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Apple releases watchOS 7.6.1 update



Apple releases watchOS 7.6.1 update


Apple released thewatchOS 7.6.1 update for his smartwatch. Unfortunately, this doesn’t introduce any new features to users, but it does include important ones security changes of the device, in addition to fixing bugs reported by the public. On the other hand, the Cupertino company released version 7.6 of the operating system just a few weeks ago, adding ECG functionality to smartwatches from different regions. At this point, it was inevitable that an update so soon could only be about optimizing the security of the device. And not adding new features.

watchOS 7.6.1: everything you need to know about the update

Coinciding with the release of the watchOS update, the company has urged all Apple Watch owners to update the device to the latest version. In detail, in fact, this makes important corrections to some vulnerability in firmware. And so, to ensure the safety of your smartwatch, Apple recommends downloading the update with at least 50% battery, and connecting it to the charger during the installation process. This will allow you to troubleshoot the operating system. Even if the new one could be available soon watchOS 8currently being tested with the Beta 2, launched by the company last June 30th.

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Among the novelties announced there are new integrated applications, which take advantage of the always-on screen present from the Apple Watch 5 onwards. Also, apparently, the respiratory rate measurement during sleep tracking. In addition, the smartwatch will allow you to share photos through the Messages or Mail App. As well as the music, which can finally be shared through the Messages. In short, many new features for the new watchOS 8, even if Apple is still working to optimize the previous version of the operating system. But before we see what it is, let’s settle for a security improvement on our smartwatch.