How to Reset an Apple Watch

Technology offers you to set and reset your gadgets according to you. To reset any gadget by yourself is not a difficult job. Do you want to know how to reset your Apple Watch if you want to change your iPhone or Apple Watch, or because of any other reason?

How to Reset an Apple Watch

In this article we are going to guide you through simple and easy methods about how to reset your Apple Watch at home, by yourself in just minutes.

How to Reset an Apple Watch 

You can reset your Apple Watch by unpairing it or from Settings. Both the ways are good and easy. Follow the given guide.

Unpair the Apple Watch

If you are going to change your iPhone or your Apple Watch, then unpairing will be the better option for you to reset. It's the best option to clear the data fast. Here is how to do it:

  1. Power on your iPhone and Apple Watch and place them in close proximity to each other.
  2. On your iPhone, launch the Watch app.
  3. From the top of your screen, select the name of the Watch that you want to reset.
  4. From the right of your watch information panel, click the Information icon in the circle.
  5. Now, select the Unpair Apple Watch option. ( Choose cellular plan, if asked, according to your choice.
  6. For confirmation, Unpair (name) Apple Watch button.
  7. If prompted, then enter your Apple ID password.

That's it, the resetting process will be completed in a few minutes.

Erase all Content and Settings to Reset Apple Watch

Follow the given steps if you want to reset your Apple Watch, while you don't have connected it to your iPhone or you don't have your iPhone with you at the time:

  1. Access the Apple Watch's apps screen, by pressing the Digital Crown.
  2. Go to Settings.
  3. Now, select General.
  4. Now, scroll down and click on Reset.
  5. Now, tap the button with Erase All Content and Settings option.
  6. When prompted, enter your passcode.
  7. You will receive a warning message with resetting effects, scroll down from there and click the Erase All button.

That's it, it will take several minutes to complete the resetting process.


Q: How can I reset my Apple Watch?

Ans: To reset your Apple Watch by yourself, follow the above guide with easy steps.

Q: Can I reset my Apple Watch if it is not connected to my iPhone?

Ans: Yes, you can do it, follow the above read to do so.

So, this was an elaborative and simple guide for you about how to reset your Apple Watch.

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