Together with new variations of iOS, iPadOS, and macOS, Apple can also be letting customers check out the brand new watchOS 8 beta on their Apple Watches. Right here’s methods to get it.
Must you set up the watchOS 8 Public Beta?
Earlier than we start, a observe of warning. Because it’s a beta launch software program, watchOS 8 will embrace bugs and points that would have an effect on efficiency and battery life. That is particularly essential to contemplate with watchOS as a result of there’s at present no method to downgrade again to watchOS 7 like you possibly can with iOS and iPadOS. It’s unlikely that your watch might be rendered ineffective and most issues ought to work positive, but when there are sny apps and options that you would be able to’t stay with out, you would possibly need to maintain off on putting in—or set up it on an older watch.
Enroll your Apple Watch within the Public Beta
Identical to putting in OS updates, you’ll want your Apple Watch on a charger with at the least 50 % cost and your iPhone with the intention to enroll your Apple Watch within the public beta. Head over to https://beta.apple.com/sp/betaprogram/ together with your iPhone and join this system (or check in if you happen to’ve put in betas on different units). Then faucet watchOS after which the Enroll your Apple Watch hyperlink.
Set up the Public Beta in your Apple Watch
To complete the method, faucet the Obtain profile button, then faucet Permit when prompted. On the following display screen, faucet Set up within the high proper nook. Then head over to the Watch app (if it doesn’t already open) and comply with the remainder of the directions. You’ll must reboot your Watch after which go to the Software program Replace within the Common tab within the Watch app. You’ll see the watchOS 8 beta as you’d a ordinary software program replace. Faucet set up and look forward to the method to complete.
Right here is the record of assist watches in a position to get watchOS 8:
- Apple Watch Sequence 3
- Apple Watch Sequence 4
- Apple Watch Sequence 5
- Apple Watch Sequence 6
- Apple Watch SE
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