HomeshoppingMy Apple Watch Series 3 won’t update! This is the solution.

My Apple Watch Series 3 won’t update! This is the solution.

Colin Boyd

DECEMBER 15, 2021

Apple Watch does not have the updated Watch OS.

For a variety of reasons, a smartwatch may not be able to download an operating system update.

Today I will show you how to fix an Apple Watch Series 3 not updating.

How to update Apple Watch the Traditional Way

This may be something you have tried before, but it will ensure that you are protected. You will almost certainly experience an interruption. Open the Watch App to download WatchOS. Next, click Software Update. Next, tap Software Update.



Turn your Apple Watch on after a reset

To fix minor issues, you can quickly restart your computer.


How do I turn my Apple Watch off and bring it on again?

  1. Click the Side button.
  2. Continue pressing the Side button to bring up the Power on slider.
  3. Slide the red and blue Power icons from left to right. Your Apple Watch should be turned off.
  4. Wait about 15 seconds.
  5. Hold down the side button to turn on your Apple Watch

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Check the WiFi connection on your Apple Watch

To update your Apple Watch, you must connect it to Wi-Fi. We will ensure that your iPhone is connected.


How do I check the WiFi connection to my Apple Watch?

  1. Open Settings on your iPhone.
  2. Tap Wi-Fi.
  3. You should look for a network that has a blue marknext. This indicates that your iPhone is connected to the network.

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Make sure your Apple Watch is powered up

To update your Apple Watch, you need at least 50% of the battery. Your iPhone won’t let you update it if you don’t have enough.


How do I ensure that my Apple Watch has enough power

  1. Scroll down from the bottom screen of your Apple Watch.
  2. In the upper left corner of your Watch face, you will see the percentage of battery life.
  3. You can place your Apple Watch on its charger if it is less than half full.
  4. Pass 50% battery on your Apple Watch.
  5. Install the Watch OS Update.

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Check your Apple Watch storage space

Apple Watches need around 100 MB (megabytes), of storage in order to install WatchOS updates.


How do I check the storage space on my Apple Watch?

  1. Get the Watch app for your iPhone.
  2. Tap General.
  3. Tap Use.
  4. To see the storage options available to your Apple Watch, visit the Usage webpage.

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Apple Servers to Help with Problems

Millions of people try to download the latest Apple watchOS version simultaneously. It is possible that your Apple Watch is not up-to-date.


What can I do to find out if Apple servers have gone down?

  1. Visit Apple’s page about its system.
  2. All points must be in the green.
  3. If many dots don’t turn blue, it could be an issue with Apple servers

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You can delete all settings and content from your Apple Watch

This is the last resort when it comes to Apple Watch home repairs. You can delete any settings to resolve the issue.


How do I delete all settings on my Apple Watch?

  1. Open Settings in your Apple Watch.
  2. Tap General.
  3. Tap Reset.
  4. To Delete All Content and Settings , tap.
  5. When prompted, enter your passcode.
  6. To confirm, tap Erase All.
  7. Connect your Apple Watch with your iPhone

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Apple Watch Repair

Apple should be contacted if all other attempts to solve the problem have failed. It is important to have a professional diagnose the problem in order to prevent it from getting worse.


I fix my Apple Watch?

Apple can also be reached via a variety of methods to arrange repairs:

  1. Book an appointment at the Genius Bar in your area.
  2. For a free diagnosis or repair quote, bring your Apple Watch to us.

If you’d prefer a mail-in repair service:

  1. Visit Apple’s support website.
  2. Apple offers mail-in repairs

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Apple Watch Series 3: Brand New

It’s smart to keep the most recent software update for technology such as the Apple Watch.

You might not know where you can start troubleshooting if your Apple Watch Series 3 won’t download.



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