New Way to Install Custom Watch Faces on Kingware KW88 Smartwatch

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The current OTA (Over The Air) firmware improve for the Kingwear KW88 smartwatch will certainly create all your currently mounted programmer created check out deals with to disintegrate. You will definitely still see the thumbnails of all of them when you push and keep the check out face display screen and also scroll left behind or even straight, however if you try and also decide on some of them, you are actually welcomed along with the word “System crash!” and the view goes to a dark display.

If that takes place to you, hold down the energy button for a long time to try as well as acquire your view to recuperate back to the authentic check out face.

With the 20170112 firmware upgrade Kingwear has actually altered the technique they utilize for installing custom-made watch experiences, as well as this is actually an inherent shift coming from the initial. You will definitely must switch over gears entirely.

You are going to currently have the ability to put in the click skin layers formerly booked for the FINOW and also No. 1 check outs (all the ones you’ve viewed in the view face assesses here on this channel). To make them work with your KW88, you have to bring in one little add-on per and also everyone from all of them, nonetheless, which is discussed at the end of the video clip. These are actually the actions you must adhere to for each watch face folder you intend to put up:

1. Find the documents designated clock_skin_model. png.

2. Duplicate this.

3. Rename the duplicate to img_clock_preview. png.

Right now set up the file along with EACH of these files in this to the “ClockSkin” folder you make on the KW88 or even FINOW/No.1 smartwatch. Note that on the KW88 that may be along with or without capitol building characters, “ClockSkin” or “clockskin”.

When you perform this you create the clock skin sneak peek capable to show up on the variety panel on your KW88. Touching on the thumbnail will take the watch face up completely viewpoint. This was the missing part of the challenge.

Now, at this beginning it shows up that the thumbnail image is repetitived 3 opportunities for each and every put in check out face. That’s not very huge a concern unless you have tons of skins set up. The moment there is a well-known plan this issue, it is going to be actually uploaded below as well. UPDATE: After I had concerning 30 faces in the check out, the duplicates disappeared as well as I only possessed one set showing.

Finally, this is suggested you connect with and also become a part of the “Round Android Watches Proboard” by visit here:.
Merely established a totally free profile, discover the several sections accessible to you, and also pitch in. There are actually many view consumers as well as technological pros covering pretty much every thing related to smartwatches. From general watch inquiries to updated check out firmware you’ll locate it, as well as you’ll locate a lot of answers in the extensive Frequently asked questions too.

Despite which enjoy you very own (so long as this is rounded), this is actually the go-to location for technical relevant information, specifically if you are looking at a firmware update.

Enjoy skin credit scores:.

Bell & Ross B&R DT-H2 through Alberto Romero.

Audi Audi_ADv2 through Al Rod.

Thanks for producing these fantastic view encounters!

Desire a lot more?

Try these links, but don’t forget, if this does not primarily state this will service the KW88 you should create that replicate file in the file, as well as if this PERFORMS point out for KW88, are sure this is actually not the aged style of.apk due to the fact that those will not operate more.

KW88 Smartwatch Tips:.

Watchawear for KW88:.

Round Android Smartwatches- Personalized Faces & Application for KW88:.

HERE is actually IN WHICH ALL OF IT BEGAN:.

Listed here’s the second of revelation in this particular review in this particular string on the Proboards (you most likely have to be a member to view this):.

Major thanks to ricktop as well as pablo11 for functioning this out! Tons of exciting to see just how great minds interact to deal with a complication through to solution.

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    1. Oh my goodness. OK, I looked at the site and joined, but I don’t find a thread with these adaptation tips on it. Can you or somebody send over the link to the specific thread (tap the fork at the bottom right of the actual posted thread and then copy link, then past it here in a reply)? Thanks!

    1. SmartWatch Ticks I’m here again, glad to hear the news and watch the new video. The community in awesome. Thank you again Ticks, usefull channel for ALL the community.

    2. Thanks and good morning! While you were sleeping I converted about 50 clock skin folders to play on the KW88 and WOW! They look SOOO AWESOME!!! I was so sad about loosing custom faces on the KW88 and now I can’t wait for the other watch companies to push out the same firmware update. That one tiny thumbnail change made all the difference. I may do another quick video tomorrow (night here for me) so you all can see how magnificent these faces appear on the KW88.

    1. SmartWatch Ticks your right, sorry… I heard it might have android wear and thays what threw me off 🙂 I appreciate you

    1. Yea, these guys do. It’s their JOB to know:
      Join the “Round Android Watches Proboard” here: http://roundandroidwatches.proboards.com 
      Simply set up a free account, explore the various sections available to you, and jump in. There are many watch users and technical experts discussing just about everything related to smartwatches. From general watch questions to updated watch firmware you’ll find it, and you’ll find many answers in the extensive FAQs as well.

  1. +SmartWatch Ticks Do any of the smartwatches have features that stand out (for examples rotating bezel or lte support)? …

    Which round android watch with android 5.1 1.39 inch screen has the most battery (mah)?

  2. I am so happy I found and subscribed to your channel. These android watches have re kindled the same excitement I felt when the first android phones came out. Thank you.

    Anywho. If you remove the original file and keep the duplicate do the number of watch faces change?

    1. You’re welcome! Right now it’s the hottest tech growing since the phones are saturated. Lots of new features yet to come on wearables. Welcome!

    1. Alfonso is right. Each watch face has a bunch of files in a folder. That folder is then zipped to download. When you get the zip file, you unzip it and look inside the folder. It is in there that you will see the click_skin_model.png file.

  3. hey I just wanted to let you know I just got home and my kw88 watch was here waiting for me so I’m going to try it out and watch a couple of your videos and hopefully install some watch faces other stuff on it the other watch I ordered it still hasn’t came yet but I actually got it really fast it only took not even seven days to get here from China

  4. great video Mr Ticks .. l will need to go through all my KW88/FINOW faces and make the amendments. Nice to see the animation and second hand sweep work on the KW88.

  5. So the Kw88 has no site where you can find old firmware updates so people can flash back to older firmware. It that’s the case the company really does suck and takes away a users option to change back to the firmware that worked. Food for thought for the so called higher sinware developers. Adrian.

  6. l have a possible solution to the multi face situation. If you install and open Eric’s Standalone installer then you only see a single face, tap on it and it all works…. l did uninstall Eric’s original launcher as l think if you have multiple launchers then they all open the preview face. See what you think Mr Ticks

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