How to Reset Apple Watch?

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  1. Empty
  2. How to Soft Reset Your Apple Watch?
  3. How to Hard Reset Your Apple Watch
  4. What to Do if You Forgot Your Passcode
  5. FAQ
  6. Conclusion

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How to Soft Reset Your Apple Watch?

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How to Hard Reset Your Apple Watch

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What to Do if You Forgot Your Passcode

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FAQ

{"blocks":[{"key":"7p6lr","text":"Can I reset my Apple Watch without losing my personal data?","type":"header-three","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":59,"style":"color-rgb(67,67,67)"},{"offset":0,"length":59,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":59,"style":"fontsize-14pt"},{"offset":0,"length":59,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"9bkre","text":"Yes, you can soft reset your watch without losing any data on its internal memory. ","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":83,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":83,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":83,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":83,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"200ms","text":"Can I remove my Apple Watch’s internal battery?","type":"header-three","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":47,"style":"color-rgb(67,67,67)"},{"offset":0,"length":47,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":47,"style":"fontsize-14pt"},{"offset":0,"length":47,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"7ru9","text":"No, the Apple Watch’s battery can’t be removed. However, the soft reset acts as a simulated battery removal.","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":108,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":108,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":108,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":108,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"2r8kc","text":"Can I hard reset my Apple Watch without an Apple ID?","type":"header-three","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":52,"style":"color-rgb(67,67,67)"},{"offset":0,"length":52,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":52,"style":"fontsize-14pt"},{"offset":0,"length":52,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"86t1t","text":"Yes, you can hard reset your Apple Watch without an Apple ID by using your passcode only. You can do so by following our hard reset directly from your watch guide.","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":163,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":163,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":163,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":163,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}}],"entityMap":{}}

Conclusion

{"blocks":[{"key":"1b005","text":"Knowing how to reset your device properly is an essential tool to have in your arsenal as an Apple Watch owner.","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":111,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":111,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":111,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":111,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"bj1bf","text":"If you ever face any crashes or technical issues with your Apple Watch, then your best solution for troubleshooting should be to do a soft reset for your device using the hardware keys on the side of your watch. ","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":212,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":212,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":212,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":212,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"eeio6","text":"If the soft reset still doesn’t solve your problem, or if you need to erase all the data on your device, then you should hard reset your Apple Watch. You can do so by using either your paired iPhone or the watch itself.","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":219,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":219,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":219,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":219,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}}],"entityMap":{}}