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Apple Releases watchOS 7.0.2 With Battery Drain Fix

October 12, 2020

Apple has just released watchOS 7.0.2 to the public.

The update can be downloaded now through the companion Watch app on your iPhone by heading to General > Software Update in the My Watch portion of the app.

Your watch needs to have more than 50 percent power and connected to a charger. Like most Apple Watch updates, it could take anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour to complete, so be patient.

Here are the complete release notes:

watchOS 7.0.2 contains improvements and bug fixes, including:
– Addresses an issue that could cause the battery to drain more quickly
– Resolves an issue that prevented some users from accessing the ECG app in regions where it is available

The battery drain issue seemed to be especially widespread after watchOS 7 landed in September.