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watchOS 5 will allow us to connect to a Wi-Fi from the watch itself

Cómo hacer que las actualizaciones de watchOS en el Apple Watch sean mucho más rápidas

Apple has been forced to temporarily withdraw the first watchOS 5 beta released on Monday afternoon following the WWDC 2018 keynote, but even so those developers who have been able to test it have discovered a hidden feature: the ability to connect to Wi-Fi networks from the clock itself .

watchOS 5 will allow us to connect to a Wi-Fi from the watch itself
watchOS 5 will allow us to connect to a Wi-Fi from the watch itself

Yes, you may not know it, but your Apple Watch can connect to Wi-Fi networks of any generation. The thing is, until now it’s done so transparently, using the iPhone’s network credentials, that we didn’t even realize it was happening. Now watchOS will allow us to be able to choose which network to connect to independently.

The benefit of this will be noticed when we are away from the iPhone , so we can have a little more leeway using the clock with another network and maintaining a stable connection. The Wi-Fi password is written by drawing the letters with your finger on the Watch screen, for added convenience.

MacRumors have confirmed that it works with the Series 2 and Series 3 models of the Apple Watch, and have yet to verify that it works with the Series 1. What is certain is that it will not work with the Series 0 (the official generation), since watchOS 5 will not be compatible with them.

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