Upgrading an Apple Watch Series 3 to watchOS 7.4 can be more complicated than usual, as reported by several users in the past few hours.
The Verge confirmation that aggiornare Apple Watch Series 3 a watchOS 7.4 it’s not an experience you’d expect from an Apple product that’s still on sale.
Normally, updating an Apple Watch is a long but simple process – you charge the watch up to 50 percent, plug it into power, and wait for the slow process of transferring and installing the update on your smartwatch.
The problem is that the Apple Watch Series 3 is not Cellular it only has 8GB of internal memory, a good part of which is occupied by the operating system and other indispensable software. This means that installing a major update, such as watchOS 7.4, often works like this:
- Forget the device and restore Apple Watch to factory settings
- Set up Apple Watch again and restore the backup
- You probably realize that you didn’t have to restore the backup
- Wait a long time for the backup restore to complete
- Start over from the first step, but do not perform any restore from backup
- Update Apple Watch as a completely new device, because you now have enough memory to update it
- Unpair and reset Apple Watch a third time
- Restore the backup
- Get started with your updated Apple Watch
At the moment, Apple it offers no other options to free up storage space, regardless of whether you have a lot of apps installed or not. And you, have you had a similar experience with Apple Watch Series 3?