When it seemed that with the latest watchOS updates the Apple Watch charging problems had been solved, we return to them with the latest version of its software, the Watch 8.5 released last week.
It seems that some users are complaining on the networks that since they have updated their Apple Watch Series 7 to watchOS 8.5, fast charging has stopped working. If you are one of those users, don't worry, and wait for Apple to fix it soon with a new update.
Last week, Apple released a new Apple Watch software update: watchOS 8.5. And among the new functions it provides, a bug has “created” that affects users of the 7 series of said smartwatch.
It seems to be, according to the complaints appearing on social networks and in the different technical forums, that the fast charge incorporated in the Apple Watch series 7 has stopped working with the new update to watchOS 8.5.
One of the features of the Apple Watch Series 7 is the ability to have faster charging times. Apple says that with fast charging, the battery level of the Apple Watch Series 7 can go from 0 to 80% in about 45 minutes. To do this, you need to plug it into a USB-C charger, which doesn't exactly come in the Apple Watch box.
With any power adapter that supports 5W or higher USB Power Delivery, you can achieve fast charging capabilities with Apple Watch Series 7. But with watchOS 8.5, something has changed and fast charging on Apple Watch Series 7 no longer works. seems to work. Several users affected by this problem have denounced it in the forums of technical support from Apple and Reddit since they updated their Apple Watch to watchOS 8.5.
It is clear that it is a bug in the Apple Watch software, so if you also encounter this problem, don't worry, don't do anything, and wait for Apple to solve it soon with a new update.