How to Stop Automatic App Install on the Apple Watch

Many of the apps on your iPhone have an Apple Watch version that you can use directly from the watch. Sometimes these¬†Watch app versions include some functionality that makes them more convenient to use than the full app on the iPhone. As you install an app on your iPhone, the corresponding Watch app will be […]

How to Reorganize the Apps on Your Apple Watch

The Home screen on the Apple Watch has some similarities to the iPhone Home screen, but it is different enough to make it unique. There are also a number of apps that will automatically be added to your Apple Watch from your iPhone, and the default location of these apps might not be ideal for […]

How to Turn Off Background App Refresh on the Apple Watch

The apps on your Apple devices are often downloading information and refreshing what you see on your screen. This feature is called “Background App Refresh” and has long been considered one of the more helpful settings to change if you were having battery life problems on your iPhone. This setting also exists on your Apple […]

How to Disable Stand Reminders on the Apple Watch

There is a big focus on exercise, wellness, and other health-related activities on the Apple Watch. The device includes several built-in features that specifically target your health by encouraging you to move, or to minimize the toll that some common activities can have on your overall physical state. One of these features is a type […]

How to Remove the Email Signature on the Apple Watch

Apple devices are able to sync with your email account so that you can read and send emails from that device. By default, each of these devices will append a “Sent from my iPhone” signature (or whatever device the email is being sent from.) Since you are able to send emails from your Apple Watch, […]

How to Turn Off the Passcode on the Apple Watch

Your Apple Watch can contain some fairly sensitive information, so one of the initial steps when you first set it up involved creating a passcode. This passcode needs to be entered each time you put the watch on your wrist, which is a helpful security measure in the event that your watch is ever stolen. […]

Which Version of Watch OS is on My Apple Watch?

Your Apple Watch uses an operating system called Watch OS. This is a special version of Apple’s software that was designed specifically for Apple Watch hardware. Like most operating systems, Watch OS periodically receives updates that add new features and fix existing bugs. If you are attempting to do something on your Apple Watch and […]

How to Turn Off Breathe Reminders on the Apple Watch

There are a lot of fitness and health related functions on the Apple Watch, and most of them work silently in the background. You may get an occasional update on your physical activity for the day, or you might get a reminder that you should get up and walk around, but most of these notifications […]

How to Enable Screenshots on the Apple Watch

The screenshot feature on the iPhone offers a convenient way for you to share information with your contacts. A single screenshot can capture a short message conversation, or show off something cool that you see on your phone. You can even take a screenshot of your iPhone if the Power button is broken. Like the […]

How to Sync a Playlist from Your iPhone 7 to an Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is a great tool for exercising, especially if you are interested in tracking your running activity. You may have discovered that you can store and play music from the watch, and that the device is even able to pair with Bluetooth headphones. All of these factors can combine so that you can […]