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« on: June 11, 2019, 04:05:25 pm »

You can't downgrade from watchOS 6, but here're our troubleshooting tips!

Wondering how to downgrade watchOS on your Apple Watch? You can't.

If you've installed the developer beta of watchOS 6 and decide you don't like what you see, we've got some bad news: Once you install it, there's no turning back. Why? Allow me to explain.

Why your Apple Watch won't let you downgrade its software

The Apple Watch is a unique piece of hardware in Apple's product lineup. Because of its compact size, water and dust resistance, and overall design, it doesn't feature any (consumer accessible) physical connectivity options. Apple Watch uses Wi-Fi and Bluetooth to connect and communicate with your iPhone. When you update watchOS on your Apple Watch, the device connects to your iPhone and downloads the software.

Without any physical connection options, there are limits on what you can and can't do with the device in order to protect it from being accidentally bricked or otherwise corrupted. If an update or software installation fails on iPhone, you can plug the device into...

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