Apple Releases watchOS 9.5.2 With Security Fixes

Apple today released watchOS 9.5.2, a minor bug fix update for the Apple Watch. watchOS 9.5.1 is a free software update that comes three weeks after the launch of watchOS 9.5.1, another bug fix update.

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watchOS 9.5.2 can be downloaded for free through the Apple Watch app on the iPhone by opening it up and 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 for the update, it includes important security fixes and it is recommended that all users download the software. Apple has also released watchOS 8.8.1 for those unable to upgrade to watchOS 9.

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Top Rated Comments

contacos Avatar
13 months ago
Can they release an update that finally lets my Series 6 drop below 81%! Been paying AppleCare+ for years and that damn thing literally refuses to hit the 80% mark. I feel like they are doing it intentionally. One update actually made it go from 82% up to 84% again
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Pow! Avatar
13 months ago

Green tint issue is still not fixed on my AW4...

Unfortunately, it does not.

No fix for the tint issue on my Series 6 either.
Thank you both for the heads-up.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Stuipdboy1000 Avatar
13 months ago
No fix for the tint issue on my Series 6 either.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
iPhonNick Avatar
13 months ago
Green tint issue is still not fixed on my AW4...
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
iPhonNick Avatar
13 months ago

Can anyone confirm if this fixes the ‘green tinted screen’ issue?
Thanks in advance.
Unfortunately, it does not.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
sjsharksfan12 Avatar
13 months ago
This update was surprisingly quick today. Thank you for the advice and initiating the update from the watch itself. I think that has made a difference.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)