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How to use Water Lock on Apple Watch in watchOS 4

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How to use Water Lock on Apple Watch in watchOS 4

Lock your display screen and eliminate water out of your Apple Watch speaker in watchOS 4.

In case you have an Apple Watch Sequence 2 or Sequence 3, you can be in a position to use Water Lock, which locks the display screen of your Apple Watch so you'll be able to swim with out activating it. Water Lock may be used to push water out of the speaker holes on the facet of your Apple Watch to save you the water from inflicting any issues in the longer term.

Here is how to use Water Lock on the Apple Watch in watchOS 4.

How flip on Water Lock on Apple Watch in watchOS 4

In the event you get started a water-based exercise from the Exercise app, Water Lock will routinely flip on locking your display screen to save you unintentional enter; then again, in watchOS 4 you'll be able to flip on Water Lock at any time the usage of Regulate Middle.

  1. Swipe up on the watch face to turn on Regulate Middle.
  2. Faucet Water Lock. It is button with the water droplet.

Now your Apple Watch display screen is locked and you'll be able to soar in the pool and get started your laps.

How flip off Water Lock on Apple Watch in watchOS 4

While you end your water-based exercise, or anytime you need to flip off water lock you can want to use those steps.

  1. Flip the Virtual Crown.
  2. Stay turning the Virtual Crown till the Apple Watch says it is unlocked.

In case you have any water in your speaker holes, this may power it out. If you need to be extra-safe and you'll want to have all of the water from your Apple Watch, flip on water lock once more and repeat the liberate procedure.

What can I do if I am getting my Apple Watch Sequence 1 or Sequence 0 rainy?

In case you have an older Apple Watch you will not have get admission to to the Water Lock characteristic since the older fashions don't seem to be designed to be submerged. In the event you assume you'll have water in your Apple Watch Sequence 1 or Sequence 0 here is what Apple suggests.

"Take a look at to see if water is in the microphone or speaker via striking the software, speaker facet down, on a non-abrasive, lint-free fabric to see if any water drips out. Water in the port would possibly degrade speaker or microphone efficiency till it utterly evaporates."

In the event you actually did get water in your Apple Watch Sequence 1 or older, this procedure can take a few hours. Simply flip your Apple Watch off and let it take a seat on its facet for a very long time, it is all the time higher to be secure than sorry.

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