watchOS 10.1.1 update is available for Apple Watch 4 later units! It comes with build number 21S71. It brings bug fixes including a solution for the excessive battery drain problem reported by users after the 10.1 release!
watchOS 10.1.1 Bug Fixes
Apple mentions in the release notes that this is a bug fixing update but details a single fix:
- 1. Excessive battery drain has been fixed in this release according to the update log! Can you confirm it? Use the comments!
- 2. Heart rate complication missing has been fixed!
- 3. To be updated. (Contribute in the comments!)
Other problems addressed by Apple and reported by users are highlighted here:
watchOS 10.1.1 Issues
bugs reported by users, along with available workarounds are updated here:
- 1. Apple Watch battery drain problem persists for at least some users. It’s too early to tell, but there are reports of 25% overnight battery drain! (Updating…)
- 2. To be updated. (Contribute in the comments!)
watchOS 10.1.1 Security Changes
Apple hasn’t published the security content document for this update yet. We will share it here as soon as it becomes available. You can check it yourself over here.
watchOS 10.1.1 Features
It’s highly unlikely for any new features to be added in this incremental update. But if you spot anything don’t hesitate to share it:
- To be updated.
More: the latest features added by Apple have been covered in the previous update: watchOS 10.1.
watchOS 10.1.1 Update
This update is available over-the-air directly from your wrist or in the Watch app on the paired iPhone:
- 1. In the My Watch tab, go for General -> Software Update.
- 2. Click Download and Install on the watchOS 10.1.1 update screen!
- 3. Agree with terms, enter the passcode and be patient until the new software is requested, downloaded, prepared, verified and installed on your device!
Have you updated Apple Watch to version 10.1.1? Share your feedback in the comments! We appreciate any mentions of changes, new features, bug fixes and issue reports!
Related: Apple has also released iOS 17.1.1, iPadOS 17.1.1, macOS Sonoma 14.1.1, macOS Ventura 13.6.2 and HomePod OS 17.1.1!