Apple Seeds Third Beta of watchOS 10 to Developers

Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming watchOS 10 update to developers for testing purposes, with the software update coming two weeks after the second beta.

Apple watchOS 10 Feature
To install the ‌watchOS 10‌ update, developers will need to open the Apple Watch app, go to the Software Update section under "General" in Settings, and toggle on the ‌watchOS 10‌ Developer Beta. Note that an Apple ID linked to a developer account is required.

Once beta updates have been activated, ‌watchOS 10‌ can be downloaded under the same Software Update section. To install software, an Apple Watch needs to have 50 percent battery life and it must be placed on an Apple Watch charger.

‌watchOS 10‌ adds a whole new widget-focused interface. You can access a widget stack from any watch face using the Digital Crown, swiping through them to get to relevant information. Control Center can be activated from any app by pressing the side button, and these new quick access controls are meant to let you use watch faces that support less information while still putting everything you need at your fingertips.

There are new Palette and Snoopy watch faces, updates to Cycling and Hiking workouts, and mental health integrations. Users can log their state of mind and mood using the Apple Watch, with the device providing insights into mental health over time.

‌watchOS 10‌ is limited to developers at the current time, but Apple will offer a public beta in July, with an official release to follow this fall.

Related Roundup: watchOS 10
Related Forum: Apple Watch

Top Rated Comments

jea_42 Avatar
10 months ago
I've found that I had to toggle the developer beta off and back on the last two times to see the update. Just completed that in the IOS watch app and I'm currently downloading beta 3
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Brad7 Avatar
10 months ago
Not showing for me yet ⏱️
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Drew1980 Avatar
10 months ago

Not showing for me yet ⏱️
Me neither. Have been looking forward to this update as the 2nd beta seemed to make things worse.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
surfzen21 Avatar
10 months ago
One month in two plus to go :cool:

I hope they made additional tweaks to the widgets and the overlapping ways to access it.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
macrumorman1 Avatar
10 months ago
Not seeing it either. Im already on IOS 17 Beta 3 on the phone as well and its still not showing up
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Drew1980 Avatar
10 months ago
That worked! Thanks!!

I've found that I had to toggle the developer beta off and back on the last two times to see the update. Just completed that in the IOS watch app and I'm currently downloading beta 3
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

Popular Stories

Delta Feature

Delta Game Emulator Now Available From App Store on iPhone

Wednesday April 17, 2024 9:58 am PDT by
Game emulator apps have come and gone since Apple announced App Store support for them on April 5, but now popular game emulator Delta from developer Riley Testut is available for download. Testut is known as the developer behind GBA4iOS, an open-source emulator that was available for a brief time more than a decade ago. GBA4iOS led to Delta, an emulator that has been available outside of...
iPhone 15 Pro Action Button Translate

All iPhone 16 Models to Feature Action Button, But Usefulness Debated

Tuesday April 16, 2024 6:54 am PDT by
Last September, Apple's iPhone 15 Pro models debuted with a new customizable Action button, offering faster access to a handful of functions, as well as the ability to assign Shortcuts. Apple is poised to include the feature on all upcoming iPhone 16 models, so we asked iPhone 15 Pro users what their experience has been with the additional button so far. The Action button replaces the switch ...
maxresdefault

Hands-On With the New App Store Delta Game Emulator

Wednesday April 17, 2024 12:19 pm PDT by
A decade ago, developer Riley Testut released the GBA4iOS emulator for iOS, and since it was against the rules at the time, Apple put a stop to downloads. Emulators have been a violation of the App Store rules for years, but that changed on April 5 when Apple suddenly reversed course and said that it was allowing retro game emulators on the App Store. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel ...
iOS NES Emulator Bimmy Feature

NES Emulator for iPhone and iPad Now Available on App Store [Removed]

Tuesday April 16, 2024 11:33 am PDT by
The first approved Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) emulator for the iPhone and iPad was made available on the App Store today following Apple's rule change. The emulator is called Bimmy, and it was developed by Tom Salvo. On the App Store, Bimmy is described as a tool for testing and playing public domain/"homebrew" games created for the NES, but the app allows you to load ROMs for any...
Provenance Emulator

PlayStation, GameCube, Wii, and SEGA Emulator for iPhone and Apple TV Coming to App Store

Friday April 19, 2024 8:29 am PDT by
The lead developer of the multi-emulator app Provenance has told iMore that his team is working towards releasing the app on the App Store, but he did not provide a timeframe. Provenance is a frontend for many existing emulators, and it would allow iPhone and Apple TV users to emulate games released for a wide variety of classic game consoles, including the original PlayStation, GameCube, Wii,...