How do I troubleshoot my Apple Watch?

Why does my Apple Watch not work?

Try force restarting your watch: press and hold both the side button and Digital Crown for around 10 seconds, until you see the logo. After that time, if it has not already restarted automatically, remove it from the charger and: Try restarting it (by pressing and holding the side button until you see the Apple logo).

How do I run diagnostics on my Apple Watch?

How to access Apple Watch diagnostic port

  1. Step 1: Remove the strap on the button side of the Apple Watch case.
  2. Step 2: Place the sewing needle in the port hole.
  3. Step 3: Don’t press the needle to access that door like you would to open the SIM card tray on an iPhone.

How do I reset an unresponsive Apple Watch?

You should force restart your device as a last resort and only if it’s not responding. To force restart your Apple Watch, press and hold both the side button and Digital Crown for at least 10 seconds, then release both buttons when you see the Apple logo.

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How do you troubleshoot a watch?

Press the Digital Crown to try and return to the Apple Watch home screen, then relaunch the app from that home screen. If that doesn’t work, try a force quit: Press and hold the side button on your Apple Watch until the sliders appear, then press and hold the Digital Crown until you return to the Home screen.

What to do if your Apple Watch will not turn on?

The first thing to do when your Apple Watch won’t turn on is perform a hard reset. Simultaneously press and hold the Digital Crown and the Side button for about 10-15 seconds. When the Apple logo appears on your Apple Watch, release both buttons. Your Apple Watch will turn back on shortly after.

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)

Can I run a diagnostic test on my iPhone?

Phone Diagnostics for iPhone

Available for the iPhone, the Phone Diagnostics app offers a range of tests you can run one after the other. The app can check your touch screen, multi-touch capabilities, camera, flash, speaker, microphone, Wi-Fi, cellular access, sensors, and other components.

Why won’t my Apple Watch go to the app screen?

The first thing you should try is checking to make sure the problem app(s) are up to date. If they aren’t, update them and try the apps again. If you’re able to, then hold down the side button on the Apple Watch and swipe Power Off to the right. Hold down the side button again to turn it back on.

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Why will my Apple Watch not reset?

There are typically four reasons why an Apple Watch won’t restart: It’s frozen and completely unresponsive. It’s in Power Reserve mode. It ran out of battery life and it’s not charging.

Try force restarting your watch: press and hold down both buttons for at least 10 seconds, until you see the Apple logo. Be sure to allow a few minutes for your Apple Watch to start.