How to turn off automatic updates on Apple Watch

Apple Watch runs on WatchOS and it keeps getting software updates regularly that bring in some new features and bug fixes. While mostly every time the Apple Watch gets a software update, it gets better,  there are some software updates that make the Apple Watch buggy, and users have to wait until Apple rolls out an update to fix that.

Hence to avoid this problem, users can turn off Automatic Updates, and doing this will stop your Apple watch to update its software automatically. You can also enable this option If you think your Apple Watch is working fine and no updates are required any further, or you prefer a manual upgrade of the Watch.  Turning off Automatic Updates is easy however not many people know how it’s done. Hence in this guide, we are going to show you How to turn off automatic updates on Apple Watch. Without waiting further, let’s get started.

How to turn off automatic updates on Apple Watch

The process to turn off automatic updates is easy however it can’t be done from your Apple Watch directly. Hence make sure your Apple Watch is paired with an iPhone or iPad before we get started with the guide.

Step 1: Open the Watch App from the Homescreen or App Library on your iPhone or iPad.

Step 2: Bring up the General Settings for your Apple Watch. To do this simply go to the My Watch section and tap on General.

Step 3: Tap on Software Update to continue with the process. Once you are on the Software Update page you’ll be able to see the new available updates for your Apple Watch and In addition to this, it will also have an option for Automatic Updates which is turned on by default.

Step 4: Tap on Automatic Updates and disable the slider, Doing this will turn off automatic updates on your Apple Watch.

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