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Things for Apple Watch was first released to press in March 2015, then publicly in April. Here’s what’s changed since then.

Things for Watch 3.15.2

October 4, 2021
Requires watchOS 5 or later
  • Fixed a bug where long-pressing to show Settings would not work on watchOS 8.

Things for Watch 3.15

September 20, 2021
Requires watchOS 5 or later
  • Support for watchOS 8.
  • Support for Apple Watch Series 7.
  • Support for the Apple Watch’s always-on display: Things will now stay visible when you lower your wrist and nicely dim the screen’s contents.

Things for Watch 3.14.1

August 19, 2021
Requires watchOS 5 or later
  • Improved how reminders are handled by the Apple Watch.

Things for Watch 3.13.14

June 22, 2021
Requires watchOS 5 or later
  • Fixed a bug where postponing a to-do via the watch could remove its reminder time.
  • Fixed a bug where certain items with deadlines might not appear in widgets or on the watch.

Things for Watch 3.13.12

May 3, 2021
Requires watchOS 5 or later
  • Improved performance.
  • Improved syncing changes to Things Cloud.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when interacting with Siri.

Things for Watch 3.13.9

February 23, 2021
Requires watchOS 5 or later
  • Fixed a bug where the reminder notification UI could appear cut off.

Things for Watch 3.13.4

September 30, 2020
Requires watchOS 5 or later
  • Fixed the incorrect tinting of the checkmark inside a ring complication.

Things for Watch 3.13

September 17, 2020
Requires watchOS 5 or later
  • New features and full compatibility for watchOS 7.
    • A new “Today” complication shows your next three to-dos on Infograph Modular.
    • A new “New To-Do” complication puts a handy + button on your watch face to streamline data entry.
    • The Apple Watch now runs Shortcuts, so you can control Things from your wrist. Out of milk? One tap is all you need for Things to remind you to pick some up. Create your Things shortcuts in the Shortcuts app on your iPhone.
  • Upgraded Things Cloud’s sync schema to support the new features.
  • The Siri watch face will now show to-dos with upcoming reminders.
  • We’ve improved the way project and to-do notes are synced.

Things for Watch 3.12.7

July 23, 2020
Requires watchOS 5 or later
  • Fixed a bug where the Apple Watch app wouldn’t log to-dos correctly if the logging interval was set to “manual” or “daily”.
  • Fixed a bug where the order of This Evening to-dos in complications could be incorrect.
  • Various other small internal fixes.

Things for Watch 3.12.2

April 20, 2020
Requires watchOS 5 or later
  • Fixed an issue where a project’s archived headings would still be visible.

Things for Watch 3.12.1

March 27, 2020
Requires watchOS 5 or later
  • Fixed a bug where This Evening to-dos would be hidden from complications if Today was grouped by list.
  • Rows displaying entire weeks in the date picker now always start at the beginning of the week.
  • Force-press no longer shows Settings if the iPhone hasn’t been connected yet.
  • Improved how error alerts are displayed.
  • Fixed a bug where stray separators (“—”) could appear in empty titles or notes after syncing.
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements.

Things for Watch 3.12

March 10, 2020
Requires watchOS 5 or later
  • Added support for Things Cloud
    • Made the Apple Watch app sync independently of iPhone.
    • Added a local broadcast sync trigger (Apple Watch to iPhone).
    • Added the ability to sync with more than one Apple Watch.
    • Improved sync reliability.
  • Rebuilt the app’s data layer.
  • Rebuilt the integration with Background App Refresh.
  • Improved the integration with Siri.
  • You can now set Today as the default destination for new to-dos. To access this setting, force press the main list in the watch app.
  • When adding new to-dos, or appending some notes, you can now use scribble instead of speaking the text.
  • The date picker now allows you to clear the date (i.e. put the to-do in Anytime).
  • Projects in Today now show your progress.
  • Complications are smart in that they show information either from the watch app or the phone app, depending on which has most recently synced with Things Cloud.
  • Please note: the Apple Watch app now requires a Things Cloud account. A free account can be created in Things’ Settings on iPhone.

Things for Watch 3.10.9

November 25, 2019
Requires watchOS 5 or later
  • Fixed an issue which prevented to-dos’ notes from displaying on Apple Watch.

Things for Watch 3.10

September 17, 2019
Requires watchOS 5 or later
  • Full compatibility with watchOS 6.
  • Dropped support for watchOS 3 & 4.

