Why is my Apple Watch not staying unlocked?

How do I make my Apple Watch stay unlocked?

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  1. On your iPhone, in the Watch app, go to: My Watch (tab) > General > Wrist Detection – turn this on.
  2. On your iPhone, in the Watch app, go to: My Watch > Passcode > Turn Passcode on.
  3. Also on the Passcode settings screen, enable Unlock with iPhone.

How do I fix my Apple Watch that won’t unlock?

Open the Watch app on your ‌iPhone‌, and in the Watch tab, select Passcode -> Turn Passcode Off. You’ll be asked to enter your current passcode on your Apple Watch to confirm. Once that’s done, reboot your Apple Watch and ‌iPhone‌, then re-enable the passcode setting.

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 Apple Watch without paired phone?

How to erase your Apple Watch if you don’t have your iPhone

  1. On your Apple Watch, tap Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings.
  2. Type your password if prompted.
  3. For GPS + Cellular models, choose to keep or remove your cellular plan. …
  4. Tap Erase All to confirm.
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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 you hard reset an Apple Watch?

How to Hard Reset Apple Watch

  1. Hold down the side button and Digital Crown at the same time. The Digital Crown is the rotating button located on the side of the device.
  2. Keep holding these two buttons down until you see the Apple logo appear on the screen.

How do I activate my iPhone to unlock my Apple Watch?

To allow Apple Watch to unlock your iPhone, do the following: On iPhone, go to Settings > Face ID & Passcode, then enter your passcode. Scroll down, then turn on Apple Watch (below Unlock With Apple Watch). If you have more than one watch, turn on the setting for each one.