Facebook’s Instagram app is no longer available for Apple Watch, imprinting another high-profile depart from Apple’s wearable app offerings. Starting Apr 1, Apple began requiring developers to build local Apple Watch apps for a wearable height in any destiny updates, and some are only ditching full Watch support altogether.
Instagram private standalone Apple Watch support in a chronicle 39.0 refurbish expelled Monday for iPhone that authorised users to crop and like photos on a amicable network.
Instagram notifications will still seem on Apple Watch, around a iPhone presentation system.
Instagram confirmed a dismissal to blog iPhoneAddict in a statement:
“The Instagram app for Apple Watch will no longer be accessible as a stand-alone knowledge once users ascent to Instagram chronicle 39 on iOS, expelled Apr 2, 2018. We are committed to providing users with a best knowledge with their Apple products and we will continue to try ways to grasp this on all platforms. Users with an Apple Watch will continue to suffer a good Instagram knowledge by several abounding and sundry notifications. “
Amazon, Google Maps, eBay, Twitter, Whole Foods, and others have also ditched Apple Watch. For apps that need a lot of media-intensive browsing, it substantially only creates clarity for users to corkscrew on their incomparable phone shade than removing a close wrist. Still, people like their apps.