Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to lock apple watch with a passcode, so you can keep your information safe.
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Locking with a Passcode
To keep apple watch data secure, you can set a passcode that you must enter to unlock apple watch Once you have a passcode set, you can also enable Erase Data, which will erase all of the data on apple watch if someone enters the wrong passcode 10 times.
Enter a passcode
On your iPhone, open the watch app Tap [My Watch], then tap Passcode. If you haven’t already, enter a passcode.
If you have an alphanumeric passcode, you need to enter it differently depending on whether Simple Passcode is turned on:
With Simple Passcode turned on: Tap each number or letter in succession.
With Simple Passcode turned off: Type out the entire passcode.
On your Apple Watch, firmly press the watch face. Turn the Digital Crown to highlight Lock with Passcode, then tap . Enter your passcode.
Set up a passcode
On your Apple Watch, open the Settings app. Tap passcode. If you turned on wrist detection, you’re prompted for your passcode when you put on your Apple Watch.
Tap Turn Passcode On, then enter and verify a passcode. If you have an iPhone that’s nearby, enter the same passcode that you use for your iPhone.
After you enter your passcode, re-enter it to confirm. Then tap Done.
Locking with an Alphanumeric Passcode
If you want to use a passcode that’s more secure than the default four-digit code, you can set a passcode that’s alphanumeric. When you enable an alphanumeric passcode, you have to enter a combination of letters and numbers to unlock your Apple Watch. Here’s how to set and use an alphanumeric passcode.
Enter an alphanumeric passcode
On your Apple Watch, go to Settings > Passcode.
Tap Turn Passcode On. If you have a passcode already, you’re asked to enter it.
Enter a new numeric code, then tap Done. Reenter the code to confirm it and activate it.
Set up an alphanumeric passcode
If you want strong protection for your Apple Watch, you can set it up to use an alphanumeric passcode. This type of passcode is more secure than a numeric one, because it uses a combination of numbers and letters. Here’s how to do it:
1. On your iPhone, open the Apple Watch app.
2. Tap Passcode. If you don’t see “Passcode,” tap Login & Passwords, then tap Turn Passcode On.
3. Tap Change Passcode, then enter your current passcode.
4. Tap Passcode Options and choose Custom Alphanumeric Code.
5. Enter a new passcode, then enter it again to verify it.
Locking with a Six-Digit Passcode
You can lock your Apple Watch with a six-digit passcode. This will keep your watch secure even if it is lost or stolen. To do this, go to the Settings app on your watch and tap on Passcode. Tap on Lock Watch.
Enter a six-digit passcode
When you set up your Apple Watch, you’re asked to choose a passcode. If you enter the wrong passcode too many times, you’ll see a message that your Apple Watch is disabled.
To enter a six-digit passcode:
-Tap Passcode. If you’re already using a four-digit passcode, tap Change Passcode, then enter your current passcode.
-Tap Turn Passcode On.
-Enter and re-enter a six-digit passcode, then tap Done.
Set up a six-digit passcode
If you don’t have a passcode set up already, you’ll be prompted to create one the first time you try to lock your Apple Watch.
To set up a passcode, follow these steps:
1. Press and hold the side button until the power off slider appears.
2. Tap next to Passcode. If asked, enter apple id password to continue.
3. Tap Turn Passcode On.
4. Enter a six-digit passcode, then enter it again to verify. Alternatively, tap Passcode Options to choose a different type of passcode.
5. When you’re finished, tap Done.
Locking with a Complex Passcode
You can set a complex passcode on your Apple Watch that will make it more difficult for someone to guess. This is especially important if you are wearing your watch in a public place or if you are worried about it being stolen. To set a complex passcode, you will need to go into the settings app on your watch.
Enter a complex passcode
Go to the Apple Watch app on your iPhone, then tap Passcode.
Tap Turn Passcode On, then enter a passcode that’s at least four digits long. For extra security, you can use a longer passcode or include letters and special characters.
If you enter the wrong passcode too many times, your Apple Watch will be disabled and you’ll need to enter apple id password to regain access. You can also set up a sequence of taps on your watch face as an alternative way to unlock your device.
Set up a complex passcode
On your Apple Watch, open the Settings app, then tap Passcode. Tap Turn Passcode On. When you’re asked to enter a passcode, tap Passcode Options. Tap Custom Alphanumeric Code, then enter and re-enter a complex passcode.