On October 21, Apple released watchOS 2.0.1 to the masses. This release marks the one month anniversary of watchOS 2 being available to the public. As far as what’s included, it’s mainly meant to address a wide range of reported issues. First and foremost, this update should help improve battery life a bit, and if app updates have been stalling for you, this should alleviate that issue.
Here’s the full changelog:
This update contains new emoji characters, performance improvements, and bug fixes, including:
Fixes an issue that could cause software updates to stall Fixes issues that were impacting battery performance Resolves an issue that prevented a managed iPhone from syncing iOS Calendar events to Apple Watch Addresses an issue that could prevent location information from properly updating Fixes an issue that could cause Digital Touch to send from an email address instead of a phone number Addresses an issue that could cause instability when using a Live Photo as a watch face Resolves an issue that allows the sensors to stay on indefinitely when using Siri to measure heart rate
Apple’s watchOS 2.0.1 can be installed from the dedicated Watch app on your iPhone by heading into General –> Software Update.