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Apple today released a new software update for the Apple Watch, upgrading watchOS 3.2 to watchOS 3.2.2. The watchOS 3.2.2 update comes more than one month after the release of watchOS 3.2, an update that introduced Theater Mode.

watchOS 3.2.2 can be downloaded through the dedicated Apple Watch app on the iPhone by going to General -> Software Update. To install the update, the Apple Watch must have 50 percent battery, it must be placed on the charger, and it must be in range of the iPhone.

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An iPhone running iOS 10 or later is required to download the new software, but it is available for all Apple Watch models.

During the beta testing period for watchOS 3.2.2, no major changes or feature tweaks were discovered, so watchOS 3.2.2 appears to focus mainly on performance improvements and bug fixes.

watchOS 3 will soon be succeeded by a new version of watchOS, which we expect to see introduced at the June Worldwide Developers Conference.

Article Link: Apple Releases Minor watchOS 3.2.2 Update
 

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Will it finally fix my Volvo app being unable to start my car since changing watches or upgrading to a newer model? Something is wrong with the way the digital signature works (according to Volvo) when you change devices.
 

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I can't get any weather app to work on any complication on my watch. I am hoping this version fixes that issue. I imagine its not only the weather apps that are having the complication issue though but that's the only non-apple ones I am currently using. They haven't worked correctly since the last time I updated the watch. Tried deleting and re-installing, etc, etc. They still don't work.
 
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I really hope this fixes the dock app bug. Where going to dock would take you to the last application used on the watch, rather than the last application used in the dock.
 
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Even rebooting the watch, I'm not seeing the update. The Check For Updates page says I'm on 3.2 and up to date.

I did find macOS and Apple TV updates though.

I was surprised that the public beta we received a week ago was the GM.

Update: I had installed the Public Beta profile offered on the Apple public beta site. Even though there hasn't been a beta released to this profile, it prevented me from downloading watchOS 3.2.2 until I deleted it from the watch app.
 
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Even rebooting the watch, I'm not seeing the update. The Check For Updates page says I'm on 3.2 and up to date.

I did find macOS and Apple TV updates though.

Was surprised there was no iOS update.
There is an iOS update... I believe iOS needs to be on 10.3.2 before watch update appears. I'm on 10.3.1 and don't see the watch update.
 

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my main issue is when listening to 3rd party podcast apps while running (since apple stupidly doesn't have their own native podcast app or playback ability) the gps gets buggy and sometimes nike+ watch app stops tracking the run.
 

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Can we please do away with the requirement to have the watch on the charger? If I have more than 50% battery, why does it have to be on the charger?
My only thought is having it on the charger causes the watch to reboot. It is impossible to have the watch off while on the charger, unlike an iOS device. So it's probably required for the install process.
 

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I really hope this fixes the dock app bug. Where going to dock would take you to the last application used on the watch, rather than the last application used in the dock.

Seems fixed. Finally and YAY!

NOPE I spoke too soon it is not still still goes to the last app used.
 
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There is an iOS update... I believe iOS needs to be on 10.3.2 before watch update appears. I'm on 10.3.1 and don't see the watch update.

Thanks. I've been on iOS 10.3.2 GM for the last week. My problem was that the non functional watchOS beta profile blocked the update until I deleted the profile.
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Can we please do away with the requirement to have the watch on the charger? If I have more than 50% battery, why does it have to be on the charger?
I endorse this statement. With 78% I had to take my watch off to install the update. There is no need for this as far as I can see.
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My only thought is having it on the charger causes the watch to reboot. It is impossible to have the watch off while on the charger, unlike an iOS device. So it's probably required for the install process.

I don't understand this reply.
 
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Mlrollin91

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Thanks. I've been on iOS 10.3.2 GM for the last week. My problem was that the non functional watchOS beta profile blocked the update until I deleted the profile.
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I endorse this statement. With 78% I had to take my watch off to install the update. There is no need for this as far as I can see.
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I don't understand this reply.
What don't you understand. Being connected to the power supply may be the only way the watch can reboot on its own and finish the installation process. It's merely a hypothesis but it definitely makes sense.

You physically cannot have the watch connected to the power supply and turned completely off.
 
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Can we please do away with the requirement to have the watch on the charger? If I have more than 50% battery, why does it have to be on the charger?
- Moreover, can we please have it stated in the Apple Watch app on the update page that it is a requirement for it to be on the charger? It just says it has to be at least 50 %, and then below the bullets that you can't remove it from the charger. It doesn't say you have to place in on the charger if it isn't already.
This caused me some confusion the first time I had to update my watch after getting it.

What don't you understand. Being connected to the power supply may be the only way the watch can reboot on its own and finish the installation process. It's merely a hypothesis but it definitely makes sense.

You physically cannot have the watch connected to the power supply and turned completely off.
- I don't totally get your point, either.
 
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Mlrollin91

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- Moreover, can we please have it stated in the Apple Watch app on the update page that it is a requirement for it to be on the charger? It just says it has to be at least 50 %, and that you can't remove it from the charger. It doesn't say your have to place in on the charger if it isn't already.
This caused me some confusion the first time I had to update my watch after getting it.


- I don't totally get your point, either.
I can't explain it any clearer. Turn your watch off. Put it on the charger. It auto turns back on. Similarly. Try to turn off the watch while connected to the charger. It won't let you. The swipe to turn off is greyed out.
 
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Mlrollin91

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- Yes, but why should that matter?
As I stated. It's possible the autorebooting is part of the install process and the power cable is the only thing that is capable of causing it to auto reboot. I'm not claiming this. I'm making a hypothesis. And it makes perfect sense.

If you leave your volume on. Half way through the install you hear the charging chime. So that clearly is part of it.
 
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Hope it fixes the annoying echo (that has only been present since 3.2) when using the Watch for telephone calls.
It's definitely a software bug as it wasn't present before 3.2 and also if you hand the call back to the iPhone, the echo stops.


Update:

Still not fixed FFS :mad::mad::mad:
 
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muasachi

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Damn! My update with Apple Watch 1st Gen just failed.
I need to bring to the service provider tomorrow :(
 
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As I stated. It's possible the autorebooting is part of the install process and the power cable is the only thing that is capable of causing it to auto reboot. I'm not claiming this. I'm making a hypothesis. And it makes perfect sense.
- I don't think it does. You can reboot the watch just fine without it being on the charger. I can't see a reason that the update process should change that.
 
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- I don't think it does. You can reboot the watch just fine without it being on the charger. I can't see a reason that the update process should change that.
You're still not following what I am saying. The charger automatically reboots the watch. Maybe the installation process doesn't have the reboot automatic like iOS, so the only way is to be connected to the charger.

I'm trying to think outside the box to make a logical explanation of why the charger is required. And this completely satisfies that.
 
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