- How to shut off apple watch
- How to restart your Apple Watch
- How to unpair your Apple Watch
If you need to turn off apple watch you can do so by following these simple steps.
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How to shut off apple watch
There are a few different ways to shut off your Apple Watch. One way is to press and hold the side button until the sliders appear. Then, drag the Power Off slider to the right. Another way is to go to the Settings app on your Apple Watch, tap General, and tap Shut Down.
Deactivate before you sell or give away your Apple Watch
If you have an Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE or Apple Watch Series 4, you can use it without your iPhone. To do this, you need to set up your Apple Watch and pair it with your iPhone.
If you don’t have an Apple Watch but want to use one, you can borrow a friend or family member’s Apple Watch. You can also buy a used Apple Watch from a reputable source.
If you’re no longer using your Apple Watch, you can deactivate it before you sell or give it away. Deactivating an Apple Watch erases all of its content and settings.
-Open watch app on your iPhone and tap the watch tab
-Tap General > About.
-Tap the info button next to your watch’s name.
-Tap Deactivate this watch.
If you don’t have your iPhone or can’t access the Watch app, you can deactivate your watch directly from your watch:
-Press and hold both the side button and Digital Crown for at least 10 seconds, then release both when you see the Apple logo.
-When asked if you want to restore or update from a backup, choose Deactivate.
Unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone
If you want to unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone, you’ll need to do factory reset This will erase all of your data from your Apple Watch, so make sure you’ve backed everything up first.
1. On your iPhone, open the Watch app.
2. Tap the My Watch tab, then tap your watch at the top of the screen.
3. Tap the info button next to your watch, then tap Unpair Apple Watch.
4. Tap I Have Backed Up My Data, then enter your password and tap Erase Everything.
Erase all content and settings
If you can’t turn off your Watch, force it to restart.
To restart your Watch, press and hold the side button until you see the Apple logo.
If you want to turn off your Watch completely start from scratch, you can erase all content and settings.
When you erase all content and settings, it deletes your data and personalized settings, including your preferences for alarms, notifications, brightness, and more. It also removes any credit or debit cards you added for Apple Pay. And if your Watch has watchOS 3 or later, it deactivates Activation Lock so that someone else can use it.
How to restart your Apple Watch
You may need to restart your Apple Watch for a number of reasons, such as when it’s acting up or when you’re about to update the watchOS. A restart is different from a reboot, which turns the Watch off and then back on again. Here’s how to restart your Apple Watch.
Forcing a restart
If your Apple Watch is unresponsive, you can force restart it by pressing and holding both the side button and Digital Crown for about 10 seconds. You should see the Apple logo appear.
If you’re stuck on the Power Reserve screen and your watch won’t restart, charging might get it going again. Connect your watch to its charger and give it at least 30 minutes to charge. If that doesn’t work, or if you can’t charge your watch, follow these steps:
1. Press and hold both the side button and Digital Crown for 10 seconds. Don’t release when you see the Apple logo.
2. Keep holding down both buttons until you see the recovery mode screen.
3. When asked to restore or update, choose Update.
Updating your Apple Watch
Restarting your Apple Watch can fix many small software glitches that may be slowing down your watch or causing it to act erratically. In most cases, you’ll want to restart your watch rather than shut it off completely, which will preserve your data and settings. If you’re having major issues with your watch, or you need to give it a fresh start, you can shut it down and restart it from scratch.
How to unpair your Apple Watch
Before you sell or give away your Apple Watch, you need to unpair it from your iPhone. Unpairing will erase all of your data and settings from the device. If you have an Apple Watch Series 3 or later, you can back up your data before you unpair.
Back up your Apple Watch
Before you unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone, you need to back up your Apple Watch. This process backs up your settings, app data, and any Health data to your iPhone. Once you unpair and reset your Apple Watch, you won’t be able to restore this backup.
Make sure that both devices are connected to Wi-Fi and that your iPhone has the latest version of iOS.
Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone and tap the My Watch tab.
Tap General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings.
Enter your passcode if prompted.
Tap Back up then wait for the backup to finish.
Once the backup is complete, tap Erase all to continue.
Erase your Apple Watch
If you plan to sell or give away your Apple Watch, or if you have a problem that requires you to erase all its content and settings, follow these steps:
-Open the Watch app on your iPhone and tap the My Watch tab.
-Tap General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings.
If you turned on Find My Apple Watch before you erased it, you might need to enter apple id and password to remove it from Find My iPhone.
-Tap Erase [device].
-Enter your passcode, then tap Erase All.
All your content is deleted from the device, and someone else can now activate it.
Restore from a backup
If you unpaired your Apple Watch from your iPhone, you can still restored it from a backup. Here’s how:
1. On your iPhone, open the Apple Watch app.
2. Tap the My Watch tab, then tap General > Reset.
3. Tap Erase All Content and Settings, then tap Erase All.
4. Once your Apple Watch is erased, pair it with your iPhone again and restore from a backup.
If you don’t have a backup, you can start fresh with your Apple Watch by tapping Set Up as New Watch.