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Cannot resolve symbol 'ImageReference'

java,android,intellij-idea,libgdx,android-wear
For reference, I'm using a clone of flopsydroid to try and test LibGDX on Android Wear. Before doing anything else, I get an error trying to import android.support.wearable.view.ImageReference in MenuGridViewPagerAdapter. To the best of my knowledge, all libraries are up to date, and classes in the same parent package (e.g....

Wear settings list items

android,listview,android-wear
I am trying to replicate the wear settings list for my wear app. I want to use a list of checkbox items like this. The problem is I have to use CircledImageView if I want the zoom in animation to work properly. I am not able to use the Checkbox...

How to replace findViewById() with LayoutInflater.inflate() for a watch view stub

android,android-layout,android-service,android-wear
I have a watch app but am investigating replacing the activity with a system overlay window. The standard way of inflating a wearable's layout is to use: WatchViewStub stub = (WatchViewStub) findViewById(R.id.watch_view_stub); However, if I am no longer using the activity instead I will be creating the system overlay window...

Issue with Google Fit API on Android Wear

android,google-play-services,android-wear
I'm trying to implement the Google Fit API into my android wearable application. I have followed the GoogleFitAPI online steps with registering for an OAuth ID. When trying to connect, I get an invalid account error. Do I need to enable the free trial within the developer api console, or...

How to run Android Sample Watch Face?

android,android-wear,watch-face-api
This is what I did File->Import Sample 2 modules created. Application and Wearable Which one to execute? I tried both anyway I did not encounter any error I noticed "Session 'Application' Running" / "Session 'Wearable' Running" on bottom left when I run it But still I cannot see it anywhere...

Why does Android Wear bluetooth disconnect after some time - btm_sec_disconnected?

android,bluetooth,android-wear
I am developing an android app for android wear Android Wear 4.4W. I'm debugging the app directly via usb in the smartwatch (that's how I want it - no companion app on the phone). The app receives bluetooth messages every 10ms. After 10-20s, this error is thrown - 01-01 21:10:22.683...

Watch Face is not syncing to wearable

android,android-wear
I'm developing a watch face. The project consists of watch face and handheld app to report the mobile battery. There is no actual companion app - the app is even hidden from the drawer. I'm encountering the issue that when I install the app on the phone the face is...

How do you add a watch module to an existing Android Studio project?

android,android-studio,android-wear
Google document "Creating and Running a Wearable App" (https://developer.android.com/training/wearables/apps/creating.html) only discussed how to create a project from scratch. Let's say if you already have an Android Studio project for phone/tablet (imported from Eclipse), how do you add a watch module for Android Wear?

Getting a notification when a phone gets paired with a wearable

android,android-wear
I have a phone app which gets launched on boot and at that point attempts to make a connection to a corresponding app on a wearable device. However if at that time there isn't a paired wearable then the connection will fail (Wearable.NodeApi.getConnectedNodes won't return anything). Therefore my app will...

Android Wear Step Counter crashing app

java,android,android-wear
I was writing an app to read heart rate and step count using an android wear device. The heart rate sensor works properly but the step count is causing an issue. However, on commenting the listener for Step Counter and registering a null in onResume() the app works with heart...

Scrollview (findviewby id) returns null

android,android-layout,android-wear,android-scrollview
There is an imageview within a scrollview with an extra long image which is currently scrollable. I am trying to get this image to scroll by itself, however the findViewById keeps returning null on the scroll view. EDIT: This is on the android wear @Override protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {...

Dismiss Android Wear notification after action and no small icon

android,android-notifications,android-wear
Two questions: How can I dismiss notification after user pressed action button Small icon is not display always the green Android logo My code: int notificationId = 001; // Reply action Intent intent = new Intent(Intent.ACTION_VIEW); intent.setData(Uri.parse("google.navigation:///?q=48.193479,11.569957&mode=w")); PendingIntent actionPendingIntent = PendingIntent.getActivity(getApplicationContext(), 0, intent, PendingIntent.FLAG_UPDATE_CURRENT); // Create the action Notification.Action action...

