Apple seeds second beta of watchOS 9.1 to developers

Apple releases the second beta of watchOS 9.1 to developers. The new beta comes one week after the release of the watchOS 9.1 beta. Apart from that, Apple has seeded a new beta of iOS 16.1 beta 2, iPadOS 16 beta 9, macOS 13 beta 8, and tvOS 16.1 beta 2, you can head over to this page to know more about iOS 16.1 beta 2. Read along to know more about the watchOS 9.1 beta 2 update.

Apple plants the incremental upgrade with the 20S5049d build number, currently, it is available for the developers, we can expect a couple of more betas for the watchOS 9.1. And the public update next month alongside iOS 16.1. Obviously, the update is available to the Apple Watch Series 3 and the new models. If you’re a developer, then you can easily upgrade your Apple Watch to the latest software.

Speaking about the changes, then at the moment, we are not aware of any new changes in the second beta. As always, Apple did not mention anything new in the changelog of the latest dev beta. We can expect system improvements and bug fixes with this update. Although, you can still use the features of watchOS 9, including the new workout app with three new running form metrics, including Stride Length, Ground Contact Time, and Vertical Oscillation. New watch faces, enhanced sleep tracking, and other features.

Now let’s take a look at how you can install watchOS 9.1 second beta on your watch.

watchOS 9.1 beta 2 update

If you own the compatible Apple Watch and want to try out the new watchOS 9.1 beta, then you can join the Apple’s developer program and install the beta profile on your Apple Watch. After authorizing the beta profile, you can check the new software updates inside the Apple Watch, once there’s a new update you can install it on your watch.

Before installing the new software, take care of these things.

  • 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 and running on iOS 16.1 beta 2.

Now the watchOS 9.1 developer beta update 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.

Related Articles:

Explore Stories


Photo of author

Haneet Singh

Haneet is the Founder and Editor-In-Chief of YTECHB. He has a huge passion for tinkering with latest smartphones, wearables, smart home devices, smart TVs, and more. As an avid Apple Ecosystem user, he loves customizing his iPhone and iPad to suit his needs. For tips, you can connect Haneet at In 2019, Haneet and the YTECHB team exclusively shared the wallpapers of iPhone 11 right before the launch event. In 2020, Haneet alongside his team members shared exclusive renders and official photos of two Samsung Galaxy smartphones - the Galaxy M11, and Galaxy M21. Later, the YTECHB team leaks information about Motorola's feature phones and Razr 3. In the last few months, our team shared Galaxy S24 Ultra leaks and more. You may come across his work getting mentioned in The Times of India, India Today, Hindustan Times, NDTV, TechRadar, Digital Trends, Yahoo News, GSMArena, Android Authority, Android Central, Android Headlines, SamMobile, XDA, 9to5Google, and many other publications. He works across news, updates, features, guides, and more. If YTECHB writes about it, you can expect him to be involved in some way.

Leave a Comment