Earlier this month, Apple made an announcement about the upcoming watchOS 10 and subsequently released the first beta for developers. Today, the company has released the first incremental upgrade, in the form of the second beta. The availability remains limited to developers yet, a public beta release is scheduled for the next month. So far, the first beta has shown promising performance, with no major bugs reported, although there have been a few minor glitches.
Apple is pushing the incremental beta to the watch with a 21R5295g build number. Today’s build weighs around 629MB in size, you can easily update your watch to the second beta by opt-in to the watchOS 10 developer beta program. Another thing to keep in mind is, to make sure to update your iPhone to the second beta of iOS 17. If you own Apple Watch Series 4 or newer model, then you can install the new update on your watch.
Talking about the features, 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. Speaking of today’s release, then we can expect bug fixes and overall improvements across the system. 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 Second Beta
If your iPhone or iPad is running on the latest version of iOS 17 second 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 second 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 second 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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