Things for Watch 3.8.6

March 11, 2019
Requires watchOS 3.2 or later
  • Things now requires watchOS 3.2 or later.

Things for Watch 3.7.1

September 18, 2018
Requires watchOS 3.0 or later
  • Fixed a crash on Apple Watch.

Things for Watch 3.7

September 17, 2018
Requires watchOS 3.0 or later
  • Full support for watchOS 5.
  • Added four complications for the new Infograph watch faces.
  • Added support for the Siri watch face.

Things for Watch 3.2.3

October 18, 2017
Requires watchOS 3.0 or later
  • Fixed issues related to the large complication on Apple Watch.

Things for Watch 3.2

September 18, 2017
Requires watchOS 3.0 or later
  • Full compatibility with watchOS 4.
  • Direct Siri integration via SiriKit.
  • Various other fixes and stability improvements.

Things for Watch 3.1.4

August 24, 2017
Requires watchOS 3.0 or later
  • Enabled background app refresh for the Watch app.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when uninstalling the Watch app.
  • Minimum version of watchOS is now 3.0.

Things for Watch 3.0.0

May 18, 2017
Requires watchOS 2.0 or later

The first release of Things 3 for Watch, including:

  • REMINDERS: One of Things’ most-requested features is now here: time-based reminders! Reminders you create on your other devices will notify you right on your wrist. For those to-dos you absolutely cannot miss, reminders will give you peace of mind.
  • CHECKLISTS: You can create Checklists inside to-dos on your other devices and they’ll show inside the to-dos on your Watch.
  • THIS EVENING: For any to-dos you won’t get to until later in the day, you can now postpone them until This Evening – a discrete section at the bottom of your Today list.
  • PROJECT HEADINGS: Any headings you create in your projects on other devices will show on your Watch for projects in Today, providing a nice clean structure.

Things for Watch 2.8.10

January 16, 2017
  • Fixed a crash when using the large complication on the Modular watch face.

Things for Watch 2.8.7

September 13, 2016
  • Full compatibility with watchOS 3.

Things for Watch 2.8.6

April 25, 2016
  • Built a workaround for a watchOS bug that made Complication graphics invisible.
  • Fixed an issue where the progress counter would include items from the trash.

Things for Watch 2.8.4

February 26, 2016
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the Apple Watch app to display no data.

Things for Watch 2.8.3

February 1, 2016
  • Fixed a bug where the date labels in the glance weren’t updating correctly until the app was restarted.
  • Fixed an issue where the Watch app could stop syncing with the iPhone app.

Things for Watch 2.8.2

November 19, 2015
  • Full compatibility with watchOS 2.
  • New! Rebuilt the app to run natively on Apple Watch.
  • New! Added a Complication for showing your progress throughout the day.
  • New! Added a Complication for showing your upcoming to-dos (on the Modular watch face).
  • New! Re-engineered the sync between iPhone and Apple Watch for the new native environment.
  • General stability and speed improvements.
  • The app now requires watchOS 2.0 or later.

Things for Watch 2.7.4

June 12, 2015
Requires watchOS 1.0 or later
  • Improved sync performance.
  • Fixed a bug where a project’s title inside a task might not be updated correctly after a change.
  • Fixed a bug where both the app and the glance were incorrectly handling the removal of a task or project.
  • Fixed a bug where the glance wouldn’t react correctly if it was previously displaying the contents of a project that was later removed (it now defaults back to the Today list).
  • Fixed a bug where the Inbox/Today toggle button would disappear too quickly in some specific cases.
  • Fixed a bug where some users might still see placeholders in the glance (was only partially fixed in a previous update).

Things for Watch 2.7.3

May 18, 2015
  • We now show a spinner when tapping “Show More” in the Apple Watch date picker.
  • Fixed a bug where the string “Nothing planned for today” was not being localized correctly on Apple Watch.
  • Fixed a bug where the Apple Watch glance could show placeholders in some situations.
  • Fixed a bug where completing projects on Apple Watch would cause open tasks to be cancelled within that project.
  • Various other minor fixes.

Things for Watch 2.7.2

April 20, 2015
  • Projects in Today now allow you to view their to-dos, and interact with them.
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

Things for Watch 2.7.1

April 9, 2015
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

Things for Watch 1.0 (in iPhone 2.7)

March 26, 2015
  • The first release of Things for Apple Watch, as part of Things 2.7 for iPhone. Released a month early for the Press. Public availability starts with the release of Apple Watch on April 24, 2015.