Why is There a Running Man on My Apple Watch?

Is there a tiny green notification at the top of your Apple Watch face that looks like a running man? Or is the Workout complication on your Watch face moving? Both of these things are indicative of an active workout on the Apple Watch. Like the water drop icon that appears sometimes, however, it may […]

What are all the Buttons When I Swipe Up on My Apple Watch?

The Apple Watch has a limited number of buttons and screen space, but it can still do a lot of things. In an effort to fit all of these features on the device and make them easily accessible, Apple included a couple of interesting methods for accessing some things. One way that you can enable […]

How to Set a Workout Playlist on the Apple Watch

The compatibility between the Apple Watch and your iPhone allows you to do some interesting things. One of these interactions that can be particularly useful is the ability for your watch to use the playlists that you have created on your iPhone. Particularly, this allows you to set an automatic workout playlist that will begin […]

How to Send an Audio Message When You Dictate a Message on Your Apple Watch

Typing or writing a text message from your Apple Watch can be difficult (but it’s not too difficult on an iPad), so you may find that you avoid sending messages from the device. However, there is an alternative that you can utilize that lets you speak your intended message into the watch. If you have […]

How to Change the Time or Distance on an Apple Watch Run

The various workout options in the Workout app on your Apple Watch provide you with multiple options for engaging in exercise that can be measure and saved by your watch. In older versions of the WatchOS software it was very easy and obvious to change the metrics for the workout, but that has changed slightly […]

How to Turn Off Activity Sharing Notifications on the Apple Watch

The Activity circles and awards on your Apple Watch can be a great motivation to be active everyday. It’s rewarding to close those circles, and can be something that you work toward everyday in an effort to stay healthy. One additional way that you can use this feature is by sharing your activity information with […]

How to Use the Flashlight on the Apple Watch

Your iPhone has a flashlight that you can use by swiping up from the bottom of your screen and tapping a button. The iPhone’s flashlight is then enabled by turning on the camera flash on the back of the device. Your Apple Watch has a flashlight, too, even though it doesn’t have a camera or […]

How to Stop Launching Audio Apps Automatically on Apple Watch

There is a lot of interaction that occurs between the apps you use on your iPhone and your Apple Watch. Some of this interaction is welcome, and provides some additional functionality of convenience. But some of these settings, such as how the Apple Watch will automatically bring up a “Now Playing” screen when you are […]

How to Change Your Apple Watch Name

The electronic devices that you have which are able to communicate with networks and other devices typically have a name attached to them. This helps to identify them when you need to set up certain connections, plus it helps you to quickly identify a device in situations where you need to do so. Your Apple […]

How to Remove Something from the Apple Watch Dock

There is an app screen on the Apple Watch that you can access by pressing the crown button on the side of the watch. This allows you to open any app that is currently installed on the device. But that app screen can fill up pretty quickly, and it can be difficult to find and […]