Apple Watch Gets Its First Software Update Bumping Watch OS version to 1.0.1

Apple Watch
Apple Watch

Apple has released the first update for their Watch OS bringing a variety of improvements for Siri, third-party apps, and fitness features on Apple Watch.

The official release notes for Watch OS 1.0.1 states that it brings performance improvements and bug fixes for the below features

  • Siri
  • Measuring standing activity
  • Calculating calories for indoor cycling and rowing workouts
  • Distance and pace during outdoor walk and run workouts
  • Accessibility
  • Third-party apps

Also included in the update is display support for new emoji characters and additional language support has been added for Brazilian Portuguese, Danish, Dutch, Swedish, Russian, Thai, and Turkish. As this is an incremental update, there are no new features or drastic changes.

To install the update in your Apple Watch, connect it to power and ensure that the battery level is 50% or more. Now connect your Apple Watch to Wi-Fi and open the companion Apple Watch app on the iPhone. Under the My Watch section, select General, and then Software Update.

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