Apple today released watchOS 4.2.2, a minor update to the watchOS operating system that runs on the Apple Watch. watchOS 4.2.2 comes over a month after the release of watchOS 4.2, an update that introduced Apple Pay Cash.

watchOS 4.2.2 can be downloaded through the dedicated Apple Watch app on the iPhone by going to General --> Software Update. To install the new software, the Apple Watch needs to have at least 50 percent battery, it needs to be placed on a charger, and it needs to be in range of the iPhone.

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During the beta testing period, no major outward-facing changes were discovered in watchOS 4.2.2. According to Apple's release notes, the update "includes improvements and bug fixes." No other details are available.

For more on the watchOS 4 operating system, make sure to check out our dedicated watchOS 4 roundup.

Related Roundup: Apple Watch Series 9
Buyer's Guide: Apple Watch (Neutral)

Top Rated Comments

Braderunner Avatar
82 months ago
Watch updates take forever to install. :confused:
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
POLJC Avatar
81 months ago
DONT DO IT!!

One way ticket to slow down city.
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Let me know if it's good and it doesnt make my watch hang for 10 seconds trying to use the dock or start a workout!
This update made my series 3 super fast. It’s so responsive now.

Any one else notice the huge speed increase?
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jonnysods Avatar
81 months ago
Luckily i’m on it, but i was thinking of updating....
DONT DO IT!!

One way ticket to slow down city.
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Indeed!

Currently I'm downloading this latest update. I've already checked for an update via my Jabra PC app over USB ... no update there.

PS: I still have this pause in music playback when using my Beats Studio3's.
Let me know if it's good and it doesnt make my watch hang for 10 seconds trying to use the dock or start a workout!
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
pdaholic Avatar
81 months ago
Shame all these replies and not one pertaining to what is new/fixed
Shame you read all these replies and didn’t spend two minutes to read the article.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
DeepIn2U Avatar
81 months ago
Cool. let me know how it works out.
Woohooo! Confirmed resolved on Nike+ S2 Watch.

Left my gates, iPhone 7 + Nike+ & Jabra connected over Bluetooth, iPhone music source during commute to the gym.
Note: issues connecting to Jabra to phone for 5mins (screenshots note the time within the same minute), powered off Jabra then back on resolved.
Arrived at the gym, stop music playback on iPhone closed the Music app and a surprise, Jabra sounded off automatically “Bluetooth Connected”. Glanced at Nike+ Didn’t notice anything yet in Watch settings a Jabra was connected. Nothing abnormal.
Launched Strong app, music app on Nike+ launched local saved playlist ... issues connecting to Jabra, resolved after 2 attempts to connect via pop-up dialog from Watch Music app and successful.

Began Strong workout, Jabra sounded off “Bluetooth smart connected”.

No Lag during workout in strong app or Music app; jumping tracks forward and back, changing local saved playlist, switching between Strong & Music Watch app while phone was in locker!

Super fast transitions no music issues after initial connection!

As far as I’m concerned Apple fixed all lags. The issue I have now is the Jabra headset firmware. Still under warranty support to be contacted.

Update guys!!

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Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jonnysods Avatar
81 months ago
Well, I'm downloading the update in hopes that my Series 3 becomes fast again. If not, I'm selling this thing and getting the series 4 the minute I hear rumors of a release date. Sounds like the series 2 is a waste for most, abandon wear with no hope in sight.
Anakin... You're breaking my heart.

Signed, sad AW2 owner (post watchos 3.2)
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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