Apple Watch iCloud Lock Check on iPhone
Update Apple Watch to watchOS 7 using iPhone
When the update became available, your Apple Watch should have notified you.If you are responding to that update notification on your watch: 1. Tap Update Tonight in the notification on your Apple Watch. 2. On your iPhone, confirm that you want to update overnight. 3. Leave your Apple Watch and your iPhone next to each other and charging overnight to allow for the update to complete.If you passed on arranging the update when you first got the notification,here are the steps to set it up: 1. With your iPhone and Apple Watch near each other and charging, on your iPhone, open the Watch app. 2. Tap on the My Watch tab. 3. Tap General > Software Update. 4. Download the update. Enter your iPhone passcode or Apple Watch passcode if requested. 5. A progress wheel will appear on your watch. It could take up to an hour for the update to complete. * Leave your Apple Watch on its charger while it is updating. * Don’t restart your Apple Watch. * Don’t quit the Watch app on your iPhone. * When your update is complete, your Apple Watch will restart on its own.
How to Install & Update WatchOS on Apple Watch
Assuming you have the basic requirements met above, here’s how you can quicklydownload, install, and update WatchOS on any Apple Watch: 1. Connect Apple Watch to its power source if you haven’t done so yet 2. From the paired iPhone, open the Apple Watch app 3. Choose the “My Watch” tab 4. Select “General” and “Software Update” within Apple Watch app – this looks very familiar to the general iOS update mechanism but it’s specific to Apple Watch 5. When the update to Watch OS appears, choose “Download & Install” 6. Agree to the Terms of Service and wait for the update to download and install onto Apple WatchThe Apple Watch will display an Apple logo with a status circle rotatingaround it to indicate where in the installation process Watch OS update is.This can take a while, even for fairly small updates, so be patient for theApple Watch to update. Do not interrupt the WatchOS update process, otherwiseyou could get the dreaded (!) red exclamation point mark on the Apple Watchwhich requires the device visit an Apple Store or service center.When WatchOS is finished updating, the Apple Watch will reboot itself with thefreshly installed update installed, and the update will disappear from the“Software Update” section of the Apple Watch app on the iPhone.Oh and by the way, the first versions of watchOS were labeled as “Watch OS”,but Apple adjusted the capitalization and removed the space, so Watch OS isnow “watchOS” with lowercase w (kind of like iOS has a lowercase i). Thus,whether you see Apple Watch system software referred to as WatchOS, watchOS,Watch OS, or Apple Watch OS, it’s all the same thing.
How to force an Apple Watch update
In truth, you shouldn’t really need to look too hard to kickstart an AppleWatch update. When a new one is available, your device will notify you, andfrom there you’ll be able to select ‘Tap Update Tonight’ within thenotification – again, similar to your iPhone. If both of your devices are oncharge, the update will take place automatically.However, if you don’t mind doing it during the day and instead want todownload the update manually, follow the steps below.1. Open up the Watch app on the iPhone, then tap the My Watch tab. 2. Tap through to General > Software update. 3. Enter your passcode (if you have one) and download the update. 4. Wait for the progress wheel to pop up on your Apple Watch. 5. Keep the Apple Watch on the charger until the update is finished. This could take anywhere from a few minutes to an hour, depending on the size of the update and your internet speed, so make sure to be patient.
What if your Apple Watch won’t update
As we mentioned up top, sometimes the Apple Watch simply won’t play ball.And while you should generally obey Apple’s warnings regarding the restart ofyour iPhone or Apple Watch, sometimes your device will be stuck for hours inthe same spot clearly in need of rescuing.If the update won’t download, or it’s having trouble porting over to the AppleWatch, try the following: * Restart your Apple Watch by holding the side button until the see Power Off appears. To turn it on again, press and hold the side button. * Restart your paired iPhone. Hold the Sleep/Wake button until the red slider appears, then drag it. To turn your iPhone on again, reverse the step. * From there, try to start the update again. * If it doesn’t work, open the Watch app on the iPhone, head over to General > Usage > Software Update and then delete the update file. Then, try to download and install the latest version of watchOS again.Join the Microsoft Office beta
How to update apps on iPhone X
You need to keep the apps up to date to get the best performance. The updatesare accompanied by new features while they also carry the bug fixes. To updateapps on iPhone X, follow the steps below: * Tap on the App store icon on the home screen of your device. * Next, tap on the Updates button at the bottom right corner of the page. * You can choose to update each app one by one. Also, you can update all apps at once by tapping Update All button at the top right corner of the page. * Enter your password when prompted and the update will begin.
Apple Watch iCloud Lock Check on iPhone
1. On your iPhone, locate and tap on the “Apple Watch” app. 2. At the bottom of the app, tap on “My Watch”. 3. Tap on your watch’s icon at the top of this menu. 4. Next, tap the small “i” on the right of your screen. 5. Now tap on “Find My Apple Watch”. This will launch “Find My iPhone” and if this app can locate your Apple Watch, the activation lock is on.
Update to the latest iOS and watchOS
A rather simple solution is to get the most recent iOS upgrade for both youriPhone and Apple Watch. This update often solves any existing problems thatcause your iMessages app to not work in sync with your watch.If you recently upgraded to a new iOS, there may be bugs that cause theseproblems. If this is your situation, make sure you provide Apple feedback onyour particular problem(s.) Usually, a new version with bug fixes is quicklyrolled out (that’s the . versions) so routinely update your iPhone and AppleWatch when a new update becomes available.Go to Setting > General on your iPhone and check if there’s an updateavailable in Software Update. If one is available, install it. Do the same foryour Watch by launching Watch app on the phone then clicking on My Watch taband proceeding to settings. When updating, make sure your iPhone and yourApple Watch are both connected to their respective power chargers.These upgrade usually solve any remaining bugs and fix the problem either inyour phone or watch. Test your Apple Watch, iPhone, and iMessage app to see ifthe problem resolved.If you believe your Apple product is defective, then take your product to anApple Store or use the Contact Apple Support webpage. Check the status of yourApple Care+ on Apple’s Support Site before visiting a store or calling Applesupport.
