WatchOS 2 2

The latest update for watchOS 2 has arrived. Like the previous updates that Apple seeded, watchOS 2.1 features a list of bug fixes. However, it also features new language support and new features.

Available through the companion Watch app on your iPhone, the latest update for the Apple Watch includes expanded language support, a new right to left user interface, Siri dictation in Arabic and more. You can read the list of updates in watchOS 2.1, as seen below.

watchOS 2.1 Update Includes:

  • Adds support for system language in Arabic, Czech, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Malay, Portuguese (Portugal) and Vietnamese.
  • Adds support for Right-to-Left user interface
  • Adds ability to switch between Latin and Hindi numerals for Arabic
  • Adds a new complication for Islamic and Hebrew Calendars
  • Adds support for Siri and dictation in Arabic (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates)
  • Adds support for dictation in English (Malaysia), Czech, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian,
  • Portuguese (Portugal) and Vietnamese
  • Resolves an issue that could prevent events from updating in the Calendar complication
  • Fixes an issue that could prevent the time from displaying in Power Reserve mode
  • Addresses issues that could prevent third-party apps from launching
  • Fixes an issue that could prevent third-party app icons from displaying correctly
  • Fixes an issue that could cause instability when changing the system language.

For those looking to install this update, you will need to use the companion Watch app on your iPhone. Once you are inside the app, head to My Watch > Software Update and you should see the update. Lastly, make sure your watch is in range of its paired iPhone, which must be connected to Wi-Fi, while connected to its charging disc and must be charged higher than 50 percent.


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