Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of watchOS 5.1 to Developers

Apple lately seeded the 5th beta of an upcoming watchOS 5.1 replace to builders, one week after seeding the fourth watchOS 5.1 beta and greater than a month after freeing the brand new watchOS 5 working gadget.

Once the correct configuration profile has been put in from the Apple Developer Center, the brand new watchOS beta will also be downloaded throughout the devoted Apple Watch app at the iPhone via going to General –> Software replace.


To set up the replace, the Apple Watch wishes to have a minimum of 50 % battery, it should be positioned at the charger, and it has to be in vary of the iPhone.

watchOS 5.1 contains toughen for the Group FaceTime characteristic that is additionally to be had in iOS 12.1 and macOS 10.14.1, with Group FaceTime calls in a position to be spoke back in an audio-only capability at the Apple Watch. Group FaceTime permits you to chat with up to 32 other folks at one time.

The watchOS 5.1 replace brings a full-screen new “Color” watch face possibility for the brand new Apple Watch Series 4 fashions, with customers in a position to make a choice from dozens of sunglasses. There’s additionally a filled-in round colour possibility for older Apple Watch fashions that joins the usual Color clock face.


Alongside macOS 10.14.1 and iOS 12.1, watchOS 5.1 introduces toughen for greater than 70 new emoji characters like face with hearts, purple hair, grey hair, curly hair, tremendous heroes, kangaroo, peacock, parrot, lobster, cupcake, mango, and extra.

For further main points on watchOS 5 and what used to be offered within the new tool, make certain to take a look at our watchOS 5 roundup.

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