watchOS 11 Compatibility: All Supported Apple Watch Models

Alongside iOS 18 and macOS 15, Apple announced the watchOS 11 update that will arrive for the Apple Watch later this year. The latest watchOS version also comes with Apple Intelligence features, customizable Activity Rings and Smart Stack, Training Load insights, summarized notifications, and more. Wondering whether your Apple Watch will receive the update? Here are all the supported Apple Watch devices that will run watchOS 11.

Apple Watch Models Compatible with watchOS 11

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Apple typically offers five years of watchOS updates to its existing Apple Watch models. Based on this, watchOS 11 will be available for the following models:

  • Apple Watch Ultra 2
  • Apple Watch Ultra
  • Apple Watch Series 9
  • Apple Watch Series 8
  • Apple Watch Series 7
  • Apple Watch Series 6
  • Apple Watch Series 5
  • Apple Watch SE 2nd generation
  • Apple Watch SE 1st generation

Apple has finally dropped support for Watch Series 4 which was released back in 2018. So, watchOS 10 will be the last major update to this Apple Watch model.

In addition to these Apple Watch models, you will also need to have an iPhone 11 running on iOS 18 to be able to update supported devices to the latest watchOS 11 version.

When Will My Apple Watch Receive watchOS 11 update?

watchOS 11

Since watchOS 11 has already been announced, the latest update is already available for developers. Regular users can try out the public beta when it arrives in July.

If you’ve previously enrolled in watchOS beta, you can check if your device has got the watchOS 11 beta update by launching the Watch app on your iPhone and navigating to General > Software Update > Beta Updates > watchOS 11 Developer/Public Beta.

Apple will eventually release the stable version in late September or early October alongside iOS 18, iPadOS 18, and macOS 15.

Which watchOS 11 feature are you interested to try out? Are you excited about the next update for your Apple Watch? Tell us in the comments below.

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