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Oct 30, 2013
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Looks like mine is a dud.

Worked fine the first day, but now it doesn't even turn on. I put it on the base to make sure it charges, event the white light on base turns on, but watch screen never turns on.

I tried pressing the button on the watch for a few seconds, but nothing.
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theganguly wrote: Looks like mine is a dud.

Worked fine the first day, but now it doesn't even turn on. I put it on the base to make sure it charges, event the white light on base turns on, but watch screen never turns on.

I tried pressing the button on the watch for a few seconds, but nothing.
Try changing the charging cable and adapter.
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aasoror wrote: Try changing the charging cable and adapter.
But it turned off half an hour after I saw the watch at 95%

And I still see the blinking white light at the base of the charger. Isn't that an indicator that charging is working?
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anyones watch randomly rebooting? i just had another reboot, prolly once a day, i was scrolling apps to install on google playstore and it froze screen, then it rebooted
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mikka2017 wrote: anyones watch randomly rebooting? i just had another reboot, prolly once a day, i was scrolling apps to install on google playstore and it froze screen, then it rebooted
I've owned mine for about 3 days, froze only a couple times but will fix itself instantaneously. No random reboots though.
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theganguly wrote: But it turned off half an hour after I saw the watch at 95%
Now that's worrying.
And I still see the blinking white light at the base of the charger. Isn't that an indicator that charging is working?
Working? yes, working properly? not necessarily.
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aasoror wrote: Keeping airplane mode on is no longer needed as long as you verified disabling Cellular survives reboots (which can only be done after successfully disabling VZ carrier profile).
I will try this over the weekend and see if there's any difference in battery life.

Right now, I've even went further and disabled screen always-on because I'm afraid of OLED burn-in over time.
I know the ambient mode is very dim, but I'm not sure how well that will hold up over time.

Yesterday my remaining battery life was @ 55% after 15.5 hours, which is pretty amazing.
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Over an 8hr shift plus one hour total travel time, WiFi, airplane mode disabled, only BT enabled, screen at always on, my watch is at 69%. Not too shabby.
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Sim info app keeps crashing, so how do I disable vz carrier profile.

It says "sim not euicc"

Edit: nvm, reset the watch and was able to disable it
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Jun 5, 2016
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noob question - I dont see android playstore on my watch. Anyone had this issue? I am doing system update, hopefully will show up after.
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Oct 22, 2006
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Anyone found a screen protector that works with this ? The Akwox link that was posted is now $29 for 4. Think it was like $10 before.
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Why would you use a $10 screen protector on a $80 watch? Touch response is already questionable
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Carbo wrote: Why would you use a $10 screen protector on a $80 watch? Touch response is already questionable
Someone mentioned earlier that they dropped theirs first day and already a crack on the screen. Doesn't hurt to protect the watch, no matter how cheap it is.
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dealwiththedeal wrote: noob question - I dont see android playstore on my watch. Anyone had this issue? I am doing system update, hopefully will show up after.
It will show up after the update.

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