Apple Watch Gets watchOS 5.1.1 Days After ‘Bricking’ Issue With Last Update

Apple has launched watchOS 5.1.1 simply days after suspending the rollout of watchOS 5.1. The last upgrade had apparently “bricked” a number of Apple Watch Series 4 systems after failing to successfully finish its setup. The business hasn’t revealed any fixes related to the bricking concern, though the official changelog says that the watchOS 5.1.1 update includes brand-new features, improvements, and bug fixes. It also highlights all the new enhancements and bug repairs that belong of the latest update. The brand-new version works with Apple Watch Series 1 and later on designs.

Based on the main changelog, watchOS 5.1.1 brings brand-new features, enhancements, and bug fixes. Apple, nevertheless, hasn’t pointed out a repair for the concern that had supposedly bricked several Apple Watch Series 4 systems after failing to effectively finish the installation of watchOS 5.1.

According to some user reports on Reddit and Twitter that emerged recently, several Apple Watch Series 4 systems got stuck on the Apple logo design after beginning the process to set up the watchOS 5.1 update. The business had actually acknowledged the concern in a media statement and verified the suspension of the impacted update. “Due to a small number of Apple Watch consumers experiencing a concern while setting up watchOS 5.1 today, we’ve pulled back the software application update as a preventative measure. Any customers impacted need to call AppleCare, but no action is needed if the upgrade set up effectively. We are dealing with a fix for an approaching software application update,” the business had actually stated.

The upkeep points of the watchOS 5.1.1 upgrade are the same as the original watchOS 5.1. The update consists of an enhancement to fall detection signals in addition to fixes known Walkie-Talkie concern. It also addresses an issue associated to Activity benefits to properly reveal benefits through the Awards tab of the Activity app.

How to download watchOS 5.1.1
You can inspect the accessibility of the watchOS 5.1.1 update by going to the Apple Watch app on your iOS device and going to General > Software Update. The Watch requires to have at least 50 percent of the battery charge to make it possible for the setup process. Likewise, it is suggested to keep it on the charging dock while setting up the new upgrade. Your iPhone will likewise require to be in close proximity to the Apple Watch and will require to be on Wi-Fi. The Apple Watch must restart two times prior to the update is completely set up, and you need to get in the Watch passcode if triggered, after beginning the upgrade and then follow the prompts from your iPhone.

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