How To Activate a New Phone with Apple Watch

How To Activate a New Phone with Apple Watch

What is Apple Watch?

It’s the ultimate device for a healthy life. Apple Watch can do what your other devices can’t because it’s on your wrist. When you wear it, you get a fitness partner that measures all the ways you move, meaningful health insights, innovative safety features, and a connection to the people you care about most.

How To Activate a New Phone with Apple Watch

  1. Erase your Apple Watch.
  2. Open the Apple Watch app on your new iPhone, then pair your watch with your new iPhone.
  3. Try to restore from a backup.
  4. Follow the onscreen steps to finish setting up.
  5. Start using your Apple Watch with your new iPhone.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you set up new iPhone with Apple Watch?

Set up your new iPhone. On the Apps & Data screen, choose to restore from an iCloud backup, then select the latest backup. Continue iPhone setup and, when prompted, choose to use your Apple Watch with your new iPhone.

Why won’t my Apple Watch pair with my new iPhone?

Check Settings: Ensure that both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are enabled on your iPhone. Also, make sure neither of your devices is in Airplane Mode. These settings can be quickly checked in the Control Center of both devices. Restart Both Devices: Sometimes, the age-old advice of turning it off and on again works wonders.

How do I unpair my Apple Watch from my old phone?

How to unpair and erase your Apple Watch if you have your iPhone

  1. Keep your Apple Watch and iPhone close together as you unpair them.
  2. Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
  3. Go to the My Watch tab and tap All Watches.
  4. Tap the info button next to the watch that you want to unpair.
  5. Tap Unpair Apple Watch.

What is activation lock on Apple Watch?

What is Activation Lock? Find My and Activation Lock for your Apple Watch turn on automatically when you set up Find My on your paired iPhone. With Activation Lock, your Apple ID and password are required before anyone can: Unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone. Pair and use your Apple Watch with a new iPhone.

Can Apple Watch be set up without iPhone?

The Apple Watch doesn’t need to be connected to the same carrier as your Apple® iPhone® when set up using Standalone mode (Set Up for a Family Member). The family member using the Apple Watch doesn’t need an iPhone, but an iPhone is required for initial setup.

How long does it take to pair Apple Watch with new iPhone?

Depending on how much there is to sync, this could take quite a while. Just make sure that the iPhone and Apple Watch remain as close as possible to each other during this time and you should be ready to enjoy your new Apple Watch in about 15 to 20 minutes (or less).

Why is my Apple Watch not connecting to cellular?

Check to see if Airplane mode is activated on your Apple Watch or paired iPhone. If Airplane mode is on, turn it off to reactivate cellular connectivity. Check for updates to your carrier settings. Check your cellular carrier settings are up to date.

Can Apple Watch Be Linked to 2 phones?

Apple Watch users may get a much-awaited update. So far, Apple Watch is only allowed to be paired with one iPhone at a time. However, you can pair multiple Apple Watch models to the same iPhone.

Does unpairing Apple Watch remove activation lock?

Unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone.

This erases the contents and removes Activation Lock (which prevents someone else from activating it).

Are Apple watches waterproof?

Is my Apple Watch waterproof? Your Apple Watch is water-resistant, but not waterproof.