You might be enjoying the ability to become the developer of your Android smartphone whenever you want, well now, you can do the same on your Android smartwatch as well.
After all, what is a smartwatch without the freedom of developer option? Just like in smartphone, the Android 2.0 smartwatch has a hidden developer mode, enabling which, gives you access to a few useful tools and tweaks. Though it won’t make a major change in the functioning of your smartwatch, it will let you configure some system behaviors that help you profile and debug your app performance.
In this guide, we will show you how to enable or disable Developer Mode on your Android Wear 2.0. Let’s get started.
How To Enable/Disable the Developer Mode on Android Wear 2.0?
Step #1. Swipe down from the top of the screen or you can say “OK, Google” to wake up your watch.
Step #2. Tap the Settings (gear icon) or ask for ‘Settings’ to open up.
Step #3. Scroll down to find the ‘System’ option and tap on it.
Step #4. Scroll down and tap the About option.
Step #5. In about, you’ll see a Build Number option, tap on it for about 7-10 times.
Step #6. Stop tapping when it displays ‘You’re now a developer’.
Step #7. Swipe to the right twice, scroll down and find the Developer Options option at the bottom.
To disable the developer options, you need to reset your watch which can either be done by pressing and holding the power button or by the following method;
Step #1. Tap the screen of your watch to wake it up.
Step #2. Swipe down from the top of the screen and access the ‘Voice Command’.
Step #3. Ask for ‘settings’ or you can scroll and find it.
Step #4. Click on ‘system’.
Step #5. Scroll down and tap ‘Reset Device’ and click the check mark to confirm.
Step #6. Wait for the watch to reset itself.
Now that you got the trick to enable developer mode on your Android wear, access to its advanced features and tools like USB debugging mode, graphics settings etc.
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