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18:00  03 september  2019
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The Apple Watch is tipped to get built-in sleep tracking features with the Cupertino company said to be in After Apple acquired sleep tracker company Beddit in 2017, we anticipated this was a move to finally join the likes of Hopefully this will force android to add sleep tracking to Wear OS as well.

While we wait for a built-in solution, the Pillow and AutoSleep apps are your best choices for adding sleep tracking to your Apple Watch .

Apple Watch to add sleep tracking, report says © Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. Apple may soon add sleep tracking to the Apple Watch. Josh Miller/CNET

The Apple Watch can already track your steps, heart rate and location. It soon may be able to monitor your sleep, too.

According to a report on Monday from 9to5Mac, Apple is preparing to add a new feature to the Watch that will allow it to monitor your sleep. Codenamed "Burrito" the new feature will be able to measure the quality of its wearer's rest using the wearable's various sensors and inputs, including tracking your movement, heart rate and "noises." The information would be accessible through the Health app on an iPhone or in a "new Sleep app for the Apple Watch."

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Apple is said to be testing a sleep tracking app for a future Apple Watch , according to a new report today filed by Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. The company has been using the sleep - tracking feature for several months with testers at secret sites around its Cupertino, California, headquarters

The Apple Watch might get sleep tracking soon. Reports suggest the feature will be called Time in Bed tracking , and will include Apple Watch sleep tracking will naturally require enough battery life, and for the device to be worn during the night. While Apple Watch owners typically charge their

The feature will be able to turn off an alarm if it senses you've already woken up before the alarm was set to go off. 9to5Mac, quoting unnamed sources inside Apple, also reports that the Watch will have a "silent alarm" feature that will only vibrate on the Apple Watch, as opposed to playing a sound on the Watch or an iPhone.

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Those with multiple Apple Watches will be able to choose one for sleep tracking, allowing their other Watch to be charged overnight. A new complication, or watch face widget, will also be available for quickly checking sleep performance.

It is unclear if Apple will be making this a new feature on a Series 5 version or if it will come as an update to existing devices.

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Apple will launch a new sleep monitoring feature for the Apple Watch called "Time in Bed tracking ," according to 9to5Mac. The company has not yet Apple Watch owners typically charge their devices at night, but the report said it will remind users to charge the watch before bed so that it doesn't run

As the Apple Watch doesn't offer sleep tracking built in, we round up the best The Apple Watch still doesn't have its own official sleep tracking app, but there are plenty of Like the two options up top, you can now also automatically track your sleep letting you see your sleep reports and analysis

While potentially a first for the Apple Watch, Apple does have some background in sleep tracking, having acquired Beddit, the maker of a $150 device that goes between your sheet and mattress to monitor your vitals as you sleep, in 2017.

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The company is rumored to be planning new titanium and ceramic variants of the Watch potentially for as soon as next week's press event at its headquarters, but it is similarly unknown if those new case options will have more powerful internals or are just a design refresh.

Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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Apple Watch to add sleep tracking, report says

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