Update Tuesday: watchOS 2.1 adds language support, bug fixes

Sheesh. The folks at Apple have been busy little beavers today, shipping out new versions of every operating system. The latest is watchOS 2.1, a 57.1 MB update to the operating system for the Apple Watch. The update requires that your Apple Watch is connected to its charger, charged to at least 50%, and in range of your Wi-Fi connected iPhone.

Major updates and bug fixes include:

  • Adds support for system language in Arabic, Czech, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Malay, Portuguese (Portugal), and Vietnamese
  • Adds support for Right-to-Left user interface
  • Adds ability to switch between Latin and Hindi numerals for Arabic
  • Adds a new complication for Islamic and Hebrew calendars
  • Adds support for Siri and dictation in Arabic (Saudi Arabia, UAE)
  • Adds support for dictation in English (Malaysia), Czech, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Portuguese (Portugal), and Vietnamese
  • Resolves an issue that cold prevent events from updating in the Calendar complication
  • Fixes an issue that could prevent the time from displaying in Power Reserve mode
  • Addresses issues that could prevent third party apps from launching
  • Fixes an issue that cold prevent third party app icons from displaying correctly
  • Fixes an issue that could cause instability when changing the system language

AWT will update this post if any issues arise with the update process.