Apple seeds watchOS 7.3 beta 2 to developers

Apple has released watchOS 7.3 beta 2 to developers. The company has not shared any release notes for the new update at the moment.

watchOS 7.2 was the last major release for all users with Apple Fitness+ integration, cardio fitness notifications, support for braille displays, updates to ECG app and rollout to Taiwan, and roll-out of Family Setup in more locations. Before that, watchOS 7.1 was released with headphone audio level notifications, ECG support for Korea and Russia, and a few bug fixes.

Updates:

December 16: Apple released the first developer beta for watchOS 7.3

January 13: watchOS 7.3 beta 2 is now available for developers

January 14: watchOS 7.3 beta 2 is now available for public beta testers

watchOS 7.3 features

No new features have been found so far in the beta update. Apple has also noted posted any release notes on its developer website yet so we can assume that the update contains bug fixes, performance improvements, and security fixes.

We will update this post once we find any new noticeable changes in this beta.

watchOS 7.3 compatible models:

watchOS 7.3 is compatible with the following watch models:

Download watchOS 7.3 beta 2

To download the beta update, you must have the developer beta profile installed on your watch. This can be acquired by registering with Apple’s developer software program which costs $99/year. Alternatively, you can wait for the public beta which should be available in a few days.

If you already have the beta profile installed on your Apple Watch, go to the Watch app on your paired iPhone, and navigate to Settings > General > Software Update to download and install the beta update. Make sure that your Apple Watch has at least 50% battery and is placed on its charger throughout the update process. You might also need to enter the PIN code on your watch to proceed with the installation.

Apple is also testing iOS 14.4 beta 2 and iPadOS 14.4 beta 2, macOS Big Sur 11.2 beta 2 and, tvOS 14.4 beta 2.

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