Apple Releases watchOS 2.0.1


Following the launch of watchOS 2.0 to the public one months ago, the company has officially launched a brand new build of watchOS 2, watchOS 2.0.1 build number 13S428, to all Apple Watch owners for download and update.

watchOS 2.0.1 includes new features, performance improvements, and bug fixes such as:

  • Fixes an issue that could cause software updates to stall 
  • Fixes issues that were impacting battery performance 
  • Resolves an issue that prevented a managed iPhone from syncing iOS Calendar events to Apple Watch 
  • Addresses an issue that could prevent location information from properly updating 
  • Fixes an issue that could cause Digital Touch to send from an email address instead of a phone number 
  • Addresses an issue that could cause instability when using a Live Photo as a watch face 
  • Resolves an issue that allows the sensors to stay on indefinitely when using Siri to measure heart rate
watchOS 2.0.1 is now available through Software Update by heading to the Apple Watch app on the iPhone > General > Software Update. Although users must be on iOS 9 in order to update to the latest watchOS version.