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How to download
watchOS 11 beta

Get watchOS 11 Developer Beta or watchOS 11 Public Beta on your Apple Watch using your Apple Account, without needing a beta profile.

Choose a Beta

You can always switch between Developer Beta or Public Beta if you change your mind.
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Sign In to the Apple Developer Center

Sign in to developer.apple.com/account using your Apple Account. You don't need to join Apple's Developer Program, no payment is required, just sign in and agree to the terms and conditions (if any). Then move to the next step.

Sign in to the Apple Developer Center.

Enable Beta Updates

On your iPhone paired with your Apple Watch, open the Watch app, go to General > Software Update > Beta Updates, and then choose watchOS 11 Developer Beta.

If you don't see the Beta Updates option, please wait for a while or try again at a different time.

Chooose watchos 11 developer beta option in Settings

Update Your Apple Watch

Go back to Software Update, wait a moment for the update to appear, then tap the Download and Install button to start the download.

update watchOS 11 beta

Sign Up to Apple Beta Software Program

Sign up to beta.apple.com using your Apple Account, agree to the terms and conditions (if any). Then move to the next step.

Sign up to the Apple Beta Software Program

Enable Beta Updates

On your iPhone paired with your Apple Watch, open the Watch app, go to General > Software Update > Beta Updates, and then choose watchOS 11 Public Beta.

If you don't see the Beta Updates option, please wait for a while or try again at a different time.

Chooose watchos 11 public beta option in Settings

Update Your Apple Watch

Go back to Software Update, wait a moment for the update to appear, then tap the Download and Install button to start the download.

update watchOS 11 beta

You can always switch to the "Off" option in the Beta Updates to stop receiving future watchOS watchOS 11 beta updates.

As mentioned, Apple currently doesn't allow watchOS downgrades, so if you delete your watchOS beta profile, you will no longer receive any other beta updates until Apple officially releases them.

Provide Feedback

Once the beta is installed, it will come with a built-in Feedback Assistant app, which can be launched from the second page of your Home screen. When you come across an issue that needs addressing, send your feedback to Apple with Feedback Assistant.

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