Apple Watch connection problems
I have a Apple Watch Sport and a 6s watch OS running iPhone 2 and iOS 9 respectively. Sometimes, but not always, my watch will repeatedly connect and disconnect to my phone. I can watch on my phone bluetooth icon go on, then off, then blink (reconnection). I can't find a specific cause, or a resolution. Everyone knows about this problem? How can I solve this problem?
Thank you, and all help is appreciated.
It can help to update your iPhone and Apple Watch for the latest versions of software (currently 9.2 and watch OS 2.1 iOS).
The software update instructions are available here:
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can Apple Watch connect with monitor polar heart?
If you are referring to the H7 polar, then Yes, we can.
Firstly turn off pairing the monitor from other devices which he may previously have paired with (for example your iPhone), then:
- Wear the polar H7 (which lights up by being broken to the strap and rotates when detached).
- On Apple Watch, go to settings > Bluetooth.
- Wait that Polar H7 appears, then press it.
I have the problem since a few weeks now, after having used the watch for more than a day without turn it on, the screen turns into a blue light, but everything is still visible, but as I said, with a slight blue tint over everything.
If I disable the watch for about 5 minutes, the blue shadow disappears completely.
How can I avoid this in the future?
Keeping your software shows to date.
On your iPhone, open the application shows then tap general > software update
The update of the OS shows 2.2.2 is available.
Please read the instructions here > update the software on your Apple Watch - Apple Support
Then follow the display.
I received my Apple Watch, 38 mm, Sport edition yesterday and have been loving him. However, I am having a few problems with the battery. Eventually, I expect too much, but the battery seems to pass quite quickly. Last night, while trying to use a sleep monitoring app, my watch died 6 hours only, when there was a load of 95%. Today, I did a test and canceled my watch 20 minutes. I didn't turn it on, or even move. Less than 20 minutes, he had already lost 4%. This is how the battery is usually? Or I'm dealing with a real problem? In addition, all the patches? Currently I am restarting my phone and my watch. I wouldn't send it and wait anxiously for another week. Thank you!
Battery life varies depending on use and other factors.
According to your daily use, it may be normal for your watch to require nightly charge.
During tests, for example, Apple has reached 18 hours of battery life with the next use: 90 time checks, 90 notifications, 45 minutes of usage of the app and a workout of 30 minutes with Apple Watch Bluetooth music playback. Other examples of the life of the battery when using different are available here:
If your watch is shorter battery life than would suggest examples of Apple that you should expect, try the following steps, which have helped to solve the problems of the battery life for some users:
- Try to restart your iPhone and watch. Close the two devices together, and then restart your iPhone first:
- If this does not help, try next disconnect and rematching of your watch:
- The app shows on your iPhone of takes a backup of your watch automatically when the unpairing via the application. The installation again, choose restore backup. Most of the data and settings will be restored, with a few exceptions (for example cards Pay Apple, access code).
- Cancel the twinning of your iPhone - Apple and Apple Watch Support
- Set up your Apple Watch - Apple Support
For optimal performance of your watch (including more efficient communication in energy between your devices), keep the Wi - Fi or Bluetooth enabled at all times on your iPhone.
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.
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.
After months of daily use, suddenly my Apple TV to connect to the House. I disconnected and folder on my Mac mini, the peak, the iPhone and the iPad so I don't know the user name and password is correct but my only cannot connect to my Apple account Apple TV. I have reset and I replaced the software on the Apple TV, but no change. What should I do now?
Try the following steps for the Apple TV 2 & 3, check if things work after each step if necessary, before you try the next.
- Restart the Apple TV (settings > general > restart).
- Restart the Apple TV by removing ALL cables for 30 seconds.
- Restart your router. (Also try to remove the power cord for at least 30 seconds)
- Reset Apple TV (settings > general > reset > reset all settings)
- Restore the Apple TV (settings > general > reset > restore)
For some reason any by atv2 ceased to connect to my network. All my other devices (iphone, ipad and desktop) have no problem with the network. I rebooted, reset and back my ID and password with no luck. Anyone have any ideas?
Comments made previously only offered no solution.
You are on WiFi or ethernet? What is going on? This error message that you receive?
If there is WiFi, check that your router or access point has not implemented an access control.
Have you tried to reboot the router?
Apple Watch can connect to my WiFi? When the iphone is out of reach of Apple Watch of bluetooth, Apple Watch goes WiFi that is connected to the iphone. The WiFi of Apple Watch is 2.4 GHz. My Airport is 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz. in case the Apple Watch connect?
I love my Jam Transit Mini buds wireless headset but can't do them to pair with my iPhone when I have my Apple Watch connected. Is it possible to connect two Bluetooth devices at the same time? When I get in my car, my phone connects to the Bluetooth in my car but does not disconnect the Apple Watch so I guess it's possible. Reflections on how I can get both connected? Thank you!
Yes - with your iPhone paired and connected to Apple Watch, it is still possible to pair your iPhone Bluetooth headset.
If the headphones are already paired with any other device, it can help to undo the first matching them.
Check that you have placed your headset in discovery / mode in accordance with the instructions of the manufacturer of equipment:
Then follow the rest of the instructions here:
He can help move your iPhone and headphones further other active Bluetooth for pairing devices.
I own a first generation of Apple Watch and an end 2013 13 "MacBook Pro and last mac mini (i5). I went through the entire setup process to have my watch unlock my MacBook several times. (All along the) When I get to choose the button "Allow your Apple Watch unlock your Mac", it runs for awhile and then I get the "unable to contact Apple Watch" fast. It seems to be my watch because if I try and let the Apple Watch locked, she'll tell me to unlock, and then try again. Happens on MacBook Pro and mac mini in the same way.
