Why is my Apple Watch disabled?

If your Apple Watch is disabled because you forgot your passcode or entered an incorrect passcode too many times, you can use the Apple Watch app on your iPhone to allow you to enter the passcode again. … Important: If Erase Data is turned on, the data on your Apple Watch is erased after 10 failed passcode attempts.

How do I Undisable my Apple Watch?

If your Apple Watch is disabled but you know your passcode

  1. Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap Passcode.
  3. Select Unlock with iPhone.
  4. Put your Apple Watch on and press the Digital Crown.
  5. Enter the passcode or use Touch ID on your iPhone to unlock your Apple Watch.

How do you unlock a locked Apple Watch?

Unlock Apple Watch

  1. Enter the passcode: Wake Apple Watch, enter the watch passcode, then tap OK.
  2. Unlock Apple Watch when you unlock your iPhone: Open the Settings app on your Apple Watch, tap Passcode, then turn on Unlock with iPhone.

Why is my Apple Watch locked up?

If an Apple Watch is locking unexpectedly, then the most likely issue is the current settings. Specifically, Wrist Detection might not be turned on or working as it should. … The most obvious one is to unpair the Apple Watch and iPhone and then pair them again.

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How do you reset a locked Apple Watch without paired phone?

Press and hold the side button until you see Power Off. Press and hold the Digital Crown until you see Erase all content and settings. Tap Reset, then tap Reset again to confirm. Wait for the process to finish, then set up your Apple Watch again.

Why is disable passcode greyed out?

Answer: A: Answer: A: If the Turn Passcode Off button is greyed out, passcode restrictions are likely enforced on the iPhone (via a corporate configuration profile, mobile device management or Exchange policy). Where passcode restrictions are set on a managed iPhone, they also affect Apple Watch.

How do I reset my Apple watch without Apple ID?

The following explains how to do that.

  1. Launch the Settings app on your Apple Watch and tap the General option.
  2. Select the Reset option and tap on Erase All Content and Settings. …
  3. Your Apple Watch will ask you to input your passcode. …
  4. Tap the Erase All option and your Apple Watch will begin to reset.

Why my Apple Watch is not connected to my phone?

Keep your Apple Watch and paired iPhone close together to make sure that they’re in range. On your iPhone, make sure that Airplane Mode is off and that Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are on. … Open Control Center, then turn off Airplane Mode. Restart your Apple Watch and iPhone.

How do I force restart my Apple Watch?

To force restart your Apple Watch, press and hold both the side button and Digital Crown for at least 10 seconds, then release both buttons when you see the Apple logo.

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Why doesnt my Apple Watch work without my phone?

When your iPhone is off or out of range, your Apple Watch can use a Wi-Fi network to send and receive data. Your watch can also connect to a cellular network if it’s a cellular model.

Why is my apple watch not coming on when I turn my wrist?

If your Apple Watch doesn’t wake when you raise your wrist, make sure you selected the proper wrist and watch orientation. If your Apple Watch doesn’t wake when you tap the display or press or turn the Digital Crown, it may need charging.