Erase Apple Watch Open the Settings app on your Apple Watch. Go to General > Reset, tap Erase All Content and Settings, then enter your passcode. If you have an Apple Watch with a cellular plan, you’re offered two options—Erase All and Erase All & Keep Plan. To completely erase your Apple Watch, choose Erase All.
How do I unpair and erase my Apple Watch?
On your Apple Watch, tap Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings. Type your password if prompted. For GPS + Cellular models, choose to keep or remove your cellular plan. If you want to pair your Apple Watch and iPhone again, keep your plan.
How do I clear my Apple Watch before selling it?
Factory reset directly on Apple Watch Open the Settings app on your Apple Watch. Tap General. Swipe down to the bottom and tap Reset. Tap Erase All Content and Settings. If you’re using a passcode, enter it when prompted. Swipe down and tap Erase All or Erase All & Keep Plan if you have a cellular watch.
Does unpairing Apple Watch delete everything?
When you unpair your Apple Watch using the app, it will automatically start the process of resetting itself to factory settings and deleting all of your information. It will also automatically remove your Apple ID and iCloud account so it can be used by another user.
How do you unpair a watch?
Unpair Apple Watch without iPhone Put your Apple Watch on its charger. Press and hold the side button as if you were going to power it down. Do a firm press on the POWER OFF slider and let go. Tap Erase all content and settings.
How do I reset my Apple Watch to a new phone?
If your Apple Watch is stuck while pairing Press and hold the Digital Crown and the side button at the same time until your watch restarts. After your watch restarts, firmly press the screen or press and hold the Digital Crown. Tap Reset. After your watch resets, you can pair it with your iPhone.
Can you disconnect Apple watch from iPhone?
You can reset your Apple Watch and unpair it from your iPhone through either the Watch app, or from the Watch’s settings menu. You should unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone if you’ve sold or lost your Watch, or if you’ve encountered an issue that requires a full reset.
Can’t unpair Apple watch from old phone?
Erase Apple Watch if you don’t have its paired iPhone Open the Settings app on your watch, then tap General > Reset. Tap Erase All Content and Settings, then tap again to confirm. Wait for the watch to unpair. After the Apple Watch unpairs completely, you can pair again.
Why can’t I unpair my Apple Watch?
If you don’t have your iPhone and can’t unpair, you can still erase all content and settings on your Apple Watch: On your Apple Watch, tap Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings. For Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular), choose to keep or remove your cellular plan.
How do I manually reset my Apple Watch?
Press and hold the side button until you see Power Off. Press and hold the Digital Crown until you see Erase all content and settings. Tap Reset, then tap Reset again to confirm. Wait for the process to finish, then set up your Apple Watch again.
How do I reset my Apple Watch with too many passcode attempts?
How to reset and pair again to fix the ‘too many attempts’ error Ensure that your watch and iPhone are close to each other. On your iPhone, open the Watch app and tap My Watch. Go to General > Reset. Select Erase Apple Watch Content and Settings. Then follow the onscreen instructions.
What happens when you unpair 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. You can use the backed-up Apple Watch data on your iPhone if you ever need to restore your Apple Watch, or when you set up a new Apple Watch.
Why won’t my watch unpair from my phone?
Reset your Apple Watch In the watch’s Settings app, choose General, then Reset, and then hit Erase All Content and Settings. Then in the Watch app on your iPhone, tap My Watch, and tap the information button beside the watch and choose Unpair Apple Watch.
How do you completely reset an iPhone?
Wipe all content and settings from iPhone Go to Settings > General > Transfer or Reset iPhone. If you’re erasing your iPhone because you’re replacing it with a new iPhone that you have on hand, you can use extra free storage in iCloud to move your apps and data to the new device. Tap Erase All Content and Settings.
Can you hard reset an Apple Watch?
How to Hard Reset an Apple Watch. Press and hold both the side button and Digital Crown for at least 10 seconds. Release both buttons when you see the Apple logo.
Can you be locked out of an Apple Watch?
Note: To manually lock your Apple Watch, you must turn off wrist detection. (Open the Settings app on your Apple Watch, tap Passcode, then turn off Wrist Detection.) You must enter your passcode the next time you try to use your Apple Watch. You can also lock your screen to avoid accidental taps during a workout.