Let the hacking begin !!! The original Samsung Galaxy Gear has recently got an Tizen OS upgrade, leaving behind the Android OS, and now the XDA community has found a method to gain root access.

How to install

  1. Download the firmware file http://www.4shared.com/file/XIqMjv5jba/v700_rootfsimg.html?
  2. Download and start the Odin application
  3. Click on AP
  4. Choose the downloaded v700_rootfs.img.tar file that you dowloaded
  5. Click Start
  6. Install the Tizen SDK
  7. Run the sdb root on Terminal command
  8. For full access to the file system: sdb shell mount -o remount,rw /

 

Here is a Video showing you how to flash firmware onto the Samsung Galaxy Gear. What is the first thing you will hack?

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