Apple launches watchOS 7.4 Beta 5 with bug fixes

Apple launches watchOS 7.4 Beta 5 with bug fixes

For the past few weeks, Apple has been testing watchOS 7.4 on the Apple Watch. After successfully pushing out a fourth beta of watchOS 7.4 last week, Apple today released another beta patch for the Apple Watch. The latest beta version also known as watchOS 7.4 Beta 5 update comes with bug fixes and improvements. Here you can check everything about watchOS 7.4 Beta 5 update.

Apple Watch users are eagerly waiting for the general release of watchOS 7.4. And we can expect Apple to release the stable update very soon. The latest developer beta is grown with version number 18T5190a and has a download size of only 83MB. As always, developers can freely download the beta patch to Apple Watch for testing. Limited to users who have chosen Apple Watch Series 3 or later.

Speaking of the changes, Apple Watch users can now use features like unlocking the iPhone with Apple Watch while wearing a mask. Aside from this feature, watchOS 7.4 supports AirPlay 2 for Apple Fitness +. We can also expect that the newer architecture will improve overall usability. As for the watchOS 7.4 Beta 5 update, Apple didn’t mention anything new in the changelog.

Now let’s take a look at the steps to update your Apple Watch to the latest watchOS 7.4 Beta 5.

Download watchOS 7.4 Beta 5 Profile

Before sideloading watchOS 7.4 beta 5 to Apple Watch, make sure to sideload iOS 14.5 or iPadOS 14.5 Beta 5 to your iPhone or iPad.

  1. At first, you need to log into the Apple Developer Program website.
  2. Then head over to Downloads.
  3. Click on watchOS 7.4 beta 5 available under Premium Downloads. Then hit the download button.
  4. Now install the watchOS 7.4 beta 5 profile on your iPhone then authorize the profile by going to Settings> General> Profiles.
  5. Now restart your iPhone.

Basic requirements:

Make sure your Apple Watch is at least 50% charged and connected to a charger.

Make sure your iPhone is connected to Wi-Fi.

Make sure your iPhone is running iOS 14.5.

After downloading the watchOS 7.4 beta 5 profile, you can head over to the Settings app on the watch, then click on Software Update. You can also use your iPhone to update your Apple Watch to the new update, and you can open the Apple Watch Companion app on iPhone and download the latest design to your watch.

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