Apple releases watchOS 8 for the Apple Watch Series 3 and later
Apple officially releases watchOS 8 with brand new features in health and more.
watchOS 8 was first shown off in June, coming to the Apple Watch Series 3 and later. The update brings a new Mindfulness app that replaces Breathe, bringing new features including new visualizations and tips, Mindful Minutes to keep track of your Mindfulness sessions, and more.
The Home app has been redesigned in watchOS 8 and offers more convenient access to accessories and scenes. The update introduces two new popular workout types that are beneficial for both physical fitness and mindful movement: Tai Chi and Pilates, and Focus, a set of tools available in iOS 15 to help users reduce distraction with new Do Not Disturb settings.
Other new watchOS 8 features include a new Find Items app on Apple Watch that helps users locate tagged items using the Find My network, Severe Weather notifications, and more.
watchOS 8 requires an iPhone 6s or later with iOS 15.