Apple today released an update to the that aims to improve emergency alerts after activating watch case detection ̵
In the hours since the update became available, some users report on Twitter and Reddit that "bricking up" their Series 4 watches.
The Software Update message was previously reported by 9to5mac.
We & # 39; We've asked Apple for a comment and will update this story if the company replies, but in the meantime you should skip this software update for the time being.
The great enhancement to Watch OS 5.1 that is available for downloadis that it now automatically calls emergency services and plays a recorded message stating that it crashed and offered location information (longitude and latitude) but no audio message was sent ( instead, an emergency message with location information was sent to a key emergency contact.)
The added audio message is intended for anyone who crashes and can not speak or faint. In the event that the one person who falls can still speak, there is also an option to pause the recorded message and speak directly. (The Apple Watch Series 4 has already been credited with having helped at least one person who fell and needed support.)
Apple had previously promised to deliver a software update to the Apple Watch Series 4 featuring an electrocardiogram ( ECG) adds ECG functionality before the end of the year, but the company has not yet specified a date.
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