Apple releases watchOS 7.1 to the public

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Apple has released watchOS 7.1 to the public after seeding the Release Candidate version to developers and public beta testers a few days ago.

The new update brings Headphone Audio Warnings, this gives users an alert when headphone audio levels may be too high. Another noteworthy addition is the ECG app being made available to Russian and South Korean users as well as other bug fixes.

WatchOS 7.1 is compatible with Apple Watch Series 3 and later, it can be downloaded by heading into the Apple Watch app on the user’s iPhone, Settings > General, and finally Software Update. Be sure to keep the iPhone in range when updating.

Full release notes:

 Adds the ability to be notified when your headphone audio level could impact your hearing
– Adds support for the ECG app on Apple Watch Series 4 or later in the Republic of Korea and Russia
– Adds support for irregular heart rhythm notifications in the Republic of Korea and Russia
– Resolves an issue that prevented some users from unlocking a Mac with Apple Watch
– Fixes an issue where the screen may be dark on wrist raise for some Apple Watch Series 6 owners

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