Ready to set-up your Apple Watch? We’ll show you how to pair it with your iPhone and walk you through how to set us some features and settings before you start, make sure your iPhone is updated to the latest version of iOS connected to a Wi-Fi or cellular network and has Bluetooth turned on.
Also, make sure to keep your iPhone and Apple Watch close to each other during the entire setup process. All set, then let’s pair your Apple Watch with your iPhone. First put on your Apple Watch and press and hold the side button to turn it on. Unlock your iPhone and hold it close to your Apple Watch until you see a message OU. Then tap continue on your iPhone. Next, tap set-up for myself. Point your iPhone camera at the animation on your Apple Watch.
If you can’t use the camera tap pair Apple Watch manually on your iPhone and follow the steps. Then wait for a message that says your Apple Watch is paired. Now let’s set-up your Apple Watch. Depending on if you previously owned an Apple Watch or if this is your very first watch, the setup process might vary a bit. To get started, tap set-up Apple Watch. If you have a backup of your previous Apple Watch, you can tap restore from backup and follow the steps to transfer your data to your new watch. Next you’ll be asked to sign in with your Apple ID. Tap enter password, type it in. Then tap sign in. Now follow the onscreen prompts to choose your settings, like adjusting the text size on your Apple Watch and setting a passcode. You can also set-up features like Apple Pay. And emergency SOS. If you have an Apple Watch cellular model, you can set-up cellular service and you’ll be able to install apps from your iPhone that work with your Apple Watch. You can also set-up any of these features later in the Apple Watch app on your iPhone. Now just wait for your Apple Watch to sync with your iPhone and make sure to keep your iPhone close until it’s finished. When it’s ready, you’ll get an alert on your Apple Watch. Press the digital crown. And then you’re good to go.