1. mssca's Avatar
    I was wondering if I have a rooted CM 10 based Samsung S3, is it possible for the Samsung Watch to pair with the phone or is it limited to Samsung official firmware users?

    Thank you.
    10-01-2013 09:51 PM
  2. kb2755's Avatar
    From the Gear initial review - Samsung Galaxy Gear initial review | Android Central
    "It's worth noting that you're downloading it directly from Samsung and not Google Play."

    You need that Samsung app store to download the tool. Running a custom rom removed this for me, not sure if you can download it again. Also, have they said they would support the S3 for the Gear?
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    10-03-2013 07:57 AM
  3. GSDer's Avatar
    It's also worth noting that it's currently only supported on the Galaxy Note 3 - I haven't seen anything that states how far back Samsung is going to go in supporting older devices.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM 10.2 using Tapatalk 4
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    10-03-2013 04:23 PM
  4. meyerweb#CB's Avatar
    My understanding is that you need Android 4.3 to use the Gear, and I'd be very surprised if it works on non-Touchwiz ROMs. And there are no 4.3 Touchwiz ROMs other than the Note 3.

    If you have a Touchwiz-based custom ROM, you can download the stock Samsung apps here: xda-developers - View Single Post - [ROM] [MOAR] [MD4] Official v6.0 / Crazy Modz / On the Fly Theming [09.28.13]. Depending on just how "custom" the ROM is, they may or may not work. And they may or may not work on 4.3, since they're 4.1.2 versions.
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    10-03-2013 06:28 PM
  5. mssca's Avatar
    Yep... It looks like we may be install the .apk file once Samsung release the app for the S3. I think they said they will officially update the S4 and S3 in order to work with their smart gear.
    10-03-2013 09:55 PM

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