Install WatchOS Beta on Apple Watch

Apple introduced WatchOS 2 at WWDC 2015 with some awesome features which includes New Watch faces, Time Travel, Nightstand mode, Enhanced Siri, Native App and much more. Apple WatchOS 2 will be available for public this fall. Currently, WatchOS 2 is in developer stage which enables developers to test and prepare their apps for WatchOS 2.

You need to be a an Apple developer to try Apple WatchOS 2 for which you will be required to pay annual subscription charge of $99.

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Install WatchOS 2 Beta on Apple Watch

Pre-installation Process

1. Before you go ahead to install WatchOS 2 Beta on Apple Watch, you will have to unpair Apple Watch with iPhone or reset Apple Watch to factory settings.

How To Reset Apple Watch To Factory Settings

* Go to the “Settings app” on your Apple Watch.

* Now, you will have to tap on “General”.

* Tap on “Reset”.

* Tap on “Erase All Content and Settings”.

* Enter passcode.

* Tap on “Continue” to confirm the reset.

2. Download and install iOS 9 beta on your iPhone.

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3. Register your iPhone

* Head over to Apple Developer portal and download and install the iOS 9 SDK (Xcode 7 beta).

* Connect your iPhone to Mac and launch the Xcode 7 beta.

* Click on Window >> Organizer.

* You will now have to copy the 40 characters UDID (Unique Device Identifier) from the identifier field.

* Sign in to Certificates, Identifiers & Profiles using your developer-registered Apple ID. Next, click on the “+” button to start the registration process.

* Enter a name of your device and paste the UDID which got in above step.

* Click on Continue to confirm the registration process.

Install watchOS beta on Apple Watch

1. Make sure that your Apple Watch has 60% of charge.

2. Pair your Apple Watch with iPhone. Bring your iPhone close to Apple Watch and connect to Wi-Fi.

3. Download the watchOS 2 beta files from the Apple Developer site to your iPhone.

4. Launch the profile, select Apple Watch as location to install WatchOS 2 beta and reboot device when you get the prompt.

5. Launch Apple Watch app on iPhone

6. Select My Watch >> General >> Software Update. Enter, passcode to start the update.

Software update will start now. Your Apple Watch will reboot once the update is complete.


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