With less than a week until this year’s release, Google is now rolling out Wear OS 4 to the original Pixel Watch.
The Pixel Watch 2022 has not seen an update so far this month, with… TWD4.2301005.002 Also brought the October security patch. Google’s previous timeline of “later this year” indicated that Wear OS 4 wouldn’t be coming soon.
Google highlights six key Wear OS 4 features as well as “several bug fixes, battery improvements, and performance updates for Pixel Watch users.”
Backup and restore — With Google One — preserves your watch faces, bezels, data, and other settings if you get a new watch or have to reset an existing watch for any reason. Goes along with Move the clock:
When you upgrade your Pixel phone, you can now easily transfer your Pixel Watch to your new phone without having to factory reset it. Your devices will be synced and ready to use.
while, Google Calendar It comes pre-installed and should replace the Wear OS 3 “Agenda” experience. I’ve been able to download it from the Play Store since last week. There’s also Google Tasks, Tiles, and Multipliers integration.
On the one hand Personal safety features-You can get safety verification, emergency participation and emergency information. Open the app to set things up, with the latter accessed by holding down the crown.
Keep your most important medical information easily accessible on your wrist or send it to participating emergency services (2) in the event of an emergency using your medical ID information. Get peace of mind when you’re home alone at night, on an early morning run, or in any other situation where you need a little safety net, with Safety Check and Emergency Engagement.
There is, too Accessibility and customization And Improved notifications:
- “New and improved customization capabilities, like a new text-to-speech engine that supports the faster and more reliable TalkBack experience on your watch, bold text, new and improved zoom, and audio balance to adjust audio intensity between the right and left audio channels.”
- “Notifications come with Smart Link to recognize phone numbers and addresses, allowing you to tap to call, send a message, or get directions. Built-in media previews let you quickly view photos and GIFs without leaving Notification Center. These rich alerts provide more information upfront so you can To take action faster.
“The rollout will continue over the coming weeks in phases depending on carrier and device,” Google says.
As of Tuesday afternoon, repeatedly tapping “Your watch is up to date” does not pull the update.
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