watchOS 2.1

This article summarizes the key developer-related features introduced in watchOS 2.1, which runs on currently shipping watchOS devices. The article also lists the documents that describe new features in more detail.

For late-breaking news and information about known issues, see watchOS 2 Release Notes. For the complete list of new APIs added in watchOS 2.1, see watchOS 2.1 API Diffs.

Support for Right-to-Left Languages

watchOS 2.1 provides support for right-to-left languages, including the ability to get the device’s layout direction and to control whether content should be flipped in a right-to-left context. Specifically: