Earlier this week an enormous replace was announced for Fossil’s Gen 5 lineup, however it seems that’s brought on a difficulty. Some customers who’ve the replace on Fossil Gen 5 watches are reporting points with Google Pay.
Fossil Gen 5 watches embrace the likes of Skagen Falster 3, Diesel Axial, Fossil’s self-branded Carlyle/Julianna, and different watches. They’re all set to choose up new options together with a Wellness app, sleep monitoring, and extra. It’s great things, however for some, the replace might do extra hurt than good.
On Reddit, a “megathread” has been created round this newest replace, and it solely takes a number of moments to see customers who’re discovering points with Google Pay following Fossil’s replace. The largest concern to this point appears to be damaged Google Pay. For causes not solely clear, the app thinks that up to date Fossil fashions are rooted/modified, and Google Pay blocks that form of factor.
The oldsters over at Android Police have noticed a number of studies of customers who’ve been in a position to patch this up themselves. One person, u/bobigadza, talked about that diving into the Play Retailer’s itemizing for Google Pay and tapping “Allow” fixes issues up. This may not work for everybody, although.
We’ve reached out to Fossil for remark, however we’ve but to get an announcement or any solutions. This text can be up to date if/after we hear again.
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