How to Update Your Apple Watch Using iPhone
Apple Watch updates are linked to the iPhone. For example, to update towatchOS 6 on your Apple Watch, you need to first update your iPhone to iOS 13.First, open the “Settings” app on your iPhone and go to the “General” section.Now tap on the “Software Update” option.Here, if you’re not running the latest version of iOS, tap on “Download andInstall.” If the update is already downloaded, you’ll see the “Install Now”button.Enter your passcode to begin the installation.Once the iPhone is updated to the latest version, open the Watch app on youriPhone. From the “My Watch” tab, go to the “General” section.Here, tap on the “Software Update” option.Check for available updates and then tap on the “Download and Install” button.From the next screen, enter your device passcode. The installation will nowbegin.Make sure the Apple Watch is on its charger and in the range of your iPhoneconnected to Wi-Fi. The installation will start only when the Apple Watch ischarged to at least 50 percent.
How to Update Software from Apple Watch
With watchOS 6, Apple Watch is starting to become more independent of theiPhone. A prime example is the new App Store, which lets you download andupdate apps right from your wrist.Once you update to watchOS 6, all subsequent updates can be applied directlyfrom the Apple Watch, without touching the iPhone.RELATED: How to Install Apps Directly On Your Apple WatchTo do this, press the “Digital Crown” on the Apple Watch to open the honeycombapps screen.Here, tap on “Settings” and select “General.”Now, tap on “Software Update.”As long as the Apple Watch is connected to Wi-Fi or a cellular network, you’llsee the available update. Scroll down and then tap on “Download and Install.”Now put the Apple Watch on its charger and make sure it’s connected to Wi-Fi.The installation will start after the Apple Watch has at least a 50 percentcharge.Once you upgrade to watchOS 6, check out the new App Store app that lets youdownload update apps right from your wrist.RELATED: How to Install Apps Directly On Your Apple WatchHow to download and install watchOS 2 on your Apple Watch
How to download and install watchOS 2 on your Apple Watch
Posted by Gautam Prabhu on Sep 21, 2015 in Apple Watch, How To, watchOS 2If Apple holds to previous release patterns, then watchOS 2 should be releasedaround 10 am PT/1 pm ET.watchOS 2 includes number of new features and improvements such as new watchfaces, Time Travel, ability for apps to run natively on the Apple Watch, a newNightstand mode, third-party complications, ability to take FaceTime audiocalls and lots more.Here’s a quick guide on how to install the watchOS 2 update on your AppleWatch.To install the update, you need to make sure your Apple Watch is in the rangeof your iPhone, connected to the charger and charged at least 50%. Please notethat the installation process could take 20-30 minutes. * Install iOS 9 update on your iPhone first. You won’t be able to install watchOS 2 update if your iPhone is running iOS 8.4.1 or lower. * Launch the Apple Watch companion app on your iPhone. * Then tap on Software Update. You should see the watchOS 2 software update available for download and install. * Tap Download and Install. * You will be prompted to enter your iPhone’s password. Enter it and tap on Done to continue. * Then tap on Agree, to agree to the terms and conditions of the update. * It should start downloading the update to your Apple Watch. It could take 10-15 minutes to download the update. * After the update has been successfully downloaded, it will inform you that it is “Preparing” for the update. * Before it can start the installation process, it will check whether the Apple Watch is connected to its charger and charged at least 50%. It will pause the installation. Tap on Ok after the conditions have been met, and to proceed with the installation process.At this point the installation process switches to the Apple Watch. The AppleWatch companion app will inform you that the update is being installed on theApple Watch. * When the installation on the Apple Watch starts it will restart the Apple Watch, and display the progress of the installation process. This is the updating screen on the Apple Watch. * Your Apple Watch may reboot couple of times during the installation process. After the installation is complete, it will reboot your Apple Watch.That’s it, your Apple Watch should be updated with watchOS 2. Let me know howit goes in the comments and please don’t forget to share your thoughts onwatchOS 2.
How long should an Apple Watch Update take?
There’s no official figure on the duration of Apple Watch Update, but theApple Watch shouldn’t take more than 15 minutes to update its software,according to my experience. However, if you are downloading a big update, itcan take more time.
2. Check your Apple Watch and iPhone Settings.
Apple Watch and iPhone communicate with each other via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. Itmight be the case that these settings are accidentally disabled in either ofthe devices. Run a thorough check to see if this is the culprit behind theApple Watch, not pairing.Airplane mode on Apple Watch – The mode disables all communications. Bring upthe Control Centre and check if the Airplane icon is highlighted in orange. Ifyes, turn it off to re-establish the connection between your watch and iPhone.WiFi on Apple Watch – When the WiFi icon in the Control Center is blue, thewatch is connected to a network. In case your Apple Watch is not connected,tap on that WiFi symbol and initiate pairing with the iPhone.Airplane mode on iPhone – Access the Control Center on your iPhone and see ifthe Airplane icon is orange; disable Airplane mode if it’s active.Bluetooth on iPhone – An essential tool for pairing Apple Watch and iPhone.Ensure that the Bluetooth icon in the Control Center is highlighted in blue.Note: Sometimes, a simple reset of these network settings could resolve thepairing issue. Before we move on, turn the Airplane Mode On and Off on bothiPhone and Apple Watch to see if the connection is established.