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watchOS is Appleā€™s mobile operating system for its Apple Watches. It is based on iOS, and introduced in 2015.

Release Released Active Support Security Support Latest
9 6 months ago
(12 Sep 2022)
Yes Yes 9.3.1
(13 Feb 2023)
8 1 year and 6 months ago
(20 Sep 2021)
Ended 6 months ago
(12 Sep 2022)
Ended 6 months ago
(22 Sep 2022)
8.7.1
7 2 years and 6 months ago
(16 Sep 2020)
Ended 1 year and 6 months ago
(20 Sep 2021)
Ended 1 year and 5 months ago
(11 Oct 2021)
7.6.2
6 3 years and 6 months ago
(19 Sep 2019)
Ended 2 years and 6 months ago
(16 Sep 2020)
Ended 2 years and 6 months ago
(16 Sep 2020)
6.3
5 4 years and 6 months ago
(17 Sep 2018)
Ended 3 years and 6 months ago
(19 Sep 2019)
Ended 3 years and 5 months ago
(30 Sep 2019)
5.3.9
4 5 years ago
(19 Sep 2017)
Ended 4 years and 6 months ago
(17 Sep 2018)
Ended 4 years and 6 months ago
(27 Sep 2018)
4.3.2
3 6 years ago
(13 Sep 2016)
Ended 5 years ago
(19 Sep 2017)
Ended 5 years ago
(04 Oct 2017)
3.2.3

Major versions of watchOS are released annually, with the previous major version losing support.

More information is available on the Apple watchOS website.

You should be running one of the supported release numbers listed above in the rightmost column.


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This page was last updated on 01 March 2023. Latest releases are automatically updated.