Galaxy Gear is one of the latest smart-watch from Samsung, currently the watch is only compatible with the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and the Samsung Galaxy 10.1. With the helps of this smartwatch you can see all your incoming call on your wrist. The watch uses the Bluetooth connection to link with your phone. In simple words we can say that you can see the watch as external display of your smartphone. Now, XDA Senior Member fOmey created the first Custom ROM of the Galaxy Gear, The ROM is based on MK7 stock ROM, and has lots of customization. The best part of the ROM is that it is Deodexed/Rooted and packed with lots of features. The installation process of the ROM is very simple and take only few minutes. If you are the Galaxy Gear Smart-watch and want to try the First custom ROM on your watch, here is the complete guide which helps you to install the new ROM on your smartwatch.
Some Well known Feature of the Galaxy Gear Custom Rom:-
HOMEBUTTON FIX / POWER BUTTON LOCKS SCREEN WHEN USING CUSTOM LAUNCHERS.
NO WIPE BASE
WEATHER WIDGET / REMOVED STATIC “WEATHER” TEXT
DISABLED SAMSUNG SIGNATURE VERIFICATION
NATIVE APK INSTALLATION
INCREASED VIDEO RECORDING LIMIT TO 60 SECONDS
LIVE WALLPAPER SUPPORT
THIRD PARTY CONTACT WIDGET & APP CRASH FIX
SETTINGS / FULL SETTINGS DIALOG
MTP SUPPORT / ENABLED IN STORAGE SETTINGS
MULTIPLE BLUETOOTH DEVICE PAIRING
NATIVE EMAIL CLIENT
How to Install Custom ROM on Galaxy Gear
Step 1. Download the Custom ROM for Gear watch here and save the file on your desktop.
Step 2. How the Power button of the watch until it restarts automatically.
Step 3. Once the watch in Restart screen, Press the power button of watch 5 time to enter in Recovery option.
Step 4. Press Power button once again to navigate the recovery screen to download mode.
Step 5. Hold the power button for few seconds to select the Option and enter Download mode.
Step 6. Once the watch in download mode. Connect it to he computer and Run the ODIN Application on your desktop. Download the ODIN application here.
Step 7. Now Load the firmware files (Downloaded in Step 1) in Odin as instructed below:
Select “AP” Option and select the ROM file form your desktop, leave other option as default.
Step 8. Now Press start button to begin the Flash process. The flashing process will take some time, so wait for few minutes and don’t disconnect the watch from the PC.
One the process is finished on your watch, you will disconnect it from the PC, Now Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch is running on the Custom ROM.