The Apple Watch Collection 7 fashions lack a diagnostic port below the band, which suggests Apple has to make use of one other means to troubleshoot and restore Apple Watches that are available for restore.

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‌Apple Watch Collection 7‌ fashions are outfitted with a module that permits 60.5GHz wi-fi knowledge switch as we found in FCC paperwork in September, with that knowledge switch functionality designed for use with a proprietary magnetic dock.

The dock was talked about in one of many FCC filings, however we did not have a transparent visible of it till now. Brazilian regulatory company Anatel has permitted the ‌Apple Watch Collection 7‌ fashions and supplied images of the dock that Apple is utilizing internally, with the knowledge shared by Brazilian web site MacMagazine.

The ‌Apple Watch Collection 7‌ dock is clearly designed for diagnostics, and it has a two piece building. An Apple Watch charging puck suits into the underside piece, after which a second piece housing the Apple Watch itself suits over that and aligns with bolts.

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Previous to the ‌Apple Watch Collection 7‌, Apple included a diagnostic port on Apple Watch fashions, with the port hidden below the band. It is not clear why Apple has shifted to wi-fi diagnostics, and it is also not recognized how briskly the wi-fi knowledge switch is. It probably makes use of USB 2.0 with speeds as much as 480Mb/s.

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The diagnostic port on Apple Watch Collection 6 fashions and older

There is no such thing as a phrase on whether or not the wi-fi knowledge module added to the ‌Apple Watch Collection 7‌ might ever have a consumer-facing software, however for now, it is for Apple’s inner use solely.

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