Why Isn’t My Apple Watch Turning On?

Here are a few things to check if apple watch won’t turn on. If you can’t get your Watch to turn on, here’s what to do.

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Check the Battery

The first, and most likely reason why apple watch isn’t turning on is because the battery has died. If your watch is connected to a charger and still won’t turn on, try force restarting it. If that doesn’t work, you may need to take it to an Apple Store for further diagnosis.

Make sure that apple watch has at least a 50% charge.

If your Apple Watch has a low battery and you can’t turn it on, connect it to a charger for at least 15 minutes. After 15 minutes, if your watch still won’t turn on, try these steps:

1. Connect your watch to its charger and let it charge for a few minutes.
2. Try to turn on your watch again.
3. If you still can’t turn on your watch or if it turns on but doesn’t charge, take your watch and charger to an Apple Retail Store or Authorized Service Provider.

If you can’t see the watch face, swipe up from the bottom of the screen.

If you can’t see the watch face, swipe up from the bottom of the screen. If you still can’t see the watch face,contact apple support

Check for Updates

If you’re having trouble with your Apple Watch, the first thing you should do is check for updates. Sometimes software issues can be fixed by simply installing the latest update. To check for updates, open watch app on your iPhone and go to My Watch > General > Software Update. If there’s an update available, install it.

Keep your Watch up to date with the latest version of watchOS.

It’s important to keep your Apple Watch up to date with the latest version of watchOS, which includes the latest features and improvements.

To update your Watch:
1. Connect your Watch to its charger.
2. Make sure your iPhone is nearby and connected to Wi-Fi.
3. On your iPhone, open the Apple Watch app, then tap the watch tab
4. Tap General > Software Update.
5. Download and install any updates that are available.

Restart Your Watch

There are a few things you can try if your Apple Watch won’t turn on. First, make sure that your watch has enough charge. You can do this by connecting your watch to its charger and letting it charge for at least 30 minutes. If your watch still won’t turn on, you can try restarting it. To do this, press and hold the side button until you see the Power Off slider appear.

Press and hold the side button until you see the Power Off slider.

If your Apple Watch has a black or blank screen, you might need to restart your device. To restart your device, press and hold the side button until you see the Power Off slider.

If your watch won’t turn off, press and hold both the side button and Digital Crown for at least 10 seconds, then release when you see the Apple logo.

Drag the slider to turn off your watch.

If your watch won’t turn on, it may have a dead battery. To save your watch’s battery, you can turn off some features that you don’t use all the time. You can also enable Power Reserve, which gives you a limited amount of time to use core functions of your watch.

If your watch still won’t turn on, or if it turns on but gets stuck start up, try these steps:

1. Make sure that your watch is charged. If the battery icon is red, charge your watch for up to 2 hours until the icon turns green.
2. After making sure that your watch is charged, restart your watch:
– For Apple Watch Series 2 and earlier: press and hold both the side button and Digital Crown for at least 10 seconds, then wait for the Apple logo to appear.
– For Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) and later: press and hold both the side button and either volume button for at least 10 seconds, then wait for the Apple logo to appear.
3. If you still can’t restart your watch or if it gets stuck during start up, force restart your watch:
– For Apple Watch Series 2 and earlier: press and hold both the side button and Digital Crown for at least 10 seconds, until you see the Apple logo.
– For Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) and later: press and hold both the side button and either volume button simultaneously until you see the Apple logo appear onscreen.

If your watch won’t turn on or it’s unresponsive, you can restart it.

How you restart your watch depends on the model. For all models, press and hold the side button until the power off slider appears. If you have an Apple Watch with cellular, you might need to enter your passcode.

Older models:
-Drag the power off slider to turn off your watch. After your watch turns off, press and hold the side button again until you see the Apple logo.

Apple Watch Series 2 and 3: Press and hold both the side button and Digital Crown for about 10 seconds, or until you see the Apple logo.

Apple Watch Series 4 and later: Press and hold both the side button and one of the volume buttons until you see the power off slider.

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