At the WWDC 2021, Apple launched the next watchOS 8 update along with other Apple software updates. The watchOS 8 is still in beta, but some early birds are eager to get the update, but when they try to download it, the watchOS 8 stuck on installing.
I guess you don’t want to miss the chance to test the new watchOS 8 feature on your Apple Watch series. You can install watchOS 8 on Apple Watch Series 3 or later version. While downloading watchOS 8 on your Apple Watch, you should also maintain a minimum 50% battery on your iPhone and Apple Watch. So, without further ado, let’s check out how to fix watch 8 installation error.
How To Fix WatchOS 8 Stuck On Installing Issue
Method 1: Restart Your Watch
The first solution we suggest you restart your Apple Watch will help fix the watchOS 8 installation issue. To restart your Apple Watch, you need to press and hold the side button Apple Watch. Then, you will see the Power down menu with three options, you need to drag the first Power Off slider from left to right to turn your watch off. After that, press and hold the side button until you see the Apple Logo.
Method 2: Hard Reset Apple Watch
If the soft reset or restart doesn’t work to fix the watchOS 8 installing issue, you can also try the hard reset process. You can hard reset your Apple Watch by pressing and holding the side button and Digital Crown simultaneously until you see the Apple logo on the Apple Watch. Once your Apple Watch is reset, you can again try to download watchOS 8 again.
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