watchOS 11 Compatibility: Which Apple Watches Support the New Update?

Apple showcased watchOS 11 at its annual developer conference, WWDC 24, on Monday. watchOS 11 is the next big software upgrade for Apple Watches. The update brings several new fitness and health features, live activities support for Smart Stack, all-new Photos watch face, and more.

However, the anticipated watchOS 11 update isn’t compatible with every Apple Watch currently running on watchOS 10. Here’s the list of all Apple Watches that support watchOS 11 update.

watchOS 11 brings several useful features including the all-new Vitals app, which allows users to quickly view key overnight health metrics, providing better context to stay updated on their health. Additionally, the update gains pregnancy support, helping users track changes in their physical and mental health during this important time.

Training Load is another key feature of watchOS 11, which provides an insightful way to measure and control workout intensity. It also helps users understand the strain on their bodies. The fitness app now allows you to take a rest day without missing any important streaks in your activity ring.

Live activities in Smart Stack and the all-new Photos watch face are some other features of watchOS 11.

Now let’s take a look at Apple Watches that are compatible with watchOS 11.

watchOS 11 Compatible Devices

This year, Apple has dropped watchOS 11 support for three older models. The update isn’t compatible with Apple Watch Series 4, Series 5, and Apple Watch SE (1st Gen).

Here are all Apple Watches that support watchOS 11.

  • Apple Watch Series 6
  • Apple Watch Series 7
  • Apple Watch Series 8
  • Apple Watch Series 9
  • Apple Watch Ultra (1st gen)
  • Apple Watch Ultra (2nd gen)
  • Apple Watch SE (2nd gen)

watchOS 11 is already available for all these compatible watches. If you are a developer, you can try out the new update on your watch. The public beta will be released next month, with the stable build slated for release in the fall.

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