Category: watchOS

watchOS 8 Compatible Apple Watch Models

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Wondering which Apple Watch models support watchOS 8? WatchOS 8 features a new mindfulness app, new sleep tracking features, new workouts like Tai Chi and Pilates, a redesigned Photos app, improvements to Messages, and more, so it’s understandable if you’d want to run it on your Apple Watch.

If you’re curious if your particular Apple Watch model will support the upcoming watchOS 8 update, then check out the official supported devices list below.

Apple Watch Models Supporting WatchOS 8

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How to Automatically Erase Apple Watch After Failed Passcode Attempts

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Did you know that you can set your Apple Watch to automatically erase all its data if someone’s trying to break into it? Fortunately, this is pretty is easy to do and all you need is just a few seconds to enable this optional feature. Much like you can set iPhone to automatically erase on failed passcode entries, you can setup the same feature on Apple Watch too.

Out of the box, Apple lets you create a simple 4-digit passcode for your Apple Watch. This allows you to secure your wearable as soon as you take it off your wrist. However, the issue with 4-digit…

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How to Answer & Reject Phone Calls on Apple Watch

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Have an Apple Watch that you’d like to triage phone calls with? Maybe you’d like to answer a phone call on Apple Watch, or decline a call on Apple Watch?

If you’re new to Apple Watch, you may not be familiar with the watchOS software. Whether you own a Cellular or GPS model of the Apple Watch, it can make and receive phone calls using the paired iPhone. If this is your first smartwatch, you may not be used to managing phone calls directly from such a tiny wrist-based device. Since the Apple Watch has internal speakers and a microphone for communication,…

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How to Reset Cellular Plans on Apple Watch

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If you have a cellular Apple Watch and you’re planning to change the network provider that you use, you will have to reset or remove the current cellular plan on your Apple Watch first.

In this article, we’ll cover how you can remove or reset the cellular plans on your Apple Watch.

Setting up cellular connectivity on your Apple Watch is typically a one-time process and since it uses an eSIM, it’s not easy to switch to a different network as you’d normally do by swapping SIM cards on your iPhone. You cannot just use a new network on your Apple Watch…

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How to Unlock iPhone with Apple Watch

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Do you use an Apple Watch alongside your iPhone? If so, you may be excited to know that you can now use your Apple Watch to quickly unlock your Face ID-equipped iPhone, this may be particularly handy when you’re wearing a face mask. That’s right, you no longer have to type in the passcode.

Ever since mask wearing became common, Apple’s Face ID-equipped iPhones haven’t been able to do their job quite as well. Sure, there are tricks to use Face ID with a mask, but they’re not perfect either. As a result, you’re forced to type in your device passcode…

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How to Check watchOS version on Apple Watch

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If you don’t regularly update your Apple Watch to the latest software version, and you previously turned off automatic Apple Watch updates, then chances are decent that you’re on a firmware that’s a few weeks or months old. In that case, you may be curious to know what watchOS version your Apple Watch is currently running.

Just like the iPhones and iPads, Apple Watch frequently receives watchOS updates from Apple to address bugs, make improvements, and even add new features. To make sure you get access to all the new additions, you’ll need to be on the…

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How to Use Apple Watch to Track Sleep

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Did you know that your Apple Watch can now track your sleeping patterns? Although a lot of people don’t wear their smartwatches during their sleep, you may consider wearing your Apple Watch now that a whole new sleep tracking feature has been added.

With watchOS 7 and newer, Apple includes a whole new Sleep app for the Apple Watch and it’s intended to work in tandem with the Health app on your paired iPhone. While the sleep mode feature in iOS tries to determine how well you sleep depending on how much you’re using your iPhone during bedtime, the Apple…

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How to Start a Timer On Your Apple Watch

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How’d you like to start a timer, right from Apple Watch?

The Apple Watch might be the best thing to happen in personal fitness in a long time, but where the wearable really shines is in making it super easy to do things that we do multiple times a day, week, or month. Checking the time is obviously one of those things, but so is starting timers. And starting a timer on an Apple Watch is both useful and easy.

Sure you can use your iPhone to start a timer, and you can start one with HomePod as well, but doing it on your Apple Watch means you’ll be able to…

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How to Have Your Apple Watch Speak The Time For You

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How’d you like your Apple Watch to speak the time to you? Sounds convenient, high-tech, and useful, right?

Apple prides itself on being one of the most forward-thinking tech companies in terms of accessibility. It does a pretty decent job of it as well, although nobody is perfect. You might be forgiven for thinking there isn’t much accessibility on offer from something like the Apple Watch given it’s tiny size, but you’d be wrong. One such example is that you can have the watch speak the time on command, regardless of the watch face that’s being…

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How to Challenge a Friend to an Apple Watch Activity Competition

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Want to get competitive with your Apple Watch? You can challenge a friend, family member, coworker, or anyone else with an Apple Watch to an activity competition!

Competition is always a good way to spur people on to achieve a goal, and that’s most definitely the case in terms of exercise. Sure, you can compete with yourself, set fitness goals, and gain your own achievements but competing with a friend adds some much-needed spice. And you can do it all from your Apple Watch.


You’re probably already sharing your Activity data with your friends, but going…

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