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If you own apple watch you know that one of the best features is its versatility. Not only can you choose from a variety of different case materials and colors, but you can also switch out the straps to create a completely different look. In this article, we’ll show you how to change apple watch straps in just a few easy steps.
What You’ll Need
To change apple watch straps, you’ll need the following:
-A small, flat-head screwdriver
-A case opener or pry tool
-Your new Apple Watch strap
If you don’t have a case opener or pry tool, you can use a butter knife or a similar tool. Just be careful not to damage your watch.
Step One: Remove the Old Strap
If you’re wearing a standard watch strap, press and hold the release button on the back of the watch. If you’re wearing a loop or herringbone strap, press and hold the release button on the underside of the strap.
With your thumb and forefinger, pinch the top of the watch case and pull it away from the bottom of the strap. If your fingers aren’t meeting in the middle, try reversing which hand is on top.
Swipe up from the bottom of the watch face to open Control Center, then tap Airplane Mode to turn it on.
Step Two: Attach the New Strap
Now that you have your new strap, it’s time to attach it to your watch. If you’re using an Apple Watch with a built-in cellular connection, place it on its side on a soft surface, like a cloth or rug. This will prevent your watch from getting scratched.
If you have apple watch series 3 (GPS + Cellular) or earlier, open the bottom of the watch case using the small lever on the back of the watch. If you have an Apple series 4 (GPS + Cellular) or later, press and hold the release button on the strap, then slide the strap out.
To attach your new strap, align the groove in the strap with the top of the watch case, then insert it into the bottom of the case. If you’re using an Apple Watch with a built-in cellular connection, make sure that the cellular antenna (the small black plastic tab) is facing up, and is inserted into the cutout in the case. If you have an Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) or earlier, use the lever to close the bottom of the case. If you have an Apple Watch Series 4 (GPS + Cellular) or later, press and hold the release button on top of
Step Three: Adjust the New Strap
If the new strap is too loose or too tight, you can adjust it using the small dial on the back of the watch. To loosen the strap, turn the dial to the left. To tighten it, turn the dial to the right.
Now that you know how to change your Apple Watch straps, it’s time to put that knowledge to good use! You can use different straps to change up the look of your watch, or to match your outfit for the day. Just remember to be gentle when taking off and putting on your straps, as you don’t want to damage them.