Macrumors | Apple Asks Builders to Publish watchOS Apps to Apple Watch App Retailer

Apple lately requested builders to start development, trying out, and filing watchOS 6 apps for inclusion within the new standalone Apple Watch App Retailer.

Beginning with watchOS 6, builders are in a position to distribute apps constructed only for the Apple Watch with out a significant other app on iOS. Apple used to be now not prior to now accepting standalone Apple Watch submissions and has additionally up to date its watchOS web page for builders.

Apple Watch apps can also be put in from the Apple Watch App Retailer at once at the wrist even if an iPhone is not to be had.

With watchOS 6, consumers all over the world can use the brand new App Retailer on Apple Watch to simply uncover, browse, seek, and set up apps at once on their wrist. And for the primary time, you’ll be able to distribute an app only for Apple Watch, with out a significant other app on iOS. Construct your watchOS apps the use of Xcode 11 GM seed, take a look at them on units operating the most recent watchOS 6 GM seed, and publish them for overview.

Apple says that beginning in April 2020, all new watchOS apps and app updates submitted to the App Retailer will want to be constructed with the watchOS 6 SDK and toughen the Apple Watch Collection 4 or later.

watchOS 6 with standalone App Retailer is about to release at the Collection 3 and Collection 4 Apple Watch fashions on Thursday, September 19. It’s going to be to be had for Collection 1 and Collection 2 Apple Watch fashions later within the 12 months.

The Apple Watch Collection 5, which launches on Friday, September 20, will include watchOS 6 put in.

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