Your Apple Watch syncs with many of the apps and services on your iPhone. This lets you get alerts and notifications from those apps and services on your watch, meaning that you won’t constantly need to check your phone.
But, depending on how you use some of these apps, these alerts may be unwanted or excessive. Fortunately you can adjust many of the alert and notifications settings, including the ones sent from the Calendar app. Our tutorial below will show you how to disable all of the Calendar alerts on your Apple Watch using the Watch app on your iPhone.
How to Disable Calendar Alerts on an Apple Watch
The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus using iOS 11.3.2. The watch being affected is an Apple Watch 2 using WatchOS 4.2.3. By completing the steps in this article you will be stopping the calendar alerts that you are currently receiving on your watch. This will not affect the alerts that you receive on your iPhone.
Step 1: Open the Watch app on your iPhone.
Step 2: Choose the My Watch tab at the bottom-left corner of the screen.
Step 3: Scroll down and select the Calendar option.
Step 4: Choose the Custom button.
Step 5: Tap the button to the right of Show Alerts to turn all of them off. If you still want to keep some alerts, then keep the Show Alerts option enabled, then customize the options for the rest of the alerts shown under that option.
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