Tonight Apple released watchOS 7.4 Beta 3 for the registered developers. The new beta can be downloaded and installed immediately. watchOS 7.4 is due to appear in the spring and, among other things, offers the option of unlocking an iPhone with Face ID despite the mask.
Tonight Apple also delivered the pending beta. watchOS 7.4 Beta 3 can now be downloaded and installed by registered developers.
In order to be able to load the new beta, the Apple Watch must be on the charger, the battery of the watch must be charged to at least 50% and the Apple Watch must be connected to the same WLAN that is used by the paired iPhone. In addition, the necessary developer profile must be installed on the Apple Watch.
watchOS 7.4 brings new unlocking options for the iPhone
The third beta of watchOS 7.4 appears two weeks after the distribution of the previous test version. With the update to watchOS 7.4, Apple brings the option of unlocking an iPhone even if the user is wearing a mask but still wants to use Face ID. The unlocked Apple Watch must be worn on the arm and iOS 14.5 must be installed on the iPhone. However, you cannot make payments via Apple Pay in this way.
watchOS 7.4 will be available to all users as the final update in spring, i.e. in a few weeks.