How to Unpair Your Apple Watch

If you need to unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone, here’s a quick and easy guide on how to do it.

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Why you might want to unpair your Apple Watch

There are a few reasons you might want to unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone—maybe you’re selling it, or maybe you’re upgrading to a new one and want to start fresh. Whatever the reason, here’s how to do it!

How to unpair your Apple Watch

If you’re no longer using your Apple Watch, you can unpair it from your iPhone. Once it’s unpaired, you can sell it or give it to someone.

To unpair your Apple Watch:

1. Open the Watch app on your iPhone.
2. Tap the My Watch tab.
3. Tap All Watches at the top of the screen.
4. Select the Apple Watch that you want to unpair, then tap Unpair [Device].
5. Tap Unpair [Device] again to confirm.

What happens when you unpair your Apple Watch

When you unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone, your Apple Watch will no longer receive calls, messages, or notifications from your iPhone. It will also no longer track your fitness or share information with your iPhone. However, you can still use your Apple Watch to:

-Track your fitness
-Make and receive payments
-Access limited information on your iPhone, such as the Weather app
-Use apps that don’t require an iPhone
-If you have an LTE model, make and receive phone calls and send and receive messages independent of your iPhone

How to unpair your Apple Watch and iPhone

If you want to sell your Apple Watch or give it to someone, you need to unpair it from your iPhone first. Here’s how:

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 the watch that you want to unpair, then tap Unpair Apple Watch.
4. Tap again to confirm.

Your Apple Watch will be unpaired from your iPhone and you’ll need to set it up again as new before you can use it with another iPhone.

How to unpair your Apple Watch and keep your data

If you’re selling your Apple Watch or upgrading to a new one, you’ll need to unpair it from your iPhone first. This process isn’t difficult, but it is time-consuming, so make sure you set aside enough time to do it properly.

Before you start, we recommend backing up your Apple Watch data so you don’t lose any important information, contacts, or files. Once you’ve done that, follow the steps below to unpair your devices.

How to unpair your Apple Watch and start over

If you need to unpair your Apple Watch and iPhone, or want to start over with a new Apple Watch, you can factory reset your Apple Watch. This will erase all of your data and settings, and it will unpair your devices. You can then pair your Apple Watch with a new iPhone or set it up as a new watch.

How to unpair your Apple Watch and sell it

Apple Watch is one of the most popular wearable devices on the market, but like any piece of technology, it has a limited lifespan. Eventually, you may find yourself wanting to upgrade to a newer model or simply sell your current watch. In either case, you’ll need to unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone. Here’s how:

-Open the Watch app on your iPhone.
-Tap the My Watch tab.
-Tap the Apple Watch you want to unpair.
-Tap the info button next to the watch you want to unpair.
-Tap Unpair Apple Watch.
-Enter your Apple ID password and tap Erase All Content and Settings.

How to unpair your Apple Watch and give it to someone

If you want to unpair your Apple Watch and give it to someone, you’ll need to follow these steps:

1. Turn off your Apple Watch. You can do this by holding down the side button until the power off slider appears, then dragging the slider to the right.
2. Once your Apple Watch is turned off, press and hold the side button again. Keep holding the side buttonuntil you see the Apple logo, then release.
3. Once your watch has restarted, open the Settings app on your watch. Tap General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings.
4. When prompted, enter your Apple ID password. This will begin the process of unpairing your watch from your iPhone and erasing all of its data.

How to unpair your Apple Watch and recycle it

If you’re no longer using your Apple Watch and want to unpair it from your iPhone, follow these steps:

1. Turn off your Apple Watch. Press and hold the side button until you see the Power Off slider.
2. Drag the slider to turn off your Apple Watch.
3. Wait for your watch to turn off completely, then press and hold the side button again to restart it.
4. When prompted, tap “Erase all content and settings.”
5. Enter your Apple ID password, then tap “Erase everything.”
6. After your Apple Watch has been erased, press and hold the side button again to restart it, then follow the onscreen instructions to set up your watch as new.

FAQs about unpairing your Apple Watch

If you have an Apple Watch and you’re getting a new iPhone, you’ll need to unpair your current Apple Watch from your iPhone before you can pair it with your new device. Here are a few FAQs about unpairing to help you get started.

How do I unpair my Apple Watch?
There are two ways to unpair your Apple Watch: through the Watch app on your iPhone, or by restoring your Apple Watch through iTunes on your Mac. If you’re using iOS 10.3 or later, you can also unpair directly from your Apple Watch.

To unpair using the Watch app:
1. On your iPhone, open the Watch app.
2. Tap the My Watch tab, then tap All Watches at the top of the screen.
3. Select the watch that you want to unpair, then tap Unpair [watch].
4. Tap again to confirm that you want to unpair.

To unpair using iTunes:
1. Connect your iPhone to its charger and make sure that both devices are turned on and connected to the Internet.
2. On your Mac, open iTunes and select your device in the sidebar.
3- Click Summary > Unpair Apple Watch > Stop Pairing in the bottom corner of the window.*If you don’t see an Unpair button, click Back up all of your data first, then try again.*

After you’ve unpaired, remove your passcode and erase all content and settings from both devices before setting up each one with its new owner respectively

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