The new watchOS 8.1 update is now available to install on your Apple Watch and it brings a range of new features to the device. It also comes with various bug fixes and performance improvements for the Apple Watch.
The update brings support for Covid-19 vaccination information with the Apple Wallet, it also brings support for Apple’s SharePlay to the Apple Fitness+ and more.
Here is what is included in the latest software update for the Apple Watch.
watchOS 8.1 includes the following improvements and bug fixes for your Apple Watch:
– Enhanced algorithms to detect falls during workouts and option to enable fall detection during workouts only (Apple Watch Series 4 and later)
– COVID-19 vaccination card support allows you to present verifiable vaccination information from Apple Wallet
– Fitness+ supports SharePlay to allow subscribers to invite up to 32 people to workout together through a FaceTime call using iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV
– Always On may not display the time accurately for some users when their wrist is down (Apple Watch Series 5 and later)
You can install the new watchOS 8.1 software update on your Apple Watch from the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
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