In the past, when you install apps on your iPhone, they will automatically get into your Apple Watch as well. But in WatchOS 6 version, eveyrthing is changed when it comes with a number of new perks such as Activity Trends, New Watch Faces, and especially, the latest watchOS 6 has an independent App Store.
By tapping on the App Store icon from your Watch’s menu, you will see thousands of apps to install and use onto your wrist without the need for your iPhone. It’s very helpful in case you want a separate app on your watch. But, it also removes duplication of apps on your iPhone and your Watch. Here is how to use the new App Store on the WatchOS 6 version.
How to Use App Store on WatchOS 6 Version
Steps to Download Apps from App Store on WatchOS 6
Step 1: Press the Digital Crown on your Watch
Step 2: Launch the App Store and tap on Search.
Step 3: From there, tap on your favorite searching method. You can select any one of two methods, including:
Step 4: Tap on Done.
Step 5: Now, select the App you want to Download.
Step 6: Tap on GET and then enter your Apple ID password when prompted.
You can type in the password by scribbling on your Watch or from your iPhone. After that, the download will start immediately.
To update your downloaded apps, simply follow these steps below.
Update Apps from App Store on WatchOS 6
Step 1: Launch App Store on your Watch.
Step 2: Scroll down with your finger or use Digital Crown, and then tap on Accounts.
Step 3: Next, select Updates.
You will see any pending updates from here, and you can install them at once.
View Your Purchased Apps in watchOS 6
If you want to see your purchased apps and game in App Store on your Watch running WatchOS 6, here is how to do so
Step 1: Open App Store from your Watch menu
Step 2: Scroll down to Account section using your fingers or use Digital Crown, and then tap on it.
Step 3: tap on Purchased section
Step 4: Tap on My Purchases and you will see the list of your Purchased Apps in the App Store.
Delete Watch Apps in WatchOS 6 Version
To delete apps on your Apple Watch, just follow these steps below.
Step 1: Press and hold an App icon that you want to delete.
Step 2: Tap on the “X” to delete it.
Similar to other third-party Apps, watchOS 6 allows you to clear the cutter by removing unused inbuilt apps.
That’s how you can download, install and update apps from the App Store on WatchOS 6. App Store will absolutely serve as a great experience for all watchOS 6 users. If your Watch is not running on the latest Apple Watch Software, you can try to update to the WatchOS 6 beta version.