watchOS 5 for Apple Watch now available with Podcasts and Walkie-Talkie apps, much more

The major watchOS 5 software update for Apple Watch is now available. watchOS 5 runs on Apple Watch Series 1 and later; the original Apple Watch is not supported. Read on to see what’s new in watchOS 5:

watchOS 5 brings Apple’s Podcasts app to the watch for the first time, improves the Siri watch face and brings new element and Breathe watch faces, a new Walkie-Talkie app for watch-to-watch communication, and much more.

Full release notes and key features from watchOS 5 for Apple Watch below:

Sports on Siri, new Podcasts app, and Control Center in apps:

Rearrangeable Control Center:

Shared web pages load:

Complications on more faces:

New Walkie-Talkie app:

Six new watch faces:

New running features:

Raise-to-speak Siri:

And more:

watchOS 5 brings you new ways to be more active, stay connected, and monitor your health with your Apple Watch including Activity competitions, automatic workout detection, Yoga and Hiking workouts, Podcasts, Walkie-Talkie, new watch faces, an updated Siri watch face, and enhancements to notifications and the Heart Rate app.

For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website:

https://support.apple.com/HT201222

Activity

Workout

Apple Podcasts

Walkie-Talkie

Watch Faces

Siri

Notifications

Heart Rate

Other features and improvements

Some features may not be available for all countries or all areas. For more information visit:

https://www.apple.com/watchos/feature-availability/

For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website:

https://support.apple.com/HT201222

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