Guide to Download WatchOS 5 to your Apple Watch

Recently, Apple has launched it’s Apple Watch 4 and with it watchOS 5, but the good news is that you don’t even need any Apple’s latest wearable to get any new software. Actually, all the latest Apple Watch models other than the first generation models can download this update. However, this simply means that if you have an Apple Watch Series 1 or above, then you will be able to get watchOS 5, but the series 0 or Apple’s original series won’t be able to get it. Though, this is a very first time when the Apple Watch model has been out for any updates.

About the Current Version of watches 5

Apple released its latest version of watchOS 5.1.1 on this 6 November 2018. Apple includes some newest feature to look forward to, also include a new Walkie-Talkie mode, some amazing improvements to the Siri Watch Face, also added a feature which can challenge your friends to do some activity competitions and much more.

Steps to Download the watchOS 5 Software

To easily get the Apple’s latest Watch software you need the latest iOS software which means that before downloading watchOS 5 you first need to download iOS 12 to your iPhone.

Here are a few simple steps by following these steps you can be able to download the watchOS 5 on your iPhone. The steps are discussed below:

  1. Launch Settings.
  2. Then, click on the General
  3. After that, click on the Software Update option.
  4. Next, you need to follow the on-screen instructions.

After completing the steps mentioned above, now you are ready to follow the software on your Apple Watch. So before starting the process, we suggest you that this update can be battery-intensive so you will have to sure about your Watch is fully charged and Apple also advises that you’re Apple Watch on its charger during the time of updating.

  1. Now, open Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
  2. Click on the ‘My Watch’ option.
  3. Then, click on the General
  4. Next, click on the Software Update.
  5. Here, you should find for the latest watchOS 5 updates.
  6. Alternatively, click on the ‘I Accept all the terms & conditions’ option.
  7. If asked, then enter your iPhone or Apple Watch passcode.
  8. Now, the updates will automatically start.

When the watchOS 5 update is finished then your Apple Watch will restart automatically and now you will have access to all new features and also activity competitions.

Harry Williams is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Harry Williams has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as

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