Style Text Android Wear Card Fragment

android,android-fragments,android-wear
For my Android Wear application I have a few card fragments in a FragmentGridPagerAdapter. However the font size for the title and text in the cards is very small. Is it possible to style the title and text in a card fragment using different font types and font sizes? If...

How to change to another Activity when pressing on a Gridviewpager?

android,onclicklistener,android-gridview,android-wear
I am trying to start a new certain Activity based on which page I am clicking on in a Gridview. I tried to understand the Sample GridViewPager which is coming along with the sdk and trying to adapt the given explanation. But I really don't know how to bring these...

Android Wear watch face companion configuration activity not linked

android-wear,watch-face-api
I've updated my Android Wear watch face according to the official API, and overall it's gone pretty well. One thing I'm stuck on, however, is launching the companion (handheld) config activity from within the Android Wear app. I just can't get the "gear" icon to appear on my watch face...

Display Watch Face in android activity

android,android-wear
I'd like to display a watch face I've developed in my app and have it appear live as though it was on a watch. The class and engine already exist so i feel like it shouldn't be too hard to get it to appear within an activity. Does anyone have...

Round & Square display Detection - Android Wear Service

java,android,service,android-wear
I have a small problem, I made a Watch Face which needs a different background if the watch is round or squared. Because it's a Watch Face it's A Service and has no activity and because of that no solution I found on the net worked for me. Is there...

Does Google Licence Verification Library run on an Android Wear device?

android,android-wear,android-lvl
I have been looking into Google LVL to address stolen apps issues. The API states the device need to "Run a system image on which the Google Play client application is preinstalled" This cannot happend on a Wear device, but I am wondering if it can leverage the host phone...

Android Wear Error ConnectionResult{statusCode=SERVICE_VERSION_UPDATE_REQUIRED, resolution=null}

android,google-play-services,android-wear,moto-360,data-layer
I've wanted to make an easy wearable app and connect through the data layer. Everything works fine with the handheld module (using: S5), but the wearable (using: Moto 360) always throw the error: onConnectionFailed: ConnectionResult{statusCode=SERVICE_VERSION_UPDATE_REQUIRED, resolution=null} The play services at the handheld are up-to-date I've added compile 'com.google.android.gms:play-services:7.3.0' to both,...

List of voice commands which trigger heart rate check

android,android-wear,voice-recognition,google-now,google-fit
What is the list of all existing voice commands which create an intent with vnd.google.fitness.VIEW action and vnd.google.fitness.data_type/com.google.heart_rate.bpm mime type? The documentation shows only two of them: "OK Google, what’s my heart rate?" "OK Google, what’s my bpm?" but I've discovered more, for example: "OK Google, check my pulse." ...

Why can't I start an Activity from a page Notification on Android Wear?

android,android-intent,notifications,android-wear
I just succesfully created a bunch of pages notifications on my Wear device. The only problem is that the PendingIntent does not seems to start an Activity (which is of course declared in Manifest). Here is my code: List extras = new ArrayList(); Intent viewIntent = new Intent(getApplicationContext(), DetailActivity.class); viewIntent.putExtra("KEY",...

WatchFaces are not configuring

java,android,android-service,android-wear,watch-face-api
I have created watchface for android wear and my code is as follows: ComapnionConfigActivity (in mobile module): import android.support.v7.app.ActionBarActivity; import android.os.Bundle; import android.view.Menu; import android.view.MenuItem; import com.google.android.gms.common.ConnectionResult; import com.google.android.gms.common.api.GoogleApiClient; import com.google.android.gms.wearable.Wearable; public class CompanionConfigActivity extends ActionBarActivity implements GoogleApiClient.ConnectionCallbacks,...

