How to Unpair an Apple Watch

If you read Apple’s guide on what to do when selling your iPhone, then one of the steps you will find there involves how to unpair your Apple Watch.

The Apple Watch provides a lot of fun and helpful tools and information that are beneficial when working out, or when trying to monitor your health.

But eventually you might get a new iPhone or a new Apple Watch, so it will become necessary to know how to unpair an Apple Watch so that you can use it with the new phone, or use the new watch.

Luckily unpairing your Apple Watch is easily accomplished with a few short steps involving the Watch app on your iPhone.

How to Unpair an Apple Watch from an iPhone

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOS 13.4. The Apple Watch that I am unpairing is an Apple Watch series 3.

Step 1: Open the Watch app.

open the Watch app

Step 2: Choose the My Watch tab at the bottom-left of the screen.

select the My Watch tab

Step 3: Select your watch at the top of the screen.

select your watch

Step 4: Tap the small i button to the right of the watch.

tap the small i button

Step 5: Choose the Unpair Apple Watch option.

how to unpair an apple watch

Step 6: Touch the Unpair Watch button at the bottom of the screen.

unpairing an Apple Watch from an iPhone

Note that you can always pair this watch with your iPhone again if you so choose. Alternatively the watch can also be paired with another iPhone.

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