Apple Releases watchOS 8.0.1; Bringing a Fix for Accessibility Settings Not Being Available for Some Apple Watch Series 3 Users

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Apple has today released watchOS 8.0.1. According to Apple, this update fixes two major bugs that had been affecting Apple Watch Series 3 users.

Here is what Apple says is fixed in today’s release of watchOS 8.0.1:

This update includes improvements and bug fixes for your Apple Watch.

  • Software update progress may not be displayed accurately for some Apple Watch Series 3 users
  • Accessibility settings may not have been available for some Apple Watch Series 3 users

watchOS 8.0.1 is available via Over-the-Air Update (Settings > General > Software Update) or by going to the Watch app on your iPhone and navigating to General> Software Update. To install the update, your Watch must be connected to its charger and have at least 50% battery power.

More information on how to update the software on your Apple Watch is available on this Apple Support page.

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