How to Download and Upgrade to watchOS 5 on Apple Watch

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The Apple Watch 4 has arrived and with it watchOS 5, however you needn’t bother with Apple’s most recent wearable to get the new programming. Actually, all Apple Watch models other than the first generation can download the update.

In any case, for every other person there are various new highlights to anticipate, including another Walkie-Talkie mode, upgrades to the Siri Watch confront, the capacity to challenge companions to movement rivalries and that’s only the tip of the iceberg.

On the off chance that you have an Apple Watch Series 1 or above you’ll have the capacity to get watchOS 5, however the first (now and again presently called Series 0) won’t have the capacity to get it. That is eminent as it’s the first run through an Apple Watch display has been bolted out of an update.

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Update to iOS 12 First

The first thing you have to do before installing the watchOS 5 update on your Apple Watch is to ensure the iPhone or iPad it is associated with is running iOS 12. Without installing the iOS 12 update on the partner iPhone, you won’t have the capacity to install watchOS 5 on your Apple Watch.

Also see: iPhone XS, XS max and iPhone XR Specifications & Features

WatchOS 5 Compatible Devices

watchOS 5 is good with all variations and forms of Apple Watch out there aside from Series 0. In this way, on the off chance that you are as yet utilizing a unique Apple Watch Series 0, you are in a tight spot here as your wearable has achieved the finish of its life.

Step by step instructions to install watchOS 5.1 on your Apple Watch

The declaration is the thing that tells the Watch application on your iPhone that watchOS 5 is accessible. Once the Watch application recognizes it, the way toward installing it is the same as some other watchOS update, point by point beneath. (In the event that the beta doesn’t show up, reboot once more.)

  1. Associate your iPhone to Wi-Fi and open the Apple Watch application.
  2. Tap on the My Watch tab.
  3. Tap on General.
  4. Tap on Software Update.
  5. Tap on Download and Install.
  6. Enter your iPhone Passcode.
  7. Tap Agree to the Terms and Conditions.
  8. Ensure your Apple Watch is charged to something like half and interface it to the attractive charger.
  9. Tap Install on your iPhone or potentially your Apple Watch.

The Watch OS update will download and transfer to your Apple Watch and Apple Watch will reboot to apply the update. You can take after the advancement on the Apple Watch screen, and once it’s done, you’ll be good to go.


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