Apple seems in the procedure of decoupling the iPhone from the watchOS upgrade procedure on the Apple Watch
In the first beta of watchOS 6, the
acquired its own over-the-air software upgrade mechanism under Settings > General > Software Application Update. As on the iPhone, the system checks for any available watchOS upgrade and, if prompted, downloads the upgrade directly to the
The mechanism ended up being functional on Monday when Apple seeded the 2nd beta of watchOS 6 to designers.
As kept in mind by Jeremy Horwitz, nevertheless, users still should examine and accept the watchOS conditions utilizing an iPhone. Ideally this is a short-term step that Apple removes before
is publicly released in September.
Sure appears like the phase is being set for direct-to-Apple Watch software updates in watchOS 6, though it hasn’t been fully released quite yet from the need to approve things on the iPhone. pic.twitter.com/pf3wBC3vU5
— Jeremy Horwitz (@horwitz) June 17, 2019
‘s software application previously needed utilizing the
app on an iPhone for the whole process.
This change is in line with the
gradually becoming more independent from the iPhone. In 2017, for example,
Series 3 designs launched with cellular capabilities for making telephone call and more without an iPhone. And in