Apple Releases Apple Watch OS 1.0.1 Software Update

Apple Releases Apple Watch OS 1.0.1 Software Update

Apple on Tuesday released the first software update for the Apple Watch. The update takes the Apple Watch OS to version 1.0.1. The Watch initially shipped with version 1.0 of the OS.

Apple Releases First Apple Watch Software Update

Apple Watch users can upgrade their software via the dedicated Apple Watch app on their iPhones, by going to “Settings” -> “General” -> “Software Update.” It is a 51.6MB download.

The official release notes for Watch OS 1.0.1 say the update includes that it includes performance improvements and bug fixes. (Via AppleInsider)

Specifically, the update improves performance for:

  • Siri
  • Measuring standing activity
  • Calculating calories for indoor cycling and rowing workouts
  • Distance and pace during outdoor walk and run workouts
  • Accessibility
  • Third-party apps

The update also includes display support for new emoji characters, and new language support for:

  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • Swedish
  • Russian
  • Thai
  • Turkish