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WatchMaker makes Android Wear force stopping on LG G Watch

This happens occasionally when using WatchMaker. My watch gets laggy and Android Wear is force stopped. This doesn't occur when using other watchfaces.

mvoy , 20.01.2015, 12:09
Idea status: under consideration

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Rob, 26.01.2015, 12:27
I experience the same behavior, though it was not present until I was updated to Lollipop. My watch will become unresponsive and will not allow me to tap the wait or close buttons. Eventually it seems to recover but only after several minutes.
Jason, 01.02.2015, 18:51
I also have this problem, it makes g watch unusable.
AlexCurran, 05.02.2015, 13:05
Make sure you have upgraded to latest Android Wear on your LG Watch R.
Also remove any unneeded Android Wear apps and resync as this can cause memory issues.
Rob, 14.03.2016, 19:26
Tried every tip and tricks. Now it's crashing >10 times a day.
Please give information / time line to fix this problem
mvoy, 05.02.2015, 17:20
I have done a factory reset for both watch and phone and ensured that I have the latest Android Wear. However, this problem refer to LG G Watch, not G Watch R.
ais, 18.02.2015, 17:13
Me too I have moto 360 and lg g3 and the application have issues
RS, 27.02.2015, 09:24
Since 3.3.2, my watchmaker watches all freeze the watch. Some only after hours, some already some seconds after transferring. Before the last update, I at least sometimes got the "wear is not responding" dialogue, but this vanished since 3.3.2. At the moment, my watch has been unresponsive for 5 minutes, displaying the watchface in non-dimmed mode. The only choice I have in this situations is to hard reset the watch by pressing the hardware button, if I even realize there is a problem before the watch simply dies. In this state, watchmaker premium is unusable for me, because it drains the battery of the watch quickly (it gets hot!) and I never know if the watch will be usable or not for me. Reinstalling Watchmaker, resetting the watch and clearing the watchfaces storage did nothing for me. Watchmaker is installed on the internal storage.

This was a nice watchmaker app, but since version 3 came out, it got less and less usable with each consecutive update. What exactly is the problem?
AlexCurran, 27.02.2015, 09:52
For now please turn off keep awake mode.
Full fix coming in 3.3.3 (beta later today)
https://plus.google.com/communities/105639097153515068851
Henning, 05.03.2015, 20:45
I usw LG watch r and watch maker 3.3.4 Android war ist 5.0.1
If the battery oft my nexus 4 goes under 30% the watch face geht laggy. I must turn off the dimm mode and the it works gold.
AlexCurran, 21.04.2015, 13:07
Cant see any immediate problems on my Samsung Gear Live.
- Which watch do you have?
- Do you use always on/ambient mode?
- Is the problem more likely to happen if either watch / phone have low battery?
jjdoyle20, 27.05.2015, 12:35
This appears to be all but fixed once Android Wear 5.1.1 hit. I can now use all but the most complicated of watch faces on my LG G Watch.
Eddie Westerhof, 22.01.2016, 21:56
I have no big problems with android wear but sometimes crashed my watch and need a reboot. The same with the android watchmaker on my galaxy S4. The program stopped and disappear. After restart i can the program normal. but some changes in the new watch face are gone.
Antonio, 10.03.2016, 13:18
Riscontro anch' io lo stesso problema, si blocca, diverse volte, non mi fa usare lo slide verso sinistra e ho difficoltà nel tasto per cambiare faccia. ma anche l applicazione sullo smartphone ha seri problemi, mi spariscono le watchface, senza motivo. Risolvete presto utente premium!
Julio Silva, 16.03.2016, 13:22
Same
AlexCurran, 16.03.2016, 18:13
WatchMaker 3.9.9 is now in beta and should fix this.
Should be released live very soon.
Andre, 23.03.2016, 20:17
Same problem on my Huawei Watch (Android Wear 6.0.1) with WM 3.9.9.
WM forces Android Wear to stop working.

- Low/High makes no difference
- No "Always on"
- Simple/Complex Faces make no difference

