How to View Your Step Count on an Apple Watch

Since activity tracking devices like the Apple Watch have become popular, it is common to try and reach certain goal like a step count. But you may be wondering how to view your step count on an Apple Watch if you can’t find that information. The Apple Watch is a terrific accessory for keeping track […]

How to Turn Off the Passcode on the Apple Watch

Much like your iPhone, there is potentially sensitive information that can appear or be accessed from your Apple Watch. But if you have a passcode that you no longer wish to use, then follow these steps to turn off the passcode on an Apple Watch. Open the Watch app on your iPhone. Select the My […]

How to Stop Spotify from Opening Automatically on an Apple Watch

Your Apple Watch provides you with a lot of helpful ways to receive notifications and control some of the things that happen on your iPhone. Many of the interactions between the two devices can occur automatically, including a set of controls that appear on the watch when you open audio apps like Spotify. Particularly you […]

How to Put Apple Watch on Silent

The steps in this article are going to show you how to put the Apple Watch in silent mode. You can activate silent mode on the Apple Watch either through the Watch app on your iPhone, or via the Control Center on the watch itself. There is also a way to silence the Apple Watch […]

Can I Stop My Apple Watch Apps from Updating Automatically?

You can change most of the settings on your Apple Watch either directly from the watch, or through the Watch app on an iPhone. Both the method through the watch and the method through the Watch app on your iPhone include a setting that lets you control whether or not the apps on your Apple […]

How to Remote Control Your iPhone Camera from the Apple Watch

The steps in this article are going to show you how to take a picture using your iPhone camera with a control on your Apple Watch. Open the Camera app on your iPhone. Press the crown button on the side of the Apple Watch. Open the Camera app on your Apple Watch. Press the shutter […]

How to Enable or Disable Fitness Tracking on the Apple Watch

The steps in this article are going to show you where to locate the Fitness Tracking setting in the Watch app on an iPhone. We cover these steps briefly at the beginning of this article, then go more in depth below with additional information and pictures. Open the Watch app. Choose the My Watch tab […]

How to Change When the Apple Watch Wakes with the Last-Used App

You can configure your Apple Watch to wake when you do things like tap the screen or raise your wrist. In many cases you will see your default watch face when the screen wakes. But in other cases you may see the last app that you were using instead. This is helpful when you are […]

How to Stop Taking Screenshots on the Apple Watch

Screenshots on your iPhone are a useful way to share part of a text message conversation, give instructions on how to do something, or screencap a situation that you can see that someone else might find interesting or entertaining. Many other electronic devices include the ability to take screenshots, such as your computer. But your […]

How to Disable Nightstand Mode on the Apple Watch

Your Apple Watch has a lot of interesting features that longtime watch owners still find out about even after they’ve had the device for years. Some of these feature, like water lock, might cause some confusion, while others are simply hidden away. One of these features is called Nightstand Mode, and it illuminates the watch […]