Today, Apple has finally made watchOS 10 available to the general public. The latest update comes almost three months after the company announced it at its WWDC 2023 event. watchOS 10 is a major update considering the number of front-facing features it brings to the table. If you have an Apple Watch compatible with the latest build, you can install the build right now for free.
watchOS 10 is finally available to the general public for all compatible Apple Watch models
watchOS 10 is probably the biggest update the Apple Watch has received since its debut in 2015. It brings a brand-new app interface that takes advantage of the bigger displays on the wearable and offers a plethora of new features that will change the way you use an Apple Watch. As mentioned earlier, Apple has finally released watchOS 10 to the general public. If you want to install it on your Apple Watch, check out how to install it on your wearable.
To install watchOS 10 on your Apple Watch, you first have to make sure that it is compatible with the model that you have. You can check out the list of Apple Watch models compatible with watchOS 10. Before you dive in and install watchOS 10, be sure to note that there are some prerequisites to it. You first have to make sure that your Apple Watch has over 50 percent battery life and is plugged into a power source. Additionally, it should be in the range of your iPhone for wireless data transfer.
1. To install watchOS 10, launch the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
2. Head over to General.
3. Tap on Software Update and wait for the update to show up.
4. Once the update appears on the screen, simply tap on the Download and Install button.
This is all that you have to do to install watchOS 10 on your Apple Watch. The update will be installed automatically on your iPhone. watchOS 10 finally introduces widgets to the platform that can be accessed by swiping up on the Home Screen or by turning the Digital Crown. The widgets are available in the form of a smart stack similar to the iPhone. Other than this, watchOS 10 also includes a new app view that makes it easy to navigate through the list of apps. You can check out more details in our announcement post.
Furthermore, there is a new app layout that changes the entire experience of using an Apple Watch. Apple has also added new watch faces and Siri has greatly improved as well. We will be covering extensive guides and tutorials on the latest updates, so be sure to stick around.