Apple releases watchOS 7.1 and tvOS 14.2 to the public

Today, Apple has released new watchOS 7.1 and tvOS 14.2 to the public. Both software updates are seeded to everyone after months of beta testing. After in beta testing phases, the new software version is out.

Owners of the compatible Apple Watch models can easily update their smartwatch via the Apple Watch app > Settings > General > Software Update. They must make sure that the smartwatch is 50 percent charged, placed on the charging puck during the installation process and is kept in close range of the paired iPhone.

To install the latest tvOS 14.2 version on their box, users need to navigate to Settings app > System > Software Update. For both installations, stable Wi-Fi is a must.

Everything New in watchOS 7.1

Here are the release notes of the latest software version of Apple Watch:

  • Adds the ability to be notified when your headphone audio level could impact your hearing
  • Adds support for the ECG app on Apple Watch Series 4 or later in the Republic of Korea and Russia
  • Adds support for irregular heart rhythm notifications in the Republic of Korea and Russia
  • Resolves an issue that prevented some users from unlocking a Mac with Apple Watch
  • Fixes an issue where the screen may be dark on wrist raise for some Apple Watch Series 6 owners.

Compatible watchOS 7.1 Devices

Everything New in tvOS 14.2

Apple released tvOS 14.2 with support for HomePod Home Theater and Dolby Atmos, as well as Apple One bundle subscriptions.

Here is a list of everything new that Apple released with tvOS 14.

  • Picture-in-picture video playback
  • 4K resolution support for YouTube
  • Multi-user capabilities in Apple Arcade with controller support
  • Users can manually choose a screensaver category
  • Updated audio sharing with AirPods

Along with watchOS 7.1 and tvOS 14.2, Apple has also released iOS 14.2 and iPad 14.2 updates which bring new emoji, wallpaper, control center, and other new features, bug fixes and performance improvements.

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