The ‘Apple Watch’ Archives
Posted June 9, 2015 by

Apple Watch: Change the Default Replies in the Message App

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Since the Apple Watch is quite small, using a keyboard for replying to text messages would be awkward. To solve this problem, Apple provides two methods to send messages from your watch: predefined messages and voice-dictation. While voice-dictation is helpful for sending long messages, predefined messages can be handy when the message you want to send […]

Posted June 5, 2015 by

How Do I Force Close an Apple Watch App?

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Since the third-party apps running on the Apple Watch are still in the early stages of development, you may sometimes encounter an unresponsive app. Even though this does not occur often, it can be a frustrating experience because there is no visible way to restart an app on Apple Watch. The function to close an […]

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Posted May 30, 2015 by

Apple Watch: Prevent Notifications from Displaying on Wrist Raise

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The Apple Watch is the perfect companion device for your iPhone and is helpful for reading incoming notifications without using your phone. By default, whenever there is a notification, the watch will “tap” your wrist to let you know, and then it displays the notification’s icon when you raise your wrist. Seconds later, it will […]

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Posted May 27, 2015 by

How Do I Control iTunes from My Apple Watch?

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Besides controlling the music app on the iPhone, the Apple Watch is capable of doing the same with iTunes on your computer. This feature is helpful because you can control your music from anywhere in the house.

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Posted May 24, 2015 by

How Do I Increase Text Size on My Apple Watch?

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Since the screen of the Apple Watch is very small, reading text on it can be difficult for many people, especially those with vision problems. Luckily, you can manually increase the font size of apps so that you can read the text more easily without moving the watch closer to your face.

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Posted May 19, 2015 by

Apple Watch: Open the Most Recently Used App on Wrist Raise

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By default, when you use an app on the Apple Watch and then the screen goes off for a few minutes, the watch will switch to the watch face the next time you look at the screen. Even though you can always go back to the last used app by double-pressing the Digital Crown, it […]

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Posted May 17, 2015 by

How Do I Add Contacts to the Friends Circle on My Apple Watch?

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Besides the Digital Crown, Apple Watch has another button located on the side of the watch that enables you to communicate quickly with your friends. When you press this button, you will see a list of friends that you contact most, and then you will be able to make a phone call or send a […]

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Posted May 15, 2015 by

How Do I Play Music on My Apple Watch Without the iPhone?

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Besides controlling the music playing on your iPhone or on iTunes, the Apple Watch can also play music files stored on the watch itself without having to connect to your phone. However, none of your music is synced to the watch by default. You have to select the playlists manually.

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Posted May 15, 2015 by

How Do I Rearrange, Remove, or Add a Glance on My Apple Watch?

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On the Apple Watch, Glances are like mini versions of full apps and provide summaries of key content from the apps you use most frequently. Glances can be accessed by swiping up from the watch face. Since a Glance takes up the whole screen, it may take several swipes to the left to access the […]

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Posted May 9, 2015 by

How Do I Turn Off Notifications on My Apple Watch?

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By default, all notifications that are shown on your iPhone can also be shown on your Apple Watch. Showing all your notifications on your Apple watch is not a good idea because the notifications that are useful on your iPhone may not be useful on the watch. For example, notifications coming from your favorite games may not […]

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Posted May 8, 2015 by

How Do I Change the App Layout on My Apple Watch?

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Since the Apple Watch’s screen is very small, navigating around and opening apps may be a troublesome task for people with big fingers. To make things easier, you can rearrange the app layout to place frequently-used apps around the center of the layout. At the center, the icons of the chosen apps are already at […]

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Posted March 15, 2015 by

How Do I Use Custom Fonts in My Apple Watch App?

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By default, Xcode only offers a limited number of fonts for creating Apple Watch apps. Developers who want more elaborate fonts are required to add them manually to the project and change them through code. Here is how to do it.