After releasing the fourth developer beta versions of iOS 13.4, iPadOS 13.4, macOS Catalina 10.15.4, and tvOS 13.4 yesterday, Apple is releasing the fourth beta build of watchOS 6.2 to registered developers. It should be available to download via OTA to watches that have a compatible software configuration profile.
Update: The watchOS 6.2 Beta 4 update has been released, and registered developers can now install it on the compatible Apple Watch models.
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The Cupertino-based consumer tech giant usually releases a new developer beta every week for all its operating systems, and this week is no different. It will release a new beta version of watchOS 6.2 in a few hours from now. It will be the fourth beta build of watchOS 6.2, and it will be available only for developers. The first, second, and third beta versions of watchOS 6.2 were released in the second, fourth, and fifth weeks of last month, respectively.
watchOS 6.2 didn’t bring any noticeable user-facing change. Instead, Apple focussed on improving the performance of its smartwatch operating system and ironing out any bugs in the software. The first developer beta version of watchOS 6.2 brought a way for developers to sell universal apps that work across all iOS, iPadOS, macOS, tvOS, and macOS under a single purchase. It also supports in-app purchases and paid apps for Apple’s smartwatches.
Apple doesn’t offer an official changelog for the developer beta version of watchOS, but we expect each new version to bring performance and stability improvements as well as bug fixes. The company doesn’t offer a public beta version for watchOS since there’s no way to revert back to the previous version of the software as the Apple Watch doesn’t have a Lighting Port.
If you are a registered developer, you can install the software when it becomes available today via the Apple Watch companion app on iOS. If you notice any changes or improvements in watchOS 6.2 Beta 4, let us know in the comments section below.