ASUS rolls out ZenWatch 2 software update

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New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Taiwanese smartphone maker ASUS on Friday rolled out the update for ZenWatch 2 models, thus, offering improvements and new features in the device.

The update to its ZenWatch 2 models WI501Q & WI502Q includes a speaker support for making phone calls (WI501Q) when connected to your smartphone via Bluetooth, setting audible alarms and hear app notification alerts and sound effects.

Scroll through cards, open apps, return to the watch face, and more with simple and intuitive wrist gestures. With screen dimming gesture the watch instantly turns into ambient mode for extra privacy and reduce battery drain by an intuitive gesture.

Also users can now play video and audio messages with apps like Glide or other apps that support these functions.

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When an update to Android Wear software is available, the user will get an automatic notification when the watch is connected to the charger, is within Bluetooth range of the smartphone and the smartphone is connected to the Internet.

To manually update the device, a user has to pair ASUS ZenWatch 2 with a phone running Android 4.3 or iOS 8.2 or higher, open settings > about > system updates and follow the onscreen instructions to complete the update.

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