TicWatch Pro 3 gets a new update with new features, improvements, and fixes

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The leading best Wear OS smartwatch – TicWatch Pro 3 has started receiving a new update with a huge number of changes and new features. The update holds the PYDA.200427.080.MRB.210114.001 Firmware version. As per the company’s information, the update is now available only for 30% of the users and it is expected to hit 50% of users by February 03, and 100% by February 4.

TicWatch Pro 3

Related: Oppo Find X2 Neo starts receiving Android 11 Beta update.

What’s new?

Talking about the new features first, the update brings support for adjusting the essential screen’s date format (DD-MM/MM-DD) via the Essential Mode app, the backlight through the power button in the essential mode, turning off the essential screen’s auto-backlight in the Essential Mode app. It also enables the notification sound which can be adjusted in Settings –> Sound –> Ring volume.

Coming to the improvements, the update improves the speed of the Tilt-to-wake screen by about 1/4 second, the smoothness of sliding, pairing speed when pairing with Android phones, etc. It also fixes the issue of the steps in the essential mode that might be partially lost after restarting. Apart from these, it also brings fixes for the double-clicking the function key sometimes opens other apps instead of Google pay and essential screen’s backlight could not be lit up by Tilt-to wake under certain circumstances issue.

Changelog

  • Features:
    • Support adjusting the essential screen’s date format(DD-MM/MM-DD) through the Essential Mode app.
    • Support turning on the backlight through the power button in the essential mode.
    • Support turning off the essential screen’s auto-backlight in the Essential Mode app.
    • Enable the notification sound (Can be adjusted in Settings –> Sound –> Ring volume).
  • Improvements:
    • Improved the speed of the Tilt-to-wake screen by about 1/4 second.
    • Solved the issue where sometimes the steps in the essential mode might be partially lost after restarting.
    • Improved the smoothness of sliding.
    • Optimized the responsive area at the edge of the screen.
    • Reduced the backlight brightness of the essential screen.
    • Improved pairing speed when pairing with Android phones.
  • Bug Fixes:
    • Solved the issue that the essential screen’s backlight could not be lit up by Tilt-to wake under certain circumstances.
    • Fixed the issue that double-clicking the function key sometimes opens other apps instead of Google pay(if Google pay is available in your area).

Like all other updates, it will also be rolled out in a staged manner. So, don’t get panic and wait for a couple of days to experience the update. However, by February 4, 100% of all TicWatch Pro 3 users will be experiencing the update.

Related: Nokia 8.3 5G starts receiving Android 11 Stable update.

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