Unpairing your Apple Watch is a little less obvious these days compared to watchOS 6 so I like to create a post with each release to help others. This time it’s with watchOS 8. To unpair you’ll need to head into the Watch app on iOS. Tap ‘All Watches’ Tap ‘i’ next to your watchContinue reading “How to unpair your Apple Watch in watchOS 8”
I’ve gone all in with the beta’s this year and for the first time in a while went in with watchOS. I thought I’d share my experience of using it for a day, which may help you decide to go for it or not. Battery life This is the first thing you’re going to notice.Continue reading “A day with watchOS 8”
This was one of my wishes for watchOS. A timer mode where you could run it without it being obscured by the time when the always on display went dark. Now you can just glance and see how long is left on your current timer.
Updating the iPhone and iPad to the beta at WWDC isn’t too difficult to reverse but the watch is totally different. With watchOS if you want to go back a version then you have to send it off to Apple. This is a process that doesn’t take long (typically around 4 days) but in theContinue reading “Installing watchOS 8”
I’ve been back using the Apple Watch and I thought I’d share my setup with you. First off I will say that I’m still not completely satisfied with the face options we have, like my wallpaper I switch around a lot. I’m not sure if that’s just the way I am or the watch faceContinue reading “Apple Watch setup”
I’ve been using the Apple Watch a lot more recently in a bid to improve my fitness and have a few thoughts on what I’d like to see in the next update. Third party watch faces aren’t coming I’m going to finally stop wanting third party watch faces, I don’t see them coming at all.Continue reading “watchOS at WWDC”
I’ve been back on the Apple Watch for the last few weeks and I’m reminded of the little things you can do to speed up your experience across any of the models. Luckily there’s only really one set of changes you need to make. Within the accessibility settings on the watch app on your iPhoneContinue reading “How to speed up the Apple Watch”
Time to walk workouts are a nice addition to Fitness+ but they do get in the way of your other workouts if you use other workout types in the workouts app on your Apple Watch. Well the good news is that you can easily remove them. When you tap on the workouts app since Fitness+Continue reading “How to remove time to walk workouts from the Apple Watch”
I’m a big watch and space nerd and I was completely taken by surprise that an Apple Watch is currently being used on the International Space Station. Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi is a great follow anyway but I spotted him wearing what looks like a blue Apple Watch series 6 and now I’m fascinated byContinue reading “The Apple Watch has gone to space”
This is a great write up from Zac over at 9to5Mac around making the Apple Watch a little less overwhelming. It was one of the nice things for me when I went back to a mechanical watch, no constant notifications or need to be checking it.