Android Wear 2.0 Developer Preview 4 based on Nougat factory images download now available for LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition and Huawei Watch

Google has recently released the fourth developer preview for their wearable computing platform Android Wear 2.0. The new Android Wear 2.0 Developer Preview 4 comes with new build NVF41U, and it brings some big features to use your Android Wear smart watch better. Such as, the new Preview 4 allows Google Hangouts and Google Keep installation, new authentication for Google Sign-In and OAuth, reintroduced Swipe-To-Dismiss gesture appeared in Android Wear 1.0, new class SwipeDismissFrameLayout can help implement custom interactions for Views and Fragments, enhanced WearableNavigationDrawer, WearableRecyclerView and ComplicationData, support for embedded applications, updated API 25 to match Android 7.1.1 Nougat, and more. And Google is as efficient as ever, the company has uploaded the full factory image file for LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition and Huawei Watch.

Firmware Information

  • Android Wear Version: Android Wear 2.0 Developer Preview 4
  • Android Version: Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • Android Security Patch Level: December, 2016
  • Google Play Services Version: Pending
  • Model Number: LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition, Huawei Watch
  • Build Number: Wearable Support 2.0.0-beta1, NVF41U
  • Build Date: December, 2016
  • Country: Global
  • File Name: nemo-nvf41u-factory-e269c504.tgz (LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition), sturgeon-nvf41u-factory-fb1f3790.tgz (Huawei Watch)
  • Uploader: Google

Update Notes

  • Updated build number NVF41U
  • Updated API version 25
  • Based on the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • Reintroduced Swipe-To-Dismiss gesture
  • Allowed Google Hangouts and Google Keep installation
  • Google Sign-In and OAuth authentication

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