These are the countries that now support ECG with Watch OS 7.6
Earlier today, Apple released Watch OS 7.6 for Apple Watch users, which brings some bug fixes and enables the ECG app in more regions. According to Apple, reports of both ECG and heart abnormalities are now available in 30 additional countries. Read on to find out which countries have received the update.
The ECG app allows users to take an electrocardiogram by measuring your heart’s electrical pulses. Heart of Apple Watch users In these 30 additional countries, heart irregularity reports are now available. With this option enabled, the Apple Watch checks if your heart rate stays above or below the recommended rate when you are idle for 10 minutes.
Apple has already enabled the ECG app in Australia, Japan, Peru, the Philippines, Vietnam and more countries earlier this year. Now the Apple Watch’s advanced health features are coming to 30 additional countries with the watch OS 7.6, which you can see in the list below:
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Cook Islands
- French Southern Territories
- Isle of Man
- Norfolk Island
- St. Barthelemy
- St. Helena
- Saint Kitts and Nevis
- St. Martin
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
- Vatican City
The ECG feature of the Apple Watch was recently approved by the Chinese Health Administration, but the update did not mention the country by Apple. Since some users have been able to use the ECG app Watches 8 Beta in China, it looks like Chinese users will get new health features later this year.
Check out more information on how to do an electrocardiogram using your Apple Watch Of 9to5Mac Special guide. You can also see the full list of countries where the ECG app is supported on Apple’s official website.
It is worth noting that the Apple Watch Series 4 or later is required for ECG app and irregular heartbeat notifications.
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