Here we are in watchOS 4, and the Astronomy watch face still doesn’t display the full time with hours, minutes, and seconds.
Apple didn’t include patch notes for the release, but as with other operating systems in Apple’s developer beta program, each seed is a mix of bug fixes, tweaks, and various stages of feature rollouts.
Pairing is the new thing with Apple now, as is the funny blue blob of dots used to identify one device from another.
Along with iOS 10.3.3, Apple released watchOS 3.2.3 on Wednesday for the original Apple Watch, along with Apple Watch Series 1 and 2.
It’s a maintenance release, and registered developers can download the beta through the Watch app on their iPhone.
You can have a list of your Apple Watch apps instead, and scroll through it easily.
There were at least 11 software-related announcements during Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC).
With the introduction of watchOS 3.2, Apple added a Theater Mode to prevent your Apple Watch from lighting up when you turn your wrist. Instead you have to tap on the screen to activate the screen. You can turn Wake Screen on and off, or you can keep it on and use a tip that Andrew Orr found to save you from poking around in settings.
In addition to a new developer release of Sierra, Apple also seeded developer releases of iOS 10.3.3, watchOS 3.2.3, tvOS 10.2.2. All three releases are most likely going to be bug releases, and they come just one day after final versions of their predecessors.
When first setting up an Apple Watch, you have to decide whether or not to install all apps or not. If you configured your iPhone to automatically install Apple Watch apps, you might have learned you don’t like that option. Jeff Butts provides you quick instructions to stop your iPhone from automatically cluttering your Apple Watch with every available app.
Apple was busy, busy, busy on Monday rolling out operating system updates for the Mac, iPhone and iPad, Apple TV, and also the Apple Watch. watchOS 3.2 is a welcome update because it adds Theater Mode and SiriKit to everyone’s favorite smartwatch.
Thanks to some big improvements in watchOS 3, the app experience on Apple Watch is actually getting pretty good. Here are just a few of the apps that changed the face of my Watch faces.
watchOS 3.2 introduced Theater Mode, which means your Apple Watch will be less obtrusive when you’re watching movies or live shows. The feature is easy to turn on and off, and your fellow theatuer goers will appreciate that you’re using it. Follow along with our how-to video to learn how Theater Mode works.
Apple released watchOS 3.2 as a beta for developers Monday afternoon. The update gives us the first real look at Theater Mode, and opens SiriKit on Apple Watch to developers, too.
Today’s Apple Watch Quick Tip is about adjusting your move goal. You may be getting notifications to change it on Mondays, but what if you want to switch things up later in the week? We’ll tell you how!
Apple released iOS 10.2.1 Monday, as well as watchOS 3.1.3. The patch notes for both updates say they include, “bug fixes and improves the security” of your devices. There are no other features or improvements specified.