How to factory reset Apple Watch

How to factory reset Apple Watch 1
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Did you forget your Apple Watch passcode? Or did something goes wrong when you were trying to upgrade your Apple Watch? Tired of troubleshooting and looking for an easy way to do it. This is how to factory reset your Apple Watch.


There are many other reasons to factory reset your Apple Watch too. For example, you’re going to upgrade to a new model or give it to others. Since Apple Watch is a personal device and it can store your sensitive data, si, it is essential to factory reset it to wipe all your data.

See also how to reset iPhone passcode.


How to factory reset Apple Watch

The following is the step-by-step instruction to factory reset your Apple Watch. If you’ve added your Apple Watch to your cellular plan, the first thing to do is disconnect it. Then followed by the factory reset from the watch.

1. Remove Apple Watch from your cellular plan

  1. Open the Watch app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap Cellular.
  3. Select the information icon next to your plan.
  4. Tap Remove.

2. Factory reset Apple Watch from the watch

  1. Open the Settings app on your Apple Watch.
  2. Select General.
  3. Scroll down and select Reset.
  4. Select Erase All Content and Settings.
  5. Confirm by entering your passcode.

That’s it. Now your Apple Watch has successfully reset to its factory settings.

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