We are just a month away from the Apple Watch Series 9 and iPhone 15 launch. And so, the next iteration of watchOS – watchOS 10 is very close to the final phase of testing. Today, Apple kicks off the fifth beta of watchOS 10 to developers for testing purposes, alongside the iOS 17 beta 5 and more. Read on to know more about the watchOS 10 beta 5.
The latest beta release arrives two weeks following the fourth beta. Today’s incremental upgrade is seeding with the 21R5332f build number. It weighs only 433MB in size on the Apple Watch Series 7. Currently, it is limited to the developers, we can expect a new public beta release in a matter of time, which will also be the first public beta for the Apple Watch.
If you have opted for the developer channel in the update settings, then you can freely install watchOS 10 beta 5 on your watch. For eligibility, make sure you own Apple Watch Series 4 or newer model to access the watchOS 10 beta.
Speaking of the features and changes, then watchOS 10 is a remarkable upgrade for the Apple Watch. It brings the new smart stack, a new way to access the control center, new watch faces, health features, apps that are now optimized for full screen, and much more. You can head over to this page to explore more about the watchOS 10.
As always, Apple didn’t mention any changes in the official release notes for today’s build, but we can expect bug fixes and system-wide enhancements. This is the release notes coming with today’s update:
- watchOS beta gives you an early preview of upcoming apps, features, and technologies.
watchOS 10 Dev Beta 5
If your iPhone or iPad is running on the latest version of iOS 17 fifth developer beta, then you can easily sideload the watchOS 10 beta on your Watch.
- Open the Watch app on your iPhone.
- Tap General > Software Update.
- Select Beta Updates and enable watchOS 10 Developer Beta option.
- Go back and download the third beta of watchOS 10.
- That’s it.
Make sure that your Apple Watch is charged at least 50% and connected to a WiFi network. After installing the beta profile, open the Apple Watch app on your phone, head over to General > Software Update > Download and Install, then install the new software.
Now the watchOS 10 fifth beta will download and transfer to your Apple Watch. And after the completion of the installation process, your watch will restart. Once all done, you can start using your Apple Watch.
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