Apple Watch receives watchOS 9 update that brings great and important battery features
In watchOS 9 for the Apple Watch, the company is finally introducing a true power saving mode to extend the watch’s battery life when needed.
The update can be activated manually through the Control Center or the Settings menu, and it also prompts the user when there is 10% battery charge left, and automatically turns off once it reaches 80% on the charger.
Features of watchOS 9 update for the Apple Watch
The battery saving mode feature works for an hour Apple Watch More demanding features like AoD, heart rate notifications, arrhythmia tracking, heart rate, and blood oxygen measurements are turned off, and exercise reminders are also turned off.
Interestingly, if there is no iPhone connected to the watch nearby, this will turn off Wi-Fi and cellular connections, and incoming calls and notifications are also disabled.
Sure, if you need a specific app that requires data or a Wi-Fi connection, the system will re-enable it, and if the watch stays within range of the phone’s connection, notifications will be delayed and delivered every hour.
Of course, the overall performance of the watch will also be reduced in the new battery-saving mode, so animations and navigation as a whole won’t feel quite as smooth.
Do you own a smart watch? what kind? Did you get any updates..