watchOS 8.3 Beta: Features, Bug Fixes And Improvements
Apple has released watchOS 8.3 Beta only two days after the roll out of watchOS 8.1. This doesn’t mean that watchOS 8.2 will be skipped altogether. It might be released early November, when Fitness+ will be expanded to many other supported countries.
watchOS 8.3 Beta Download
This update is available in the Watch app on the paired iPhone as long as you have the watchOS 8 Configuration Profile installed on your device!
You can grab it from your Apple Developer account or a third-party online source (not recommended).
To update browse the My Watch tab and tap on General -> Software Update. Hit Download and Install on the watchOS 8.3 Developer Beta screen!
watchOS 8.3 Beta Release Notes
The update log doesn’t mention any new features. This means that this version will focus on bug fixes and performance improvements.
The release notes mentions a fix for an App Store issue that would cause subscriptions to continue to auto-renew after cancelling the membership. Other minor patches are mentioned too.
You can read them in the screenshot provided nearby or on the official Apple watchOS 8.3 beta documentation page.
watchOS 8.3 Features
No new features are mentioned in the release notes. Please use the comments section in case you spot something new!
- To be updated!
watchOS 8.3 Beta Bugs
New issues surfacing in this release are listed here along with available workarounds. Don’t hesitate to contribute!
- To be updated!
Have you updated to watchOS 8.3 Developer Beta? Do you notice any new features not mentioned in this article? What about new bugs? Use the comments section to share your feedback.
Related: iOS 15.2 Beta as well as tvOS 15.2 Beta have also been released by Apple!
Downloaded the 8.3 watchOS and now my group texts with non iPhone users show up on my watch as only texts from the person in the group who sent the text. It’s fine on my phone. The group text is all one on the phone but the texts on my watch get split up to the individuals