Apple Watch: Update to Fix “Screen Flashing” Issue on New Models
Apple Watch’s Screen Flashing Problem
Apple has recently released an update to address a screen flashing issue that has plagued some of its new Apple Watch models. This issue has been reported by users who have purchased the latest versions of the Apple Watch Series, such as Apple Watch Series 5 or newer models.
The screen flashing issue affects some Apple Watch Series 5 and newer models. Users have reported observing a screen blinking or flickering at various intervals. This problem can be quite annoying and disruptive, especially if you use your Apple Watch for activities that require constant use of the display.
Latest Firmware Update
Apple has responded promptly to the complaints and released an update to fix the screen flashing issue. This update is available for all affected Apple Watch models, including Apple Watch Series 5 and newer. Users can simply update their Apple Watch’s firmware through the Watch app on their paired iPhone.
How to Update?
Step 1: Ensure iPhone Compatibility
Before updating, ensure that your iPhone is compatible with the latest version of the Apple Watch firmware. Check if your iPhone is running the latest iOS version. If not, update your iPhone to the latest iOS version.
Step 2: Connect Your iPhone and Apple Watch
Make sure your Apple Watch is connected to your iPhone via Bluetooth. Keep your Apple Watch and iPhone close to each other during the update process as they need to maintain a stable connection.
Step 3: Open Watch App
Open the Watch app on your iPhone. Locate and tap on the “My Watch” tab at the bottom of the screen.
Step 4: General > Software Update
In the “My Watch” tab, scroll down and select “General.” From there, tap on “Software Update.”
Step 5: Install the Update
If an update is available, you will see it listed on the screen. Tap on “Download and Install” to start the update process. Make sure your Apple Watch has sufficient battery life before proceeding.
Step 6: Wait for the Update to Complete
The update will now begin downloading to your Apple Watch. Wait for the download to complete, and then follow the prompts to install it. You may be required to enter your iPhone passcode during the installation process.
If you own an Apple Watch Series 5 or any newer model and have experienced the screen flashing issue, there’s good news. Apple has released an update to fix this problem, allowing you to use your Apple Watch without any screen disruption. To update your Apple Watch’s firmware, simply follow the steps outlined in this article. Enjoy a seamless Apple Watch experience with the latest firmware update.