Apple releases watchOS 4 beta 5 for Apple Watch


Apple has just released watchOS 4 beta 5 for developers and the beta is available for testing on all Apple Watch models.

The major new features of watchOS 4 include:

  • Cool new watch faces: one with personalized Siri information and others with animated Toy Story characters
  • Improved Music and Workout layouts
  • Support for Apple News via a complication
  • Support for GymKit
  • Person-to-person payments
  • Apple Pay Cash


To install watch OS 4 beta 5 on your Apple Watch, you need to be registered as a developer with Apple, and then you can go into the Apple Watch app on your phone, tap on Settings > Software update to get it rolling. Other pre-requisited to update to this latest beta is to have your Watch charged to at least 50% and to have it placed on a charger, and within range with a paired iPhone. Your phone must be running iOS 11 beta 5 to download watchOS 4 beta 5.

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5 Comments

2. lyndon420

Posts: 6946; Member since: Jul 11, 2012

Nothing says elegant and luxurious like...Toy Story?!?

3. apple-rulz

Posts: 2198; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

More Apple hate from two broke losers.

4. lyndon420

Posts: 6946; Member since: Jul 11, 2012

Hey it's Mr Important again!!! You really need to come up with a better way of depending apple dude - we have Android phones that cost nearly as much as an iPhone. Was the inflated price your only reason for buying an apple product?

5. ldpantoja

Posts: 31; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Don't think that your statement is correct on this one. I admit that I am an apple fan but this one really looks like it's targeting kids now. While I'm at it, I read somewhere the other day that they were praising the fact that apple was going to make the Apple Watch a standalone device where you do not need your iPhone. Kind of funny that Samsung can say "been there, done that" with that one.

1. notfair

Posts: 785; Member since: Jan 30, 2017

"New watch faces with animated Toy Story characters" Is this watch targeting kids? I mean seriously now ... what the actual f.

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