Apple today released watchOS 6.0.1, the first update to the watchOS 6 operating system that was released on September 19.

watchOS 6.0.1 can be downloaded for free 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 over 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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Today’s update is minor in scale, addressing a bug with the Mickey and Minnie Mouse watch faces, fixing a calendar complications bug, and addressing an issue that could cause a loss of display calibration data. From Apple’s release notes:

watchOS 6.0.1 optimizes performance, provides security updates, and contains improvements and bug fixes, including:
- Resolves an issue where the Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse watch face does not speak time
- Addresses an issue where the calendar complication may not display events
- Fixes a bug that could result in a loss of display calibration data

For details on what’s new in the larger watchOS 6 release, make sure to check out our watchOS 6 roundup.

Related Roundup: Apple Watch Series 9
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Top Rated Comments

rosegoldoli Avatar
60 months ago
wonder if this will fix battery life
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
cgriffis753 Avatar
60 months ago
Available for series 1 and 2 or no?
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Lobwedgephil Avatar
60 months ago
6.0.1 just tried to auto install on my watch, first time I have ever seen that happen so quickly. Will have to wait to get home with a charger to install though.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Nütztjanix Avatar
60 months ago

Who is brave enough to install it first...?
Nothing to lose here battery wise, so I'm installing right now.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Darthbishop79 Avatar
60 months ago
Just updated my S4 and Mickey still does not speak the time.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Eorlas Avatar
60 months ago

Still no series 2. This is getting rather frustrating.
isnt it currently only in the watchos 6.1 beta?
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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