watchOS

How to speed up Apple Watch software updates dramatically

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.

watchOS 4.3 release notes

watchOS 4.3 reinstated the ability to browse and control music on your paired iPhone, enabled new features like portrait Nightstand mode, squashed several bugs and fixed more than a dozen vulnerabilities.

Sixth watchOS 4.3 beta now available

Apple on Friday seeded the sixth beta of watchOS 4.3 to developers. Those in the developer program with the proper configuration profile can install the update over-the-air by navigating to the Software Update tab in the Apple Watch iPhone app.

Fifth watchOS 4.3 beta now available

Apple on Monday seeded the fifth beta of watchOS 4.3 to developers. Registered developers with the proper configuration profile can install the update over-the-air by navigating to the Software Update tab in the Apple Watch iPhone app.