Why won’t my Apple Watch unlock automatically?

How do I unlock my Apple Watch automatically?

You can unlock Apple Watch manually, by entering the passcode, or set it to unlock automatically when you unlock your iPhone. Enter the passcode: Wake Apple Watch, enter the watch passcode, then tap OK.

Why is my Apple Watch not unlocking with my iPhone?

Unlock with Apple Watch is enabled: If other settings are correct, and you’re still not able to unlock your iPhone with Apple Watch, make sure that the appropriate settings are enabled on your iPhone. Head over to Settings → Face ID & Passcode → Toggle on Unlock with Apple Watch.

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 you unlock 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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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 you hard reset an Apple Watch?

How to Hard Reset an Apple Watch

  1. Press and hold both the side button and Digital Crown for at least 10 seconds.
  2. Release both buttons when you see the Apple logo.

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

To allow Apple Watch to unlock your iPhone, do the following:

  1. On iPhone, go to Settings > Face ID & Passcode, then enter your passcode.
  2. Scroll down, then turn on Apple Watch (below Unlock With Apple Watch).

How do I unlock my Apple Watch without pairing my phone?

If you forgot your Apple Watch passcode and do not have a paired iPhone

  1. Place your Apple Watch on its charger.
  2. Hold the side button until the Power Off screen appears.
  3. Press the Power Off slider firmly (do not slide it)
  4. Select Erase All Content and Settings.
  5. Your Apple Watch will reset to factory settings.

How do you pair a locked 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) and then tap on Erase all content and settings. Pair your watch using the Watch app, choosing to Restore from Backup if offered the option.

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