1 How to Install watchOS 5
Downloading and installing watchOS 5 is a simple process. You’ll just need your iPhone and your Apple Watch.
But you should also ensure that your Apple Watch is on its wireless charging puck during the update. The wearable will also need to be within Bluetooth range of your iPhone and/or connected to a Wi-Fi network to continue.
watchOS 5 should be rolling out as of the writing of this article. If you don’t see it yet, just try again later. To download watchOS 5, use the following steps.
- Open the Watch app on your connected iPhone.
- Scroll down and tap on General.
- Tap on Software Update.
- The update will download and install. This may take some time, so plan accordingly.