How to Disconnect Your Apple Watch from Your Phone

Learn how to disconnect apple watch from your iPhone if you need to, or if you want to pair it with a new iPhone.

Checkout this video:

Open watch app on your iPhone.

Open the Watch app on your iPhone.
Tap the watch tab
Tap General > Reset.
Tap Erase All Content and Settings.
Enter apple id password, then tap Erase Everything.

Tap the “My Watch” tab.

1. Open apple watch app on your iPhone.
2. Tap the “My Watch” tab.
3. Tap “Apple Watch” at the top of the screen.
4. Tap “Disconnect & Unpair.”

Tap “General.”

On your iPhone, open the Watch app.

Tap the My Watch tab, then tap General > Reset.

Tap Erase All Content and Settings.

For GPS models, choose to keep or remove your cellular plan. If you want to keep your plan, you can turn on Airplane Mode on your watch and cellular connection will be turned off.

Tap Erase All, then enter apple id password and tap Erase All again to confirm.

If you turned on Find My iPhone on your device before you erased it, you might need to enter your Apple ID and password to remove it from Find My iPhone.

Scroll down and tap “Reset.”

Open the Settings app on your iPhone. Scroll down and tap “General.” Scroll down and tap “Reset.” Tap “Reset Network Settings.” Enter your passcode, then tap “Reset Network Settings” to confirm.

Tap “Erase All Content and Settings.”

If you’re selling your Apple Watch or just want start fresh with a new one, you’ll need to erase it first. Here’s how.

1. Open the Watch app on your iPhone.

2. Tap the My Watch tab.

3. Tap General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings.

4. Enter your passcode, if prompted, and tap Erase All to confirm.

Enter your passcode, if prompted.

If you have a passcode set up for your Apple Watch, you’ll be asked to enter it.

Your watch will then restart and you’ll see the Apple logo and a progress bar. Once your watch has restarted, it will no longer be paired with your iPhone.

Tap “Erase All.”

Before you can give your Apple Watch to someone else or sell it, you need to unpair it from your iPhone. This process will also back up your Watch’s data to your iPhone. If you plan on using another Apple Watch, you can restore this backup to your new Watch.

If you unpair from your iPhone, all of your Watch’s content and settings are backed up automatically to your iPhone (unless you have an uncharged Backup Watch). If you’re signed in to iCloud, this backup might already be in iCloud and not on your iPhone.

Keep your Apple Watch and iPhone close together as you start the process. Tap Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings. If asked for a passcode, enter it.

A message appears saying that all of your data will be erased and that any paired Apple Watches will be unpaired. Tap Erase All to continue or Cancel if you don’t want to unpair.”)

Tap “Erase All” again to confirm.

If you’re sure you want to completely remove your Apple Watch from your iPhone, tap “Erase All” again to confirm. This will erase all data from your watch, including any credit or debit cards you’ve added, and you’ll need to set it up again as a new watch.

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