Apple releases watchOS 7 3 1 software update
How to Install & Update WatchOS on Apple Watch
Assuming you have the basic requirements met above, here’s how you can quicklydownload, install, and update WatchOS on any Apple Watch: 1. Connect Apple Watch to its power source if you haven’t done so yet 2. From the paired iPhone, open the Apple Watch app 3. Choose the “My Watch” tab 4. Select “General” and “Software Update” within Apple Watch app – this looks very familiar to the general iOS update mechanism but it’s specific to Apple Watch 5. When the update to Watch OS appears, choose “Download & Install” 6. Agree to the Terms of Service and wait for the update to download and install onto Apple WatchThe Apple Watch will display an Apple logo with a status circle rotatingaround it to indicate where in the installation process Watch OS update is.This can take a while, even for fairly small updates, so be patient for theApple Watch to update. Do not interrupt the WatchOS update process, otherwiseyou could get the dreaded (!) red exclamation point mark on the Apple Watchwhich requires the device visit an Apple Store or service center.When WatchOS is finished updating, the Apple Watch will reboot itself with thefreshly installed update installed, and the update will disappear from the“Software Update” section of the Apple Watch app on the iPhone.Oh and by the way, the first versions of watchOS were labeled as “Watch OS”,but Apple adjusted the capitalization and removed the space, so Watch OS isnow “watchOS” with lowercase w (kind of like iOS has a lowercase i). Thus,whether you see Apple Watch system software referred to as WatchOS, watchOS,Watch OS, or Apple Watch OS, it’s all the same thing.
How to download and install watchOS 2 on your Apple Watch
Posted by Gautam Prabhu on Sep 21, 2015 in Apple Watch, How To, watchOS 2If Apple holds to previous release patterns, then watchOS 2 should be releasedaround 10 am PT/1 pm ET.watchOS 2 includes number of new features and improvements such as new watchfaces, Time Travel, ability for apps to run natively on the Apple Watch, a newNightstand mode, third-party complications, ability to take FaceTime audiocalls and lots more.Here’s a quick guide on how to install the watchOS 2 update on your AppleWatch.To install the update, you need to make sure your Apple Watch is in the rangeof your iPhone, connected to the charger and charged at least 50%. Please notethat the installation process could take 20-30 minutes. * Install iOS 9 update on your iPhone first. You won’t be able to install watchOS 2 update if your iPhone is running iOS 8.4.1 or lower. * Launch the Apple Watch companion app on your iPhone. * Then tap on Software Update. You should see the watchOS 2 software update available for download and install. * Tap Download and Install. * You will be prompted to enter your iPhone’s password. Enter it and tap on Done to continue. * Then tap on Agree, to agree to the terms and conditions of the update. * It should start downloading the update to your Apple Watch. It could take 10-15 minutes to download the update. * After the update has been successfully downloaded, it will inform you that it is “Preparing” for the update. * Before it can start the installation process, it will check whether the Apple Watch is connected to its charger and charged at least 50%. It will pause the installation. Tap on Ok after the conditions have been met, and to proceed with the installation process.At this point the installation process switches to the Apple Watch. The AppleWatch companion app will inform you that the update is being installed on theApple Watch. * When the installation on the Apple Watch starts it will restart the Apple Watch, and display the progress of the installation process. This is the updating screen on the Apple Watch. * Your Apple Watch may reboot couple of times during the installation process. After the installation is complete, it will reboot your Apple Watch.That’s it, your Apple Watch should be updated with watchOS 2. Let me know howit goes in the comments and please don’t forget to share your thoughts onwatchOS 2.
8. Update OS Your Mac and Apple Watch
Radios on Mac and Apple Watch usually receive updates when Apple find any bugin their connectivity. Check whether watchOS or macOS update is available. Ifit is, make sure you update it right away and then see if things are workingusually.Update watchOSStep 1. Open Watch app on your iPhone and then select My Watch tab at thebottom.Step 2. Now, tap on General → Software Update.Check out if there is an update waiting for you. Install the update if it’sthere.Update OS on your MacStep 1. Open Mac App Store and select Updates tab in the top left corner.Step 2. If you find macOS software update, click to install it.After the software update, you will, most likely, be able to overcome theissue.
