Apple seeds watchOS 7.4.1 Update with security improvements

Last Monday, Apple kicked off watchOS 7.4 update for the Apple Watch. Now the company seeds watchOS 7.4.1 with important security fixes. Although the newer watchOS 7.4.1 is a minor update, it bags an important security fix. The latest build is available for every Apple Watch user. Here you can check everything about the watchOS 7.4.1 update.

watchOS 7.4 was released with a number of useful features including unlocking the iPhone with Apple Watch while wearing a mask, AirPlay 2 support for Apple Fitness+ users, and more. Now the newer watchOS 7.4.1 is out with improvements and bug fixes. Although Apple doesn’t mention anything while releasing the update, we can expect it will improve the overall experience.

The latest patch of watchOS aka watchOS 7.4.1 is seeding with build number 18T201 and weighs around 78MB in size for downloading. As it is freely available for everyone, users can easily sideload on their Apple Watch. The update is available for Apple Watch Series 3 or newer. Here you can check the release notes of the latest watchOS 7.4.1 update.

watchOS 7.4.1 Update – Release Notes

This update provides important security updates and is recommended for all users.

For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website:

Download watchOS 7.4.1 Update

If you want to update your Watch, then make sure that your iPhone is running on the iOS 14.5.1 update. After updating your iPhone to the newer version, you can easily sideload the latest watchOS update on your Apple Watch. You can follow the below steps to update your Apple Watch to the newest build.

Note: You’ll not lose any data if you update your Apple Watch through the airborne update (aka OTA).


  • 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 14.5.1.

How to install watchOS 7.4.1 Update on Apple Watch

  1. At first, open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap on My Watch.
  3. Then click on General > Software Update > Download and Install.
  4. Enter the password for confirmation.
  5. Tap on Agree to the terms and conditions.
  6. Once done, tap on install.
  7. That’s it.

That’s it. Now you can start using your Apple Watch running on watchOS 7.4.1 update.

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