watchOS 8 Goes Official Brings Portraits Watch Faces, New Workouts, and More

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Apple has finally lifted the curtains off the watchOS 8 after numerous leaks in the past. This time around, Apple has focused on making watchOS 8 a lot better for overall functionality, like introducing Respiratory Rate and more features.

In addition to that, the new update also brings new workouts like Taichi workouts for those who are looking to try something different. Additionally, Fitness+ also offers 7 new workouts that are going to help you focus on your workout. Additionally, Fitness+ brings artist spotlights that will deliver work out specific songs for everyone looking to get something fun out of their workouts.

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Additionally, the watchOS 8 is also bringing Portraits Watch faces, which will allow you to set the pictures that you have taken as watch faces, which is a great idea of putting your loved ones' faces on the watch faces, which is very convenient for anyone who is looking for something different.

You are also getting a new Breathe app called Mindfulness; the Photos app has also been overhauled with highlights and memories. You can now share photos from the watch with Messages as well as Mail.

Scribble also now lets you include emojis in handwritten messages. Moreover, the app shelf in iMessage now has image search as well as quick access to photos. Additionally, watchOS 8 also brings Find My items, including AirTags, and you also get access to next-hour precipitation in weather. With watchOS 8, it has become more convenient for you to use Apple Pay and Wallet as it allows for contact-free ways of giving you access to places and transactions. Apple Watch Series 6 owners can securely unlock their cars from a distance, as well as start it from the driver's seat.

The Home app has also been redesigned in watchOS 8 as it has become more convenient to access different aspects of it. Users with HomeKit enabled cameras can view who is at the door directly through their watches, making it more convenient and secure for everyone.

watchOS 8 also brings support for Focus, a powerful set of tools available in iOS 15 that will help users reduce distraction and be in the moment. Apple Watch is automatically going to align with any Focus that you have set on your iOS, so the notifications from people and apps are properly filtered.

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Last but not least, watchOS 8 now allows your Apple Watch to do multiple timers; this is a new feature that has arrived for the first time on an Apple watch.

You can download watchOS 8 by going here:

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