Apple on Wednesday released watchOS 5.2, which brings ECG functionality to Apple Watch Series 4 devices in Europe and Hong Kong.
Here is a full list of the countries where the Apple Watch Series 4 ECG feature is now available:
- Hong Kong
- Puerto Rico
- United Kingdom
- United States
- US Virgin Islands
WatchOS 5.2 can be installed via the Apple Watch app on the device’s attached iPhone. Go to “General” -> “Software Update” to install the new software. The Apple Watch should have at least 50% battery life, be connected to a charger, and be in range of the iPhone.
Those countries have also gained access to irregular heart rhythm notifications, which allows the Apple Watch to notify you if an irregular rhythm is detected.
A full list of what’s included in the watchOS 5.2 update can be seen below:
ECG app on Apple Watch Series 4 now available in Hong Kong and some regions in Europe. For a list of available regions, visit:
– Irregular heart rhythm notifications now available in Hong Kong and some regions in Europe. For a list of available regions, visit:
– Adds support for AirPods (2nd generation)
– Supports real-time text (RTT) for phone calls