Top 5 features to use on your new Apple Watch; Apple Pay, Crash Detection and more

    If you’ve bought a new Apple Watch there are a ton of features which are essential to the functionality of your watch as well as your health. Check them out below.

    By: HT TECH
    | Updated on: Dec 29 2022, 16:35 IST
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    Apple Watches are now one of the most popular and widely used smartwatches in the world. The trend of smartwatches has grown leaps and bounds in the last few years with Apple's smartwatches reigning supreme. If you're a new Apple Watch owner, there is tons of stuff you can do from the watch itself. With the help of the Apple Watch, users can take calls and reply to texts, right from their wrist. Moreover, they can use the Apple Watch to track daily activities and see the exercise trends in the Fitness app on iPhone.

    There are a lot of secret features too buried deep which can elevate your watch experience to another level. So, check out the top 5 features of your new Apple Watch.

    Fall and Crash Detection

    One of the most important features in your Apple Watch, the Fall Detection feature is literally a life-saver. Your watch can detect if you've had a fall and can call emergency services even on its own. The Crash Detection feature can detect if you've been in a car crash and can alert your emergency contacts as well as emergency services to save your life.

    Activity Monitoring

    Activity Rings on the Apple Watch are a way of motivating the user to stay fit and get more workout done. The three activity rings include move, exercise and stand which keeps a track of your state of movement and alerts you if you're moving towards your goal.

    Workout Tracking

    With the Apple Watch, you can track all your activities such as walking, running, cycling, rowing and even high-intensity interval training. With the Workout app on the Apple Watch, you get real-time feedback of various exercise metrics such as distance covered, altitude, heart rate and more.

    Heart Rate Monitoring and ECG

    Apple Watch can not only monitor your heart-rate but it can now take on-the-go ECG to monitor your heart-rate if it elevates. There have been many cases in the past where this feature has saved a person's life by tracking and alerting of irregular heart-rate.

    Apple Pay

    Contactless payments are becoming more and more popular especially since the Covid-19 pandemic. Apple Pay allows you to store your card information and make payments via your watch itself. Be it at restaurants, gas stations or paying for your train tickets, your Apple Watch allows you to do all these activities and more via the Watch itself.

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