Apple has rolled out watchOS 5.1.1, lower than per week after the corporate pulled its speedy predecessor, watchOS 5.1, following studies that the software program was bricking some Apple Watches.
The replace additionally consists of bug fixes for the Walkie-Talkie app and an extra subject the place some Exercise rewards weren’t displayed.
watchOS 5.1 initially went out Tuesday alongside iOS 12.1 however was shortly withdrawn after some complained that their Apple Watch didn’t load after putting in the software program replace. Apple confirmed the buggy replace affected a “small quantity” of consumers — with out elaborating — however that, “any prospects impacted ought to contact AppleCare, however no motion is required if the replace put in efficiently.”
watchOS 5.1.1 comes with all of the trimmings of watchOS 5.1 — however with some new additions, together with Group FaceTime audio calls, new emoji and a spread of recent watch face choices.
The replace additionally comes with safety updates and patches, together with a number of nasty vulnerabilities that would enable an attacker to realize kernel-level privileges.