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Apple may have accidentally revealed a Sleep app for the Apple Watch

Since the Apple Watch first got here out, Apple has positioned it as a well being and health tracker. But one factor it nonetheless can’t do natively is monitor your sleep. Right now, if you wish to monitor your sleep, you’ll should obtain a third-party app. That may change quickly, although, as an App Store itemizing for Apple’s Alarms app for Apple Watch references an unreleased Sleep app:

Apple may have accidentally revealed a Sleep app for the Apple Watch

Based on the brief description within the screenshot, apparently you’ll have the ability to set your bedtime and wake-up time within the Sleep app, just like how one can at the moment set these instances within the iPhone’s Clock app. It appears doubtless that the Sleep app would take this a step additional, although, presumably by monitoring your sleep patterns to softly wake you up on the most optimum time earlier than your designated alarm, like different apps do.

For years, it’s been rumored that Apple is including sleep monitoring to the Apple Watch, and in 2017, Apple signaled an elevated curiosity in it by buying sleep-tracking {hardware} maker Beddit. Apple has handled Beddit just like Beats, although, holding the model identify alive for the reason that acquisition. Beddit even launched a brand new sleep tracker in December 2018.

In early September, we received a touch that sleep monitoring may lastly present up on the Apple Watch quickly, based mostly on “sources inside Apple” who spoke with 9to5Mac. The characteristic, apparently known as “Time in Bed tracking,” might monitor your high quality of sleep based mostly on info picked up by the Apple Watch’s many sensors. The characteristic didn’t materialize at Apple’s September 2019 occasion, however maybe, given the point out of a “Sleep” app in an official Apple screenshot, we would see it in a watchOS replace someday quickly.

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