Posted in News by Patricia on May 19, 2020
Apple has just rolled out watchOS 6.2.5. It’s the the eight update to the 6th watchOS generation and comes over one month after its predecessor watchOS 6.2.1, was released to fix a FaceTime audio call bug. This update is also a minor release that’s advertised as including improvements and bug fixes. Although we couldn’t spot any new features during the beta testing stages, watchOS 6.2.5 does bring something palpable.
New Pride-themed Watch Faces are available to all Apple Watch users that upgrade to this latest release. The new rainbow Faces come just in time to match the similar themed Apple Watch bands that have been released released by the Cupertino-based tech giant earlier this week. The two Sports Bands can be already purchased online from Apple.com. You can choose from a rainbow-style Sports Band Sports Band and a more stylish and quite good looking Nike Sports Band. Both of them retail for $49 and come with sizes fitting 40mm and 44mm Apple Watch sizes.
Tip: The 40mm ones will also fit the older 38mm Apple Watch versions, while the 44mm bands fit the old 42mm smartwatches.
How To Upgrade To watchOS 6.2.5
Getting back to the main topic, the new release can be upgraded over-the-air, with the help of the companion Apple Watch app available on the paired iPhone.
1. Open the Watch app on your Apple smartphone.
2. Browse the My Watch tab, available in the bottom-left corner of the screen.
3. Tap General.
4. Open Software Update and hit Download and Install.
Fact: For the update process to work flawlessly you need to connect the Apple Watch to its charger and make sure that the battery level is above 50%. More, the Apple Watch has to be nearby the paired iPhone. Both Apple devices have to be connected to Wi-Fi.
watchOS 6.5.2 New Features
Besides the above mentioned new Pride-themed Watch Faces, this software update enables the ECG app to the Apple Watch users from Saudi Arabia. Irregular heart rhythm notifications are also added.
Fact: If you notice other new features or changes, don’t hesitate to mention them in the comments section available below. We’ll check them out and update the article accordingly.
How To Use Apple Watch Pride Watch Face
1. Long-press on a Watch Face.
2. Tap on Customize.
3. Select the Pride-themed colors.
Fact: You can also select these new Watch Faces in the companion Watch app on the paired iPhone. Browse the My Watch tab and tap the desired Watch Face, listed in the MY FACES section.
Pride Watch Faces Not Available?
Early reports are claiming that the Pride faces don’t become available as soon as you update to watchOS 6.2.5. If you’re encountering the same problems we suggest you to force restart your Apple Watchforce restart your Apple Watch.
Let us know in the comments section available below, if you’re encountering the same problems!
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