Apple right now seeded the second public beta of an upcoming watchOS 7 update to public beta testers, 10 days after seeding the first-ever public beta and just some days after seeding a new beta to builders.
The watchOS 7 updates may be downloaded after installing the correct profile from Apple’s Public Beta website. WatchOS 7 shouldn’t be put in on a major device as it’s nonetheless an early beta and there might be bugs, plus there is no such thing as a solution to downgrade again to watchOS 6.
WatchOS 7 is a serious update that introduces a new Sleep Tracking function for the Apple Watch, which is designed to measure how long you are asleep as you put on the Apple Watch whereas sleeping.
It comes together with a Wind Down feature that helps you identify a bedtime routine to make it simpler to go to sleep at night time, in addition to a Sleep Mode that activates Do Not Disturb and dims the Apple Watch display.
The Apple Watch can even wake you up with haptic vibrations, offering a climate report in the morning in addition to information on battery life so you will get your day started.
Along with these sleep monitoring options, the Apple Watch has computerized handwashing detection that listens for the sound of working water and handwashing motions after which begins a 20-second timer so you can be sure you’re washing your palms for the suitable period of time.
There’s a new watch Face Sharing function that allows you to share watch faces with others and set up new watch faces from the App Store, Messages, Mail, websites, and more.
There’s a new Chronograph Pro-face with tachymeter, updates to issues, and new exercise choices within the newly renamed Fitness app, which was beforehand the Activity app.
The Maps app now supports directions for cyclists, Siri gives spoken translations, and there is a Shortcuts app on the Apple Watch.
WatchOS 7 is restricted to the Apple Watch Series 3, Series 4, and Series 5 models, and isn’t compatible with the Apple Watch Series 1 and Series 2.