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The temperature shown does come from the Weather App. Small bits of data on the watch face are known as complications. Tapping the temperature on the watch face will open the Weather app thus revealing the source of the data. The watch gets the data from your iPhone which, in turn, uses location and data from the Internet. You may find more useful ...


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You can sign up for the public beta (available in July) of iOS 9 and OSX El Capitan at: Apple Public Beta Signup In the past, the Public Beta has delays release of a specific build a bit behind the developer betas so those builds won't be as potentially buggy or as up to date. The new unified developer account costs $99 yearly. Sign up through the Apple ...


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Correct, with watchOS 3.x it was possible to use Apple Watch as a kind of remote for iPhone's Music.app: Browse all available music by artist/album/genre Start/stop playback on your iPhone with Apple Watch Change the music source from iPhone's storage to Apple Watch's storage Answer Unfortunately, starting with watchOS 4, you can't browse music on your ...


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Photo Memories, along with other "Data Sources" for the Siri Watch Face, can be turned off in the Watch app on iOS. Watch app > My Watch > My Faces > Siri (Watch Face) > Data Sources You can also turn off Breathe, Home, Stocks, etc.


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No. Also the original Apple Watch is not made for swimming - it probably won't survive it if you take it swimming every week. The water will simply get in and destroy it. I would advise buying the new watch for this purpose.


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I believe you are referring to the Music complication. Which is separated from the Now Playing in watchOS 4. The solution is to use a dedicated Now Playing from now on. It can be also set as a complication which would allow easy access:


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Head into Settings > Bluetooth > AirPods > Turn Off Automatic Ear Detection feature When the automatic ear detection feature is turned off, audio will continue to play even fi you take the AirPods out of your ears.


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The Apple Watch Series 3 and Nike+ Edition are exactly the same hardware, just different bands and some preloaded software (which you can manually install on a plain Apple Watch). It's the same price because it's essentially the same hardware in the box From Apple Insider: Last year's Nike+ Apple Watch Series 3 wasn't much different from the standard ...


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As of watchOS 4, you have a few options for accessing the Now Playing screen: Set the Dock Ordering setting for the Dock (Watch App on iPhone > Dock) to Favorites and choose the Now Playing "app" as one of your Favorites Add the Now Playing complication to a watch face (unfortunately, it's only available for Complication sections that are big enough to show ...


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In watchOS 3, go to the Watch App -> General there is a toggle called Enable Screenshots that should be disabled by default (you have to scroll down a bit). When the switch is disabled, you can't take screenshot on the Watch.


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Yes, a corresponding iOS app is required. The watchOS component is considered an extension by Apple and not a standalone product. See Preparing Your App Submission for Apple Watch: App Review All iPhone apps with a WatchKit extension submitted to the App Store are reviewed based on a set of technical, content, and design criteria. Make sure to use ...


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The Apple watch doesn't have a temperature sensor for external temperature. It probably uses the same web service as the Weather app.


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The apple watch app on your iPhone will not let you remove itself unless you unpair the watch first. So technically, no. As it is essential for the operation of the watch. What I did was just make a folder named 'Apple' and dump all Apple apps that I don't use often but somewhat essential for some things into that folder, like Weather, etc.


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Check your WhatsApp settings (within WhatsApp app itself), and under Notifications, ensure to turn on the 'Show Preview' option (or equivalent, since I don't know how it is spelt in your language).


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1. The first thing to do is make sure that Background App Refresh is still enabled, and if so, enabled for Heart Rate. To do this: On your iPhone open the Watch app Swipe up and tap on General Tap on Background App Refresh Make sure Background App Refresh is enabled at top of screen Swipe up to check that the Heart Rate option is enabled 2. If Background ...


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Shortly after posting the question, I found out that there is a new feature in iOS/iPadOS/WatchOS that changes the MAC address to an individual private one for every wifi network. I think I will be turning it off for my own wifi networks. It seems to be turned on by default. https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT211227


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It seems that simply unpairing it turns off Activation Lock. Before you send your Apple Watch in for service, sell it, or give it away, you should turn off Activation Lock on your Apple Watch. Just unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone: Keep your Apple Watch and iPhone close together. Open the Watch app on your iPhone and tap the My Watch tab. ...


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No, it won't force you to update your Apple Watch. You can use an Apple Watch with older versions of watchOS while using iOS 10 on your iPhone. You won't be able to use any features that are exclusive to iOS 10 or higher watchOS versions, though. Think standalone watchOS apps (watchOS 2.x and higher), iMessage animations (watchOS 3.x and higher), new watch ...


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There's no artificial limit imposed on how long the Apple Watch can remain away. When the Apple Watch reconnects to the iPhone, it will sync any data which is not on the iPhone as usual. The Apple Watch has 8 GB of internal storage — whilst that won't all be available for Health data, Health only uses a very small amount of storage (~6 months for me has ...


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Unfortunately watchOS 3.x can't connect to a Wi-Fi secured by WPA2-Enterprise. I have experienced the same behavior in the past with watchOS 2.x as well. This assumes: Your university's Wi-Fi is part of eduroam or uses a smiliar Wi-Fi login using your credentials (user name + password) Your university's Wi-Fi thus uses the WPA2-Enterprise security ...


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I went for a 2:30:00 run yesterday with my iPhone (6s) in my bag and my watch running strava. VO2max was recorded once per hour in three hours (10-11/11-12/12-13). I’ve tried to get VO2max off of shorter runs (5k-10k) on the same route without my phone but no data. I will now have to test longer runs with just watch and shorter ones with phone to get a ...


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Yes, the 'Photos' watch face supports complications including Activity. It's not possible to display the complication Activity as rings, just as a text.


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There's still no ski tracking capabilities in any of the Apple Watch series. But, all the data inputs needed are there. Barometer, motion tracking, heart rate tracking, location via GPS and cell tower trilateration, etc... After the initial announcement, Apple referenced that this feature would be available toward the end of 2017, probably before winter. ...


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Apple doesn't disclose the algorithms is uses to calculate these so you're going to need to reverse engineer it or hopefully find someone else who has reverse engineered it. What is publicly known is that Apple has hired and contracted experts to make an entire team of research physiologists, cardiologists, dietitians, nurses as well as likely hundreds to ...


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I don't think it has a public, catchy "name" as such. Apple seems to refer to it is as an "optical label", but that is a very generic term. The technology can be thought of very much like an animated QR-code. The main principle of data encoding is very much like QR-codes, but obviously with the difference that as time goes forward, the displayed data ...


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Source: Fall detection on your Apple Watch Series 4 is off by default unless you are age 65 or older. There's no way to get Fall Detection to do what you want, it's not configurable that way. I think your only option is to turn it off. From Apple's Support document: If you've entered your age when you set up your Apple Watch or in the Health app ...


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What does an Apple Series 4 Watch require to have Fall Detection + Emergency 911 calling fully operational? Does the watch need to be paired with a certain iPhone Model/iOS release? You only need to meet the minimum iPhone and iOS requirements.* GPS + Cellular: iPhone 6 or later running iOS 12 or newer GPS only: iPhone 5s or later running iOS 12 or ...


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