Apple Watch® - Set Up Screen Lock

Note The steps below apply to the Apple Watch Series 3 and newer models.

  1. From the Watch face screen, press the Digital Crown to access the Apps screen.
    Note Setting up a passcode can also be completed during the initial setup.
    Digital Crown
  2. Tap Settings Settings icon.
  3. Tap Passcode.
  4. Tap Turn Passcode On.
  5. Enter your 4-digit passcode then re-enter to confirm.
  6. Tap either of the following switches to turn on Switch on icon or Switch off icon off:
    • Unlock with iPhone
    • Wrist Detection
      Note Phone locks if the wrist is not detected (when not being worn) to keep personal info safe.


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