Apple has released iOS 1
Starting today, you can upgrade your Apple Watch to get all these features. The update process is simple but takes some time. Here's what you need to know.
As long as original Apple Watch
Apple has for the first time decided not to update all Apple Watch models. Only thebut this may be a frustrating omission – depending on how much you spend on your Apple Watch. Remember, there were models that cost $ 17,000. Ouch.
The models that WatchOS 5 will receive are:
The original Apple Watch did not have a serial number. If you are not sure which model you have, the Apple FAQ page will guide you through the details.
Grab Your Charger
Before you upgrade your Apple Watch,on ; Otherwise, WatchOS 5 will not be displayed as an available update.
If your iPhone is running iOS 12, put your Apple Watch on the charger and make sure it is at least 50% charged. The clock must remain loaded for the duration of the update.
You also need to have your iPhone near the clock for the update process to work. You can not start the update on your phone and then leave – so be sure to make a reservation for 30 minutes or so.
Okay, if your phone has been updated and can charge, open the Watch app on your iPhone. Scroll down and select General > Software Update .
After a few seconds, your phone will find the update and provide you with a short description with a Download and Install update. Tap it and enter your passcode when prompted. You may also need to enter your passcode on the watch yourself.
The update is downloaded and installed in the background. You can use your iPhone, but remember to stay close to your Apple Watch so you do not break the update.
During the update, the clock flashes and shows the Apple logo most of the time. Upon completion of the update, you will receive a notification on your iPhone. Then you can remove the clock from the charger and use all the new features.
: Our exhaustive summary.
: Apple's three new iPhones start at $ 749.