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The latest version of WatchOS is 6.1.3. It was released to the public on February 18. Though WatchOS 6.1.3 is a bug fix update, however, there are several issues reported while updating Apple WatchOS to the latest version. The Apple Watch update problems also include error messages like ‘unable to check for update’, ‘Apple Watch Battery Draining Fast’ and others.
Here are some of the common problems of Apple WatchOS 6.1.3 and their fixes. It is important to know the problems wisely and understand their fixes properly.
Problem 1- WatchOS6.1.3 Installation Problems
Installation issue is one of the most frequent problems especially when you update the latest version of the WatchOS 6.1.3. Most of the users have reported that it takes too long to download the latest version of WatchOS 6 and it is often because of slow internet connection.
Solution: While updating to the new version of any operating system ensure that you have properly working internet connection. If you find a slow internet connection, then it is recommended to turn on the Airplane Mode, wait for a few seconds and then turn it off to resolve the problem.
Problem 2- Connectivity Problems
The Apple Watch update problems causes connectivity issues wherein you are unable to connect to the Bluetooth and cannot access the watch. The situation is annoying but can be resolved with a DIY Apple Watch repair.
Solution- For this, turn off the internet connection and turn it on again. You can also turn on and off Airplane Mode and check whether the problem gets fixed. Hopefully, the error will no longer appear.
Problem 3- Battery Drainage
After updating the WatchOS 6.1.3, a lot of users have encountered the issue of battery drainage. This issue might arise frequently and at that time you are required to restart Apple Watch as well as iPhone.
Solution: To resolve Apple Watch battery draining fast issue, press the Digital Crown and hold it for a few seconds until the Apple logo appears. Also, you can unpair your Apple Watch and the re-pair it with your iPhone.
Problem 4- Color Missing From WatchOS 6 Faces
Color missing from Apple Watch Face is, yet another issue faced after updating to WatchOS 6.1.3. It looks like there is no color in the WatchOS 6 faces. The issue can be resolved easily by adding them back.
Solution: To add colors back to Apple WatchOS 6 Faces, follow the steps below-
- Long press the Apple Watch Face and click on the Customize option.
- Scroll to the Digital Crown from main screen until you find out black or white on the system screen.
- Now, tap on the White (the first color option).
- After you select black or white, you’ll find all colors back again automatically.
Problem 5- Missing Apple Watch Faces
Alongside Apple Watch update problems, you might also find there is nothing with Watch Faces. Well, you need not have to worry, you can easily fix this issue on your own.
Solution: To resolve missing Apple Watch faces, you need to:
- Press anywhere in the Watch Face.
- Swipe to the right.
- Now, press the New (+) option.
- Scroll with the Digital Crown to find out the face of WatchOS 6.1.3.
Hopefully these steps will work, and you’ll get you watch faces instantly.
Problem 6- Sluggish Watch After Apple Watch Update
Apple Watch running slow? This is yet another error among the most common Apple Watch update problems. To get your watch work again the better way, follow the same steps you followed for Apple Watch battery drain issue.
Solution: Try restarting your Apple Watch and your iPhone and check if the problem persists. If you still face the issue, then do a hard reset of both your iPhone and Apple Watch. Now, long press the Power button until the Apple logo comes in the system screen.
That’s It! You’re All Done
So, these are some of the most common problems and their solutions for the frequent Apple Watch users. Check out these issues and DIY solutions so that you can fix them anytime they arise. Have you encountered any issue during or after updating your Apple Watch to its latest version? If there is any, let us know in the comments section below. We will try to serve you at our best.