Apple Seeds First Beta of watchOS 5.1.2 to Developers

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming watchOS 5.1.2 update to developers, two days after releasing watchOS 5.1.1, an updated version of watchOS 5.1 that addressed a bug causing some Apple Watch Series 4 models to be bricked after installing the software.

Once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Apple Developer Center, the new watchOS beta 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 needs to have at least 50 percent battery, it must be placed on the charger, and it has to be in range of the iPhone.

It's not yet clear what features will be introduced in the watchOS 5.1.2 update, but as a 5.1.x update, it's likely to be minor in scale, addressing bug fixes and making other small improvements to the operating system. We'll update this post if we find anything new in the watchOS 5.1.2 beta.

watchOS 5.1 and watchOS 5.1.1, the current release version of watchOS, introduced support for Group FaceTime in an audio-only capacity, brought new emoji characters, and included a new full-screen "Color" watch face option for the Apple Watch Series 4 models.

What's new in watchOS 5.1.2: The watchOS 5.1.2 update introduces new complications for the two Infograph watch faces on the Apple Watch Series 4. New complications include Mail, Messages, Home, Maps, Apple News, Phone, Find My Friends, and Remote.


watchOS 5.1.2 also introduces a new toggle in Control Center for turning the Walkie-Talkie feature on and off.

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1 week ago
Updated just fine. Dare to live people ;)
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1 week ago
It installed perfectly fine on my side, and it adds the working complications for mail, messages etc.. in infograph
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1 week ago
My wait for an LTE/Cellular signal strength complication continues, You shouldn't have to use the Explorer watch face, you should be able to add it to any watchface.
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1 week ago

Waiting for someone to install first, and also to confirm suspected addition of messages etc complications for infograph faces.

Can confirm these have been added.
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1 week ago

I really don't understand the complications. For example - shouldn't the mail complication show how many emails you have unread ? I would have thought that would be useful..


I would guess that more information about these complications will be added in a future release. For now, I'm just glad to be able to open Messages and Home without having to launch it from the Dock or using an older watch face.
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1 week ago

Is Sunrise/Sunset available as a complication on info graph now?


Only as a corner complication, so the infograph analogue face
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1 week ago
Is "Now Playing" available as the center complication on the modular infograph? I like to glance at my watch and see what song is playing
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1 week ago
Having the apple complications in info graph finally is awesome
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1 week ago

Having the apple complications in info graph finally is awesome


Not sure why this took so long but I agree, great news for sure. Installed it on a S4 watch, as did the previous release.
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1 week ago
I really don't understand the complications. For example - shouldn't the mail complication show how many emails you have unread ? I would have thought that would be useful..
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