Apple releases second developer beta of watchOS 7.5 to developers [U]

Apple surprisingly released the second beta of watchOS 7.5 to developers on Friday, just a week after releasing the first beta versions of iOS 14.6, watchOS 7.5, and more. The update likely comes with bug fixes and general improvements.

Update: watchOS 7.5 beta 2 is now available to public beta users as well.

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We don’t yet know what is new in watchOS 7.5 beta 2. Even the first beta version introduced last week does not seem to add any new features. As iOS 14.6 is expected to enable paid podcast subscriptions, there is a possibility that watchOS 7.5 will add the same feature for Apple Watch users.

Developers can update to watchOS 7.5 beta 2 through the Watch app on iPhone. The update has yet to be released to users registered in the Apple Beta Software Program.

Previously to watchOS 7.5 beta, watchOS 7.4 was released to the public on April 26 with a new feature to unlock iPhones with Face ID using the Apple Watch, as well as enabling ECG in more countries.

The watchOS 7.5 beta 2 follows the release of iOS 14.6 beta 2 to developers, which was also released today. If you spot any changes in today’s betas, let us know in the comments below or on Twitter @9to5Mac. Stay tuned for our full hands-on coverage with the new releases right here at 9to5Mac today.

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Filipe Espósito is a Brazilian tech Journalist who started covering Apple news on iHelp BR with some exclusive scoops — including the reveal of the new Apple Watch Series 5 models in titanium and ceramic. He joined 9to5Mac to share even more tech news around the world.