Fix Unable to Verify Update WatchOS 10.4 Update Error

Fix Apple Watch Software Update Couldn't be Verified or because You Are Not Connected to the internet Error WatchOS 11 Error.

In Short:-

  • Ensure both iPhone and Apple Watch have strong Wi-Fi connections.
  • Restart both your iPhone and Apple Watch.
  • Check for sufficient storage on your Apple Watch.
  • Try updating the watchOS again.
  • If the issue persists, unpair and then re-pair your Apple Watch with your iPhone.

Apple Rolled out new WatchOS 10.4 for Apple Watch Series 9 and Earlier Apple Watch models. In the next update, your Apple watch will get WatchOS. Hurry on the update and Enjoy great WatchOS 10 Features. In any case, if you are in trouble and facing problems during the software update of Apple Watch, an error occurred, Unable to Verify the Update. WatchOS update couldn’t be verified because you are not connected to the internet.

Solving the WatchOS Update Error: Unable to Verify Update

Many users have reported that they facing terrible errors during their Apple watch update – Unable to Verify Update. So, we suggest these steps resolve it.

You can follow these step-by-step instructions to fix the error “unable to verify update”.

Before getting started following the steps, First, update your Apple iPhone to the latest compatible software version iOS 17

  1. Go to Settings App on your iPhone.
  2. Select General
  3. Tap Software Update.
    Now update your Phone firmware.
head to setting app and tap general choose software update on your iphone

WatchOS 10 or Later Version, Directly install on Apple Watch

Apple’s biggest update on WatchOS included a redesigned settings app on Apple Watch. Now We can manage all the Settings only from Apple Watch – Without iPhone. in this, Apple Watch users update Apple Watch Without iPhone or With iPhone. There are very few chances to get “Unable to Verify Update” Error on Apple Watch Update. Now follow the below steps,

  1. Unlock Your Apple Watch and press the Digital Crown Button to Move Apple Watch Apps home screen.
  2. Find the Settings app and Tap on it.
  3. Next, Tap on the General option > Software Update.
  4. Now, Put your Apple Watch on Charging mode – Use the Original Charging cable.
Update Apple Watch WatchOS Without iPhone
  • During the time of installation of software updates on Apple Watch, Your apple watches reboot several times with the Apple logo. So, Don’t interrupt or stop the process. Until you see Charging screen Or Home screen on Apple watch.
  • Successfully Update Apple Watch
  • That’s it.
  • Quick Troubleshooting on Apple Watch Unable to Update from iPhone

    1. Make sure your WiFi is connected to iPhone and Working. Browse something on Safari.
    2. Not Enough Storage on iPhone, Settings app > General > About > Avaialble.
    3. Hard Reboot your iPhone and Apple Watch. Then try to Update apple watch.
    4. Reset All Settings on iPhone – Settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings, Now Connect your WiFi again. Settings app on WiFi > WiFi > Select WiFi and Enter password.
    5. WiFi is Turn on Apple Watch [Swipe up finger on Apple watch to access control center on Apple Watch, Enable WiFi that’s it]. Bluetooth must be turned on the iPhone.

    Everything is Fine but not Fixed: Now, Unpair and Pair Apple Watch

    Unpair and Pair Apple Watch with the iPhone process is a part of getting the latest software update install on Apple Watch.

    1. Unpair Apple Watch from iPhone: Open Watch App on iPhone > Tap on Apple Watch name [First] Under My Watch Tab > Tap on (i) information button next to Apple Watch name > Unpair Apple Watch.
    2. During the unpairing process, Apple Watch backup will save on your iPhone first and then erase your apple watch.
    3. Pair Apple Watch with iPhone, Unlock iPhone and open Watch app on iPhone, Keep your Apple watch near to iPhone. Scan your apple watch on iPhone and start the pairing process.
    4. After pair successfully, You will be installed the latest version of WatchOS on Apple Watch.
    5. That’s it.

    Steps to fix Software update error of Apple Watch Unable to Verify Update

    1. Now on your Apple Watch, Erase All Contents and Settings, this step is basically for the get back apple watch it came when it first time arrived from Apple. Then go to Step 2.
    2. Now, Pair the Apple Watch again to the iPhone.
    3. Open the Watch app on iPhone and Pair it to Apple Watch.
    4. If you’ve watch backup then, you can be restored it from the backup.
    5. Put your Apple Watch on the Charger in the proper way [Keep at least more than 50%].
    6. Keep always this Best Apple Watch Power Banks
    7. Now, open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone and tap the Update button for your Apple Watch.

    For more information watch this youtube video.

    That’s it. Expect you get here which you want. If you did not get the fixed concern Unable to Verify Update on Apple Watch, then leave a comment and describe your query for further assistance.

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    Karly Wood

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