How do I unlock my Apple Watch if I forgot the wrong password?

How do you get into a locked Apple Watch?

Unlock Apple Watch

  1. Enter the passcode: Wake Apple Watch, enter the watch passcode, then tap OK.
  2. Unlock Apple Watch when you unlock your iPhone: Open the Settings app on your Apple Watch, tap Passcode, then turn on Unlock with iPhone.

How do I reset my Apple Watch after too many passcode attempts?

Press and hold the Digital Crown, then tap Reset. After the reset finishes and your Apple Watch restarts, you need to pair your Apple Watch with your iPhone again—open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone, then follow the instructions shown on your iPhone and Apple Watch.

How do I reset my Apple Watch that won’t unlock?

Whilst keeping the Apple Watch on the charger: Press and hold the side button until you see the Power Off slider. Press firmly on Power Off (do not try to slide it – just press down more firmly than a normal tap), release your finger and then tap on Erase all content and settings and confirm when prompted.

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How do I change my Apple ID password without knowing my password?

If you can’t change or reset your password

  1. Go to iforgot.apple.com.
  2. Enter your Apple ID. …
  3. Select the option to reset your password, then choose Continue.
  4. Choose to answer your security questions, get an email, or enter your Recovery Key.* Learn what to do if you don’t receive your verification or reset email.

What happens after 10 failed restrictions passcode attempts?

Apple includes a feature on your iPhone that erases all your phone’s data after 10 passcode attempts. The feature seems scary to most users, but it’s a lot harder to trigger than you’d think. In fact, it could take more than three hours of entering incorrect passcodes to erase your phone’s data.

Is there a way to hard reset an Apple Watch?

How to Hard Reset an Apple Watch

  1. Press and hold both the side button and Digital Crown for at least 10 seconds.
  2. Release both buttons when you see the Apple logo.

How do I factory reset my Apple Watch?

Open the Settings app on your Apple Watch. Go to General > Reset, tap Erase All Content and Settings, then enter your passcode. If you have an Apple Watch with a cellular plan, you’re offered two options—Erase All and Erase All & Keep Plan. To completely erase your Apple Watch, choose Erase All.

What do I do if I can’t unlock my Apple Watch?

If you still can’t remember your passcode, you can reset Apple Watch, reset the passcode, then restore Apple Watch from a backup. Restoring erases the content and settings on your Apple Watch, but uses a backup to replace your data and settings.

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What do I do if my Apple Watch won’t unlock?

Press and hold the side button until you see Power Off. Press and hold the Digital Crown until you see Erase all content and settings. Tap Reset, then tap Reset again to confirm. Wait for the process to finish, then set up your Apple Watch again.

Can a locked Apple Watch be unlocked?

You can unlock your Apple Watch using a four-digit passcode, using your iPhone, or by forgoing a passcode entirely. You can change your passcode at any time using your Apple Watch or Watch app for iPhone.