How to Connect Your Apple Watch to Your iPhone

You can connect apple watch to your iPhone using Bluetooth. This allows you to use features on your watch that require an Internet connection.

Checkout this video:

Open watch app on your iPhone.

Open the Watch app on your iPhone.

Tap the My Watch tab, then tap your watch at the top of the screen.

Tap Pair New Watch.

Position your iPhone so that apple watch is in view, then center the animation in the viewfinder. When you see a message that says “Use your iPhone to set up this Apple Watch,” tap Continue. If you can’t read the message, bring your devices closer together and make sure that Airplane Mode is off on both devices.

Follow the instructions on your iPhone and Apple Watch.

Tap the My Watch tab.

On your iPhone, open the Apple Watch app.

Tap the My Watch tab, then tap your watch at the top of the screen.

Tap Pair New Watch.

Tap your watch at the top of the screen.

In watchOS 7, you can now use apple watch without your iPhone nearby. To do this, you need to set up your Apple Watch and pair it with your iPhone.

If you have an iPhone with iOS 14 or later, and you set up your Apple Watch with watchOS 7, you can use your Apple Watch without having to bring your iPhone with you.

Tap Pair New Watch.

1. On your iPhone, open the Apple Watch app.
2.tap pair new watch
3. Follow the instructions on your iPhone and Apple Watch.

Tap Continue.

If you see aWelcome to your new Apple Watch! message, tap Continue.
If you don’t see that message, open the Watch app on your iPhone start pairing Then follow the instructions that appear on your iPhone and watch.

Hold your watch close to your iPhone.

On your iPhone, open the Apple Watch app. If you don’t have the Apple Watch app, download it from the App Store.

Tap the My Watch tab, then tap your watch at the top of the screen.

If you need help, try these steps.

Make sure that your iPhone and watch are in range of each other. If you have a cellular model of Apple Watch, make sure that cellular data is turned on for your watch and that your watch is connected to your cellular network.
You might need to turn on Wi-Fi on your watch. Tap Settings > Wi-Fi, then turn on Wi-Fi. For more information, see Use Wi-Fi on your Apple Watch.
On your iPhone, tap Settings > Bluetooth and make sure that Bluetooth is turned on. Then tap Devices and look for “Apple Watch” in My Devices or Other Devices. If you don’t see “Apple Watch,” tap , then enter “Apple Watch” under Name.

Wait for a message that says, “Your Apple Watch is paired with your iPhone.”

If you see a message that says, “Your Apple Watch is paired with your iPhone,” it means that your watch and phone are already connected. If you need to connect your watch and phone, follow the steps below.

1. On your iPhone, open the Apple Watch app.

2. Tap the My Watch tab, then tap Pair New Watch.

3. Follow the instructions on your iPhone and watch.

Tap Done.

Your Apple Watch should now be connected to your iPhone and you’ll see the My Watch tab in the Apple Watch app. If you’re not seeing the My Watch tab, or if you see a message that says “Needs iPhone,” make sure that both devices are powered on, that your iPhone has iOS 8.2 or later, and that they’re connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

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