Apple Watch® - Install Device Software Update

Note Notes:

  • To download and install updates, the Apple Watch must:
    • Be charged to at least 50 percent and remain on the charger until the update is complete.
    • Be connected to Wi-Fi.
  • The steps below apply to the following models:
    • Apple Watch Series 3
    • Apple Watch Series 4

Check for Software Updates from the iPhone

  1. From the iPhone home screen, tap the Watch app icon Watch app icon.
  2. Tap My Watch.
    My Watch tab
  3. Navigate: General > Software Update.
  4. Tap Download and Install and then to continue, agree to the terms and conditions.
    Download watch software
  5. Tap Install.

Update Wirelessly on the Apple Watch

Follow the prompts on the Apple Watch to install the software update.

Note For additional help, refer to: Apple Watch Support.

Related Topic: View Software Version