Apple releases watchOS 3.2 beta 5 for Apple Watch with Theater Mode and SiriKit

“Apple is rolling out the fifth watchOS 3.2 beta for developer testing on Apple Watch. watchOS 3.2 beta includes Theater Mode which disables raise-to-wake and mutes alerts,” Zac Hall repots for 9to5Mac.

“Apple is also introducing SiriKit to Apple Watch with watchOS 3.2 beta,” Hall reports. “SiriKit lets developers integrate their apps with Siri for select uses. Prior to watchOS 3.2 beta, SiriKit was limited to iOS apps.”

Theater Mode lets users quickly mute the sound on their Apple Watch and avoid waking the screen on wrist raise. Users still receive notifications (including haptics) while in Theater Mode, which they can view by tapping the screen or pressing the Digital Crown. – Apple

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MacDailyNews Take: Theatre Mode is not only very welcome, but it works perfectly well!

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