Apple Watch® - Manually Pair

Note The steps below apply to the following models:

  • Apple Watch Series 3
  • Apple Watch Series 4

  1. On the Apple Watch, press and hold the Side button (located next to the Digital Crown) until the Apple logo is displayed.
  2. On your iPhone, tap the Watch app icon Watch app icon.
  3. Tap Start Pairing on the iPhone.
    Note A pairing animation should appear on the Watch.
  4. Tap Pair Apple Watch Manually on the iPhone.
    Tap activation manually link
  5. On the Watch, tap the Info icon.
    Tap activation manually link
  6. On the iPhone, verify or enter the 5-digit name that matches the one that is displayed on the Watch.
  7. On the iPhone, enter the 6-digit code that is displayed on the Watch.
    Note Continue the Initial Setup steps starting at step 5.

Note For additional help, refer to: Apple Watch Support.