Apple Watch connection icon

My son has experimented with his new Apple Watch today, and after setting the phone down, it found the phone. Thus, he went to his watch, crept upward to display looks and got to the first to allow him to ping the phone. Top of the page it showed connected as always, but instead of the phone icon, it appeared to show a cloud icon. Looking at Apple Watch user's Guide, I could not locate this icon, or an explanation of this anywhere.

Does anyone know what it means, or where I could see an explanation of the icon? Thanks in advance.


Hi Chris

The cloud icon in the settings look when the watch is connected to a Wi - Fi network compatible, having been unable to connect via Bluetooth with iPhone matched.

This allows us to offer a broader set of features compared with operation on a fully autonomous / disconnected from base, as described in the second article linked below.

More information:

On Bluetooth and Wi - Fi on Apple Watch - Apple Support

Use Apple Watch without her sister iPhone - Apple Support

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