Tag: watchOS

Apple releases watchOS 8.1.1 to fix charging issues on Series 7

This week, alongside a minor iOS release for iPhone 12 and iPhone 13, Apple has also released watchOS 8.1.1 specifically for the Apple Watch Series 7. Users have been reporting that the watch doesn’t charge and some reported that it also charges slowly. watchOS 8.1.1 addresses the charging issue and it can be downloaded now by going to the Apple Watch app on iPhone, then General > Software Update.

watchOS 8 is now available for Apple Watch Series 3 and later

Apple has released watchOS 8 for Apple Watch this week, alongside iOS 15, iPadOS 15 and more. The update to Apple Watch this year is a relatively modest one and works on the Apple Watch Series 3 and later. Apple has moved watchOS 8 along in the same direction as iOS 15, with Focus mode for more advanced Do Not Disturb settings, the Wallet app had new NFC based key […]

Apple releases watchOS 7.6.1, contains security updates

Apple has today released a minor update for the Apple Watch, with watchOS 7.61. This follows on from watchOS 7.6, which was released a couple of weeks ago and just addresses some important security updates. Apple’s notes says that this release fixes a memory issue that may have been actively exploited in the wild. The new update can be installed now by going to the iPhone app for Apple Watch […]

Apple releases watchOS 7 for Apple Watch

Yesterday, Apple has released watchOS 7 for the Apple Watch Series 3 and later, bringing sleep tracking, hand washing detection, new watch faces, family setup, more workouts and much more. We covered all the new features in depth back in June after WWDC. Can my watch run watchOS 7? watchOS 7 runs on the Apple Watch Series 3 and later, so if you happen to have an older Series 2 […]

This is watchOS 7 – everything you need to know

With watchOS 7, Apple had added a couple of new watch faces, including Chronograph Pro, X-Large and new Photos face. Chronograph Pro has more room for complications and X-Large can show one large complication. Also with complications, Apple is now allowing one app to have multiple complications to choose from, useful for surfing apps and weather apps. Watch faces can also be shared between users, apps can offer up special […]

Apple releases fifth beta of watchOS 6.2 to developers

Apple today has released the fifth beta of watchOS 6.2 to developers only for testing purposes. Yesterday, the firth beta of tvOS 13.4 was released. watchOS 6.2, when it launches to the public will support in-app purchases, this will mean standalone apps for the Apple Watch can be released that support the options for subscriptions and premium features.

Apple releases watchOS 6.1.3 with important bug fixes

Today Apple has released a relatively small update for the Apple Watch Series 2 and later, with watchOS 6.1.3 which does include some important bug fixes. watchOS 6.1.3 includes a fix for when the Apple Watch would prevent the irregular heart rhythm notification coming through, which is obviously pretty critical. Release Notes “This update includes improvements and bug fixes, including a fix for an issue that prevented the irregular heart […]

watchOS 5 now out for Apple Watch

Today, alongside the new updates for tvOS 12, iOS 12 and the minor update for the HomePod Apple has also released watchOS 5 for the Apple Watch. Like the other Apple software released today, it was first announced earlier this year at WWDC in June. What’s new? If you have opted to stick with your current Apple Watch this year and not plump for the newly released Apple Watch Series […]