Series 2 & watchOS 5 Slowdown?

FocusAndEarnIt

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Original poster
May 29, 2005
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Is it just me, or is my Apple Watch Series 2 slower with watchOS 5?

Thoughts? Any one else having this experience?
 

mk313

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Feb 6, 2012
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My series 2 feels about the same. If I had to pick one, I’d say it’s faster than on 4, but only very slightly.
 

nph

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Feb 9, 2005
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My take is the opposite, I feel it is definitely faster than OS 4!
It is significant enough to be really noticeable. To me both iOS 12 and watchOS 5 are stable and offers a speed increase, more so on the watch than the phone.
 

wicked271

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May 26, 2010
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I feel my watch is a bit faster on OS 5. A bit faster on opening apps, changing complications/faces and when I open the Music app on my phone, I can see the Now Playing on my watch. Before on the OS 4, it sometimes take a while before the Now Playing will show the song currently playing.
 
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