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Guide to install watchOS 9 beta and which Apple Watch models are compatible

Guide to install watchOS 9 beta and which Apple Watch models are compatible
WatchOS 9. (photo: Applesfera)
WatchOS 9. (photo: Applesfera)

Manzana has revealed a large part of its novelties for the remainder of the year. All this, as usual, during his inaugural presentation at the WWDC, the Apple developer conference. It just so happens that you have been conducting a thorough review of almost all of your operating systems, loaded with new features and updates hardware occasional.

And of course, he could not miss watch OS 9the future operating system for Apple Watch. It will be available in September, but if you want to try it out for yourself, the good news is that you can download and install watchOS 9 right now.

Details to consider before downloading watchOS 9

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To start, you have to join the program apple beta software. Years ago it was limited to a certain audience, but today anyone can join for free: test builds for developers and builds are already public test.

All it takes is one Apple ID and a device compatible with the software you want to test. This time, watchOS 9.

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However, before you start downloading watchOS 9, it’s important to remember that until September, Apple will release a developer preview and a public beta. In other words, this is not the final version of watchOS 9.

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WatchOS 9. (photo: Apple)
WatchOS 9. (photo: Apple)

These are functional beta versions to see what’s new, play with them and possibly find bugs or problems in the software. So if you plan to install watchOS 9 on an Apple Watch, keep that in mind. However, little by little updates with corrections will be released until its final version.

Other important details: to use watchOS 9 is necessary a iPhone with iOS 16. TechMarkup has already made a note explaining how to install the iOS 16 beta and which iPhones will be able to access it.

All of the above is vital, along with have an Apple Watch of the following models:

-Apple Watch Series 4

-Apple Watch Series 5

-Apple Watch SE

-Apple Watch Series 6

-Apple Watch Series 7

Apple Watch Series 5. (photo: iPhone News)
Apple Watch Series 5. (photo: iPhone News)

This is how you can download and install watchOS 9

Now that you have reviewed how to have an iPhone with iOS 16 installed, you can now take the next step: iInstall watchOS 9 on an Apple Watch.

As usual, this process will take place on the iPhone itself. So you have to back to Safari Already this link.

Then you have to go to Discover > watchOS > Download. If you haven’t signed in with an Apple ID, then you have to.

First you have to click on Install Profile, along with watchOS 9 Beta. The app will ask if you want to install this profile, as it was done with the iOS 16 beta profile. You will also have to re-enter the password and accept the reset. Once the watchOS profile is installed, It will ask the iPhone to be restarted.

watchOS 9. (photo: Apple)
watchOS 9. (photo: Apple)

There is very little left. After the iPhone restarts, open the app Apple Watch. If possible, it is better to use Wifi instead of mobile data.

In the Apple Watch tab go to General > Software update. tap on Download and installenter the respective password and accept the usual terms and conditions.

To avoid problems, you have to make sure that the battery of the Apple Watch has at least 50% or more. Otherwise, the iPhone will update the Apple Watch, as usual. Once this is done, a notification will be seen on the device itself.

You can also install watchOS 9 from the Apple Watch itself, instead of opening the iPhone app. Since Settings > General > Software update. If the profile is successfully installed on the iPhone and synced with the Apple Watch, you will see the watchOS 9 update.

Click on Install and then return to the iPhone. There you have to accept Apple’s conditions from the Apple Watch app. Again you have to go back to the Apple Watch and press again on Download and install. That would be all.

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