Apple Releases watchOS 6.2.6 With Security Fixes

Apple today released watchOS 6.2.6, the ninth update to the watchOS 6 operating system that's designed to run on modern Apple Watch models. watchOS 6.2.6 comes a little over a week after the launch of watchOS 6.2.5, an update that introduced new Pride Apple Watch faces.

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watchOS 6.2.6 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 at least 50 percent battery, it needs to be placed on a charger, and it needs to be in range of the ‌iPhone‌.

According to Apple's release notes, the watchOS 6.2.6 update includes unspecified security fixes and should be installed by all Apple Watch owners with a compatible model.

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Top Rated Comments

xgman Avatar
54 months ago
still have not received this update.
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Kford Avatar
54 months ago
I have stopped bothering to update my series 3 watch as there is never ever anything new for the watch .
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xgman Avatar
54 months ago
I think they have been rolling all the dev updates out in phases lately. Got the ios, but not the watch yet.
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FishyFish Avatar
54 months ago
Very smooth, this baby is running great! Loving 6.2.6 so far. Thank you, Apple!
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Braderunner Avatar
54 months ago

Very smooth, this baby is running great! Loving 6.2.6 so far. Thank you, Apple!
After ten minutes! ? Hilariously delirious!
Also, you jumped off the developer beta to install a public release? Interesting.
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TheSkywalker77 Avatar
54 months ago
It might be placebo, but my app layout screen looks a lot more smushed since installing this update. Almost like I have a 38mm layout on my 42mm watch.

EDIT: After a restart it's showing up normally again. :)
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