iOS 9 for iPhone + WatchOS1?

M.Rizk

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Apr 20, 2015
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Hello guys,

I was wondering if its ok to have iOS 9 installed on your iPhone, and use the Apple Watch without updating it to the WatchOS 2.0 Beta. I have my UDID registered under a friend developer account, I know the Watch doesn't require a UDID registration but I am just too worried to try updating it.

You know, you can easily restore your iPhone using iTunes, but you can't restore an Apple Watch if it bricks, so I wanted to enjoy using iOS 9 on my iPhone without sacrificing the Watch fun.
 
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zaneliu

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Jan 27, 2013
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Before I updated my watchOS the watch actually got notifications even faster than before because I had to send myself an email for the OS to work.
 

SIUGRAD99

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Jan 20, 2008
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How do I ensure my watch is backed up so that after my ios 9 install I can pair my watch and retain all my data.
 

Mlrollin91

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Nov 20, 2008
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How do I ensure my watch is backed up so that after my ios 9 install I can pair my watch and retain all my data.
Can't you just "update" to iOS 9 and not do a full restore? I've done that in the past with iOS 6/7/8. Then you don't have to worry about losing Watch data.
 

balzmcfearson

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Aug 26, 2009
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Brooklyn
Hello guys,

I was wondering if its ok to have iOS 9 installed on your iPhone, and use the Apple Watch without updating it to the WatchOS 2.0 Beta. I have my UDID registered under a friend developer account, I know the Watch doesn't require a UDID registration but I am just too worried to try updating it.

You know, you can easily restore your iPhone using iTunes, but you can't restore an Apple Watch if it bricks, so I wanted to enjoy using iOS 9 on my iPhone without sacrificing the Watch fun.
You can and should leave 1.01 IF you feel the need to install ios9.
 

arminta7

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Sep 15, 2012
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Portland, OR
That's what I'm doing right now. Just want to see others' experiences with watchOS 2 before updating the watch. Everything seems to be working fine so far. I unpaired before doing iOS 9 just in case.
 
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