How do I lock my Apple Watch screen while exercising?

Can you lock your Apple Watch during a workout?

To lock your Watch screen during a workout to avoid accidental taps, swipe right, then tap Lock. To unlock, press the Digital Crown and side button at the same time.

How do I turn off Apple Watch screen while exercising?

Open the Apple Watch app on iPhone, tap My Watch, tap the VoiceOver option in General > Accessibility, then turn on Screen Curtain. Tip: Screen Curtain turns the display off.

Why does my Apple Watch lock during workouts?

When you remove your Apple Watch, it will lock automatically. The behaviour that you described may have been caused by your Apple Watch losing contact with your wrist during your workout, causing it to conclude that it had been removed from your wrist.

Can I lock my Apple Watch face?

Under the current version of watchOS, with Wrist Detection turned on, it is not possible to manually lock Apple Watch such that the passcode needs to be entered to unlock it again. Your watch will instead lock automatically upon being removed from your wrist.

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How do I lock my Apple watch remotely?

If your Apple Watch goes missing, you can immediately lock it from or your paired iPhone. Just place your watch in Lost Mode. Then you can send it a custom message with your phone number. So if someone finds your Apple Watch, they know how to contact you.

How does the Apple watch track Exercise?

The Activity app relies on arm motion and an accelerometer to track movement, but the Workout app can use the accelerometer, the heart rate sensor, and GPS.

How does iPhone track Exercise without Apple Watch?

To add a workout, go to: Health Data (tab) > Activity > tap on Workouts > tap on the “+” sign (upper-right) > enter your workout data. Another option is to record a fresh workout using “Other” as the activity type. This will award one minute of Exercise credit for each full minute of the workout.

How do I stop my Apple Watch from locking when I wear it?

You can turn Wrist Detection off and see if the issue persists. Is it locking itself during a workout? “Open the Settings app on your Apple Watch. Tap Passcode, then turn Wrist Detection on or off.”

How do I keep my Apple Watch unlocked while wearing it?

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  1. On your iPhone, in the Watch app, go to: My Watch (tab) > General > Wrist Detection – turn this on.
  2. On your iPhone, in the Watch app, go to: My Watch > Passcode > Turn Passcode on.
  3. Also on the Passcode settings screen, enable Unlock with iPhone.
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