How do you unlock your Apple Watch if you forgot the password?

What do I do if my Apple Watch is locked?

You can do so in these ways:

  1. Unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone to erase your Apple Watch settings and passcode, then pair again.
  2. Reset your Apple Watch and pair it again with your iPhone.

How do I unlock my Apple Watch without my phone?

If you forgot your Apple Watch passcode and do not have a paired iPhone

  1. Place your Apple Watch on its charger.
  2. Hold the side button until the Power Off screen appears.
  3. Press the Power Off slider firmly (do not slide it)
  4. Select Erase All Content and Settings.
  5. Your Apple Watch will reset to factory settings.

How do I unlock 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.

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How do I reset my Apple Watch without paired phone?

How to erase your Apple Watch if you don’t have your iPhone

  1. On your Apple Watch, tap Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings.
  2. Type your password if prompted.
  3. For GPS + Cellular models, choose to keep or remove your cellular plan. …
  4. Tap Erase All to confirm.

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.

How do I reset my Apple Watch without an Apple ID and previous owner?

The following explains how to do that.

  1. Launch the Settings app on your Apple Watch and tap the General option.
  2. Select the Reset option and tap on Erase All Content and Settings. …
  3. Your Apple Watch will ask you to input your passcode. …
  4. Tap the Erase All option and your Apple Watch will begin to reset.

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 you unpair a locked Apple Watch?

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  1. Connect your watch to its charging cable, with power connected.
  2. Press and hold the side button until you see the Power Off slider.
  3. Press firmly on Power Off (do not try to slide it – just press down more firmly than a normal tap) and then tap on Erase all content and settings.
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How do I force restart my Apple Watch?

To force restart your Apple Watch, press and hold both the side button and Digital Crown for at least 10 seconds, then release both buttons when you see the Apple logo.