Apple has released the third beta of watchOS 10.2 to developers. The subsequent beta iteration is scheduled for release precisely three weeks subsequent to the initial beta launch, and one week subsequent to the subsequent beta release. Introducing the highly anticipated forthcoming iteration of the Apple Watch, poised to deliver a plethora of advanced features. Continue reading to gain comprehensive insights into this remarkable upgrade.
The latest iteration of the beta labels, bearing the build number 21S5349e, has been introduced. These labels have a size of approximately 348MB, making them notably smaller in comparison to the previous beta version. Indeed, it is possible to expeditiously initiate the download process on your wearable device and proceed with updating it to the most recent beta version. Currently, the update is exclusively accessible to testers, with plans to extend availability to public beta testers in the near future.
In the list of changes, the release notes do not provide any new information. However, it is worth noting that watchOS 10.2 now includes support for iMessage Contact Key Verification specifically designed for government officials, journalists, and human rights activists.
One important security feature, iMessage Contact Key Verification, is coming with the new software, designed to tackle extraordinary digital threats.
How to download and install WatchOS 10.2 Beta 3
If your iPhone or iPad is running on the latest version of iOS 17.2 beta 3, then you can easily sideload the watchOS 10.2 beta 3 on your watch.
- Open the Watch app on your iPhone.
- Tap General > Software Update.
- Select Beta Updates and enable the watchOS 10 Developer Beta or Public Beta option.
- Go back and download the second beta of WatchOS 10.3.
- That’s it.
Make sure that your Apple Watch is charged at least 50% and connected to a WiFi network. After installing the beta profile, open the Apple Watch app on your phone, head over to General > Software Update > Download and Install, then install the new software.
Now, watchOS 10.2 beta 3 will download and transfer to your Apple Watch. After the completion of the installation process, your watch will restart. Once all done, you can start using your Apple Watch.
- Apple releases watchOS 10.2 Beta first to developers
- Apple send watchOS 10.1 beta 2 to developers
- WatchOS 10 Brings Apple Watch Ultra Automatic Night Mode
- Apple watchOS 10.0.1 fixes several security problems.
- WatchOS 10 Release Notes: What’s New