Apple Releases watchOS 9.0.2 With Fixes for Microphone Issues, Spotify Streaming Interruptions, and More

Apple Seeds Second watchOS 9 Public Beta

Alongside iOS 16.0.3, Apple today also released watchOS 9.0.2 with several bug fixes for Apple Watch users. The update addresses high-profile bugs related to Spotify streaming issues and microphone interruptions for Apple Watch Series 8 and Apple Watch Ultra users, as well as a few other bugs.

This update includes improvements and bug fixes for your Apple Watch.

– Interruptions to streaming audio on Spotify
– Snooze alarm notifications continue after the alarm is deleted for AssistiveTouch users
– Incomplete syncing of Wallet and Fitness data for newly paired Apple Watch
– Audio from microphone interrupted for some Apple Watch Series 8 and Ultra users

watchOS ‌9.0.2 can be downloaded for free through the dedicated Apple Watch app on the iPhone by going to General > Software Update.

To install the new software, the Apple Watch needs to have at least 50 percent battery, it needs to be placed on a charger, and it needs to be in range of the ‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌iPhone‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌.

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