Do mind, that your Apple Watch has to be connected to a charger and the battery levels should be over 50%. If you already upgraded to watchOS 5 the update will be downloaded and installed quickly. However, if your Apple Watch is still running watchOS 4 or newer, the software update will be consistent. watchOS 5.0.1 is compatible will all Apple Watch models, excepting the original one.
watchOS 5.0.1 Fixes
According to the update log this first watchOS 5 iteration brings the following patches:
– fixes a problem that caused a limited number of users to see an artificially increased number of exercise minutes;
– patches a bug that left some Apple Watch users without Stand credits in the afternoon;
– solves and issue that prevented the watchOS device from charging.