How to detect change in time each second in Android?

android,android-intent,android-wear,android-broadcast,watch-face-api
I am creating a custom watch face for android by following this tutorial. I have implemented broadcast receiver to detect change in time as follows: Inside my activity I have static block to filter following intents: static { intentFilter = new IntentFilter(); intentFilter.addAction(Intent.ACTION_TIME_CHANGED); intentFilter.addAction(Intent.ACTION_TIME_TICK); intentFilter.addAction(Intent.ACTION_TIMEZONE_CHANGED); } My receiver class: public...

Permission Denial when onMessageReceived should be called

android,android-wear,android-wear-data-api
I'm following this tutorial and got a WearableListenerService. I just implemented the onMessageReceived method and didn't change anything else. The entry for the service looks like this: <service android:name=".WearableRemoteCommandListener" android:permission="android.permission.BIND_NOTIFICATION_LISTENER_SERVICE" android:enabled="true" android:exported="true"> <intent-filter> <action android:name="com.google.android.gms.wearable.BIND_LISTENER"></action> </intent-filter> </service> The...

What's the purpose of “Bluetooth snoop logging” option on Android Wear devices?

android,bluetooth,android-wear
It's in the wearable's Settings menu, in the Developers Options section. I couldn't find any information about it, nothing in the documentation either. What are the potential use case scenarios of this feature? Note: to unlock the Developers Options section, tap 7 times on the About item....

Custom watchface not showing up in Android Wear app

android,android-wear
So I'm giving a try in developping a custom watchface, and so far I've only managed to get it working on the emulator provided by android studio. I would like to get my custom watchface to be listed among other watchfaces in the Android Wear companion app on my phone,...

Identify Messages using Message API Android

android,android-wear
I have probably a simple question but has me stumped. For my Android Wear application, I have two sensors working (step counter and heartrate).The wear app then sends these values back to the mobile application. I am sending them using the Message API. My stepcount sendMessage() and heartrate sendMessage() method...

Does going BW in low-bit mode in Android Wear actually save battery for ALL devices?

android,android-5.0-lollipop,android-wear,gameboy
I have an Android Wear watch face that I recently put on the Google Play store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.watchfuldesign.wearboy&hl=en I recently got this review: "Please add options to add a small day of month on the gameboy screen as well as not going black and white since that doesn't save battery for...

Get height of peek card before any are displayed?

android-layout,android-wear,watch-face-api
According the the API docs, all peek cards will only be "a single line tall" when PEEK_MODE_SHORT is set. So this means every peek card will occupy a constant of screen real estate for a particular device. I plan to leverage this on my watch face by placing the most...

Android Wear DotsPageIndicator fades first time instead of always visible

android,android-viewpager,android-wear
DotsPageIndicator always fades out the first time it is shown. I tried setDotFadeWhenIdle(false); but then it fades out and never comes back. I just want it to be shown all the time and never fade out. I saw this question: Android Wear DotsPageIndicator only fades when first created but this...

Android Wear Watch Face get battery percentage of Phone

java,android,android-service,android-wear
I'm developing an Android Wear Watch Face and I want to show the battery percentage of the watch and the phone. I managed to get the percentage of the Watch but I'm new to Java & Android so please go easy on me with the explaining. private String getBatteryInfoPhone() {...

Keep CanvasWatchFaceService Watchface From Sleeping?

android-wear
Is this possible? I have tried inflating and adding a layout that has android:keepScreenOn="true" and I have tried creating a WakeLock during onCreate() like this: PowerManager powerManager = (PowerManager) getSystemService(POWER_SERVICE); PowerManager.WakeLock wakeLock = powerManager.newWakeLock(PowerManager.PARTIAL_WAKE_LOCK, "WatchFaceWakelockTag"); wakeLock.acquire(); These seem to have no effect. I do have the permission set in my...

