Wait until “Use your iPhone to set up this Apple Watch” appears on your iPhone, then tap Continue. If you don’t see this message, open the Watch app on your iPhone, tap All Watches, then tap Pair New Watch. Tap Set Up for a Family Member, then tap Continue on the next screen.
Open the Activity app on your Apple Watch. Swipe left, then turn the Digital Crown to scroll to the bottom of the screen. To add a friend, tap Invite a Friend, then tap a friend. To remove a friend, tap a friend you’re sharing with, then tap Remove.
You can set up and manage Apple Watch for someone who doesn’t have their own iPhone—your school-aged child or parent, for example. To do so, you must be the family organizer or parent/guardian in your Family Sharing group.
Can you set up 2 apple watches on one phone?
Yes, in the Watch app on the phone select All Watches at the top and select Add Watch. Does assume you are using them 1 at a time. The other multiple pairing is Apple Watch Family Plan, where you can pair a dependent Child’s Cellular Apple Watch to your iPhone and control that Apple Watch from your iPhone.
How do I set up an Apple watch for someone else?
Make sure that the previous owner removed Activation Lock from the watch and that the watch has been erased. They must unpair the watch and remove Activation Lock by entering their Apple ID password, so you can use the watch. If you see the passcode lock screen or the Home screen, the device needs to be erased.
How do you set up family?
To use Family Setup, you need to have a Watch with cellular connectivity and then sign up for a service plan through your carrier, which runs about $10 per month. The Apple Watch SE with LTE is the lowest-cost new model that Apple sells that’s compatible, and it starts at $329.
Why can’t I add a friend on my Apple Watch?
If you still can’t add a friend, make sure that they have an Apple Watch and that you haven’t added the maximum number of friends. You can add up to 40 friends.
With Family Setup, your family member who doesn’t have their own iPhone can use their Apple Watch to do things like make phone calls, send messages and share their location with you. After you set up a watch for a family member, you can use your iPhone to manage some of the watch’s capabilities.
Why is my apple watch not sharing my activity with friends?
Activity Sharing requires iOS 10 and watchOS 3 or later. If you paired more than one Apple Watch to your iPhone, the Sharing tab won’t appear in Activity until you update all your watches to the latest version of watchOS. Sign out of iCloud on your iPhone, then sign back in: Tap Settings > [your name].
Why does my Apple Watch show my husband’s name?
Check that your contact card contains your name, Apple ID email address and phone number. Remove any of your wife’s information that may appear in your contact card. Check that a separate contact card exists for your wife and that it does not include any of your contact details.
Why does my Apple Watch say my husband’s name?
Check that there is a single contact card for you and that it contains your name, Apple ID email address and iPhone number. Remove any duplicate contact cards and remove anyone else’s contact details from your own card.
How can I use Apple Watch 6 without pairing?
Here are seven ways you can use an Apple Watch without it being paired:
- Track your physical activity and workouts.
- Set a stopwatch, timer, and alarms.
- Monitor your heart rate.
- Music and podcast syncing.
- Practice your breathing.
- Store and show off photos.
- Use Apple Pay and wallet.
How many Apple watches can you pair to an iPhone?
You can pair up to 2 watches with t single phone at one time.
How many phones can you pair an Apple watch to?
Your Apple Watch is meant to be used with one phone at a time. You can try to make it work with two phones, but you’re better off just getting a second Apple Watch.
Why is my apple watch paired twice?
The watch showing up twice means twice the data being shown on the watch… Each time the watch is recognised as a new, active data source, it is listed separately in the Health app, but that does not result in any double-counting of data.