watchOS 9.2 for Apple Watch released

watchOS 9.2 for Apple Watch released

The final version of watchOS 9.2 for Apple Watch is now available for download. Here’s everything that’s new in this update.

watchOS 9.2 latest update brings new race route feature for Apple Watch users

watchOS 9.2 is not a massive update. But it adds features in all the right places that make the Apple Watch experience that much better. For example, the Workout app now has a brand new Race Route feature that lets you compete against yourself on the same route you’ve already taken. This is perfect for runners and cyclists who want to see a visual improvement in their progress.

Obviously, that’s not the only change in the watchOS 9.2 update, and we’ll leave it to our reader to check out everything new using the official feature list of the new software update:

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watchOS 9.2 includes new features, improvements and bug fixes, including:

  • Outdoor Run training now automatically detects when you arrive at a running track and provides track-specific metrics (US only)
  • Race Route allows you to compete against your past performance in outdoor races, outdoor cycles and outdoor wheelchair training
  • New custom Kickboxing algorithm in the Workout app for more accurate calculations
  • Noise app that shows when environmental sound levels are reduced, now available with AirPods Pro (1st generation) and AirPods Max when using active noise reduction
  • Family Setup users can be invited to the Home app to control HomePod speakers and smart home accessories, and unlock doors with Home keys in Wallet
  • Accessibility support to visualize when Siren is in use on Apple Watch Ultra
  • Improved response time and accuracy of hand gesture controls for AssistiveTouch and Quick Actions
  • Crash Detection optimizations on Apple Watch Ultra, Apple Watch Series 8 and Apple Watch SE (2nd generation)
  • Fix bug causing wrong viewing time to be displayed immediately after an alarm is dismissed in Sleep Focus
  • Fix for bug causing interruptions in attention sessions
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Some features may not be available in all countries or regions, for more information visit:

For information about the security content of Apple software updates, visit this website:

With the feature list out of the way, let’s focus on the next big thing – downloading watchOS 9.2 latest update on Apple Watch. It’s super easy, but not as convenient as iPhone or iPad updates. First of all, place your Apple Watch on the magnetic charger. You also need to make sure your Apple Watch has 50% or more battery, otherwise the download won’t even start. Once that’s taken care of, go to View > General > Software Update on iPhone. Tap Download and Install when watchOS 9.2 appears.

watchOS updates tend to take a while to download and install, so don’t be surprised at the end of it. It’s best to perform these updates overnight so you wake up to a fully updated watch the next morning.

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