Apple has released the first software update for Apple Watch today with the release of Watch OS 1.0.1. The update is available through the Apple Watch app on iPhone.

The update measures in at 51.6 MB and includes “performance improvements and bug fixes” as Apple notes. In addition to adding support for the 300+ new Emoji characters added in iOS 8.3 and OS X 10.10.3,  Apple lists these as improvements areas:

  • Siri
  • Measuring stand activity
  • Calculating calories for indoor cycling and rowing workouts
  • Distance and pace during outdoor walk and run workouts
  • Accessibility
  • Third party apps

Apple has also added language support Brazilian Portuguese, Danish, Dutch, Swedish, Russian, Thai, and Turkish.

Updating Apple Watch software requires at least 50% battery on the device and connecting it to the power supply while being in range of the connected iPhone. For a detailed tutorial on this process, check out our guide here.

9to5Mac reported exclusively yesterday that Apple was readying its first significant software update for the Apple Watch following our review and hands-on video.

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