50+ new watchOS 4 features / changes!

A hands-on look at 50+ new watchOS 4 features with commentary. Visit for more details. Below is a list of everything touched on in this video. Subscribe ►

New pairing UI
New usage tips during pairing process
Passcode interface with larger tap targets + red delete button
New passcode animation
New passcode key click sound effect
New vertically scrolling Dock interface
Dock can now show Recents or Favorites
New ‘All Apps’ option in Dock
New ‘List View’ for apps
Bolder notifications text
New Kaleidoscope watch Face
Create Kaleidoscope faces via Photos app on iPhone
New Siri Watch Face
Switch between watch faces with the Digital Crown
New Toy Story Watch faces (coming soon)
Person to person payment support (coming soon)
New Install button in Watch app
New Keypad option in Phone app for dialing
New on call interface in Phone app
Maps app slightly redesigned with scrolling list of suggestion tiles
New Location preferences
When Timer goes off, it now has a repeat button
Update Music app interface
Automatic playlist syncing including Apple Music-recommended lists
Updated Now Playing complication
Slightly modified Now Playing interface
Add individual albums and artists
Add multiple playlists to Music app
Music playback controls integrated into Workout app
Camera Remote now supports more media types
New News app
New News Complication
New Flashlight in Control Center
New night workout light in Control Center
New emergency light in Control Center
New location icon in Control Center
New Workout app selection interface
Workouts now start immediately
New Workout type animation in upper left-hand corner
Quick Switch back-to-back Workouts
New High Intensity Interval Training 
Automatically start music when workouts are started
Enhanced Swim Tracking
Gym Equipment Sync
New Express Connect setting for connecting to Apple Watch-supported gym equipment
VO2 max data logging to Health app
New Workout preferences
New Activity notifications and challenges
Updated celebration achievement animations
Now playing auto displayed when playing media on paired iPhone
Heart rate app features 24-hour chart

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19 Comments on 50+ new watchOS 4 features / changes!

  1. I’m using the original Apple Watch since day one. I never use apps to be honest. I only use the timer, and check how many degrees it’s outside.

  2. Wow they really undersold the new OS during their keynote. I am much happier now that they added so many refinements. BUT still no watch face store is just sad 🙁 At least let us add more complications and let us change the color on the Photos watch face so we can customize our own face even more :'(

  3. So all Watch can messure VO2max now with watchOS 4? If I remember right the sensors are build in but they didn’t used them. Great news if it really works on all the watches.

  4. Lol the pairing one I found and put it on macrumors.i know i probably wasn’t the first one. But it was a fun find. Not many people restore their devices on betas I do.

  5. Hi, Jeff! I like it, very useful changes! Please tell me what series of watch are you using first or second? I hope new the new interface is not gonna lag so much on my watch series 1

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