WatchOS 6.x or Later Version, Directly install on Apple Watch
Apple’s biggest update on WatchOS 6 included a redesigned settings app onApple Watch. Now We can manage all the Settings only from Apple Watch –Without iPhone. in this, Apple Watch users update Apple Watch Without iPhoneor With iPhone. There are very few chances to get “Unable to Verify Update”Error on Apple Watch Update. Now follow the below steps, 1. Unlock Your Apple Watch and press the Digital Crown Button to Move Apple Watch Apps home screen. 2. Find the Settings app and Tap on it. 3. Next, Tap on General option > Software Update. 4. Now, Put your Apple Watch on Charging mode – Use Original Charging cable. 5. During the time of installation of software updates on Apple Watch, Your apple watches reboot several times with the Apple logo. So, Don’t interrupt or stop the process. Until you see Charging screen Or Home screen on Apple watch. 6. That’s it.
Update to the latest iOS and watchOS
A rather simple solution is to get the most recent iOS upgrade for both youriPhone and Apple Watch. This update often solves any existing problems thatcause your iMessages app to not work in sync with your watch.If you recently upgraded to a new iOS, there may be bugs that cause theseproblems. If this is your situation, make sure you provide Apple feedback onyour particular problem(s.) Usually, a new version with bug fixes is quicklyrolled out (that’s the . versions) so routinely update your iPhone and AppleWatch when a new update becomes available.Go to Setting > General on your iPhone and check if there’s an updateavailable in Software Update. If one is available, install it. Do the same foryour Watch by launching Watch app on the phone then clicking on My Watch taband proceeding to settings. When updating, make sure your iPhone and yourApple Watch are both connected to their respective power chargers.These upgrade usually solve any remaining bugs and fix the problem either inyour phone or watch. Test your Apple Watch, iPhone, and iMessage app to see ifthe problem resolved.If you believe your Apple product is defective, then take your product to anApple Store or use the Contact Apple Support webpage. Check the status of yourApple Care+ on Apple’s Support Site before visiting a store or calling Applesupport.
10. Update the OS Your Apple Watch to the Latest Build.
The watchOS of your Apple Watch is regularly updated to receive the newestfeatures and bug fixes. If your watchOS is outdated, errors like this are onlyone of many to come. So make sure your hardware is always up to date!Updating your watchOS can involve downloading a lot of data. Hence, make sureyour Apple Watch is charged with at least 50 percent battery life as well asconnected to a stable Wi-Fi connection. Depending on the speed of yourinternet, this can take a couple of minutes to possibly an hour.Here’s how you can go about the update process: 1. Go ahead and open the Settings of your Apple Watch. 2. Then, tap on General. 3. Now, press Software Update and if an update is available, just follow the prompts on your screen to start downloading. 4. Your Apple Watch should be done restarting after your watchOS update, try to make a call and see if the issue is resolved. Make sure both your iPhone and Apple Watch are up to date on their operatingsystems. Here’s how you can update your iPhone iOS to make sure both yourdevices are using the latest software.
How to Update Your Apple Watch Using iPhone
Apple Watch updates are linked to the iPhone. For example, to update towatchOS 6 on your Apple Watch, you need to first update your iPhone to iOS 13.First, open the “Settings” app on your iPhone and go to the “General” section.Now tap on the “Software Update” option.Here, if you’re not running the latest version of iOS, tap on “Download andInstall.” If the update is already downloaded, you’ll see the “Install Now”button.Enter your passcode to begin the installation.Once the iPhone is updated to the latest version, open the Watch app on youriPhone. From the “My Watch” tab, go to the “General” section.Here, tap on the “Software Update” option.Check for available updates and then tap on the “Download and Install” button.From the next screen, enter your device passcode. The installation will nowbegin.Make sure the Apple Watch is on its charger and in the range of your iPhoneconnected to Wi-Fi. The installation will start only when the Apple Watch ischarged to at least 50 percent.
