• How to set up and use the hearing health features on Apple Watch

    5 monthes ago - By iMore

    Your Apple Watch will soon help to protect your ears from loud noises.
    In watchOS 6, Apple's adding a hearing health feature to Apple Watch. The tool alerts you when the noise around you reaches levels that could negatively impact your hearing. Here's how to use it.
    Setting the noise tool in watchOS 6 on iPhone
    The hearing health feature is automatically turned on in watchOS 6. However, you can turn it off and make adjustments using the Watch app on iPhone.
    Tap on the Watch app on your iPhone.
    Select the My Watch tab.
    Scroll down and tap Noise .
    Tap the toggle to turn off Environmental...
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  • Apple Watch Should Support Direct Software Updates With watchOS 6

    Apple Watch Should Support Direct Software Updates With watchOS 6

    5 monthes ago - By Ubergizmo

    The upcoming major update for the Apple Watch, watchOS 6, brings a variety of new features for the platform. For example, it adds an App Store to the Apple Watch for the first time. The wearable device may become further independent of the iPhone as watchOS 6 looks set to bring software updates direct to the Apple Watch. However, there's going to be a ceveat.
    Users will be able to begin the process of getting an update on their Apple Watch right from their wrist. However, they will be required to use the iPhone to actually begin the process. That's because users will be required to accept...
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  • Apple Watch Gets Over-the-Air Software Update Mechanism, But iPhone Still Required For Now

    Apple Watch Gets Over-the-Air Software Update Mechanism, But iPhone Still Required For Now

    5 monthes ago - By Mac Rumors

    Apple appears to be in the process of decoupling the iPhone from the watchOS update process on the Apple Watch .
    In the second beta of watchOS 6 , the Apple Watch has gained its own over-the-air software update mechanism under Settings > General > Software Update. As on the iPhone, the mechanism checks for any available watchOS update and, if prompted, downloads the update directly to the Apple Watch.
    As noted by Jeremy Horwitz , however, users still must review and accept the watchOS terms and conditions using an iPhone. Hopefully this is a temporary step that Apple removes before watchOS...
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  • Using the Calculator on Apple Watch

    Using the Calculator on Apple Watch

    5 monthes ago - By iMore

    An official Calculator app is coming to Apple Watch this fall
    In watchOS 6, Apple is finally bringing a Calculator app to Apple Watch. Launching this fall alongside other watchOS 6 goodies such as Voice Memos , the new app is available as a complication on various watch faces and the Home Screen.
    How to add the Calculator app to an Apple Watch face
    You can add the Calculator app as a complication on compatible watch faces by:
    On an Apple Watch with watchOS 6 installed, Press the Digital Crown to navigate to the watch face on your Apple Watch.
    Press firmly on the watch face to enter...
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