Apple has released WatchOS 5.1.2 with ECG (Electro Cardio Gram) feature to be used in the United States. It can help you to measure your heart rate on the wrist accurately. It is getting popular as it helps almost everyone to keep an eye on the heartbeat and related factors. It helps to measure the electrical activity of the heart with full accuracy just like advanced medical devices. Unfortunately, if you are not from the US, you cannot use it.

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It means it is only available to those devices which were bought in the United States. Now the question is whether a user of Apple Watch Series 4 outside the US can use ECG or not? Its answer has different possible solutions, and you need to read the following information.

Get and Use ECG on Apple Watch Series 4 Outside the US

If you are not from the US, you must wait a bit. It is not any kind of hardware restriction, and there is a need for approval from your country government. We can hope that this fantastic feature will be available in most of the countries soon. However, there is a way to get and Use ECG feature on your Apple Watch today without waiting for official launch in your country. In below, we are informing you with complete step by step details to get this cool feature on your Apple Watch.

Step 1: First, launch Settings app on your paired iPhone.

Step 2: Now, tap on General → Language & Region.

Step 3: At this step, you need to be sure to select English as your iPhone language.

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Step 4: Now tap on the Region and choose the United States.

Step 5: Now tap on Done which is at the top right to confirm.

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Step 6: After that, you need to wait for a few seconds. Your device will be updated according to the latest changes.

Step 7: That’s all. Now the ECG feature should now be available on your Apple Watch.

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You need to keep in mind that above is not a definitive way and it may not work in some situations. You need to be in touch with Apple to get official updates.