Apple Watch Series 4

Apple has released the watchOS 5.1 update yesterday, but has now stopped its distribution after several reports surfaced of Apple Watches getting bricked upon installing the refresh. This is a serious issue because, unlike the case of iPhones, the Apple Watch can’t be plugged in and accessed from a computer for troubleshooting, with the only option being contacting Apple Support.

On the bright side, if there’s any to this story, is that the issue seems to only be affecting the new Apple Watch Series 4 models. watchOS 5.1 was released together with iOS 12.1 and brings support for new emoji, group FaceTime audio, and a new color full screen watch face.

If you managed to download the watchOS 5.1 update yesterday before it was pulled, stay away from applying the update to your Apple Watch. It will possibly render your device unusable. Wait for Apple to re-release the update before doing anything.

Anton is the Editor-in-Chief of Pocketnow. As publication leader, he aims to bring Pocketnow even closer to you. His vision is mainly focused on, and oriented towards, the audience. Anton’s ambition, adopted by the entire team, is to transform Pocketnow into a reference media outlet.

Contact: [email protected]

You May Also Like
Macs demand
Pocketnow Daily: New M1X MacBook Pro Leaked: FINALLY New Design! (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about Apple{s possible plans for a future M1x MacBook Pro, future iPhone models, and more.
Galaxy Unpacked 2021
How to watch Samsung’s Unpacked event for Galaxy S21 launch today?
Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked today will be a busy one. Here are all the details on how you can tune in to watch the live event and updates.
OPPO Band could go global soon, hints EEC certification
There is no official information on the global launch timeline yet.