All the software releases in one place
Rita El Khoury / Android Authority
Welcome to the Google Pixel Watch update hub. Here you’ll find the latest information on software releases for Google’s first smartwatch. We’ll detail the current firmware versions for the Pixel Watch and alert you if there’s a new update rolling out.
The Pixel Watch launched with Wear OS 3.5 on board. Google confirmed that the series would receive up to three years of major Android updates and five years of security updates.
- Current stable version: Wear OS 3.5
Latest Google Pixel Watch update
January 10, 2023: It’s a new year and Google has already supplied the Pixel Watch with the January 2023 update. Droid-Life reports that the RWD9.220429.073 patch is landing on both LTE and Wi-Fi models now.
According to Google, the update fixes an issue that would see third-party watch faces turn off after 15 minutes with the always-on display enabled. Otherwise, you can expect security patches and other, unspecified bug fixes.
Otherwise, you can tap Settings > System > System Updates to check for the latest updates on your Pixel Watch.
Previous Google Pixel Watch updates
- December 5, 2022: Google’s watch received a notable firmware update in December, bearing firmware version RWD9.220429.070. This update fixed issues related to hands-free profile calling, watch face complications, and Fitbit Exercise.
- November 14, 2022: The November 2022 update for the Pixel Watch offers tighter Fitbit integration and a fix for an eSIM bug.
- October 13, 2022: The Pixel Watch may have just been reaching buyers at this point, but 9to5Google reported that a software update was available once you complete initial setup. The update brought better GPS accuracy and other unnamed “new features.”
If you’ve spotted a Pixel Watch OTA update that we haven’t, you can send us a tip here!
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