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watchOS 3.1.3 
This update includes improvements and bug fixes.

For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website:
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222

watchOS 3.1.1 
This update includes improvements and bug fixes.
Fixes an issue that could prevent contact names from appearing in the Messages app and notifications
Fixes an issue that could impact ability to respond to notifications
Resolves an issue where the Stocks complication may not update on the watch face
Fixes an issue that may prevent the Activity rings from displaying on the Activity watch faces
Fixes an issue that prevented the dials on an analog watch face from appearing after changing the temperature unit in the Weather app
Resolves an issue that could cause the Maps app to stay launched after navigation has ended
Resolves an issue where the incorrect date could be displayed in the Calendar app month view

For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website:
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222

watchOS 3.1

This update includes improvements and bug fixes.
New option to replay bubble and full screen effects in Messages
Messages effects can play with Reduce Motion enabled
Fixes an issue that could cause the notification for Timer complete to be delivered twice
Resolves an issue that could prevent Apple Watch Series 2 from fully charging
Resolves an issue where Activity rings may disappear from the watch face
Fixes an issue that prevented Force Touch options from appearing in some third-party apps

For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website:
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222

watchOS 3.0

This update includes support for pairing multiple watches to one iPhone, Maps improvements and new language support.

This release also includes additional improvements and bug fixes.

Performance and Navigation
Press the side button to access your favorite apps in the Dock
Apps in the Dock launch instantly with already updated information
Add up to 10 apps in the Dock, control music from Now Playing or launch your most recently used app
Swipe edge-to-edge to quickly switch your watch face
Swipe up from the bottom of your watch face to access important settings in Control Center
Watch faces
New Minnie Mouse, Activity, and Numerals watch faces
Complications now available on Photo, Photo Album, Timelapse, and Motion
New complications including Workout, Music, and Messages
New Face Gallery in the Apple Watch app on iPhone to add and customize watch faces
Discover and add third party complications in the Face Gallery
Activity
Ability to share and compare your Activity rings
Rank alphabetically, or by progress towards Move goal, Exercise goal, steps or today’s workouts
Automatic notifications when a friend completes their rings, finishes a workout, or earns an achievement
Customized smart replies for encouragement or smack talk
New Sharing tab in the Activity app on iPhone to view history
Workout
Quick Start for most commonly used workouts
Multiple metric view, customizable for each workout type
New gestures for pause, resume, and marking segments
Labels for “Other” workouts to keep track of Yoga, Pilates, Cross Training, and more
Auto-pause for running workouts
Siri support for pause, resume, and end workouts
Route maps with speed indicators for outdoor workouts
Wheelchair use
Activity rings optimized for wheelchair users
Accounts for varying speeds, terrains, and pushing techniques
Pushes contribute to all-day calorie goals
Time to roll notification and roll ring
New Outdoor Run Pace and Outdoor Walk Pace workouts
Breathe
New Breathe app to take a moment in your day for short deep breathing sessions
Calming visualization and haptic cues guide you while you inhale and exhale
Adjust session length and breaths per minute
Summary upon completion including heart rate
Time to breathe reminders
Weekly summary
Communication
Expressive Messaging
Full-screen effects to celebrate special moments
Tapback for quick replies to messages, links, and photos
Handwritten messages animate like ink on paper
Send recent built-in or third-party stickers
View secret messages with invisible ink

Scribble
Write words on the display and Apple Watch will convert the handwriting to text
Use the Digital Crown to scroll through predicted options
Available in English (US), Traditional Chinese, and Simplified Chinese

Reply options available in the Messages and Mail notification, including Digital Touch, emoji, and smart replies
New emoji, including gender diverse options to existing characters, single parent family variations, rainbow flag, and redesigns of popular emoji
Emergency SOS
Press and continue to hold the side button to call emergency services
Automatically notify SOS contacts and share your location
Display your Medical ID with information about medications, allergies, and medical conditions
Adjusts the emergency number to your current location

Home
New Home app to control HomeKit enabled accessories
Enable scenes created on your iPhone to control groups of accessories with just a tap
Control favorite accessories from your wrist, even remotely with Apple TV or iPad
Support for IP cameras to see live video in rich notifications and accessory controls
Other improvements
New Reminders app for managing scheduled reminders, grocery lists, and more
New Find My Friends app for viewing location of friends and family
Pay with Apple Pay within third party apps
Delete events and switch calendars in Calendar app
Support for FaceTime Audio calls directly from Apple Watch
Search for Settings in Apple Watch app on iPhone
Camera app controls for Flash, Live Photos, HDR, Zoom, Burst, and Front or Rear facing
Siri support for Spanish (Chile), Chinese (Cantonese – China), English (Ireland), English (South Africa)
Some features may not be available for all countries or all areas.
For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222

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