- To pair your Galaxy Watch with a rooted Android device, deleting Google Play Services data and performing a factory reset is necessary.
- Consider installing the Knox Patch Module for Samsung phones to enhance compatibility.
- Proceed with caution, back up your data, and understand that the effectiveness of these steps may vary depending on your device and configuration.
In recent months, a growing number of Galaxy Watch users have encountered a frustrating problem: they can’t pair their smartwatches with their rooted Android devices. While such pairing issues are not uncommon in rooted environments, they are still important to resolve. We’ve delved into this issue, and despite the lack of a common cause among the reports, we’ve uncovered an interesting discovery.
Upon closer examination, we found that all of these affected devices were passing the SafetyNet test. But why would passing this test result in problems when it’s supposed to facilitate the pairing process in a rooted ecosystem? In this blog, we’ll uncover the reasons behind this issue and provide you with effective solutions to get your Galaxy Watch successfully paired with your rooted Android device.
How to Fix Galaxy Watch Pairing Issues on a Rooted Android Device
If you’re trying to pair your Samsung Galaxy Smart Watch with a rooted Android device and it’s not working, we have the solution for you. The issue lies in the process of passing the SafetyNet Test, which includes deleting the data of Google Play Services. This seemingly innocent step is the culprit behind your pairing problem. Once you’ve deleted the data of Google Play Services, you won’t be able to pair your smartwatch until you perform a factory reset on both your device and your watch. This applies to all variants of Galaxy smartwatches and all Android devices.
So, if you’re currently facing difficulties in pairing your watch, follow these steps to resolve the issue:
- Delete Google Play Services Data: Start by deleting the data of Google Play Services on your rooted device.
- Perform a Factory Reset: After deleting the data, you must perform a factory reset on both your Android device and your Galaxy Watch.
Once you’ve carried out these steps, your smartwatch should pair successfully with your rooted device. If you have any questions or encounter any issues while following these steps, feel free to leave a comment, and we’ll get back to you with a solution promptly.
Update: Installing the Knox Patch
In addition to the steps mentioned above, we recommend installing the Knox Patch Module on your rooted Samsung phone. This additional step can further enhance the compatibility and performance of your smartwatch.
In conclusion, pairing your Galaxy Watch with a rooted Android device might seem like a daunting task, especially when dealing with the SafetyNet Test and Google Play Services. However, with the steps provided in this guide, you can overcome these challenges and enjoy the seamless connection between your smartwatch and your device.
By deleting the data of Google Play Services and performing a factory reset on both your device and watch, you can resolve the pairing issue. Additionally, installing the Knox Patch Module, especially if you own a Samsung phone, can further enhance the compatibility and performance of your smartwatch.
We hope this guide has been helpful in addressing your pairing concerns, and you can now fully enjoy the functionality of your Galaxy Watch on your rooted Android device.
Disclaimer: Please note that the methods described in this guide involve making changes to your rooted Android device, which may impact its functionality and data. It’s important to proceed with caution and be aware that performing a factory reset will erase all data on your device. Always back up your important data before proceeding with any of these steps. Additionally, the effectiveness of the solutions provided may vary depending on your specific device and software configuration. We recommend consulting your device’s user manual or seeking professional assistance if you have concerns or doubts about these procedures. Following these steps is at your own discretion, and we cannot be held responsible for any potential issues that may arise during the process.