Apple today released watchOS 3.1.3, an update that follows the watchOS 3.1.1 update that was released on December 12 but pulled later that same day due to installation issues.

watchOS 3.1.3 can be downloaded through the dedicated Apple Watch app on the iPhone by going to General --> Software Update. To install the update, the Apple Watch must have 50 percent battery, it must be placed on the charger, and it must be in range of the iPhone. An iPhone running iOS 10 or later is required to download the new software, but it is available for all Apple Watch models.

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No significant changes or feature additions were discovered in watchOS 3.1.3, but presumably, it fixes the 3.1.1 installation issues that were bricking some Apple Watch Series 2 models, allowing customers who did not get a chance to download 3.1.1 to finally get the bug fixes included in that update.

watchOS 3.1.1 included several bug fixes for Messages, notifications, Activity, Maps, Calendar, and more.

There was no watchOS 3.1.2 update, as Apple appears to have gone straight to watchOS 3.1.3.

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Top Rated Comments

Mlrollin91 Avatar
70 months ago
Series 0 is currently installing. I had zero issues with 3.1.1.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Mlrollin91 Avatar
70 months ago
Update completed on my Series 0 42mm Sport. Fully booted, no issues with install.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Ludatyk Avatar
70 months ago
Checking in. Series 2 42mm Sport. Fully booted, no issues with install.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
newtestleper Avatar
70 months ago
I still have no :apple: watch
Thanks for checking in anyway.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Return Zero Avatar
70 months ago
I hate this... I don't have a watch charger at work. Otherwise I'd install immediately and give progress reports for all the scared rabble around here :p
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
kissmo Avatar
70 months ago
I usually jump on the update train but this time I will also hold back. The Watch is in no way user recoverable... :)
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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