Apple Watch used to recognize only the wireless networks you previously connected to on your iPhone, but not anymore. Thanks to watchOS 5, you can now manually connect to nearby Wi-Fi networks on the go, directly from your wrist, no iPhone needed whatsoever.
As you access web content through your Apple Watch, the watchOS operating system stores cookies, history, saved passwords and other web browsing data on your Apple Watch. You can free up the storage take up by website data by clearing the caches, here’s how.
New in watchOS 5, you can optionally receive an alert to start the correct workout and/or get reminded to end your session in case you forget. If you don’t need auto-workout detection to start and stop your sessions, disabling it will help prolong your Apple Watch battery life.
A brand new Pride face for your Apple Watch has been discovered in watchOS. Featuring nicely animated threads of color, it’s scheduled to become available next Monday, June 4 at 12pm Pacific Time. Here’s how to activate your Apple Watch Pride face right now.
The process of updating the watchOS operating system on your Apple Watch is tremendously slow, especially with major watchOS releases that often weigh in more than a gigabyte. But thanks to iDownloadBlog’s simple yet effective trick, you can dramatically speed up the slowest part of the update process: sending the installer to your watch.
With the right dongle to connect your Apple Watch to iTunes through its diagnostics port, you can put the wearable device in DFU mode which lets you reinstall its software, downgrade to an older watchOS version and more.