It’s essential to keep your Apple Watch updated with the latest software. This will keep it running smoothly and securely. Moreover, the latest watchOS 7 boasts some great features that will enhance your lifestyle. The good news is that the whole process is super easy and convenient from your watch itself without needing your iPhone. So, let’s go ahead and see how to update the software directly on Apple Watch.
How to Update WatchOS Software Directly on Apple Watch
Before you proceed to the update, you need to take care of these three things.
- Ensure that your Apple Watch has at least 50% battery or greater during the update
- Do not remove or restart your charger during the update and installation
- Keep your Apple Watch connected to WiFi and ensure that it doesn’t get stuck in between the update.
Once you are sure about the above things, proceed to the below-given procedure to directly update watchOS 6 software on your Apple Watch.
Step #1. Launch Settings app on your Apple Watch and tap on General.
Step #2. Now choose Software Update option from general settings, it will now check for updates. If the watchOS update is available, tap on Download and Install option.
Step #3. Once the update is downloaded in the Apple Watch, tap on Install and then tap on Proceed.
That’s it! As I said earlier, ensure that the battery of Apple Watch is 50% or higher, if not, the installation process will stop and will create unnecessary fuss!
Just in case if anything goes wrong during the installation and you’re thinking of downgrading the software, let me tell you that, to downgrade watchOS 6, isn’t possible by any means. The only way to do it is to visit your nearest Apple Store and try your luck! They might do it but not sure of it though!
If you face any issue during the update or installation of watchOS 6 on your Apple Watch, do let us know in the comments section right away! Our experts will guide you to the solution.
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