Along with iOS 16, Apple released watchOS 9. To install the update on your smartwatch, you’ll need to download iOS 16 on your iPhone first. You can do this by opening the Settings app and then tapping “General”, followed by “Software” and finally “Update”. If you own an Apple Watch Series 3, you won’t have access to the software since Apple will end support for your 2017 wearable. It’s also worth noting that not all watchOS 9 features will be available on all Apple Watches and in all regions.
As with previous updates, fitness is a main focus of watchOS 9. You’ll now see your heart rate zones when you exercise and review your sleep patterns. There’s also support for multi-sport training and a way to monitor your personal best performances. Additionally, you can set the software to remind you to take your medications. Other new features include a redesigned interface for Siri, quick actions, and a handful of new watch faces.
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