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Steps to get watchOS 7 on your Apple Watch

by Miranda Priestly Hey, I'm web Developer

Make your Apple Watch better with the latest software update named watchOS 7 that you can download now on a variety of Apple’s smartwatch versions.

The company has started providing access to the new software update to existing devices after it’s first-ever watchOS public beta. The update is ready to download, and those who want the latest features on their watch can have it accordingly.

Want to know what all is there in the new update? Below we have discussed how you can get the latest watchOS 7 on your Apple watch.

Steps to get watchOS 7 on your Apple Watch

Check if Your Apple Watch is compatible with watchOS 7

Firstly, you need to double-check, if your Apple Watch can run the new watchOS 7 software updates. The watchOS 7 is compatible with the Apple Watch 3 or newer. This means the Apple Watch Series 1 or the Apple Watch Series 2 won’t be able to access the watchOS 7 updates. Below we have mentioned the devices that can run the watchOS 7:

  1. Apple Watch 6 that comes with watchOS 7 installed.
  2. Apple Watch SE that comes with pre-installed watchOS 7.
  3. Apple Watch 5 (compatible for downloading watchOS 7)
  4. Apple Watch 4 (compatible for downloading watchOS 7)
  5. Apple Watch 3 (compatible for downloading watchOS 7)

Download iOS 14 Before watchOS 7

To be eligible for downloading watchOS 7, you will first have to download iOS 14 on your iOS device. You need to go to Settings, and click on General, then on Software Update and follow the instructions appearing further on your screen.

Make Sure Your Watch has Enough Battery While Downloading the Update

To download the new software update, it is recommended that your smartwatch should have at least a 50% charge. This will help you download the update without any interruptions.

How to Download & Install watchOS 7

Once you have confirmed that your device has enough charge, you can download the software. Before downloading the update, you need to ensure that your iPhone is connected to good Wi-Fi and is near to your watch. You need to also check if your devices are paired or not.

You need to then open up the Apple Watch application on your device, and tap on ‘My Watch’, and then on General > Software Update. You will find out the latest version of watchOS there. It will be watchOS 7. You need to tap on it and then accept the terms and conditions, and enter your iPhone or Apple Watch passcode if you are asked about either. Your update will start in a while.

A progress wheel regarding how much percentage of download has completed will appear on your Apple Watch. Allow it to download and install. It may take a while to get downloaded depending upon your internet speed. Do make sure that you won’t quit the Apple Watch application or restart any of the two devices until you have finished installing the update. Once the watchOS 7 update gets completed, your Apple Watch will get restarted automatically. You can now access all the new features.

Final Verdict

So, with the help of these steps, you can get watchOS 7 on your Apple Watch. You need to check your device’s compatibility, and after that, you have to download the iOS 14 update on your iPhone. Before downloading the iOS 14 update, you need to check the battery percentage of your device and then follow the steps appearing further for downloading the update.

Eva winget is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2006. As a technical expert, Bella has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites.

Source: Steps to get watchOS 7 on your Apple Watch


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