly or you forgot to delete the META-INF directory before running jarsigner.
    5
    Hi all.

    I am starting this thread so that to discuss/investigate the compatibility options between iOS and Android Wear.

    The Apple watch is around the corner after all, but there are many of us Apple fans (not fanboys) that do not like it.
    It simply is not enough, especially if the inexcusable delays are taken into consideration.
    It is ugly, girly (personal opinion), lacking functionality and most of all it's UI seems so not Apple like.

    I know there are many iPhone users who would love to have an Android Wear watch that actually works with their phones.
    There are rumours that Google will eventually officialy support iOS but until then there are at least 4 devs who (claim to) have managed the impossible.

    XDA members @MohammadAG, @iAppleDev and @ali.almahdi, as well as a dev who goes by Twitter name @shiitakeo.

    Of these, @shiitakeo and @iAppleDev have uploaded alpha versions of the required .apk that should run on the watch side.

    It is my understanding that all solutions do not require a JB iPhone and do not require a rooted Gear Watch.

    On the iPhone side installation of an app (like LightBlue or BLE utility) that exposes notifications to ANCS is required.

    I ask that all who have access to both an iPhone and an Android Wear watch and want to participate in this thread that they share their test conclusions here.

    We need beta testers to confirm:

    1) What configuration/solution you are using.
    2) What works
    3) What doesn't work

    What we know is that all these alpha solutions aim at allowing iOS notifications to be transfered via BLE to the Wear watch.

    Added functionality like Google Now or even Siri on the watch remains a dream for the time being, and would most certainly require a JB iPhone.

    It would be great if a dev (one of the above mentioned or any other interested in this) could provide more info about his/her solution, like ETA, bug list, functionality, soon to come and related stuff.

    Thank you all in advance.
    5
    Yesterday, I've successfully installed Facer and about 40 watch faces on my LG Urbane paired to an iPhone.

    I've made a tutorial with detailed steps so others may try it and enjoy their Android watches. My knowledge of the Android system is limited so there may be some obvious shortcuts to my solution. Some steps are a little vague because finding details on Google about them is easy. This has been done an a Windows 10 x64 system and repeated successfully on another Windows 10 x64 system. Not tested on another version.


    1 - Enable debugging on your Android Wear device


    2 - Install 15 Seconds ADB Installer:
    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?p=48915118#post48915118
    Note: you may have to disable your antivirus as this application may be tagged as a false positive


    3 - Connect your device with a USB cable (either directly or with the charger) and wait for plug n play to detect it

    4 - Open an admin command prompt window and type:
    adb usb
    You should see "Restarting in USB mode". If not wait a little and try again. If your device is still not detected, you may have to install more specific USB drivers.

    5 - On your device, give the "always" authorisation for the connection

    6 - Type:
    adb devices
    and you should see 1 device attached

    7 - At the command prompt, type:
    cd %userprofile%\Desktop
    md facer
    cd facer

    8 - Now, you will need to put the latest Facer APK into the facer folder we've just created on the desktop. Note: Since I already had the paid version Facer on my Android device, I used a little Android app called "Apk Extractor" to regenerate the Apk file from the installed app. An older Facer version will work but some watch faces will have bugs (I tried first on the 1.6 version and it worked but some newer faces weren't perfect)

    9 - Back to the command prompt to rename the Facer APK so it will be extractable:
    ren *.apk facerapk.zip

    10 - You should now have a facerapk.zip archive into the facer folder. Right-click on it and select "Extract all" to unpack the archive to a folder of the same name.

    11 - Now, let's get the watch app to the current folder and rename it so it will be easier to work with it:
    copy facerapk\res\raw\*.apk
    ren *.apk facermicro.apk

    12 - Facer can now be installed on the watch:
    adb install facermicro.apk

    13 - Make a folder for the additionnal faces:
    md faces

    14 - Go to FaceRepo and download your faces into the "faces" folder. They will have a .face extension

    15 - We need to change the file extension to zip:
    ren faces\*.face *.zip

    16 - Now, right-click on each file and extract it to its default folder using the "Extract all" option. You can use WinRAR (if you have it installed) to select them all and extract them to separate folders. A free version of WinRAR can be easily installed from www.ninite.com.

    17 - Back to the command-line to remove the zip files and transfer the faces to the watch. Type:
    del faces\*.zip
    adb push faces/. /sdcard/Facer


    You're done! If everything is OK, you can select the Facer watch face and select your face by tapping on the gear icon of Facer on the watch.


    If you ever need to remove Facer and start from scratch do this:
    adb uninstall com.jeremysteckling.facerrel
    adb shell rm -r /sdcard/Facer
    The Facer folder on the watch must also be removed since uninstalling the app leaves it behind with the custom watchfaces.

