Reviews - February 6, 2024

Apple Seed second beta of watchOS 10.4 for developers

Apple today seeded the second beta of its upcoming watchOS 10.4 update to developers for testing purposes, with the beta coming a week after the first watchOS 10.4 beta was released.

Apple Watch Faces watchOS 10 Features Blue
To install the watchOS 10.4‌ update, developers will need to open the Apple Watch app, go to the Software Update section under “General” in Settings, and turn on the watchOS 10 Developer Beta. You’ll need an Apple ID linked to your developer account.

Once the beta update is activated, you can download watchOS 10.4 from the same Software Updates section. To install the software, your Apple Watch must have at least 50% battery life and be connected to an Apple Watch charger.

watchOS 10.4 includes new emoji characters such as lime, edible brown mushroom, phoenix, broken chain, vertical head shake (e.g. nod), and horizontal head shake (“no” head shake).

There’s also a Vision Pro setting that disables the Apple Watch’s double-tap feature, as hand gestures can interfere.

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