Apple Releases WatchOS 6.2.1 with FaceTime Audio Bug Fix

Apple has released watchOS 6.2.1, a minor update aimed at fixing some bugs. The company had released watchOS 6.2 last month. The latest update comes with FaceTime audio bug fix.

Apple’s release notes mention that watchOS 6.2.1 fixes FaceTime audio bug. The bug didn’t allow Apple Watches running watchOS 6.2 to partake in a FaceTime audio calls on devices with older iOS and Mac operating systems. It is worth noting that Apple has fixed the FaceTime bug on iOS 13.4.1 and iPadOS 13.4.1 which was released yesterday. In both cases FaceTime prevented audio calls with older devices.

watchOS 6.2 arrived with IAP support for watchOS apps. It also expands ECG support and irregular heart rhythm on the Apple Watch Series 4 and Series 5 to Chile, New Zealand, and Turkey. Furthermore, the update fixes an issue where music playback could pause when switching from Wi-Fi to Bluetooth connectivity. Lastly, the update also bought in-app purchases to the watchOS App Store.

watchOS 6.2.1 can be downloaded and installed by using a companion app on your iPhone. Simply go to General>Software Update. Please note that your Apple Watch should at least have a 50 percent battery and should be in the vicinity of the paired iPhone.

This is likely the last major release of watchOS 6 before Apple announces watchOS 7 at WWDC 2020 in June. A number of watchOS 7 features have already been detailed which includes sleep tracking, Kids Mode, Schooltime, an improved Health app, new watch faces, and more.

If you have found any other changes in watchOS 6.2.1 that is not mentioned above, drop a comment and let us know!