How to record audio on android wear

java,android,android-wear,android-audiorecord
There is some way to record audio on android wear? I used AudioRecord API and it crashes the application. Am I doing something wrong? short[] audioData = new short[minBufferSize]; AudioRecord audioRecord = new AudioRecord(MediaRecorder.AudioSource.MIC, 11025, AudioFormat.CHANNEL_CONFIGURATION_MONO, AudioFormat.ENCODING_PCM_16BIT, minBufferSize); audioRecord.startRecording(); while(recording){ int numberOfShort = audioRecord.read(audioData, 0, minBufferSize); for(int i = 0;...

Is there an Android Wear sms intent?

java,android,android-intent,android-wear
I've been trying to make a social media app that lets you send texts to your contacts from the watch. Is there an intent that does that for Android Wear? I tried using the one from developer guides, but I get the error: "No Activity found to handle Intent {...

How to support new ambient mode in android wear?

android,android-wear,ambient
Since last update Android Wear has a new feature - the always-on mode. This means that the Android Wear device doesn’t turn off the screen; it changes to the ambient mode to save battery and keeps certain apps running in the background. How exactly should I implement this? p.s. I'm...

WearableListenerService doesn't receive data

android-wear
I'm trying to send sensor data from my wear device to the handheld. The problem is that the onMessageReceived function of my WearableListenerService is never called, even though it gets created. The package names of the wear and mobile apps are the same, also here's the entry for the service...

Does Android Wear 5.1.1 support direct Internet connections?

android,android-wear
I have tried connecting to addresses and ip's with sockets and httpurlconnection with no success, and I do have the Internet permission in the manifest. I have read that the watch doesn't have to be on the same network where the phone is, so the watch is capable of true...

Passing different Extras to different setDisplayIntent, but same is received

android,android-intent,notifications,android-wear
I am in a case where my Watch application has updated data and will display these data in multiple pages. According to this answer: http://stackoverflow.com/a/30133449/327402 , I created a displayIntent for each one of my page. List extras = new ArrayList(); //This is a loop to create every individual Notification...

Android Wear: How to connect and send data

android,android-wear
I tried different Android Wear tutorials and documentations, but keep on failing. So little by little, my first steps here. All I want (at the end) is to send a string "hello world" from my mobile device to android wear (Moto 360). What I did so far in Android Studio:...

Cannot send an Asset to an Android Wear device

java,android,android-wear,android-wear-data-api
I'm trying to send an Asset to my Sony SmartWatch3. I followed the Google's documentation (https://developer.android.com/training/wearables/data-layer/assets.html) but it doesn't work. My handheld activity's code : public class MainActivityHandheld extends ActionBarActivity { private GoogleApiClient mGoogleApiClient; private static final String MY_KEY = "com.example.andy.key.mykey"; @Override protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) { super.onCreate(savedInstanceState); setContentView(R.layout.activity_main_activity_handheld); Button...

If an activity is created by a listener, then the listener is destroyed, what happens to the task?

android,android-intent,android-activity,android-wear,android-lifecycle
I've got an Android wear class that extends WearableListenerService and which is creating an activity. The documentation says this about activities and tasks upon creation of the activity: A new activity is, by default, launched into the task of the activity that called startActivity(). Therefore my activity is being added...

Launch directions from Android Wear app

android,google-maps,android-wear
Hi Android developers, Google Maps Micro (Maps for Android Wear) does not work like the Google Maps for smartphone. The app just crashes when using the classic intent : Intent intent = new Intent(Intent.ACTION_VIEW); intent.setData(Uri.parse("google.navigation:q=48.649469,-2.02579")); startActivity(intent); So, how to start directions from an Android Wear app? Julien...

How to show the same layout in android wear and mobile at same time

android,android-wear,android-wear-data-api,android-wear-notification
I have a layout of some textviews.The textviews are changing depend on a timer. I need to show this layout in mobile and android wear at same time.Please suggest me a solution...

Is it possible to connect wear emulator to android ICS 4.0 device?[Solved]

android,android-wear,android-developer-api
Is it possible to connect wear emulator to android ICS 4.0 device without downloading android wear app from play store on ICS device?