Uninstalled WM, deleted Beautiful Faces on Phone and Watch, made a factory reset on Watch, paired Watch, installed WM, took a featured WF - same problem again.
Miguel Augusto, 26.03.2016, 17:03
Quando eu uso o wacthmaker ele desconecta o relógio do Android wear e quando se conecta consome excessivamente a bateria. O que posso fazer ?
Miguel Augusto, 26.03.2016, 17:05
Quando eu uso o wacthmaker no meu moto 360 primeira geração ele desconecta o relógio do Android wear e quando se conecta consome excessivamente a bateria. O que posso fazer ?
Chris Trocano, 18.04.2016, 21:27
I experience the same issue on my Zenwatch at least twice per day. Any suggestions?
PookiePrancer, 19.04.2016, 21:28
I'm seeing the same behavior. When I use Watchmaker, with any face, on either my Huawei Watch or Moto 360 v2, that watch will experience unrecoverable Android Wear crashes. I just wasted 50% battery, and about 20 minutes trying to recover my 360. I finally managed to disconnect from the phone, which bought me enough time to switch to another face and stop the crashing.
JFerg, 21.04.2016, 21:58
I'm seeing this behavior particularly badly since upgrading my Galaxy Note 4 to Android 6.0. Enough so that I've stopped using WatchMaker for the time being, despite having paid for Pro. :-(
Pushken , 06.05.2016, 21:41
Same issues, same consequences :( Moved to another watch face program
Daniel, 25.05.2016, 14:17
Same thing here on Urbane 2. The thing is, it only happens when the watch disconnect from the phone. It then lags and stops responding until it reconnects again.
O.K., 27.09.2016, 08:42
Same for me with Motorola Moto 360 1g and everything updated to latest version. Wear freezes and the clock becomes unresponsible. Watchmaker is totally unusable with this bug
Eli Griswold , 13.10.2016, 04:34
I have the new fossil smart watch. I downloaded this app as I love watched and new faces. However, I can only have this app selected for about 5 mins before I get the error message that android wear has stopped. I can't press anything and required to do a hard restart. It only happens when I try and use this app. I have purchased the premium version and have been very disappointed. I have also updated the app today 10/12/16 still the same problems.
Eli Griswold , 13.10.2016, 04:35
I have the new fossil smart watch. I downloaded this app as I love watched and new faces. However, I can only have this app selected for about 5 mins before I get the error message that android wear has stopped. I can't press anything and required to do a hard restart. It only happens when I try and use this app. I have purchased the premium version and have been very disappointed. I have also updated the app today 10/12/16 still the same problems.
Steve, 24.10.2016, 08:20
Nixon Mission, never realised this was such a widespread problem. I have gone through 3 of these watches. This watch was just released so I figured I was the only on experiencing this. The complexity of the watch does not matter. I load watches and the watch will run them fine then sometime later it will freeze and hang. I've been able to save it by changing the face on my AW app to a stock one but as of tonight I can no longer get any response from this watch. The screen is all black and non responsive. So now this app has borked 3 Nixon watches. I'm not installing until a fix is released, this is RIDICULOUS TO HAVE A BRAND NEW WATCH BREAK FROM AN APP......
Brian Howell, 09.11.2016, 23:17
This had happened to me on the Nixon watch as well. I was able to force restart after holding the side button for about 30 secs. Wish I could figure out what is causing the force closes for Android wear than settings
jarrod, 31.12.2016, 01:56
I am also experiencing this on the nixon mission. If I switch back to a watch face that loads directly from andriod wear, no issues at all. Sometimes it happens immediately, othervtimes it takes hours to manifest.

I do have an LG G Watch R, and have no problems with crashes. I just upgraded to the nixon.

Please fix. I love my watchmaker watch faces.
Mig, 02.02.2017, 13:43
Same problem LG gwatch r urban + leeco max2. Witch un responsive unusable
hamish, 06.02.2017, 23:19
Nixon mission here. All is up to date. He installed app.still zero reliability around watchmaker faces. Awesome app if it would actually let my watch work. Go to show off the awesome watch faces and then look like an idiot as all I can show them is how to force a restart
David Ramos, 14.02.2017, 02:47
I am also having an issue with the app locking up my LG G watch.
David Ramos, 14.02.2017, 02:50
Could it possibly have something to do with the watch face I am using. I am using "Blundon" The Division watch face.
FreeSparr0w, 11.04.2017, 20:09
Hi. I need help to connect Watchmaker to DOMINO DM368 (simmilar to LEMFO KW88).
I can connect to the watch via USB and upload all the clocksikns.
I can connect to the device with my smartphone (Nexux 6) using the Sinwear app.

However I cannot connect to my smartwatch with Watchmaker or Facer. Please help.

Any help is greatly appreciated.
Thank you.

Below are the tech specs of my watch
Model: DOMINO DM368
Android version: 5.1
Android Security Patch: 2016-06-01
Baseband version: G.MP.V6.P17,2016/07/29 18:03
Kernel version: 3.10.72
Thu Feb 23 02:01:47.CST 2017
Build Number: DMNSB_HEHUI_GSM_V1.2.1_20170222
Tuncay Ahmed, 08.06.2017, 07:38
Same issue on moto 360 1st gen. Along with battery drain on the latest update

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