Know how to pair Apple Watch with iPhone quickly
Are you finding issues in pairing Apple Watch with your iPhone? Know these tricks to fix it.
Apple Watch brings extensive features to make day-to-day life easier. These include reading texts, and making calls to even keeping an active eye on your health. However, to use it to its full potential and sync all your data, you need to pair it with your iPhone. Pairing an Apple Watch with an iPhone is a simple task, but sometimes things don't work according to plan! If you are facing any issues with pairing your Apple Watch with an iPhone, then here is the quick fix for your problem. Know what you should do to pair an Apple Watch with an iPhone.
How to pair Apple Watch with iPhone
Check if your Watch and iPhone are compatible with each other
There is still some time left for the complete rollout of watchOS 9 for users. Currently, watchOS 8 is available for Apple Watch Series 3 or later models with the iPhone 6s or later with iOS 15 or later. On the other hand, if you are having an Apple Watch Series 2 it is compatible with an iPhone 5 or later versions running on iOS 11 and more.
You can pair your Apple Watch automatically
Want to quickly pair an Apple Watch with your iPhone? Just turn on the Watch by pressing and holding the side button and then bring it close to your iPhone to connect. You will need to choose “Set Up for Myself” or “Set Up for a Family Member” on your iPhone's camera to scan the Watch display.
Now, at the end of the setup process, it will ask you to turn on various features that you can pick, if you want. Now just wait for your iPhone and Watch to pair.
Try pairing it manually
If you are pairing your Watch for the first time with an iPhone, then it shows a prompt to pair it. In case you are facing some difficulty, you can pair it manually. However, you need to first download the free Watch app on your iPhone. Also, make sure that your Apple Watch is on during the process. Launch the Watch app and tap All Watches and then Add your watch.
Still having issues in pairing? Do these things
If you're still facing issues while pairing your Apple Watch with an iPhone, then there are a couple of things that you should check. Make sure your Wi-Fi and Bluetooth settings are enabled. Else, try updating your iPhone as well as Watch to the latest iOS version, or reset your Apple Watch if it freezes during setup.