How To Unpair Apple Watch From iPhone – With or Without The Phone
What is unpairing?
Unpairing your Apple Watch and iPhone is the process of disconnecting them from each other. This can be done for a variety of reasons, such as if you’re selling your Apple Watch, giving it to someone else, or getting a new iPhone.
How to unpair with your iPhone
To unpair your Apple Watch using your iPhone, follow these steps:
Make sure your Apple Watch and iPhone are close together.
Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
Tap the My Watch tab.
Tap All Watches.
Tap the info button next to the watch you want to unpair.
Tap Unpair Apple Watch.
Tap Unpair [your Apple Watch name].
If you have a GPS + Cellular model, choose whether to keep or remove your cellular plan. If you want to pair your Apple Watch and iPhone again, keep your plan. If you don’t want to pair your Apple Watch and iPhone again, remove your plan.
How to unpair without your iPhone
If you don’t have your iPhone with you, you can still unpair your Apple Watch by following these steps:
Put your Apple Watch on its charger.
Press and hold the side button until you see the power off screen.
Do a firm press on the POWER OFF slider and let go.
Tap Erase all content and settings.
Type your passcode if prompted.
For GPS + Cellular models, choose to keep or remove your cellular plan. If you want to pair your Apple Watch and iPhone again, keep your plan. If you don’t want to pair your Apple Watch and iPhone again, remove your plan.
Tap Erase All to confirm.
What happens after I unpair my Apple Watch?
Once you unpair your Apple Watch, it will be reset to factory settings. This means that all of your data, including your apps, settings, and health data, will be erased.
What if I have Activation Lock enabled?
If you have Activation Lock enabled on your Apple Watch, you will need to enter your Apple ID password before you can unpair it. This is a security feature that helps to prevent unauthorized access to your Apple Watch.
What if I don’t know my Apple Watch passcode?
If you don’t know your Apple Watch passcode, you will need to erase your Apple Watch using the steps above. This will reset your Apple Watch to factory settings and remove your passcode.
Tips for unpairing your Apple Watch
Make sure your Apple Watch is charged before you unpair it.
If you’re unpairing your Apple Watch without your iPhone, make sure you have a backup of your data.
If you’re selling or giving away your Apple Watch, be sure to remove your Activation Lock before you do so.
Unpairing your Apple Watch from your iPhone is a simple process, and it can be done for a variety of reasons. If you’re not sure how to unpair your Apple Watch, follow the steps above.