How to Update Software from Apple Watch
With watchOS 6, Apple Watch is starting to become more independent of theiPhone. A prime example is the new App Store, which lets you download andupdate apps right from your wrist.Once you update to watchOS 6, all subsequent updates can be applied directlyfrom the Apple Watch, without touching the iPhone.RELATED: How to Install Apps Directly On Your Apple WatchTo do this, press the “Digital Crown” on the Apple Watch to open the honeycombapps screen.Here, tap on “Settings” and select “General.”Now, tap on “Software Update.”As long as the Apple Watch is connected to Wi-Fi or a cellular network, you’llsee the available update. Scroll down and then tap on “Download and Install.”Now put the Apple Watch on its charger and make sure it’s connected to Wi-Fi.The installation will start after the Apple Watch has at least a 50 percentcharge.Once you upgrade to watchOS 6, check out the new App Store app that lets youdownload update apps right from your wrist.RELATED: How to Install Apps Directly On Your Apple WatchApple Fixes That Annoying Watch Battery Drain Issue
Update Apple Watch to watchOS 7 using iPhone
When the update became available, your Apple Watch should have notified you.If you are responding to that update notification on your watch: 1. Tap Update Tonight in the notification on your Apple Watch. 2. On your iPhone, confirm that you want to update overnight. 3. Leave your Apple Watch and your iPhone next to each other and charging overnight to allow for the update to complete.If you passed on arranging the update when you first got the notification,here are the steps to set it up: 1. With your iPhone and Apple Watch near each other and charging, on your iPhone, open the Watch app. 2. Tap on the My Watch tab. 3. Tap General > Software Update. 4. Download the update. Enter your iPhone passcode or Apple Watch passcode if requested. 5. A progress wheel will appear on your watch. It could take up to an hour for the update to complete. * Leave your Apple Watch on its charger while it is updating. * Don’t restart your Apple Watch. * Don’t quit the Watch app on your iPhone. * When your update is complete, your Apple Watch will restart on its own.
Apple releases watchOS 7.3.1 software update
8:36 am February 16, 2021 By Roland HutchinsonApple released their watchOS 7.3 software at the end of last month and nowthey have released a further update, watchOS 7.3.1.The new watchOS 7.3.1 software update comes with some bug fixes andperformance improvements, there do not appear to be any new features in thisupdate.This update fixes and issue on the Apple Watch series 5 and also the AppleWatch SE that would stop the device from charging after entering the powerreserve.You can install the update on your Apple Watch by going to the Apple Watch appon your iPhone and going to General > Software update.Apple recently released watchOS 13.4 beta 1, this software brings some newfeatures to the Apple Watch, we are expecting it to be released some time inMarch.Source MacRumorsFiled Under: Apple, Gadgets News
Tip 8: Update Your Apple WatchOS [If Any Available]
This is also one of the method to fix Apple Watch battery draining problems byupdating your Apple Watch to the latest version if any available.Note: Remember to keep your Apple Watch on charging when you start update tillthe update is completed.Here follow the steps to update your Apple Watch to the latest version:Step 1: On your iPhone open the Apple Watch application.Step 2: After that you need to tap on “My Watch” tab.Step 3: Then tap “General”.Step 4: After that choose “Software Update”.Step 5: Look for the latest version update if it is available then downloadand install the update.Step 6: If it ask to enter Apple Watch/iPhone passcode then enter it andcontinue.Step 7: Here you need to wait till the update process indicator appear on yourApple Watch.Keep your iPhone near your Apple Watch and keep connected your iPhone to Wi-Finetwork. Wait for the update to complete as it will take several minutes or anhour to complete.Once the update completed, reboot your Apple Watch and check your Apple Watchbattery is draining fast or not.
Update watchOS on Apple Watch
After you are done with the above mentioned steps, open My Watch app and fromthe General button and find Software Update. If you are on the first watchOS,a new update prompt should show and proceed with the download. Enter your fourdigit password on the Apple Watch screen. The software install will continuefor a while.