Category: Apple Watch

What Does the Red Dot Mean on Apple Watch?

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Got a red dot on the screen of your Apple Watch? Wondering what the red dot is at the top of the Apple Watch screen?

You’re certainly not alone, as many Apple Watch users are wondering what the red dot means, and perhaps how they can get rid of it on their device.

What does the red dot on Apple Watch mean?

If you see a red dot at on the Apple Watch screen, it means you have a new or unread notification on the Apple Watch.

The unread notification could be from any number of things; an unread text message, missed phone call, email, alert, or any other…

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How to Unpair Apple Watch

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Want to unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone for whatever reason? Maybe you want to pair it do a different iPhone, or unpair it for troubleshooting purposes?

If you are facing any sort of connectivity issues with your Apple Watch, perhaps it’s getting randomly disconnected from your paired iPhone even when it’s nearby, for example, you may find that unpairing the Apple Watch and then pairing it again can be helpful. Especially if the issue persists even after rebooting your devices.

Apple Watch relies on both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to stay connected to your…

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How to Turn On Apple Watch

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Got an Apple Watch that is turned off and you want it to turn on, or perhaps you found an Apple Watch that is off and you want to turn it on to help return it to its owner?

Turning on the Apple Watch is super easy but if you’ve new to the device you may be unfamiliar with the process.


To turn on an Apple Watch that is off, press and hold the side button until the  Apple logo appears on the screen.

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When the Apple Watch is on, the watch face will appear if you tap on the screen or press a side button.

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How to Enable or Disable Wrist Detection on Apple Watch

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Do you want to stop your Apple Watch from locking automatically every time you take it off the wrist? This can be easily done by disabling a feature called Wrist Detection on your Apple Watch. And of course if this is disabled on your watch, you can turn it back on.

The Apple Watch has several sensors on its back that help it identify whether or not you’re wearing it on your wrist. If you’ve secured your Apple Watch with a passcode, this feature is used to keep your wearable unlocked as long as you’re wearing it and lock it the second you remove it. As…

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How to Share Your Watch Face from Apple Watch

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Did you know that you can share a completely customized Apple Watch face with someone, whether one of your friends or family members? This allows them to use your exact watch face without having to go through all the customization by themselves.

Apple provides plenty of customization options for most of the watch faces that are currently available for the Apple Watch. You can personalize it to your liking by adjusting the color, changing the dial-style, and even adding the complications that fit your use case. However, this process may be complicated for…

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How to Use Private MAC Address on Apple Watch

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Do you frequently connect to multiple Wi-Fi networks from your Apple Watch, say at work, school, coffee shops, airports, or other networks that aren’t yours? If so, you may want to safeguard your privacy by using private MAC addresses for the public Wi-Fi networks you connect to. Much like you can do so on iPhone and iPad, you can use a feature to randomize the MAC hardware address of your Apple Watch when connecting to wi-fi networks.

For some quick background, when you connect to any Wi-Fi network using any device, the device needs to identify itself to…

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How to Turn Off Siri on Apple Watch to Stop Siri Listening

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Don’t want Apple Watch to always be listening for the “Hey Siri” command? You can turn off Siri on Apple Watch if you want to stop it from listening to you, ready to take your commands.

We’ll show you how to turn off the Siri listening feature Apple Watch, which still allows you to use Siri if manually activated, and also how to turn off Siri completely so that the entire feature is not available on Apple Watch. Finally, we’ll also show you how to delete your Siri history and voice commands from Apple servers.


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How to Use Announce Messages with Siri on Apple Watch

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Did you know that Siri on Apple Watch can read out all the messages you receive, and even reply to them without having to take your iPhone out of your pocket? As long as you have a second-generation and newer AirPods or compatible Beats wireless headphones, you’ll be able to take advantage of this feature with your Apple Watch.

Announce Messages with Siri is a feature that adds more functionality to the AirPods and Beats line-up of wireless headphones. When you have these headphones connected to your Apple Watch, Siri will announce every message that shows up…

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How to Force Restart a Frozen Apple Watch

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The Apple Watch is a great companion for your iPhone—but all great things have bad days, and the Apple Watch is no exception. Software bugs can make the watch slow to respond, and when they do, a quick restart is usually a good solution. However, sometimes the Apple Watch stops responding entirely; when that happens,…

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How to Delete Memojis on Apple Watch

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If you’ve created a ton of Memojis using your Apple Watch or other Apple devices, you may certainly have a few that you don’t really use. If you’re planning to cut down the list of Memojis you have, you may be interested in deleting those unwanted Memojis right from your wrist with an Apple Watch, provided you have one.

For those who aren’t aware, Apple brought the Memoji app to Apple Watch with the watchOS 7 update which allowed users to easily make Memojis without having to take their iPhones out of their pockets. Not only does this mean that you can…

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