The final version of Apple watchOS 4.1 is expected to land some time soon. The software should be released at the same time as iOS 11.1.
Now it looks like the release notes for Apple’s watchOS 4.1 have been leaked and they confirm what is coming in the update.
The new watchOS update will bring Apple Music streaming to the Apple Watch Series 3 and it will also come with a range of new features and some bug fixes.
Here is what is coming in watchOS 4.1
- Stream music on Apple Watch Series 3 with Apple Music or iCloud Music Library
- Listen to live radio on Beats 1, custom stations, and expert-curated stations with the new Radio app on Apple Watch Series 3
- Use Siri to find, discover, and play songs, playlists, or albums
- Sync fitness data with GymKit-enabled treadmills, ellipticals, stair steppers, and indoor bikes for more accurate distance, pace, and energy burn metrics
- Ability to disconnect from a WiFi network in Control Center for Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular)
- Fixes an issue for Apple Watch Series 1 and later where Heart Rate notifications were delivered when the feature was not enabled
- Fixes an issue where some users did not receive Stand Reminders
- Resolves an issue where the current stand hour indicator did not appear for some users
- Resolves an issue that caused haptics to not be delivered for silent alarms
- Addresses an issue that prevented Apple Watch (1st generation) from charging for some users
- Resolves an issue where the Sunrise and Sunset complication would sometimes not appear
- Restores Mandarin as the default dictation language for China
Apple are expected to release the new watchOS some time next week with iOS 11.1, we are expecting it before the launch of the iPhone X on Friday the 3rd of November.