WatchOS 8 helps you stay connected, active and healthy like never before. The new update will make texting with your Apple Watch even more fun. And, if you practice Mindfulness, the Breathe App will help you concentrate better.
Personalise the face of your Apple Watch with your favorite pictures of friends and family. The new watchOS 8 operating system will generate a dynamic multi-layered effect, which will show the time without cropping the photo. There are many more surprises, so if you want to know everything, check out all the new features of watchOS 8.
Apple Watches compatible with WatchOS 8
Not all Apple Watch models are compatible with watchOS 8.
Due to the power requirements and specialized technology of watchOS 8, the following Apple Watch models are compatible. They need to be paired with an iPhone 6s or higher which has the iOS 14 operating system update installed.
When can I update my Watch to WatchOS 8?
You'll have to wait until September, just as we get back from summer vacation. Between the sun and the pool, you won't even notice the wait. As long as you have an Apple Watch Series 3, Apple Watch Series 4, Apple Watch Series 5, Apple Watch SE
, or Apple Watch Series 6
, paired with an iPhone 6s or later running the iOS 14 operating system. Please note that some features may not be available in all regions or languages, or even on all devices.
If you want to know more news about the WWDC held last June 7th and you have an iPhone, check if the new operating system is compatible here. Do you know about all the new features of iOS 15?
Got an iPad? Find out what's new with the latest version of iPadOS here, and stop wondering if your iPad
is compatible with iPadOS 15.
If you have a Mac
check its compatibility with the new macOS Monterrey here. We take you through all the new features that this new update brings here.
Or, if you have Apple Watch and want to catch up on the latest news, check out this post!