With June a few weeks away, Apple is preparing for its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC 2017) gathering at the Moscone Center. And, as is usual for Apple, the company is preparing to announce the new iOS system update, iOS 11, as well as the new WatchOS update for Apple Watch users. To prepare everything for next month's announcement, Apple seeded WatchOS 3.2.3 to developers this week.
WatchOS 3.2.3 follows on the heels of WatchOS 3.2.2, a minor update released to squash performance bugs and stutters, and WatchOS 3.2.3 doesn't seem to do much else. With a .x release, it's a minor update, nothing heavy in size. The size of an update is a good indicator of what the update has to offer. In cases where updates are large, we can infer that new features are added to the OS. In the case of the WatchOS 3.2.3 and 3.2.2 updates, we know that Apple is concerned with performance instead of new features at this point. WatchOS 3.1.1 was pulled after bricking the Apple Watch 2 for some users, and the WatchOS 3 proved problematic for first-generation Apple Watch users, too.
The update is for developers, so everyday users need not concern themselves with downloading it. Since one cannot downgrade WatchOS firmware, developers will need to make do until the official update is released. WatchOS 4 may be in store for an announcement at WWDC 2017, but we'll learn more as the time draws closer.