Best answer: Why can’t I clear all on my Apple Watch?

Why won’t my Apple Watch erase all content?

Question: Q: Apple Watch not erasing

Press and hold the side button until you see the Power Off slider. Press firmly on Power Off (do not try to slide it – just press down more firmly than a normal tap), release your finger and then tap on Erase all content and settings.

How do I get the clear all off my Apple Watch?

Erase Apple Watch and settings

  1. Open the Settings app on your Apple Watch.
  2. Go to General > Reset, tap Erase All Content and Settings, then enter your passcode. If you have an Apple Watch with a cellular plan, you’re offered two options—Erase All and Erase All & Keep Plan.

Why can’t I reset my Apple Watch?

Press and hold the side button until you see the Power Off slider. Press firmly on Power Off (do not try to slide it – just press down more firmly than a normal tap), release your finger, then tap on Erase all content and settings and confirm when prompted.

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How do I reset Apple Watch and pair again?

If your Apple Watch is stuck while pairing

  1. Press and hold the Digital Crown and the side button at the same time until your watch restarts. …
  2. After your watch restarts, firmly press the screen or press and hold the Digital Crown.
  3. Tap Reset.
  4. After your watch resets, you can pair it with your iPhone.

How do I fix Apple Watch erase all content and settings?

Try this; Press and hold both the side button and Digital Crown for about 10 seconds, then release both buttons when you see the Apple logo.

How long does it take to erase all content and settings on Apple Watch?

From here, your Apple Watch and iPhone will start to disconnect and this may take up to 10 minutes or so depending on how much data you have on your wristwear. We find it doesn’t always take that long, so keep an eye on the watch and keep it near your phone during the whole process.

Why is my watch saying clear all?

Try force restarting your watch: press and hold both the side button and Digital Crown for around 10 seconds, until you see the Apple logo, then release them and wait for the watch to restart.

How do I fix my Apple Watch?

Open the Settings app and go to General. Now, scroll all the way down to the Reset label and tap it. Hit Erase All Content and Settings, confirm your intentions and after a few seconds your Apple Watch will be ready to repair!

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What do I do if my Apple Watch won’t hard reset?

Try restarting it (by pressing and holding the side button until you see the Apple logo). Next try force restarting it: press and hold both the side button and Digital Crown (ie both buttons) for around 10 seconds, until you see the logo.

How do I fix my bricked Apple Watch?

Follow the steps below to see if that will work for you:

  1. Force restart the watch by holding the Digital Crown and Side Button until the Apple logo comes up.
  2. Force touch the screen with your passcode.
  3. Select Factory Reset.
  4. Repair Watch to iPhone (may take a few attempts)
  5. Restore from Backup on iPhone (should load watchOS 4)