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Davy3011

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Jul 10, 2016
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Hi,

I'm looking for a wee bit of support here.

I've signed up for the public iOS10 beta and have installed the profile for watchOS3 on my Apple Watch, however when I go to Software Update on the Watch app I get told there is no software update available as 2.2.1 is the latest. Can anybody recommend how I would overcome this and install the beta for watchOS3?

Thanks, Davy.
 

teidon

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Dec 22, 2009
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You have to update your iPhone to iOS10 first. Also there are two profiles you need: iOS beta profile for your phone and wOS beta profile for your watch. There is no public beta for wOS3.
 

Davy3011

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Jul 10, 2016
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You have to update your iPhone to iOS10 first. Also there are two profiles you need: iOS beta profile for your phone and wOS beta profile for your watch. There is no public beta for wOS3.
Thanks for your reply.

I have both profiles installed on the respective devices, am I correct in saying that if there is no public beta this will be the reason that I cannot update my watch software? Sorry - I am new to all of this!
 

teidon

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Dec 22, 2009
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am I correct in saying that if there is no public beta this will be the reason that I cannot update my watch software?
It just means that unless you are paid developer, you can't download the wOS beta profile from Apple, you need to find other sources for it.

If you do have a profile called "watchOS Beta Software Profile" installed to your watch, and you have updated your iPhone to iOS10, you should be able to update your watch to wOS3. Try restarting your phone and if that doesn't help delete the wOS beta profile and get a new one.
 

Mik3F

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Feb 3, 2011
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As above, you need the correct Watch OS profile. I updated mine last night without issues and I am not a developer
 

hallidc

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Sep 26, 2013
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Thanks for your reply.

I have both profiles installed on the respective devices, am I correct in saying that if there is no public beta this will be the reason that I cannot update my watch software? Sorry - I am new to all of this!
Based on this reply, I highly suggest you do not install watchOS3 beta on your watch. If something were to happen and you wanted to uninstall it, you'd have to ship your watch to Apple.
 
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rockyromero

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Jul 11, 2015
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As above, you need the correct Watch OS profile. I updated mine last night without issues and I am not a developer
I attempted this several times unsuccessfully.

Hod did you get the correct OS profile?

 

jdogg836

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Every. Dang. Time. There's a reason that the Apple Watch doesn't have a public beta, you cannot downgrade from it when you decide that the beta has too many bugs for your liking. If I were Apple, I would charge for each and every non-developer who comes in with a borked watchOS3 install, or who just wants to downgrade. It's not ready for primetime folks.
 
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