What happens if you reset your Apple Watch?

Does resetting Apple Watch delete activity?

Historic Health and Activity data is stored on your iPhone, not on your Apple Watch, so will not be lost.

How do I reset my Apple Watch without losing data?

Erase Apple Watch and settings

Open the Settings app on your Apple Watch. Go to General > Reset, tap Erase All Content and Settings, then enter your passcode.

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.

Do I have to reset my Apple Watch to pair it?

If your old iPhone is no longer in the picture, then you will need to return your Apple Watch to its original factory settings before you can pair it with your new iPhone. Here’s how: On your Apple Watch, head to Settings > General > Reset. … Next, tap Unpair Apple Watch and tap again to confirm.

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What do I lose when I reset my Apple Watch?

Erasing all content and settings erases all media, data, and settings from your Apple Watch, but it does not remove Activation Lock. To remove Activation Lock, unpair the watch first. Before your watch is erased, a backup of its contents is created on your iPhone.

Will I lose all my data if I unpair my Apple Watch?

When you unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone, the watch is backed up completely to your iPhone to make sure that the latest data is saved. … This means that when you set up a new iPhone and restore it from backup, your latest Apple Watch data is also restored.

How do you unpair an Apple Watch without deleting everything?

Tap your watch at the top, then tap the “i” on the right side. Tap Unpair Apple Watch (during the unpairing process your Apple Watch will do a fresh backup to your iPhone) Follow the prompts to unpair your current Watch. Open the Watch app on iPhone to start the pairing process.

How do I know when my Apple Watch is backed up?

You can verify that it indeed backed up by going to Settings > General > iPhone Storage > Watch. Under Documents & Data, you should see the name of your Apple Watch, along with the date of your latest back up.

Can I reset my Apple Watch without 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.

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Why does my Apple watch keep saying pairing failed?

If your Apple Watch isn’t pairing with your iPhone, there are a number of ways you can fix the connection. First, make sure both devices have Wi-Fi and Bluetooth enabled and are in range of each other. Then, try restarting your Apple Watch and iPhone, as well as resetting your iPhone’s network settings.

Can I unlock my phone with my Apple watch?

Unlock with Apple Watch works when your watch is on your wrist and unlocked and your iPhone is nearby. The feature doesn’t use Face ID to recognize and authenticate your identity. Unlock with Apple Watch works only for unlocking your iPhone.

How do I reset my disabled Apple watch?

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.