In addition to performance improvements and bug fixes, the Apple Watch software update includes support for the new diversity Emoji first seen in iOS 8.3 on the iPhone and iPad, improved performance for recognizing Stand activity, and additional language support.
The Watch OS 1.0.1 update is 51.6 MB and is available now. To update Watch OS on your Apple Watch, go to the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
Watch OS 1.0.1
This release includes performance improvements and bug fixes including the following:
Improved performance for:
- Measuring stand activity
- Calculating calories for indoor cycling and rowing workouts
- Distance and pace during outdoor walk and run workouts
- Third party apps
Display support for new Emoji characters
Additional language support for:
- Brazilian Portuguese
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