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Is there a way to display the same amount of information on the watch face of the Apple Watch but using less complications?

This is all of the information I like being able to access on my watch several times a day without having to go into the list of apps. French time, shortcut to record an activity, numeric US PT time, ...
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Install iOS 17 Developer on iPhone 8 Plus to run Apple Watch 9

I bought the Apple Watch 9 not knowing that it cannot run on my iPhone 8 Plus. I am trying to make a save! I signed up for iOS 17 developer beta and got it installed, but it is not running. My ...
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Using the home or side button of the Apple Watch in a shortcut

I'm currently trying to create a shortcut that skips to the next song in the Music app when I press the home (or maybe side) button. Unfortunately, I haven't found the action for these 2 buttons on ...
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How to create independent Paid Apple Watch App? [closed]

I have an iOS App in the App Store using iCloud and it is for free Now I would like to create independent Apple Watch App with similar functionality as an iOS App using the same iCloud container and ...
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Using bluetooth on an old Watch App

I have an old watch app called Zepp Tennis. Part of its feature is allowing access to a sensor on the end of a tennis racket which then displays the tennis racket’s speed right on the watch. It ...
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How to enable flashlight from an apple watch complication

Using an Apple Watch SE series 44-mm (Model: A2352), is it possible to set the flashlight function as a complication? Maybe using built in functions, Shortcuts or Watchsmith? I'm using the Infograph ...
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What (if anything) can I do to stop my Apple Watch from waking me up to say "Time to stand!"?

I started using an Apple Watch to assist in a CBTI effort1 to slightly increase and regularize my sleeping hours. My first impression is very positive and I'm finding various reminders (related to ...
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Apple Watch 6 blood oxygen measurement said I had hypoxia when I in reality was fine. How to know if reading is taken in optimal conditions?

TL;DR: How can I know if the SpO2 reading is in fact taken in optimal conditions ?
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Wallet and Pay and Reminders disappeared after re-pairing Apple Watch with watchOS 6.1

I have Apple Watch 2 Series and iPhone 6S. Recently I've got an update to IOS 13 on iPhone and watchOS 6.1 on Apple Watch. After upgrade Reminders stopped syncing. I tried to resolve the problem by ...
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"Apple Watch Only" apps not showing on Apple Watch when using Configuration Profile on linked iPhone

The Breathe, Heart, Stocks, Walkie-Talkie, and Workout apps are not showing up on my Apple Watch. I know this is because I have a configuration profile on my iPhone with an app whitelist only ...
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Apple Watch app won’t download on iPhone XR

I recently got a new iPhone XR. When I restored it from a backup, I realized that the Watch had offloaded. I tried reinstalling, but it didn’t work. I deleted the app from my Home Screen. Now ...
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Can Apple Watch faces display reminders other than the scheduled list?

Some of the faces available for the Apple Watch 4 allow me to set "Reminders" as one of the displayed complications. Unfortunately, all it ever shows is "NO REMINDERS" because none of my reminders are ...
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Watch can't sign in to iCloud

I set up a new Apple Watch yesterday by restoring from the backup of a previous watch. The watch from which the backup came was successfully logged in to my iCloud account. But with this watch, each ...
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"An account with that identifier already exists" on Apple Watch when signing in with Apple ID

When I try to sign in to my Apple ID on my Apple Watch Series 2 (watchOS 4.2), I get an error stating that "An account with that identifier already exists". The Watch App on my paired iPhone seems to ...
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Apple watch still paired to an iPhone I no longer have

I used to have an iPhone from work and my Apple watch was paired to it. Now that I've bought a new iPhone and given back my old iPhone I am unable to pair my apple watch to the new phone. My Apple ...
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How to not show birthdays from Contacts on Apple Watch?

This becomes a more relevant problem with the new Siri watch face. I ended up deleting most birthdays in Contacts to stop birthdays from clustering my Apple Watch screen daily. I tried the below but ...
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Active Calories VS Total Calories during a workout [duplicate]

I'm fairly new to the Apple App- I was a Fitbit user and Fitbit reflected Fat burn, active minutes and Peek time during a work out. Apple app reflects Active Calories and Total Calories during a work ...
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Apple Watch shows only new message from whats app user but not the message itself

I have an Apple watch (2016, V1) and a friend have an Apple watch (2016, v1). On my watch it shows the message directly on the watch. As you can see here: "Person sent you a message: Hey" (Answer ...
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Can I delete the Watch app without unpairing Apple Watch?

I have an Apple Watch paired to my iPhone. I don't use the apple-watch.app often, so I'd like to remove the app from my Home screen. Are there any consequences if I remove the apple-watch.app from ...
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How to change the move / calorie Activity goal on an Apple Watch?

I've recently set up a new Apple Watch; during the setup process I selected the "most active" setting (Very Active, I think). Now that I've seen the daily targets in the Activity app, I realise that ...
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How do I reset a locked Apple Watch in Airplane Mode?

Through a series of events the passcode entries on an Apple Watch has been exhausted and the watch is locked with this message: Wrong Passcode Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone, go to ...
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Apple Watch Apps Not Available for Download

Sometimes, certain apps don't show up in the main menu of the Apple Watch app, in the section where all downloadable apps currently installed on iPhone are displayed. They also disappear from my Apple ...
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How do I pair the Apple Watch with another iPhone?

I have an Apple Watch and a second iPhone. Now I need to unpair the Apple Watch from the first iPhone, and pair it with another iPhone. I want to keep all of my data though. How would I go about that? ...
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Can I change which day I get the Activity.app weekly summary?

I always get it on Monday but I would like to get it on Sunday.
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Apple Watch pairing keeps failing

I just see this screen below. I've tried to begin pairing multiple times and I get past the scanning screen and sometimes past the T&Cs but no further. The watch hasn't been paired before.
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