After the setback of installing APKs on watches with Wear OS, a tool has already appeared that gives control back to its users: the Wear installer. With him the installation of applications on smartwatches taking advantage of the connection between the watch and the mobile. It can now be downloaded.
Google has maintained the ability to install apps from outside the store since it started its journey on Android: APKs are one of the biggest advantages of these devices
Wear Installer, a method to install applications by ADB
Android enables device management through commands using ADB, a truly powerful instruction system designed for developers. Thanks to it, it is possible to eliminate the applications from the system until the capture of the computer screen; options also available in Wear OS
The application we are talking about, Wear Installer, takes advantage of ADB commands to provide a user-friendly interface and with which it is very simple reinstall apps on Wear OS. It is safe, it allows APK download from mobile, it can download Wear OS components of mobile apps and all you need is an Android phone.
The creator of Wear Installer is Malcolm Bryant, an Android developer who already owned several apps for Wear OS. And the latter will surely be to the liking of a large portion of users, especially those who have seen their options shrink when Google has restricted the downloading of apps on smartwatches.
Malcolm recorded a video in which he fully explains how his application works.
To download the Wear Installer, simply go to the Freepoc page and find it in the list: it is an APK that must be installed manually on the phone. Then just follow the instructions in the app.
Vía | XDA Developers