After releasing iOS 9.1 and OS X El Capitan 10.11.1, Apple also released the update for their new device, Apple Watch. You can now update your WatchOS to 2.0.1 version. What’s new on WatchOS 2.0.1? It brings new emoji characters, performance improvements, and bug fixes.
Here’s the Release Note and new things on Watch 2.0.1:
- Fixes an issue that could cause software updates to stall
- Fixes issues that were impacting battery performance
- Resolves an issue that prevented a managed iPhone from syncing iOS Calendar events to Apple Watch
- Addresses an issue that could prevent location information from properly updating
- Fixes an issue that could cause Digital Touch to send from an email address instead of a phone number
- Addresses an issue that could cause instability when using a Live Photo as a watch face
- Resolves an issue that allows the sensors to stay on indefinitely when using Siri to measure heart rate
How to update WatchOS 2.0 to New WatchOS 2.0.1
To update WatchOS we always need the iPhone.
- Make sure you have iPhone 5 or later with iOS 9 inside.
- Make sure your Apple Watch has at least a 50% battery life.
- Connect your iPhone to WiFi.
- Make sure the Apple Watch is in your iPhone coverage.
- Connect your Apple Watch to a power source, and keep it on the charger until the update is complete.
- On your iPhone, open the Watch app, tap the My Watch tab, then General >> Software Update.
- Enter the passcode of your iPhone or Apple Watch, if asked.
- Wait for the progress bar to appear and complete. Don’t restart your Apple Watch during the update, which may take some time. When the update is done, your Apple Watch will restart on its own.
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