Can I avoid an instance of WearableListenerService being destroyed by the system?

android,android-wear
I have an instance of WearableListenerService that must do some network activities on an handheld and give back a response to an Android wear device. If something goes wrong (for example user gives a wrong address for a server) the system will destroy the WearableListenerService instance within 10 seconds. Can...

How do you center text on the Moto 360 with respect to the perimeter and not the chin at the bottom? (320dp x 320dp) vs (320dp x 290dp)

java,android,android-studio,android-wear,moto-360
In this video Google mentions using windowOverscan in the styles file. The problem is I do not have a styles file in my Android Wear module. Is there a more recent method that allows you to center text properly?

Tutorials for Android wear apps

android,android-wear
Iam starting to learn to develop Android wear apps. But I need some tutorials to follow so that I get a better idea. Are there any tutorials which you could suggest? Thanks...

Send data and wait for the answers with the Wearable Data Layer API

android,listener,android-wear,android-wear-data-api
I have a wearable device from which data is sent to a handheld device wrapped in a DataMap object. On the handheld device I implemented a listener service that extends WearableListenerService implemented in this way: public class ListenerService extends WearableListenerService { private static final String TAG = ListenerService.class.toString(); private static...

How do I distribute my Android Wear to alpha/beta users on Google Play Store?

android,android-wear
I am testing my application and am in Alpha mode. My app is approved and I can find it in alpha mode in the Play Store. However, the 'wear' portion of my app is not being automatically installed to the wear. My wear app currently has minimal functionality, so the...

Whatsapp like notification in android wear

android,android-wear
I need to achieve notification in android wear like in whatsapp where each conversation is a list and sliding to the right allows the user to reply to the respective conversation. I tried stacking from the android developers example but it only displays messages as is. How could I set...

Android Studio: Execution failed for task ':mobile:handleDebugMicroApk'

android,android-studio,gradle,android-wear
I suddenly got a "Failed to find apk information with aapt" exception and I can't build my project anymore. As soon as I remove the wearApp project(':wear') line from my mobile module's build.gradle file, it builds correctly, but then of course the wearable .apk is not included. Building and running...

Android Wear Intent Filter

java,android,android-studio,android-wear
I'm trying to use a custom intent filter to call the android wear activity. (not sure this is the best idea?) However, after registering the intent filter on the wear application, and deploying the mobile application I get the error: Applications have the same package name com.nybblemouse.datalayerdatamap: mobile, wear Can...

Android Wear: creating shortcut icon on watch from app on phone, which fires an intent on the phone

android,android-intent,icons,shortcut,android-wear
Sorry if this sounds like a lazy question, but I've Googled and couldn't find an answer: I suspect this is because it can't be done as I describe below. I have an app which runs on the phone for remote controlling power devices. At the moment, users can create a...

ViewEventActivity.class is not recognised

android,android-wear
my code source is https://developer.android.com/training/wearables/notifications/creating.html in this sample code the second part NotificationCompat is working like a charm..but I have this code in MainActivity.class and it is giving an error that "ViewEventActivity.class is not recognised" Now what is this ViewEventActivity.class,where to add it and how to implement this Code snippet::...

Is it possible to use Content URIs on a wearable to refer to content on the phone?

android,android-wear
If I have a URI referring to local content on a phone, such as content://com.myapp/someimage then using this url on a wearable device doesn't work (such as passing it to ImageView's setImageURI() or using it with an InputStream in conjunction with a BitmapFactory, stuff that does work if executed on...

Is it possible to just drag and drop items anywhere when using Android Studio Designer?

android,android-layout,android-wear
I'm using Android Design Studio with a wear app for the first time and its a very frustrating experience. I just want to get a feel for how a ui design will look like and want to be able to drag and drop a handful of images and text around...

