Download and Install Android Wear 2.0 on Fossil Q Series

Android Wear 2.0 on Fossil Q Series

Android Wear 2.0 on Fossil Q Series (Fossil Q MARSHAL and Fossil Q FOUNDER): Google has released next biggest update Android Wear 2.0. Google has confirmed that update will be rolled out for the whole range of smartwatches. This update includes plenty of new features like Google Assistant, overhaul design, standalone apps, messaging, support for third-party complications, improvements to watch faces, fitness, and lot more.

“Based on what we’ve learned from users and developers, we’re evolving the platform to improve key experiences on the watch, including watch faces, messaging, and fitness” said Google.

In this article, we will guide you how to install Android Wear 2.0 on Fossil Q MARSHAL and Fossil Q FOUNDER. Follow the below step by step method.

Disclaimer is not responsible for any damage to your device(s) by following this guide. Proceed at your own risk.


  • Follow this guide carefully or else it may lead to brick your device.
  • Maintain at least 50-60% of charging to prevent accidental shutdown.




ADB Drivers

Android Wear 2.0 on Fossil Q Series

Steps to Install Android Wear 2.0 on Fossil Q Series

  1. Download and install ADB Drivers.
  2. Download OTA zip file and save it in ADB folder [C:\adb]
  3. Connect your watch to PC using USB cable.
  4. Now Enable Developer options & ADB debugging on your Watch
    1. First to Settings
    2. Select About.
    3. Tap 7 times on Build number to enable Developer options.
    4. Go back to main settings screen, by swiping left, Scroll down and select Developer options.
    5. Click on ADB debugging, tap on right tick ✓ to confirm enabling ADB debugging.
    6. After performing the above step, when you connect your watch to PC, You will get prompt on your Watch screen asking to Allow Debugging, select Always allow from this computer option.
  5. In ADB folder in your PC, open a command window by pressing “Shift + Right mouse key” and click on “Open command window here.”
    • Now Execute the following command in command window
      adb reboot recovery

      ???? This command will boot your watch into recovery mode.

  6. Once you are on recovery mode, tap n the screen a menu will appear, swipe up and down to highlight the item on the screen.
  7. Now highlight the “apply update from ADB” and swipe right to select it.
  8. Now in your PC ADB command window, execute the following command.
    adb sideload <filename>
  9. Now, wait until the installation process completes.
  10. Your watch will automatically restarts
  11. Done

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