It was reported late last month that G Watch R owners would eventually receive WiFi support via an update later this year in Q3. Thanks to a bit of hackery and wizardry, a third party developer on XDA has successfully flashed necessary files over from LG’s Watch Urbane to get WiFi up and running on the G Watch R. According to the developer, everything appears to be working well, with minor hiccups performing voice commands.
In order to get WiFi running on your own G Watch R, you need only follow a few somewhat simple steps. Although, do note you will need a custom recovery and the required zip files to get this working properly. If you already have a custom recovery installed, you need to make a backup of your current system, install a custom kernel, reboot back into recovery, flash a provided zip file, and then reboot the device. Yup, it’s that easy.
Much like all of those custom ROM files we would post back in the day, please refrain from attempting any of these procedures unless you are comfortable with flashing custom recoveries and zip files.
Follow the below link to get started.
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