watchOS

More intuitive.

More intelligent.

More you.

A smarter coach and workout partner. A more effective way to track your heart rate. Better in tune with your taste in music. And an even more proactive all-day assistant. With watchOS 4, Apple Watch is dialled in to you like never before.

Activity

Activity

Knows you better. So it can push you further.

Activity

Daily inspiration. Receive personalised progress updates from the moment you put on your Apple Watch at the start of the day. Learn things like what achievements you’re closing in on, or get encouragement to keep your current streaks going.

Activity

Evening push. Apple Watch is smart enough to know when you need a boost at the end of the day, and will offer a specific suggestion on how to reach your Move, Exercise and Stand goals.

Activity

Monthly Challenge. To keep you motivated over the long term, Apple Watch delivers personalised challenges based on what you accomplished the month before. Track your progress anytime in the Activity app on your iPhone.

Activity

Celebrations. New full-screen effects signal sweet victory every time you close a ring or hit a goal.

Workout

Workout

Precisely tailored to the way you train.

Workout

Quick Start. Get straight into your workouts whenever you’re ready. Start any workout type immediately, with just a tap.

Workout

High-Intensity Interval Training. With customised heart rate and motion monitoring, you can more accurately track your calorie burn during your toughest interval training workouts.

Workout

Enhanced swim tracking. The updated Pool Swim workout automatically tracks sets and rests, pace for each set and distance for each stroke type.

Workout

Gym equipment sync. Pair your Apple Watch with compatible gym equipment to keep important metrics like heart rate, speed and calories completely in sync.1

Workout

Quick switch. When doing back-to-back workouts or training for activities like triathlons, you can easily switch from one workout type to the next during a single session. Then get a comprehensive summary of your key metrics at the end.

Workout

Do Not Disturb. When you begin a workout, Apple Watch automatically turns on Do Not Disturb. So your yoga class won’t be interrupted by a text, call or email.

Heart Rate

Heart Rate

Never misses a beat.

Heart Rate

Enhanced Heart Rate app. Measure your heart rate throughout the day — while you’re resting, walking or in the recovery phase after a workout.

Heart Rate

Elevated heart rate alerts. The Heart Rate app notifies you if your heart rate rises above a set threshold when you’ve been inactive for a 10‑minute period.

Music

Music

Motivation, remastered.

Music

More songs on your wrist. Apple Watch knows what you love to listen to and holds even more of it. So you’ll always have the inspiration you need to power through every workout.

Music

Automatic sync. The playlists that Apple Music curates for you — Heavy Rotation, Favourites Mix and New Music Mix — now sync automatically to your Apple Watch.2

All-Day Assistant

All-Day Assistant

Elevates the moment. Anticipates the next.

All-Day Assistant

Siri watch face. Using Siri intelligence, it proactively displays the information you need, right when you need it. There’s also a new Siri complication. Smartest. Watch face. Ever.

All-Day Assistant

Kaleidoscope watch face. Turn static images into mesmerising, intertwining patterns that move and change throughout the day, and move even faster when you turn the Digital Crown.

All-Day Assistant

Toy Story watch face. Bring more character to your Apple Watch by having Woody, Buzz Lightyear and Jessie animate on your wrist.

More for developers.
More for you.

Faster app responsiveness. More background modes. Access to Core Bluetooth and Water Lock. With watchOS 4, developers have the tools to create apps that are more useful and more playful than ever.

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