Download Final Version of watchOS 4.2 on Apple Watch – Here’s How


The full and final version of watchOS 4.2 for Apple Watch has been released for download. Here's what is new and how to download.

watchOS 4.2 Released for Apple Watch Users. Brings a Variety of Improvements to the Table.

Unlike iOS, full and final watchOS updates arrive very occasionally. But when they do, a lot of fixes come along with them, and watchOS 4.2 is no different at all. Apart from fixing bugs, performance has been improved by a certain margin too. The complete changelog of the update is as follows, so you can see for yourself what Apple has packed into this update.

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Download watchOS 4.2 Over the Air.

watchOS updates are available over the air only, keep that in mind. Once you have updated, there is no way you can downgrade back to an earlier firmware release. Follow the steps outlined below in order to download watchOS 4.2 final version right now.

  • Place your Apple Watch on its magnetic charger and make sure the battery is more than 50%.
  • On your iPhone launch the Watch app and navigate to General > Software Update.
  • Wait for the page to refresh, and as soon as the update shows up, tap on Download and Install.
  • This is the part where you absolutely chill and let the download and installation finish. It will take a while, so do not be alarmed at all. It's best that you do not play around around with your iPhone or Apple Watch during this time period.

As soon as the installation is complete, you can start using your Apple Watch as you normally would. Again, do not be alarmed at all if the update is taking a little too long.

The update is available for every single Apple Watch including the first ever Series 0 model. Hence you are well covered with the update.