What's the right way to get Android Wear to refresh a media notification?

android,android-notifications,android-wear,android-wear-notification
I have an app that plays music; I have a Broadcast Receiver that properly handles the commands from Android wear like KEYCODE_MEDIA_PLAY, KEYCODE_MEDIA_PAUSE, and KEYCODE_MEDIA_NEXT. Everything works, but there's one issue: when I hit Play on the Wear notification, the Intent is fired, the music plays, but the notification isn't...

Voice to Text with Moto 360

android,android-wear,voice-recognition,moto-360
I'm trying to create an Android Wear project, which I can translate the voice in my Moto 360 to String, for example, when the user say "Hello" I get the String "hello". can anyone help me , i need little explanation for the communitation between the android app and the...

How to call saved dataItem in Android Wear?

android,android-wear,android-wear-data-api
I'm creating a watchface that can have the color customized through an App that is on the phone. I've seen examples use the DataApi and DataItem to save/load settings. The problem I am encountering is that when I change to a different watchface and change back, all the values inside...

Android Wear Watchfaces: implement as a Service or as an Activity?

android,android-wear
I've had a lot of frustration trying to develop a Watch face for Android Wear. First I got my watch face to function as I wanted, and used the default Service code to make sure it was working properly. Then I wanted to change the UI. I made round and...

Sending DataMap in a background service android

java,android,android-wear,android-wear-data-api
I'm trying to send the content of a DataMap from an Android device to a wearable. It works fine when the app is in the foreground on my app but once I lock the mobile device it gets stuck at the pendingResult.await() and the wearable doesn't receive any data where...

Android Wear: Cannot Resolve Image Reference

android,android-wear
Probably a stupid question here but I just started programming in Android so bear with me. https://gist.github.com/gabrielemariotti/ca2d0a9f79b902b19a65 I'm following this project to implement a GridViewPager on my Android Wear application. It works fine, only the background images I'm trying to use are not displaying. It only displays a black screen....

Starting android wear app from mobile

android,android-wear
at the moment it only I can send data between the mobile and wear app while the app is already open on both the mobile and the wear app. Is there any way that I can start up the wear app from the mobile app instead?

Tap actions on Android wear watchfaces

android-wear,watch-face-api,watchmaker
So, I know this is undocumented and unsupported and not recommended etc. But, I haven't given up on trying to add a button to an Android watchface. If you are familiar with WatchMaker, you know they support this feature! My guess is that is has something to do with implementing...

Unable to run sample Android Wear app on physical device

android,android-wear
I am trying to figure out the Android Wear APIs. I've imported the sample WatchFace app provided in the SDK. I've set up my phone AND Moto 360 physical watch for debugging. They both show up in adb devices, and I'm able to select both when running the application. I...

How to lauch the app in mobile while a button clicked in wear watch?

android,android-wear,android-wear-data-api,android-wear-notification
i am new in developing android wear applications. I would like to know how to do an action in mobile device by receiving a button click in android wear watch? For example a button in wear application to start activity in mobile device.

How is it possible to test a wear app is packaged correctly before publishing it to the play store?

android,android-wear
The documentation for packaging wearable apps states: "... If packaged properly, when users download the handheld app, the system automatically pushes the wearable app to the paired wearable". My question is how is it possible to test if the app is actually packaged properly? So that it will install correctly...

Wearable Notification that is updated frequently causes flicker

android,android-wear,android-wear-notification
On a wearable my app displays a rest timer as shown in the picture. It simply counts down and is updated each second. My problem is that since it is updated each second, it creates a flickering effect. The icon is hidden for just long enough for you to be...

Android Wear communication with wearable not working

java,android,android-wear,android-wear-data-api
I have a smartphone app which is working. I now want to extend it so that there is also a wearable part. I tried to get everything together from multiple sources (https://www.binpress.com/tutorial/a-guide-to-the-android-wear-message-api/152, and https://developer.android.com/training/building-wearables.html) but I can't seem to send my data to my wearable. What am I doing wrong?...

android - service for interaction with wearable

android,android-service,android-wear,google-api-client,android-wear-data-api
I tried creating a service (which extends WearableListenerService) which should send as well as receive data with wearable. But when i created GoogleApiClient object in that service, it failed with NullPointerException. public class MyService extends WearableListenerService{ private GoogleApiClient mGoogleApiClient = new GoogleApiClient.Builder(this) .addApi(Wearable.API) .build(); private final String MESSAGE_PATH = "/message";...

