Have you lost apple watch of yours? Don’t you know that how to get it back? Are you in a deadlock situation? Then you don’t need to worry. Here in this article, I will let you know that how easily you can track your Apple Watch back with the help of Find-My-Watch feature.
There are two requirements that your iPhone and apple watch must fulfill to use Find-My-Watch feature to find your lost apple watch.
So, if your iPhone or apple watch are not updated then first update them else just skip these steps.
First check whether your iPhone is updated to iOS 9 or above. To check, follow the below steps:
Settings-> General -> About
If it is not updated, then to update your device. Follow the below steps:
Settings-> General -> Software Update
Now, you have updated your iPhone. Next step is to launch the Apple Watch app on your device and follow the below steps:
General -> Software Update
There you get the complete summary of Watch OS 2.0 and also a download link.
Size: 512 MB
That’s all. You have updated your apple watch to newer version.
Now as you have updated your apple watch so you can use Find-My-Phone feature to locate and protect your apple watch.
If you didn’t set up Find-My-Phone on your iPhone then first set up it with the help of following steps:
With this, you can set up Find-My-iPhone on your iPhone device. With this, your paired apple watch and airpods get automatically set up too.
Now you can use Find-My-iPhone app to see your apple watch on map. If your watch is nearby then you can easily find that with the help of this feature. You can track your watch by using either your iPhone or by using iCloud from Mac.
Now you can see that there are three options at the bottom of this interface –
You can use these three different options to locate your device.
If the location of your watch is within few radius only. Then it may be possible that you may lost it under your cushion or may be in the back of your car or may be at that place where you cannot see it. At that time, this feature will help you.
At the bottom of the actions, you can see “play sound” option. Tap on that button and your lost watch starts playing loud chime. It will continue playing that loud chime until you tap on “Dismiss” button.
Now, if you cannot hear that loud chime sound then it is time to consider that your watch was genuinely lost.
So now, tap on lost mode and mark your apple watch as lost.
After that, select turn on lost mode.
After tapping on it, enter your contact phone number that you want to show on your lost apple watch. With the help of this anyone can contact you.
In the next step, you have to enter a message that you want to show on the lost watch along with your phone number.
Finally click on “Done”.
One more option is there, Notify when Found. This will send the state of your apple watch on the associated email linked with your apple account.
After all these steps, you have marked your watch as lost and if anyone gets it then your watch will display your message along with your phone number.
In future, if you want to change Lost Mode then you can do easily. You can also disable the setting of Lost Mode.
Now, if after finding the location of your device, you think that it is almost impossible to get the watch from that particular location because of several reasons like you may not be in that same country. Then the only left option is to erase all your personal data from your lost apple watch.
To do this, as you can see “Erase Watch” icon on the Find-My-Watch interface, you have to tap on that. This will show you a confirmation page that whether you actually want to erase this apple watch?
When you tap on Erase Apple Watch then it will again show you a confirmation page where you have to enter your password.
After doing all this, when the watch finds internet connection, it will automatically wiped back to a factory state.
I hope my article will surely help you to find your lost apple watch. Thanks for your reading. If you want to share any kind of comment then please let me know by commenting in the comment section.