Apple Watch is one of the best smartwatch available out there despite many competitors like Moto 360 and Samsung Smart Watches. Although it has got good competition in the market, still many people are desperate to get one because of many factors likes looks, display, durability etc. Many people are buying an Apple Watch and start using them right away by pairing them with their iPhone. But many first time users are complaining that they are having issues with the Apple Watch like Apple Watch getting stuck during app installation or while updating watch OS and they also reported that the screen of the Apple Watch hangs during the procedure.
Rather than directly jumping into our troubleshooting guide on “How to Fix Apple Watch Stuck While on Update or App Installation“, we need to know the reason for the issue on your Apple Watch. Make sure that you have good WiFi reception in your house and you are not too far from your iPhone while updating your Apple Watch or installing an application on it.
Recently I came across a friend who is complaining that his Apple watch hangs while installing the applications and I found out that the WiFi signal strength is too low in his house. Fixing the wifi router solved the issues. So before following any of the below-mentioned solutions find out the root cause of the problem.
How to Fix Apple Watch Stuck While installing WatchOS Update
So if you are having issues with your Apple Watch while updating it, then you can try the below-listed solutions which helped many people. If the issue still exists even after following the mentioned solutions then do comment below so that we can help you out.
- As we mentioned above make sure that your Apple Watch and iPhone are withing range while updating your device.
- Make sure that you have at least 60% of battery remaining on Apple Watch and it is plugged into a charger while installing an update. (You cannot install an update on your Apple Watch without connecting it to a charger)
- Last but not least double check that you are having a working data connection on your device as you need to download the update.
If the above solutions didn’t resolve your issue then our advice is to reset your Apple Watch. You can reset your Apple Watch by navigating to Settings >> General >> Reset >> Erase all Contents and Settings >> Confirm. After resetting it, you can try updating your device.
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As we covered some working ways to fix apple watch stuck on the update, Now let’s have a look at How to fix Apple Watch stuck while apple installation.
How to Fix Apple Watch Stuck While App Installation
We tried to list each and every solution to fix the issue but before jumping straight into how to fix it, we need to find the cause of the solution as they differ for each and everyone. Let’s hope these solution helps to fix your iPhone.
1.Check your Wifi/Data Connection
Sometimes the root cause of the problem is your Wifi/Data connection may be you are out of range or having a weak signal. If you have full signal strength and still facing the issue then you can try resetting network settings. You can do that by navigating to Settings >> General >> Reset >> Reset Network Settings >> Confirm.
2.Turn On/Off Show App on Apple Watch
If your are having a stable internet connection without any issues and still facing the issue then you need to try this solution out. All you need for this solution is Apple Watch application on your iPhone.
- Open “Apple Watch” on your iPhone and navigate to My Watch >> Now Toggle Off Show on Apple Watch Option. After doing so, the application will be uninstalled, Don’t worry you can install it back. Make sure you have verified the same on Apple Watch too.
- Next Toggle On Show on Apple Watch back which will install the application back on your Apple Watch. Verify the same on your Apple Watch.
If you are still facing the issue then we advice you to proceed to the final solution which most probably fixes the issue.
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3.Reboot Apple Watch
There are similar troubles with the iPhone and iPad too. Some even reported that their devices went blank white screen suddenly without any proper reason and it is fixed by rebooting the device. You can also try the same by rebooting your Apple Watch which might fix the issue.
We tried to cover each and possible solution to Fix Apple Watch Stuck While on Update or App Installation. Hope this guide helped you to solve the issue, Incase if you are still facing the issue then do let us know via comments so that we can help you out.