1. ChrisAmbrose's Avatar
    So I have recently acquired a Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch, now this doesn't run BB10 (obviously...) so you can't hook it up to your BlackBerry, but you can connect it to your Samsung Tablet, with this you can use BlackBerry Blend which will ping all of your notifications to said smartwatch, this works very well! The issue I am having is whether you can stop your tablet from logging out of blend when you're inactive for 5 minutes, as even when "remain signed in" is checked, it still persists to expire your session. If there is a way to do this, then maybe this watch is more useful than I thought...

    PassportSQW100-1/10.3.1.1016
    Last edited by ChrisAmbrose; 03-12-15 at 01:08 PM.
    anon(9208252) likes this.
    03-11-15 07:39 PM
  2. anon(9208252)'s Avatar
    Hey Chris, just wanted to say hi, and there is sarcasm in your post, lmao i didn't believe it was you at first, oh and by the way my ipad does the same thing, it has to connect everytime i leave and come back.
    03-11-15 08:46 PM
  3. ChrisAmbrose's Avatar
    Is there any way to stop the session expire? Settings or otherwise

    PassportSQW100-1/10.3.1.1016
    03-12-15 04:16 AM
  4. anon(9208252)'s Avatar
    I haven't found one yet. Sorry

    The best ever Passport
    03-12-15 08:17 AM
  5. ChrisAmbrose's Avatar
    Hmm, well, at least it is possible to get BlackBerry notifications on smartwatches... albeit through a cumbersome approach.

    PassportSQW100-1/10.3.1.1016
    03-12-15 08:47 AM
  6. Thorsten Heinsight's Avatar
    Hmm, well, at least it is possible to get BlackBerry notifications on smartwatches... albeit through a cumbersome approach.
    I believe there are smartwatches that can connect directly with BB devices - I was reading about a Pebble smartwatch user connected to a Passport just the other day: http://forums.crackberry.com/blackbe.../#post11395419
    but I'll hand it to you for finding a workaround for an incompatible device. I assume your Blend disconnecting issue is unrelated to whether or not you have the smartwatch connected?
    03-12-15 11:08 AM
  7. ChrisAmbrose's Avatar
    Pebble isn't for me, it isn't smartwatchy enough

    For my tablet, Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4, once connected to the Galaxy Gear is continues to connect when going in and out of range.

    The screen on the tablet must be off to deliver notifications to the device, you'll get blend notifications on your device before this, but for some reason they don't push until the screen is turned off (need to figure this one out...)

    I'm listening to spotify in work with the tablet, with the screen off, with this blend doesn't disconnect (presumably due to the fact it has a constant internet connection!)

    So... technically solved I guess. Just a few loose end bugs...

    PassportSQW100-1/10.3.1.1016
    03-12-15 11:25 AM

Similar Threads

  1. Can Blend be installed on the Playbook?
    By CombeMarshal in forum BlackBerry PlayBook
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 03-22-15, 02:49 PM
  2. Blend is a huge battery pig
    By d3r3k79 in forum BlackBerry 10 OS
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 03-11-15, 08:10 PM
  3. BlackBerry Blend not compatible with Z10!!!!
    By bhrgvr in forum BlackBerry Z10
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 03-11-15, 12:06 AM
  4. I hate "BB Blend is connected" notification!
    By weiberry in forum BlackBerry 10 OS
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 03-10-15, 10:02 PM
  5. BlackBerry Blend Quick Setting disappeared
    By hendrik_dev in forum BlackBerry Blend
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 03-10-15, 01:21 PM
LINK TO POST COPIED TO CLIPBOARD