How to Update the Software on Your Apple Watch [Video]

How to Update the Software on Your Apple Watch [Video]

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These are instructions on how to update the software / firmware on your Apple Watch. To perform these steps you will need to have the Apple Watch, its charging cable, the iPhone it's paired to, and an Internet connection.



Step One
Launch the Apple Watch app from your iPhone’s springboard.
How to Update the Software on Your Apple Watch [Video]

Step Two
Select General from the My Watch tab, then tap Software Update.
How to Update the Software on Your Apple Watch [Video]How to Update the Software on Your Apple Watch [Video]

Step Three
The app will contact Apple to check if a software update is available.
How to Update the Software on Your Apple Watch [Video]

If a Software Update is found, ensure that your Apple Watch is nearby and connect it to a charging cable. Once the watch is over 50% charged, tap the Download and Install button on the iPhone, then tap the Agree button to begin.
How to Update the Software on Your Apple Watch [Video]

Step Four
The Apple Watch firmware will be downloaded to the device. This may take about 5-10 minutes.
How to Update the Software on Your Apple Watch [Video]

Once downloaded, the firmware will be prepared and then installed on your Apple Watch. This may take around 10 to 15 minutes depending on the size of the update.
How to Update the Software on Your Apple Watch [Video]

You will notice a progress dial appear on the face of the Apple Watch. The progress dial will complete a full circle twice then your watch will reboot to the updated operating system.
How to Update the Software on Your Apple Watch [Video]

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How to Update the Software on Your Apple Watch [Video]
Chintan Ashok Bhimani - July 19, 2016 at 1:03pm
I m using ios 10 public beta. The problem is i could not get watch os 2.2.2 update. Does nyone knows how to get that using ios public beta 10.0
3wi09876 - May 16, 2016 at 7:20pm
I have iphone ios 9.0.1 it says apple watch up to date watchos 2.1 do i need to update iphone its jb.
Dr Kessinger, GRI, RECI, NEC, AGO - October 21, 2015 at 6:23pm
On day of iOS2 introduced. Initial first pass was 27 3/4 hours. Authorities never connected to WiFi for 9 days over night every night. I fix by slide turn off of both iPhone 5S and Apple Watch. Than come the circular countdown. Now I am able to set the watch give to stay on 45 seconds. I will never certified individual App. I have 192 on the iPhone , although I get 10 updates a updates only takes 1 or 2 minutes am App to update. Dr. Kessinger Oct. 21st, 2015 noon.
Troll hater - September 21, 2015 at 9:11pm
Yes you do have to be on ios9 for the update to show up
Connor - September 21, 2015 at 5:15pm
do you have to have iOS 9 to upgrade?
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