How to Switch Apple Watch to New iPhone
Switching from one iPhone to another can be a daunting task, especially when you have an Apple Watch that needs to be transferred as well. Luckily, the process of switching your Apple Watch to a new iPhone is straightforward and easy. In this article, we’ll go over how to switch your Apple Watch to a new iPhone.
Before starting the process, ensure that both your Apple Watch and iPhone are up to date. Here’s how to ensure that:
On your iPhone:
1. Head to the Settings app on your iPhone.
2. Tap on General.
3. Tap on Software Update.
4. If there’s an update available, tap Download and Install.
On your Apple Watch:
1. Open the Watch app on your iPhone.
2. Navigate to My Watch.
3. Tap on General.
4. Tap on Software Update.
5. If there’s an update available, tap Download and Install.
Once both devices are updated, we can proceed to the transfer of the Apple Watch to the new iPhone.
1. First, you’ll have to unpair your Apple Watch from your old iPhone.
To unpair your Apple Watch, follow these steps:
a. Keep your Apple Watch and old iPhone close to each other.
b. Open the Watch app on your iPhone.
c. Navigate to the My Watch tab.
d. Select your watch.
e. Tap on the “i” icon next to the watch you want to unpair.
f. Select Unpair Apple Watch.
g. You might be prompted to enter your Apple ID password.
2. After unpairing the watch from the old iPhone, it’s time to pair it with the new iPhone.
To pair your watch with the new iPhone, follow these steps:
a. Make sure your new iPhone is near your Apple Watch.
b. Turn on your Apple Watch; you’ll see an Apple logo.
c. Open the Apple Watch app on your new iPhone.
d. Tap on Start Pairing.
e. Point your new iPhone’s camera at the animation on your Apple Watch.
f. An Unlock Animation will appear on your Apple Watch.
g. Follow the prompts to set up the watch.
3. Once the watch’s setup is complete, it’s a good idea to check that your iPhone and Apple Watch are successfully connected.
Here’s how you can verify that:
a. Open the Watch app on your new iPhone.
b. Navigate to My Watch.
c. If your Apple Watch is connected with your new iPhone, you should see “Connected.”
d. Go ahead and set any desired settings.
And that’s it! You’ve successfully switched your Apple Watch to a new iPhone. All your apps and settings should smoothly transfer over as long as they’re compatible with the new iPhone.
In conclusion, transitioning your Apple Watch from one iPhone to another is a breeze, thanks to Apple’s seamless integration. By following these few steps, you can switch your Apple Watch to a new iPhone with ease while preserving all of your data.