How to Set up and Use Apple Watch Nightstand Mode
Apple Watch Nightstand Mode is a unique feature that enables your watch to function as an alarm clock when it’s charging, and you had it lying on its side. If you’re a frequent traveler or a busy professional, this feature can be useful in signaling you when it’s time to get up or attend a meeting. This article provides a step by step guide on how to set up and use Apple Watch Nightstand mode.
Step 1: Charge your Apple Watch to above 10% battery level
The Nightstand mode only works when the watch is charging, and the battery is above 10%. So, to enable it, make sure you’ve connected the watch to its charging cable and wait until the battery is stable.
Step 2: Turn on Nightstand mode
Open your Apple Watch app on your iPhone, go to ‘My Watch’ and tap on ‘General.’ In the General settings, enable the ‘Nightstand Mode’ feature. This will make the Apple Watch screen to appear in landscape mode whenever you place it on its side.
Step 3: Connect your watch to the charging cable and place it on its side
To use the Nightstand mode feature, connect your Apple Watch to the charging cable, and then lay it on its flat side with the watch face pointing upwards. This position will prompt the watch display to turn on, and it will show the current time and date.
Step 4: Check the alarm settings
You can now set an alarm using the Apple Watch in Nightstand mode. To do this, just touch the digital crown, and the screen will show the current alarm settings. You can adjust your alarm time using the turning gesture on the digital crown.
Step 5: Wake up to your alarm signal
When the alarm goes off, the Apple Watch screen will light up gradually, and the alarm tone will start to play. You can turn off the alarm by tapping on the screen or by pressing the watch’s side button.
Using the Nightstand mode feature on your Apple Watch is a great way to wake up to the alarm that suits you best. Besides, you can customize the watch’s display and choose which information is displayed on the screen. You can have information like the weather, battery life, or even your fitness goals set up to show when you wake up.
Using the Nightstand mode feature on your Apple Watch is a useful way to ensure you wake up on time, especially when you’re traveling or in a noisy environment. The above steps provide a basic guide on how to set up and use Apple Watch Nightstand mode. Make sure you have the latest Apple Watch version and software to enable this feature properly.