How can I unlock my stolen Apple Watch?

Can I unlock an Apple Watch I found?

There’s no way to circumvent the lock. It’s not yours to unlock. Turn it into the police or the management or lost and found of wherever it was you found it.

What happens if I buy a stolen Apple Watch?

You will not otherwise be able to use the Apple Watch. There is no way around this security feature. Apple will not advise you of the previous owner’s contact details, pass your details on to them, unlock the Apple Watch or enable you to trade it in.

How do I unlock my Apple Watch that isn’t yours?

If your Apple Watch is disabled but you know your passcode

  1. Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap Passcode.
  3. Select Unlock with iPhone.
  4. Put your Apple Watch on and press the Digital Crown.
  5. Enter the passcode or use Touch ID on your iPhone to unlock your Apple Watch.

How do I remove an Apple Watch from previous owner’s account?

Sign in with your Apple ID, and open Settings. Under My Devices, click your Apple Watch. Click X next to your device. Click Remove to confirm.

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How do I get rid of Iwatch activation lock without previous owner?

Go to “Find My iPhone > All Devices” and select the device to remove/unlock. Step 3. Click “Erase [device]” and after erasing, click “Remove from Account“. Once the above steps are complete, the activation lock will be removed and you can use your own Apple ID.

How do you reset a stolen Apple Watch?

Basically, a hard reset can be performed by thieves on a stolen Apple Watch by long-pressing on the side button until the power menu appears. Then you Force Touch on the display until a new option appears for “Erase all content and settings.” This option totally wipes the Watch clean.

Can Apple Watch be tracked by serial number?

Apple Watch cannot be tracked via the serial number.

Can I sell my Apple Watch if I’m still paying for it?

You can sell them and still pay for them every month.

How do I reset my Apple Watch without password or iPhone?

How to reset your Apple Watch if you forgot your passcode

  1. Put your watch on its charger and keep it there until you complete these steps.
  2. Press and hold the side button until you see Power Off.
  3. Press and hold the Digital Crown until you see Erase all content and settings.
  4. Tap Reset, then tap Reset again to confirm.

Why does my Apple Watch keep locking after I unlock it?

If an Apple Watch is locking unexpectedly, then the most likely issue is the current settings. … To make sure Wrist Detection is enabled, open the Watch app on the connected iPhone, navigate to the My Watch tab and then tap on General followed by Wrist Detection and enable the feature, if it is not turned on already.

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What happens if I forgot my Apple Watch passcode?

If you still can’t remember your passcode, you can reset Apple Watch, reset the passcode, then restore Apple Watch from a backup. Restoring erases the content and settings on your Apple Watch, but uses a backup to replace your data and settings.