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Wear OS 3 has landed on Mobvoi TicWatch Pro 3 LTE & Ultra

After much anticipation, Mobvoi has officially begun the rollout of the long-awaited Wear OS 3 update for the TicWatch Pro 3 LTE, TicWatch Pro 3 Ultra and Ultra LTE smartwatches. Starting April 3rd, 2024, users will gradually receive the update, marking a significant upgrade for these popular timepieces.

How to update your TicWatch

If you own one of these TicWatch models, you’ll want to familiarize yourself with the update process. Mobvoi has prepared a detailed how-to guide tailored for both Android and iOS users. You can access the instructions to get started on this link.

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Before starting the Wear OS 3 update, check your watch’s build number and ensure your phone is compatible. Remember, this update requires a factory reset, so only data from TicHealth, TicSleep, and TicExercise will be saved and synced within a week. To install, download the update, unpair your watch from your phone, and delete the current Mobvoi app. Then, download the new companion app – Mobvoi Health for Android or Health Copilot for iOS – and re-pair your watch.

Rollout schedule

To ensure a smooth transition for all users, Mobvoi has adopted a phased rollout approach. Here’s the schedule based on local time zones (UTC 01:00):

  • April 3rd, 2024: 5% of users
  • April 4th, 2024: 10% of users
  • April 6th, 2024: 30% of users
  • April 8th, 2024: 50% of users
  • April 10th, 2024: 100% of users
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The road to Wear OS 3

This major update follows an extended development period. In January 2024, Mobvoi initiated a beta testing program, inviting select users to try out the new software and provide valuable feedback. You can find more information about the beta phase in our previous article.

The Wear OS 3 update is a major overhaul, bringing a host of improvements and new features. Users can expect a revamped user interface for smoother navigation, enhanced battery optimization, access to a broader selection of apps through the Google Play Store, and more comprehensive health and fitness tracking capabilities. With this update, your TicWatch Pro 3 LTE,r Pro 3 Ultra or Ultra LTE will feel like a brand-new device.

The software release comes in parallel to another firmware update for the TicWatch Pro 3 series & E3. That software brings customisable function keys, enhanced performance and the latest security patch.

The Wear OS 3 update is undoubtedly a significant milestone for TicWatch Pro 3 LTE and Ultra owners. If you haven’t received the update notification yet, be patient – it will arrive according to the rollout schedule. Get ready to experience your smartwatch in a whole new way!

Source: Mobvoi Facebook Group

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Ivan Jovin

Ivan has been a tech journalist for over 7 years now, covering all kinds of technology issues. He is the guy who gets to dive deep into the latest wearable tech news.

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