Motorola this afternoon started rolling out a minor update to the Moto 360, bumping to build number KGW42R. The update, in the grand scheme of things is relatively minor, but does fix several bugs that have plagued Motorola’s Android Wear smartwatch since launch.

First off, the update improves Bluetooth connectivity between the watch and phone, resolving the momentary disconnects some users were suffering from. The update also adds a charging notification which confirms that the device in indeed charging in instances when it is totally dead.

The full changelog below:

This Moto 360 software update is for all users. After installing the software update you will notice some changes, including:

  • Bluetooth connectivity – Improved Bluetooth connectivity between the watch and phone to reduce momentary disconnects experienced by some users.
  • Charging notification – Added a message to confirm that Moto 360 is charging in cases when its battery is fully depleted.
  • Bug fixes – Implemented bug fixes and other system optimizations.

To install this update, make sure your Moto 360 is connected to a phone with an active internet connection and that your watch’s battery is at at least at 80 percent.

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