How To Activate a New Watch
What is a Watch?
A watch is a portable timepiece intended to be carried or worn by a person. It is designed to keep a consistent movement despite the motions caused by the person’s activities.
How To Activate a New Watch
Wait for the “Use your iPhone to set up this Apple Watch” message to appear on your iPhone, then tap Continue. If this message doesn’t appear, open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone, tap All Watches, then tap Add Watch. If this is your Apple Watch, tap Set Up for Myself.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why won’t my new watch connect to my phone?
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.
Why is my watch activation locked?
Activation Lock is a security feature that prevents thieves from setting up and using a stolen or lost Watch, iPad or iPhone. You have no alternative. You must contact the previous owner to get permission to use the device.
Why is my new watch not working?
The most common reason a watch will stop working or need service is due to the battery. A good rule of thumb when it comes to watch batteries is to replace them every two years. A quartz watch, however, can last three years or longer because they do not have second hands.
How do I pair my new watch to my iPhone?
Hold your iPhone near your Apple Watch, wait for the Apple Watch pairing screen to appear on your iPhone, then tap Continue. You can also open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone, then tap Pair New Watch. Tap Set Up for Myself.
How long does it take to activate a new Apple Watch?
Keep in mind, it may take up to 30 minutes to complete the setup process. This involves Bluetooth pairing, app downloads and cellular setup. The exact time depends on the apps you choose to download and your device operating system.
How long does it take a new Apple Watch to charge?
Charge times are from 0–80% and 0–100% using the included Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Cable.
How do I turn on my Apple Watch after charging?
Turn on: If your Apple Watch is off, press the side button until the Apple logo appears (you might see a black screen for a short time first). The watch face appears when Apple Watch is on.
What is activation lock bypass code?
You can use the Activation Lock bypass code in place of a password to unlock a device and erase it. In the Profile Manager sidebar, click Devices. Select a device, click the About tab, then click the Security triangle, and locate the activation lock bypass code.
Will factory reset remove the activation lock on a watch?
Erasing all content and settings erases all media, data, and settings from your Apple Watch, but it does not remove Activation Lock.