I tried to research on this problem and we tried all authentication reset to two factors for an agreement again all settings and turn it on again.
I appreciate that you try to unlock your two computers using your Apple Watch with watch OS 3. The resources below provide the steps and requirements to do this. I would just try it with a single computer until you have a job before trying the second computer.
The first time you open a session after you turn on or restart your Mac, connect by entering your password manually. After that, Apple Watch connects to you.
Set up automatic unlock
Make sure your Apple Watch uses watch OS 3, and your Mac to mid-2013 or newer model uses macOS Sierra.
For more information, see system requirements of continuity.
Automatic unlock works with these devices and operating systems:
watchOS 3 macOS Sierra
- Apple Watch (1st generation)
- Apple Watch series 1
- Apple Watch series 2
- MacBook (early 2015 or newer)
- MacBook Pro (late 2013 or newer)
- MacBook Air (mid-2013 or newer)
- Mac mini (late 2014 or newer)
- iMac (late 2013 or newer)
- Mac Pro (end of 2013 or later)
Make sure your Apple ID to use instead of the two-step verification two factor authentication. Learn more.
Make sure that your devices are configured as follows:
- Your Mac has Bluetooth and Wi - Fi enabled.
- Your Mac and Apple Watch are connected to iCloud with the same Apple ID.
On your Mac, choose Apple () menu > System Preferences, and then click iCloud.
On your iPhone, open the Apple Watch app, then go to general > Apple ID.
- Your Apple Watch uses a password.
On your iPhone, open the Apple Watch app, then type the access code.
- Your Mac has "allow your Apple Watch unlock your Mac" selected in Security & Privacy preferences.
Choose the Apple menu > System Preferences, click on Privacy & Security, then select the general tab.
pgirardi, if you are unable to unlock your main computer after trying these steps, then you will need to cancel the match your iPhone and Apple Watch and try again.
My Apple Watch connects my rMBP and everything with macOS Sierra very well, but when my watch sends me a notification says "null" unlocked by this Apple Watch. How to replace the text "null"?
Solved it for me by signing in and out of the iCloud on mac + iphone then restart all 3.
I have a few questions:
1. how far can the Apple Watch connect an iPhone 5?
2. how far can the Apple Watch connect an iPhone 5 c?
3. how far can the Apple Watch connect to an iPhone 5s?
4. how far can the Apple Watch connect an iPhone 6?
5. how far can the Apple Watch connect an iPhone 6 Plus?
6. how far can the Apple Watch connect to a 6 s iPhone?
7. how far can the Apple Watch no longer connect to a 6 s iPhone?
8. how far can the Apple Watch connect to an iPhone IS?
P.S. I couldn't think of a better way to Word this, but basically, I mean "how Apple Watch from the iPhone but still being linkable?"
Normal Bluetooth range is about 10 meters/33 feet. Actual range varies in practice because of wireless interference, but you don't need necessarily to have your iPhone on or just around you (scope of arms, for example) for Apple Watch and matched iPhone maintain their Bluetooth connection.
Your watch can still carry out certain functions when it is not connected to your iPhone, including some that are available when your watch is connected to a known Wi - Fi network.
My Apple Watch has problems with the application of the activity. When I got to watch it took plenty of exercise and the effort to fill the ring of exercise of 30 minutes, to the point where I thought there was something wrong with her lol
Since the first update last year, it's completely the opposite now. He recorded a lot too much exercise. For example; Today it is said that I did 83 minutes of exercise and I didn't exercise. I have been active, but only in a market autour, shopping etc. of passage kind. But according to the watch I did almost a value of an hour and a half of exercise.
Is there a way can I fix? I calibrated it and did 2 x 10 minutes walk with my phone in my hand etc... Services of location and movement etc is on... I did several hikes to bike with it too... I just looked at the watch again, and I did 3 minutes more exercise that I write this lol heart rate is normal etc. I don't know what to do?
Check that you don't have a meeting underway training, either through the integrated application in training or a third party.
Check that your personal information is accurate:
-On your iPhone, in the application of Eve, go to: My Watch (tab) > health > check and, if necessary, change your date of birth, sex, height and weight.
It can also help to reset your calibration data and calibrate your watch again:
-On your iPhone, in the application of Eve, go to: My Watch (tab) > privacy > Motion & Fitness > tap reset Calibration data.
It can also help to restart your iPhone and your watch. Close the two devices together, and then restart your iPhone:
-To switch off your watch: press and hold the button side until you see the cursor off the power; slide it to turn off;
-To switch on: press and hold the side button until you see the Apple logo.
I can not activate the feature that allows you to connect using the Apple Watch. When I check the box I get only a message stating that I needed to activate 2 factor authentication. But it is already enabled. Someone else also knows this problem?
Which iMac model do you have?
Hi people. Intend to purchase Apple Watch USA and use it in Europe. Will this be a problem? Can I use only a simple switch of 3rd party? I'm going to hurt same hardware or software?
Intend to purchase Apple Watch USA and use it in Europe. Will this be a problem? Can I use only a simple switch of 3rd party? I'm going to hurt same hardware or software?
You will be able to use the watch in Europe.
There is no regional differences in the hardware and the software can be configured to your chosen region. The supplied USB power adapter will have to pine trees located in the United States. A travel adapter will allow you to connect it to the European outlets.
Alternatively, you can buy an Apple USB power adapter that is located in your country of destination / country.
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