Apple WWDC 2022: watchOS 9 launched! Check top features, upgrades released for your Apple Watch

    Apple WWDC watchOS 9 new features: Apple announced the new watchOS 9 for Apple Watch users! Know all the features, upgrades, and everything else here.
    By: HT TECH
    | Updated on: Aug 22 2022, 12:56 IST
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    Apple WWDC watchOS 9: Check features, upgrades, and time to release the new OS for your Apple Watch. (Apple)
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    Apple WWDC watchOS 9: Check features, upgrades, and time to release the new OS for your Apple Watch. (Apple)

    Apple watchOS 9: The Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2022) keynote has released Apple's next-generation operating systems for Apple Watch. While iOS 16 hogged the limelight with a slew of new features for iPhone users and other Apple gadgets, there was something for Apple Watch users too- watchOS 9 launch. Apple Watch users got some healthy upgrades to make their experience even better. Here's what Apple announced about watchOS 9. Check everything about watchOS 9 launch, features, upgrades, release and everything new for your Apple Watch here.

    Apple watchOS 9: Features, upgrades, and more

    New faces are here!

    Apple has announced new faces for your Apple Watch. You will be getting four fresh faces with watchOS 9 - astronomy face, Lunar calendar for traditional calendar, Play Time face with a lot of fun features, and Metropolitian face. 

    Workout App updated

    The Workout app, one of the most usable apps on Apple Watch has been updated with richer metrics for measuring performance along with new training experiences. It comes with Custom Workouts for your structured workout that can include work and rest intervals.

    Heart tracking features

    Apple Watch can identify potential signs of atrial fibrillation (AFib) with watchOS 9. With watchOS 9, it will help users who are diagnosed with AFib to let yo turn on the FDA-cleared AFib History feature2 and access important information. 

    Medication is now on Apple Watch

    The new Medications experience is here on Apple Watch with watchOS 9. This will help you manage and track their medications, vitamins, and supplements, allowing them to create a medications list. Not just that, you can set up schedules and reminders too!

    Sleep tracking

    Now you can track your sleep with Apple Watch. Sleep tracking comes to Apple watch to let you see REM sleep, Core, and Deep sleep cycles in the sleep mode.

    Apple Fitness+ enhancements

    With new watchOs 9, Apple Fitness+ workouts now display on-screen guidance in addition to trainer coaching to help you get the most out of workouts

    What else?

    Your Apple Watch with watchOs 9 with have updated Siri, better swimming enhancements, notifications have been redesigned, Family Setup now supports the Home app, new Quick Actions, Apple Watch Mirroring, redesigned Dock, new APIs, and a lot more!

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