    If you want to reinstall Facer, restart from step 12 with a command prompt from within the Facer folder.

    You can add more faces by repeating steps 14-17 with different faces files.
    4
    Any guide for follow? I have android phone, iPhone, Moto 360, and even pebble. Both Mac and pc are on the table too.


    Down load the alpha apk wear_ios https://twitter.com/shiitakeo/status/575713237091516416

    Install android SDK on your computer https://developer.android.com/sdk/installing/index.html?pkg=tools

    Use adb to install the alpha apk. http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=xdR4VVHHU-8

    Download LightBlue - Bluetooth Low Energy by Punch Through
    https://appsto.re/ca/o2AoH.i

    Open settings on both the watch and the iPhone and click forget Bluetooth device for iPhone and watch for both in both.

    Open light blue on iPhone make an blank peripheral don't add anything then check the box to turn it on.

    Open wear_ios on the watch and wait for them to auto connect then keep waiting till it asked for a code to pair iPhone, enter the code with iPhone and wait until it finishes connecting. ;)
    4
    I hate complaining because all this development has been done "free" and with amazing results. However, it seems once again that communication is brutal in what versions are out there, what features are new, updates on this forum, updates on the GitHub are all no where to be found.

    @gidi, thanks for the post from @shiitakeo.....it seems there is some confusion about the Google Play store versions vs the GitHub (nothing new since 0.2.2 which most seem to be having problems with...I am on 0.2.1). Can @shiitakeo reorganize the communication on this? What is new in the Play Store? Are those versions (both free and donation) ONLY for Lollipop phone devices since no other device is able to work (parsing error). If that's the case, should non Lollipop phone users install the 0.2.2 version from GitHub?

    Thanks to all as usual!!

    This is the summary of what (I believe) has been going down. Feel free to correct me if I'm wrong


    General information:
    -Moto 360: agressively shuts off bluetooth to save power, even during an active data transfer. Connections have been unreliable and nobody has yet been able to fix the 0.5-5 hr random disconnections
    -LG G Watch and G Watch R: Stable connection
    -Other Wear watches: YMMV


    Installation:
    -Jailbroken iOS not needed. Rooted android phone and android wear not needed. Android phone preferred
    -Use LightBlue Bluetooth LE on the iOS device, and create a virtual blank peripheral
    -Download adb, and use "adb install" over usb
    -If using a Moto 360, follow these instructions (https://developer.android.com/training/wearables/apps/bt-debugging.html) to sideload via USB through an Android Phone, then over bluetooth to the Wear. Instructions are less clear on how to accomplish this without an Android phone, and instead using a Mac, Parallels Android VM, or other means. Possible to do this using a custom Moto 360 USB cable?


    Progress:
    @MohammadAG: https://twitter.com/MohammadAG started the first concept video posted http://youtu.be/DIIYmVSc9Yw showing iOS talking directly to a Wear (360) using ANCS and no Android phone. Since then, implemented features such as answering phone calls (http://youtu.be/D2pkyHp8HN0), iOS low battery notification, and music control (http://youtu.be/bY7E-hng7Fk). Attempt to fix Moto 360 disconnection issue by using a custom helper iOS app (instead of LightBlue) but app has since been rejected by Apple. Android APK is not yet released, but has been reviewed in beta form by iDownloadBlog (http://www.idownloadblog.com/2015/03/26/android-wear-iphone-ios-notifications/). Play store search here (https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=Mohammad+Abu-Garbeyyeh)

    @shiitakeo: coded an Android Wear APK, directly inspired by @MohammadAG. Git is here:https://github.com/shiitakeo/android_wear_for_ios.
    v0.2 had some issues where the screen would always stay awake after notification.
    v0.21 seems to be the preferred version so far, if you don't have a lolipop phone.
    v0.22 has a reduced size for unexplainable reasons, but also includes the new capability of installing a "mobile" version, to be loaded onto a lolipop Android phone and auto-synchronized onto the Wear.
    v1.1 is released onto the Google Play store in free http://goo.gl/SJ9IYY and donation http://goo.gl/B4oR6G versions, again meant for lolipop-only Android phones to auto-sync to the Wear and bypass the need to sideload using adb. Unknown if this differs from v0.22 in any way.

    @iAppleDev: all code/progress abandoned in favor of @shiitakeo's code

    @ali.almahdi: also connected Moto 360 to iOS https://youtu.be/MBI8ypRYe4Y Attempted to fix Moto 360 disconnection issue using a custom helper iOS app that interfaces to a Wear APK that does automatic reconnection. Both iOS app and Wear APK are not yet published. From (http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=59715304&postcount=216)