Apple kicks-off watchOS 7.4 Beta 2 Update with bug fixes

Yesterday, Apple had released watchOS 7.3.1 update for the Apple Watch Series 5 and SE with Power Reverse bug fix. Now the company seeds a new beta update for the Apple Watch, in the form of the watchOS 7.4 beta 2 update. It’s a incremental update over the watchOS 7.4 developer beta 1. The latest update knocks up with improvements and bug fixes. Here you can check everything about the watchOS 7.4 Beta 2 update.

The second beta of watchOS 7.4 is available for the Apple Watch Series 3 or newer. The update carries 18T5159f build number and measures around 276MB of download size. If you want to access the new features or facing any issues on the previous build, then you can update your Watch to the newer watchOS 7.4 beta 2 update. And the best thing is, developers can freely download it on your Apple Watch.

The latest beta carries the features of the first developer build of watchOS 7.4. Not only this, but it also comes with a number of improvements and bug fixes. One of the biggest highlights of the watchOS 7.4 is, you can use your Apple Watch to unlock your iPhone while wearing the mask.

Other than that, the update also brings AirPlay 2 support for Apple Fitness+, this means that, you can cast the workouts to AirPlay 2 enabled TV. Apple also addresses the Podcast bug, now users can save episodes on the watchOS.

watchOS 7.4 Beta 2 Update

If you want to update your Apple Watch to the latest build, below you can check the steps to sideload the new watchOS 7.4 beta 2 Update.

Download watchOS 7.4 Beta 2 Profile

Before sideloading the watchOS 7.4 beta 2 to your Apple Watch, make sure to sideload the iOS 14.5 or iPadOS 14.5 Beta 2 on your iPhone or iPad.

  1. At first, you need to login to Apple Developer Program website.
  2. Then, head over to the downloads.
  3. Tap on watchOS 7.4 beta 2 available under featured downloads. Then tap on the download button.
  4. Now install watchOS 7.4 beta 2 profile on your iPhone, then authorize the profile by going to Settings > General > Profiles.
  5. Now restart your iPhone.

Here are some prerequisites, that you can check before installing it on your Apple Watch.


  • Make sure that your Apple Watch is charged to at least 50% and connected to the charger.
  • Make sure that your iPhone is connected to Wi-Fi.
  • Make sure that your iPhone is running on iOS 14.5.

After downloading the watchOS 7.4 beta 2 profile, you can head over to the Settings app on the Watch and then tap on Software Update. Other than that, you can also use your iPhone to update the Apple Watch to the new update, you can open Apple Watch Companion app on iPhone and sideload the latest build on your watch.

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