watchOS 4 has come with a number of excellent features which are worth having a go at a bit early! I know what you are thinking of right now and that’s why it would be awesome to follow this quick guide to download and install watchOS 4 beta on your Apple Watch to give all those brand new features a try—head on.
Currently, watchOS 4 is available as developer beta. The public beta will be released later; followed by the official version in the fall. As the newest watchOS version is still in beta, you will not have a smooth ride testing it on your smartwatch. Hence, be prepared to encounter some bugs (that’s just part and parcel of testing beta, isn’t it?)
How to Download and Install watchOS 4 Beta on Apple Watch
#1. Make sure to download and install iOS 11 beta on your iPhone first.
#2. Your smartphone needs to be connected to a Wi-Fi network.
#3. Your Apple Watch must be at least 50% charged. Besides, the smartwatch needs to be on a charger to successfully get through the update process.
How to Install watchOS 4 Beta Certificate on Apple Watch
Step #1. Go to developer.apple.com on the iPhone which is paired with your Apple Watch.
Step #2. Next, head over to watchOS 4 download page.
Step #3. Now, you have to tap on Download watchOS 4 beta Configuration Profile.
Then, you will have to select Apple Watch from the Choose a Device popup.
Step #4. Tap on Install. Next, you have to enter your Passcode.
Step #5. Tap on Install to confirm.
Step #6. Next up, tap on Restart to reboot your Apple Watch.
The watchOS beta certificate will now get installed on your Watch.
How to Install watchOS 4 Beta on Apple Watch
Once the Watch app for iPhone has detected the watchOS configuration profile, install it on your device.
Step #1. Make sure to connect your iPhone to Wi-Fi. Then, open Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
Step #2. Now, you need to tap on the My Watch tab → General → Software Update.
Step #3. Next, tap on Download & Install.
Step #4. Next up, enter your Passcode on iPhone.
Step #5. Up next, Tap on Agree to the Terms and Conditions.
Step #7. In the end, tap on Install on your iPhone or Apple Watch.
That’s done! The update process has kick-started. After it has been completed, your device will reboot.
Now, go ahead and make the most of all new watchOS on your Apple Watch.