The Apple Watch public update for September is now live along with the official watchOS 2 release notes. Yesterday, we detailed a quick way to update early using iOS 9.1 beta, but this isn’t needed now due to the public download going live within the last few hours.
Most of our readers will know this Apple Watch 2.0 update is a little late due to a last minute bug, as such this needed fixing before going live to non-developers and beta testers. You can download this update right away to your iPhone and Apple Watch, if you are unsure how to do this, then look below for the few steps to installing.
Apple watchOS 2 Release Notes – The public changelog is now live on this page and includes all known issues in regard to Keychain, Maps, Connectivity, and Activation Lock. If you experience any problems with watchOS 2 that isn’t listed, then leave a comment below.
How to update Apple Watch – Updating to the watchOS 2 software will be done via a compatible iPhone, although you need to make sure that iPhone has iOS 9 or later installed. Before starting the install process connect the Apple Watch to a charger, or make sure it has at least 50 percent battery life, and also connect your iPhone to a Wi-Fi network.
Once both the iPhone and Apple Watch are in range of each other, then just update your Apple Watch from your iPhone. This is done by opening the Apple Watch app and heading to the My Watch tab, then start the download by heading to “General > Software Update”. You might need to enter a passcode before being allowed to update, also you will need to wait until the progress bar is finished and let the automatic restart do its job.
Did you have any problems with the Apple watchOS 2 update? If so, let us know below.
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