Earlier this month, Apple made an declaration approximately the approaching WatchOS 10 after which launched the primary beta for developers. Today, the company has released the first incremental upgrade in the form of a second beta. Availability is still limited to developers, with a public beta release scheduled for next month. So far, the first beta has shown promising performance, with no major bugs reported, though there have been some minor glitches.
Apple is pushing an incremental beta to the Watch with build number 21R5295g. With today’s build weighing in at around 629MB, you can easily update your watch to other betas by opting into 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 an Apple Watch Series 4 or newer model, you can install the new update on your watch.
Talking about features, then watchOS 10 is a notable upgrade for the Apple Watch. It brings the new SmartStack, a new way to access Control Center, new watch faces, health features, apps that are now optimized for full screen, and more. You can visit this page to learn more about WatchOS 10. Speaking of today’s release, then we can expect bug fixes and overall improvements across the system. Here are the release notes that come with today’s update:
- watchOS beta gives you an early preview of upcoming apps, features, and technologies.
Updates 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 your Apple Watch is at least 50% charged and connected to a Wi-Fi network. After installing the beta profile, open the Apple Watch app on your phone, go to General > Software Update > Download & Install, then install the new software.
Now the WatchOS 10-second beta will download and transfer to your Apple Watch. And after the installation process is complete, your watch will restart. Once everything is done, you can start using your Apple Watch.