Enable Developer options, ADB debugging and Debug over Bluetooth on Android Wear

Jesse Han   2016.03.04 8:55   Jesse Han  

The same as your Android smart phone or tablet, there is also Developer options which includes USB Debugging feature on your Android Wear device. And all of these options are also off by default. So if you use it, make it available first, it’s just like we need to enable USB Debugging on our own Android phones.

For the Developer options of Android Wear device, you have usually two main USB Debugging options:

  • ADB debugging
  • Debug over Bluetooth

Then, to enable ADB debugging or Debug over Bluetooth on Android Wear device, what shall we do? It’s a simple affair.

Android Wear Enable USB Debugging

  • On your Android Wear device, swipe left on the home screen and select SettingsAndroid.Wear.Settings.icon
  • Tap About Android.Wear.Settings.About
  • Swipe your watch screen until you find Build number Android.Wear.Settings.about.menu
  • Multiply Tap Build number until the message that says You are now a developer! is shown on watch screen, your Developer options of Android Wear device have now been enabled successfullyAndroid.Wear.Settings.you.are.now.a.developer
  • Swipe right on the screen to back to Settings
  • Swipe watch screen until you find Developer options Android.Wear.Settings.Developer.options
  • Tap Developer options 
  • Swipe watch screen until you find ADB debugging and Debug over Bluetooth Android.Wear.ADB.debugging
  • Enable ADB debugging or Debug over Bluetooth
  • You will see a confirmed message that says ADB debugging Are you sure? when you enable ADB debugging or Debug over Bluetooth, please confirm it Android.Wear.ADB.debugging.sure

Once you enable ADB debugging on your smart watch, you will see a popup called Allow Wear Debugging? is shown on your computer screen when you connect your watch to a computer or other paired devices like phone and tablet. On this, please click on OK to confirm your connection if you still want to connect it.Android.Wear.connect.computer.allow.debugging

Well, one last word, you have successfully passed the study for enablement of Developer options, ADB debugging and Debug over Bluetooth on your Android Wear device.