When will your smartwatch get the Android Wear 2.0 update?

Details on Moto, LG, Asus, Fossil, Tag, Casio, Huawei, Polar, Sony, Nixon and more
Android Wear 2.0 update details

Wondering when your watch will get your Android Wear 2.0 update? Most of the current Google watch crop should have got their Android Wear 2.0 update by now. The official word from the Big G at launch was:

"Android Wear 2.0 will be available for all supported Android Wear watches in the coming weeks."

However, Google has told us that a bug found in the final stages of testing caused delays with the rollout. The good news is that the Android Wear 2.0 rollout started to happen at the end of March.

Below are the details on all the Android Wear 2.0 updates for existing watches. Read on to find out about your smartwatch…

Asus ZenWatch 2 / Asus ZenWatch 3

Asus stated that the ZenWatch 2 and 3 will get their Android Wear 2.0 updates in Q2 of 2017 and Google confirmed an April/May timescale. However, nothing landed in April, and ZenWatch 3 users only received the update in mid-July. As for the ZenWatch 2, users should have been part of two waves receiving the OTA update: one during July and one at the beginning of August. Things should be all wrapped up on this front now.

Casio Smart Outdoor Watch / Casio Pro Trek

The existing Smart Outdoor Watch (WSD-F10) update has rolled out and should have landed on your watch by now - we've got it running on ours. The Pro Trek (WSD-F20) comes with Wear 2.0 already running the show.

Fossil Q Founder / Fossil Q Marshal / Fossil Q Wander

The 2.0 Fossil upgrade kicked off on the Q Founder and now the second-generation Q devices – that's the Wander and the Marshal – are receiving their updates too. You should have it done and dusted by now.

Huawei Watch

With the Huawei Watch 2 official, the Chinese company already has a 2.0 device in its armoury. The original Watch, which was the go-to device for devs testing the Wear 2.0 beta, is finally getting the update. Users on the developer preview are reporting getting an OTA update. As for those still on Wear 1.5, users have reported to have made it work by tapping on the green "System is up to date" screen repeatedly to "force" the update to happen.

LG Watch Urbane / LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE / LG G Watch R

Only the oldest LG Wear smartwatch, the original G, misses out on the update. The LG Watch R and LG Watch Urbane updates have rolled out along with the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition.

Michael Kors Access

Like the trio of Fossil watches listed above, the Michael Kors Access duo – that's the Bradshaw and Dylan – should now have their new software.

Moto 360 2nd-gen / Moto 360 Sport

Motorola has confirmed that Wear 2.0 has started rolling out to the 2nd-gen Moto 360, though the Moto 360 Sport variant had to wait a bit longer. We now know the company is finally rolling out the update to its Sport variant, which means you should be able to access the new Wear smarts.

New Balance RunIQ

New Balance put the RunIQ on sale just days before Android Wear 2.0 went live, which was a dumb move. However, the rollout is now underway.

Nixon The Mission

Nixon's The Mission's 2.0 upgrade rollout has begun. Gnarly.

Polar M600

The M600's Android Wear 2.0 update, which has rolled out, was also followed up by a big software update that added a load of new swim tracking features to the monitoring mix.

Sony Smartwatch 3

Big stink alert. A lot of you have – rightly – been in touch to express frustration that the Sony SmartWatch 3 isn't getting the Android Wear 2.0 treatment. And there's even been a petition to pressure Sony into changing its mind. But it's not happening. Sorry.

Tag Heuer Connected

During the official unveiling of the Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45 earlier this year, the company's CEO stated that Wear 2.0 was coming for the original Connected at the end of the month and he wasn't lying – the smartwatch was on the original list of three smartwatches receiving the 2.0 OS and everyone should now have it.


Keep an eye on this story as we'll keep it up-to-date with the latest Android Wear 2.0 update information.

Rocking a Samsung Gear Live, original Moto 360, LG G Watch or Sony Smartwatch 3 and annoyed you won't be upgrading to Android Wear 2.0? Let us know in the comments below.

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