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Android wear problem after update

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Android wear problem after update

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Hi, I have a smartwatch 3. It is worked fine with android wear and my Samsung s5 for 11 months but following an update to both there appears to be a compatability issue and if the app is installed the WiFi on my phone just keeps turning on and off which means I have full battery drain on the phone in just over an hour. ..has anyone else had this?

My only solution so far has been to uninstal the app, without this I appear to be unable to use any features on the watch as to discover the source of the problem I did master resets on the watch and phone. Anyone got any ideas what I can do?


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Recommended by topic author Bruntondmb1
‎2016-11-29 10:38 AM
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Re: Android wear problem after update

I've since discovered that disabling of WiFi-Scanning in "Location -> High Accuracy -> WiFi Scanning" solves the issue immediately, albiet it is a temporary fix.   Further investigation has identified that the problem also lies with a compatability issue between android wear and google play services (also updated around the same time).

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Re: Android wear problem after update

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Hello, this is being investigated by google:
 https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/android-wear/nunjJT1dGBU


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Re: Android wear problem after update

Hi,

Since Adroid Wear update  Version 2.0.0...... about a month ago there have been heaps of complaints.

 

you may also want to look at this forum

https://productforums.google.com/forum/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=footer#!msg/android-wear/9MytdED...

 

and also the low rated reviews in Play store on the Android Wear app. since October

 

"productforums.google.com" are only user forums - exchanges on these forums give us no guarantee that Google is fixing anything.

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Recommended by topic author Bruntondmb1
‎2016-11-29 10:38 AM
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Posts: 2
Registered: ‎2016-11-20

Re: Android wear problem after update

I've since discovered that disabling of WiFi-Scanning in "Location -> High Accuracy -> WiFi Scanning" solves the issue immediately, albiet it is a temporary fix.   Further investigation has identified that the problem also lies with a compatability issue between android wear and google play services (also updated around the same time).