How to Hard Reset Apple Watch

With your new Apple Watch, you may come into a situation where you can’t do anything, and its software is not responding due to some reason. You can restart your Apple Watch and check if the problem is gone and Apple watch not hanging more. If this is not working for you, then you should consider to hard reset Apple Watch.

how to force reset apple watch

Hard Reset Apple Watch

Force restart / hard reset Apple Watch doesn’t mean you are going to perform a factory reset as we do on mobile phone devices and this will not remove any information from the Watch. Hard resetting Apple Watch is just like force reboot. To perform hard reset your Watch the process is straightforward by using hardware buttons, follow the steps below.

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  • Press and hold the two buttons simultaneously on your Watch, the “Side” button and the “Digital Crown” button as shown below. Keep holding these two buttons for 10 seconds or until you see the Apple logo on the Apple Watch display.
    hard reset apple watch

If still, the problem persists you should consider a visit to your nearest Apple support center.

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