Having trouble with your Apple Watch? Check out our latest blog post to find out why apple watch won’t swipe up and how to fix it.
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Check to see if Do Not Disturb is enabled
If you have Do Not Disturb enabled on apple watch it will prevent you from being able to swipe up to see your Glances. To check if this is the case, swipe up from the bottom of the watch face to bring up Glances, and then look in the upper left corner. If you see a crescent moon symbol next to the time, that means Do Not Disturb is turned on.
To turn off Do Not Disturb, open the Settings app on apple watch and then tap on Do Not Disturb. Or, you can simply swipe up from the bottom of your watch face to access Control Center, and then tap on the half-moon icon to toggle Do Not Disturb off.
Check to see if you have any unread notifications
If you have any unread notifications, you won’t be able to swipe up on apple watch To check for unread notifications, open the Notification Center by swiping down from the top of the watch face. If you see a red dot next to any app icon, that means there is an unread notification. Tap on the app icon to view the notification. Once you’ve read the notification, you’ll be able to swipe up from the bottom of the watch face again.
Check to see if you have any pending updates
The first thing you should do when you find that apple watch isn’t responding to your attempts to swipe up is to check for any pending updates. To do this, open watch app on your iPhone and tap on the watch tab From here, scroll down and tap on the General option. Once you’re in the General menu, look for the Software Update option and tap on it.
If there are any updates available for your Apple Watch, you’ll be prompted to install them. Once the updates are installed, try swiping up on your Apple Watch again to see if the problem has been resolved.
Check to see if you have any open apps
If you can’t swipe up on your Apple Watch, it’s likely because you have an app open. To close an app, press and hold the side button, then swipe up on the app preview. If you still can’t swipe up, restart your Apple Watch.