How to Disconnect Your Apple Watch from Your iPhone

Here’s how to unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone, which is necessary if you’re selling your Apple Watch or setting it up for a family member.

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Introduction

If you want to use your Apple Watch without an iPhone, you can do so by disconnecting the two devices. Disconnecting does not delete any data from either device, but it will disable various features that rely on the connection. Once your devices are disconnected, you’ll need to set up your Apple Watch as a new device.

How to unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone

If you’re no longer using your Apple Watch, you may want to unpair it from your iPhone. This will free up your iPhone’s cellular data and battery life, and it will also allow you to sell or give away your Apple Watch without compromising your iPhone’s security.

Here’s how to unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone:

1. Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
2. Tap the My Watch tab.
3. Tap the watch that you want to unpair.
4. Tap the info button next to the watch that you want to unpair.
5. Tap Unpair Apple Watch.
6. Enter your Apple ID password when prompted, then tap Unpair.

How to restore your Apple Watch from a backup

If you’re setting up your Apple Watch from scratch, you’ll need to choose whether to set it up as a new device or restore it from a backup. If you opt to restore from a backup, you’ll be given the choice of restoring from an iCloud or iTunes backup. You can also choose to migrate your data from your old iPhone to your new iPhone and have that data automatically transferred to your Apple Watch.

How to erase your Apple Watch

If you want to sell or give away your Apple Watch, you need to erase it first. This will remove all of your personal data, apps, and settings from the device. Once your Apple Watch is erased, you can pair it with a new iPhone.

To erase your Apple Watch, open the Settings app on your iPhone and tap “General.” Tap “Reset,” then tap “Erase All Content and Settings.” You’ll need to enter your passcode to continue.

If you have an Apple Watch Series 3 or later with cellular, you’ll need to turn off Activation Lock before you can erase your Apple Watch. If you turn off Activation Lock on your iPhone, it will turn off on your Apple Watch automatically.

Open the Settings app on your iPhone and tap “Your Name.” Tap “Find My,” then tap “Find My iPhone.” If prompted, enter your passcode. Tap “Turn Off.”

If you can’t turn off Find My iPhone on your device, you might need to reset it before you can erase it. To reset, open the Settings app and tap “General.” Tap “Reset,” then tap “Erase All Content and Settings.” You’ll need to enter your passcode to continue.

How to unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone using the Watch app

If you ever need to unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone—maybe you’re selling it, or maybe you want to pair it with a new iPhone—you can do so right from the Watch app. Here’s how.

How to unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone using the Settings app

If you need to unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone for any reason, you can do so using the Settings app on your iPhone. Here’s how:

1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
2. Tap “Bluetooth.”
3. Tap the “i” next to the entry for your Apple Watch.
4. Tap “Unpair.”
5. Confirm that you want to unpair your devices by tapping “Unpair” again.

How to unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone using the Apple Watch app

If you’re no longer using your Apple Watch, you may want to unpair it from your iPhone. Here’s how:

1. Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
2. Tap the My Watch tab.
3. Tap the info icon next to your watch.
4. Tap Unpair Apple Watch.
5. Enter your passcode when prompted.
6. Tap Unpair to confirm that you want to unpair your watch and iPhone.

How to unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone using iCloud

If you use iCloud to back up your iPhone, you can unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone using iCloud. This will remove all of your data and settings from your Apple Watch.

1. On your iPhone, open the Watch app.
2. Tap the My Watch tab.
3. Tap your watch at the top of the screen.
4. Tap Unpair Apple Watch.
5. Tap Unpair [your name]’s Apple Watch when prompted.

How to unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone using Find My iPhone

If you’re moving to a new iPhone, or you want to give your Apple Watch to someone, you’ll need to unpair it from your current iPhone first. You can do this using the Find My iPhone app on your iPhone. Here’s how:

1. Open the Find My iPhone app on your old iPhone.
2. Tap the Devices tab, then tap your Apple Watch.
3. Tap the info button , then tap Unpair Apple Watch.
4. Tap Unpair to confirm that you want to unpair your devices.

How to unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone using the Apple Watch app on your iPhone

If you need to unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone, you can do so using the Apple Watch app on your iPhone. Simply open the app, tap on the “My Watch” tab, and then tap on “Unpair Apple Watch.” You’ll be asked to confirm that you want to unpair your devices, and then your Apple Watch will be disconnected from your iPhone.

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