Since the release of the Android Wear 2.0, many people have been encountering with extremely lagging and Freezes issue on their smartwatches. This problem is usually arising when users are trying to wake the screen or slide or scroll notifications on their Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch.

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Even after resetting, rebooting, and updating the app, people were not able to solve the issue. Luckily, one Reddit user Yozakgg has founded the 100% working trick to solve the lag issue on Android Wear 2.0 smartphone.

Now you don’t need to reboot or root your smartwatch anymore. You just need to disable “Ok, Google” hot-word detection which consumes resourcesĀ and freezes your smartwatch. So, here’s how to turn off “Ok, Google” detection on Android Wear 2.0 to fix the lag and freezes issue.

How to Fix Android Wear 2.0 Lag and Freezing IssueHow to Fix Android Wear 2.0 Lag and Freezes Issue

Step #1. Navigate to SettingsĀ on your Android Wear 2.0 Smartwatch.

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Step #2. Next, tap on Personalization.

Step #3. Now scroll down and tap on “Ok, Google” detection to turn it off.

That’s it!

Now go back and enjoy every function without any pause. Once you disabled “Ok, Google” detection, you can still use voice search function just by holding the down the power button of your smartwatch. It won’t affect any other functions. So, don’t worry.

Well, it was the great efforts by Yozakgg to discover the perfect solution to Android Wear 2.0 freeze issue. He created an “adb shell top” command line and figure out the function which eats more resources and found the “Ok, Google” function on the top.

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For sure once you disable “Ok, Google” function, your smartwatch screen won’t freeze anymore. Try this solution and let us know how it works for you in the comments or on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.