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    Default WatchOS 3 beta 6 is out

    Here's hoping you devs will share/show off/enlighten us with its secrets!

    There are also betas for:

    macOS Sierra beta 4 (16A270f)
    iOS 10 beta 4 (14A5322e)
    tvOS 10 beta 4 (14T5308d)
    Xcode 8 beta 4 (8S188o)

    Bring on the public beta for iOS10!
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    Default re: WatchOS 3 beta 5 is out

    iOS
    watchOS - pending download
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    Default re: WatchOS 3 beta 5 is out

    Please share what you can when you can to us in the cheap seats!

    At this point b4 might be more bug fixes and similar tweaks than new features, but I'm interested all the same.
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    Default re: WatchOS 3 beta 5 is out

    Quote Originally Posted by Mac Guy View Post
    Bring on the public beta for iOS10!
    Tomorrow... if not, this week...
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    Default re: WatchOS 3 beta 5 is out

    So far it's seems very stable. Tomorrow will be the real test on battery so I can test on a full charge.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Garz View Post
    So far it's seems very stable. Tomorrow will be the real test on battery so I can test on a full charge.
    Yup, seems good so far!
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    Default re: WatchOS 3 beta 5 is out

    Seems fine, no issues. Nothing new that I can see either
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    I've yet to experience a glitch or hiccup with this particular beta thus far. Excellent beta version, in my opinion.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JerryRaia View Post
    Nothing new that I can see either
    That's a little disappointing. No issues is a good thing though.
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    Default re: WatchOS 3 beta 5 is out

    Battery for me is finally back to being excellent. It's back to the same battery I was getting with 2.2.1.
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    Default re: WatchOS 3 beta 5 is out

    Something I'd like to see in wOS 3- the Calendar complication showing nothing if there are NO MORE EVENTS. If there's nothing to see here, I don't need the Watch telling me there's nothing to see here.

    And I want to be able to change the color of the hands, h/m/s, in any Watch face, independently of any other indices, if desired.
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    I would like the option of a seconds readout on ALL the digital watch faces
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    Default re: WatchOS 3 beta 5 is out

    Beta 5 Out. Thread title updated.
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    Default Re: WatchOS 3 beta 5 is out

    Quote Originally Posted by John Yester View Post
    Beta 5 Out. Thread title updated.
    LOL Thanks for posting that. I first looked at it and was all What the WHAT?? I don't remember doing b5!

    Ok- b5, baby!

    Looking to see what's new, so far I've only found the new AirPlay icon in Control Center.
    Last edited by Mac Guy; 08-10-2016 at 11:41 AM. Reason: WOS3 b5 updated
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    Default Re: WatchOS 3 beta 6 is out

    Beta 6 Released to Dev's
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    Default Re: WatchOS 3 beta 6 is out

    Quote Originally Posted by John Yester View Post
    Beta 6 Released to Dev's
    I installed it at the same time I was installing Dev Beta 6 on my iPad Pro. Thus far, I haven't noticed any problem or quirks. So far so good...
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    Default Re: WatchOS 3 beta 6 is out

    So far I've noticed my battery draining faster and I still have issues with third party apps updating on the watch face.
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    Default Re: WatchOS 3 beta 6 is out

    I haven't looked into whether or not it was removed for any reason, but Time Travel has not functioned for me on any of the watchOS 3 betas.
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    Default WatchOS 3 beta 6 is out

    Quote Originally Posted by metllicamilitia View Post
    So far I've noticed my battery draining faster and I still have issues with third party apps updating on the watch face.
    I updated about 5 hours ago and my watch battery has only used 5%. That's on par with what I've always gotten - excellent battery life. Hopefully, it'll continue. Now in regard to 3rd-party apps not updating properly on the watch face, the only 3rd-party app I have on my watch face is the weather app, Dark Sky, and it is one degree off from the temp I receive when I initiate the app on the Watch or my iPhone. For example, looking at the watch face, it shows a temperature of 84, however, when I tap on the temp on the watch face to initiate the Dark Sky app, the temp from within the app is displayed as 83. I'm not sure if that's an watch issue or whether or not the Dark Sky app needs updating. It's probably the latter.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Just_Me_D View Post
    I updated about 5 hours ago and my watch battery has only used 5%. That's on par with what I've always gotten - excellent battery life. Hopefully, it'll continue. Now in regard to 3rd-party apps not updating properly on the watch face, the only 3rd-party app I have on my watch face is the weather app, Dark Sky, and it is one degree off from the temp I receive when I initiate the app on the Watch or my iPhone. For example, looking at the watch face, it shows a temperature of 84, however, when I tap on the temp on the watch face to initiate the Dark Sky app, the temp from within the app is displayed as 83. I'm not sure if that's an watch issue or whether or not the Dark Sky app needs updating. It's probably the latter.
    I updated my watch 8 hours ago and have lost about 45% battery in that time. I usually only get to about 50% after being off the charger for 12-13 hours.

    Even with Dark Sky, it wouldn't update throughout the day, it wouldn't change locations. I have to reset my watch to get it to update. This beta seems to be doing a little better on that front right now though.
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    Default Re: WatchOS 3 beta 6 is out

    To turn time travel back on, this is a new setting in the watch app on your iphone. In the app, go to Clock --> Time travel and turn it on.

    Seems to be off by default
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    Quote Originally Posted by Daan4suz View Post
    To turn time travel back on, this is a new setting in the watch app on your iphone. In the app, go to Clock --> Time travel and turn it on.

    Seems to be off by default
    Thank you, and thankfully, it's now off by default.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Daan4suz View Post
    In the app, go to Clock --> Time travel and turn it on.
    Done! Thanks! I updated to b6 last night, Battery use this morning seems unaffected. Are there any new features with this update?

    I'd like to see a way of ordering watch faces to keep the most commonly used faces grouped together.
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    Default WatchOS 3 beta 6 is out

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    I'd like to see a way of ordering watch faces to keep the most commonly used faces grouped together.
    There is.

    Go to the Watch app on your phone, then tap edit above the faces.

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    The hamburger menu on the right will allow you to re-arrange.
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    Quote Originally Posted by robertk328 View Post
    The hamburger menu on the right will allow you to re-arrange.
    Thanks!
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