Packaging wearable apps

android,android-studio,packaging,android-wear,watch-face-api
I'm in the last stage of developing a watchface service for the android wear devices. The problem is the following: Every time i try to sign my app, two files are being generated: wear-release.apk and mobile-release.apk , there is no other apk. Shouldnt the apk name be my Packagename of...

Android Wear notification with auto focus like Gmap

java,android,android-wear,android-wear-notification
I want to create an auto-focused notification. I have noticed that notifications have two states in Android Wear : FOCUSED, the time is invisible. When you start a navigation on Google Map, the default notification looks like this : NOT FOCUSED, the time is visible : You can switch from...

How to detect if the Wear app of my Android app is already installed in the watch

android,android-wear
Is it somehow possible to detect if the Wear mini app inside an Android app is already installed in the watch? I have an app which cannot be used on the phone until the Wear part is installed in the watch, so I want to block all interaction until then....

Retrieving heart rate data from Android watch face service

service,sensor,android-wear,watch
Does anyone have links to sample code that shows how to set up heart sensor data retrieval directly from CanvasWatchFaceService or CanvasWatchFaceService.Engine ? (Most of the code I've seen thus far perform sensor data retrieval from a wearable's Activity class, but not from a watch face environment.) I've tried setting...

Sending Byte array to Galaxy Gear Live from the mobile

android,android-wear,serial-communication,android-wear-data-api,samsung-galaxy-gear
I have been developing an app to read serial data from the micro usb port of the Samsung S4 using OTG cable. Now I want to send these data to the Android wear app runs on Galaxy Gear Live. The problem I face is that, I know we can send...

Transferring large application to Android Wear through Android Studio

android,debugging,testing,android-wear,large-files
I am developing a large application for Android Wear through Android Studio (~200 MB). Trying to test the application on my LG G Watch R through "Debugging over Bluetooth" is taking a lot of time to send the large app to the Watch. Are there any alternatives / faster methods...

Establish a permanent connection with a wearable, or as and when needed?

android,android-wear,android-wear-data-api
I have a permanently running service app on the handset, one of the things it does is detect when there is an incoming phone call and send a message and some data to a companion app on a wearable device. I'm wondering whether the app should establish the API to...

Android Wear Api 21 Unable To Install App

android,api,android-wear,android-wear-data-api
Hi this is just a simple question... I have Android Wear and a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 4.4Kitkat Api 19. I tried to run a Android Wear application but it give me error Api21>Api19 is there a way to edit Api Level and compile it?

Android wear: sensortypes not described

android,android-wear,android-sensors
There a serveral sensors in my android wear LG Wear wich are not described in the android documentation: Sensorname: AMD, Type: 33171006 Sensorname: RMD , Sensortyp: 33171007 Sensorname: Basic Gestures, Sensortyp: 33171000 Sensorname: Facing , Sensortyp: 33171002 Sensorname: Tilt , Sensortyp: 33171003 Sensorname: Pedometer , Sensortyp: 33171009 Sensorname: TiltWakeUp ,...

Can Android wearable send event to the phone and call 3rd party Services?

android,android-wear
I'm new to wearable development, it's quite standard that wearable only uses GoogleAPIs. But is it possible to call a background service from the phone and send the results back ? this is my thoughts: Wearable send an event to the phone via MessageAPI, eg: request a particular news feed....

syncing accelerometer data of android wear to phone or computer

android,android-wear,sony-smartwatch,activity-recognition,google-fit-sdk
Is it possible to sync real time data generated by sensors such as accelerometer, gyroscope etc. which are fitted on the smart watch (running on android wear) to any phone instantly. Is yes, how to do so ?