Apple has seeded the fourth beta of watchOS 7 and tvOS 14 to developers. This is the second upgrade to the beta version of the operating systems this month. Apple launched the new watchOS 7 and tvOS 14 at the WWDC 2020 online event in June.
The Apple Watch must have 50% battery, be placed on the charger and within the range of the paired iPhone to update it to the latest version. Having said that, it is not advisable to install the beta as it not stable and may contain bugs which can lead to data loss and other issues.
To update the Apple TV box, go to Settings > System > Software Update on the device and click on Update Software.
For users to run watchOS 7 and tvOS 14 betas on their devices, they must be registered with Apple Developer Center. The membership costs $99 per year. Luckily we have a free of cost way for users to run their smartwatches and Apple TV on the latest OS versions, install watchOS 7 from here, and tvOS 14 from here.
Apple has introduced many new features and improved the performance of the existing apps in the new watchOS 7. This update is compatible with Apple Watch Series 3 and later, and offers the following features:
- Sleep tracking
- Automatic hand-washing detection
- New workouts
- Redesigned Fitness app
- Automatic volume adjustment
- Watch face customization and sharing
Apple has upgraded the Apple TV software with smart features like Siri support for Home Kit, YouTube in 4K, and more. Here is a list of everything new in tvOS 14.
- 4K resolution for YouTube
- Home Kit accessories control
- Multi-user capabilities for Apple Arcade
- Audio sharing with AirPods
- 4K streaming on Apple TV via AirPlay