Apple Watch Series 6 Blood Oxygen Monitor Will Work Almost Everywhere, ECG Now Available in More Countries

Apple announced the Apple Watch Series 6 just a couple of days ago, complete with a new blood oxygen monitoring feature. According to a newly updated support document online, it seems that everyone will be able to make use of that feature regardless of where they are.

Sometimes Apple has to hold certain features back until local health authorities have given it the green light, but with the blood oxygen monitor not being medical grade, that isn’t the case here.

As a result, it’ll be available in more than 100 countries from day one.

The ECG feature is something that has been available in many countries for some time, ever since Apple Watch Series 4. But it does need regulatory approval and it just received exactly that in a host more countries. Now, people in Colombia, Israel, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates can all take advantage of the feature for the first time.

That’s excellent news for people in those countries, especially with Apple Watch’s ECG feature already saving lives around the globe. It’s designed to detect atrial fibrillation, or AFib, and picking it up early can give patients the chance to undergo the right treatment before it’s too late.

The new Apple Watch Series 6 is available for pre-order now, with wearables set to arrive on the wrists of early buyers by the end of the week.

You may also like to check out:

  • How To Fix Bad iOS 14 Battery Life Drain [Guide]
  • Download iOS 14 Final IPSW Links, OTA Profile File Along With iPadOS 14
  • Jailbreak iOS 14 Status Update For iPhone And iPad
  • iOS / iPadOS 14 Final Compatibility For iPhone, iPad, iPod touch Devices
  • Download iOS 14 Beta 1 IPSW Links And Install On iPhone 11, Pro, XS Max, X, XR, 8, 7, Plus, 6s, iPad, iPod [Tutorial]
  • Fix iOS 14 Update Requested Stuck Issue On iPhone And iPad, Here’s How
  • Fix iOS 14 Estimating Time Remaining Stuck Issue, Here’s How
  • Fix iOS 14 OTA Stuck On Preparing Update Issue, Here’s How
  • Downgrade iOS 14 To iOS 13.7, Here’s How [Tutorial]
  • Apple Watch ECG App Hack: Enable Outside US In Unsupported Country On Series 5 & 4 Without Jailbreak

You can follow iPhoneFirmware.com on Twitter, add us to your circle on Google+ or like our Facebook page to keep yourself updated on all the latest from Apple and the Web.