How to switch your Apple watch to a new iPhone
How to switch your Apple Watch from your old iPhone to your new iPhone?
If you just bought a new iPhone and want to transfer your Apple Watch from your old phone to new phone, you may easily do it. In order to switch your Apple Watch make sure that you have the Apple ID and password to disable activation lock, Apple Watch Passcode, your old and new iPhone both need to be connected to Wi-Fi and your Apple Watch and iPhone both should be charged at lead 50 percent. Here we will provide you a short guide that will help you to do that.
If you have access to your old iPhone, you may switch your Apple watch to your new iPhone by following the below given steps:
Step 1: Update your iPhone
First off, update your old iPhone and your Apple Watch if any update is available. It could take from several minutes to an hour for the update to complete. Also make sure that your devices have sufficient battery power.
Step 2: Check your Health and Activity setting
If you create back up using iCloud, head to Settings > [your name] > iCloud and make sure that Health is on.
If you create back up using iTunes, you need to encrypt your backup to save your Health and Activity content.
Step 3: Backup your old iPhone
As you are switching to your new phone so create a backup of your old iPhone, doing so will also create a backup for your Apple Watch data.
Step 4: Set up your new iPhone
Now, you may setup your new iPhone and restore the most recent backup from iCloud. Make sure that your devices are up to date to restore the correct backup. If you are prompted to use your Apple Watch, tap “Continue.” If you are not prompted, you may still set up your Apple Watch manually.
Step 5: Launch the Apple Watch app on your iPhone
After completing set up, put your iPhone and Apple close to each other and launch Apple Watch app on your new iPhone. Next, if you are prompted to confirm that you want to use Apple Watch with your phone, you need to follow the on screen instructions to do it.
If you don’t have access to your old phone, you may switch your Apple Watch to new phone by following the below given steps:
- First of all, erase or unpair your Apple Watch.
- Setup your new iPhone and sign in to iCloud. In case you have already set up and signed in, skip this step.
- Now, open the Apple Watch app on your new iPhone and then pair your watch with your new iPhone.
- If your iPhone and Apple Watch are up to date, you may restore the most recent backup.
- Now, follow the onscreen instructions to complete the setup.
- Start using your Apple Watch with your new iPhone. You might need to wait a few days for all your iCloud data to appear.