How to back up your Apple Watch

Nobody likes to lose information, so in this guide, we're demonstrating how to back up your Apple Watch, regardless of whether it be an Apple Watch Series 6, Series 5, Series 4, or a more seasoned model. 

How to back up your Apple Watch

The most ideal approach to consider your Apple Watch is as an expansion of your iPhone, as opposed to a totally independent gadget. That implies that blending your Apple Watch to your iPhone consequently sends the substance from your watch to your iPhone. Consequently, when you back up your iPhone, all your Apple Watch information is upheld too. 

On the off chance that you perform normal reinforcements of your iPhone, your Apple Watch information should as of now be sponsored up. We'll tell you the best way to watch that it is, for good measure. We'll likewise disclose how to reestablish it and go over what the reinforcement does and does exclude.

How to back up the Apple Watch

Your Apple Watch data will back up to your iPhone regularly, as long as it’s in range. The process of unpairing an Apple Watch will also automatically create a backup. When you pair that watch again, or a new watch, you’ll be able to restore the latest backup if you want.

Steps to back up your Apple Watch

  1. First, be sure to have your device connected to a Wi-Fi network.
  2. On your iPhone, go to Settings > [Your Name] > Backup.
  3. Tap iCloud Backup.

What if I get a new Apple Watch?

The moment you unpair your Apple Watch, the device will immediately back up to your iPhone. That way, if you get a brand new Apple Watch, you can follow just a few simple steps to restore your device from a previous backup: 

  1. Open the Watch app.
  2. Choose Start Pairing.
  3. Choose Restore from Backup.
From there, you can simply follow any of the instructions that appear on your screen to complete the process. Be sure to agree to the terms and finally sign in via your Apple ID.

What if I get a new iPhone?

At last, an Apple Watch is an embellishment for your iPhone. However long your iPhone has been upheld up appropriately and is modern, at that point you shouldn't have an issue reestablishing your information to your Apple Watch. Whenever you've reestablished your iPhone through a past reinforcement, you can follow the means we recorded above to interface your Apple Watch to the new gadget.

Will the backup include everything?

The backup won’t include absolutely everything. It doesn’t include:

  • Bluetooth pairings
  • Credit or debit cards used for Apple Pay on the watch
  • The watch passcode
  • Messages

The backup does include:

  • App data for built-in apps like Mail, Calendar, Stocks, and Weather
  • Settings for built-in and third-party apps
  • Your home screen app layout
  • Clock face settings and customizations
  • Dock settings
  • General system settings
  • Health and fitness data history
  • Notification settings
  • Playlists, albums, and mixes that are synced
  • Siri voice feedback setting for Apple Watch Series 3 and later devices
  • Any synced photos under the My Watch > Photos > Synced Albums in your Apple Watch app
  • The time zone

Now that you’ve ensured your information is up to date and backed up safely have some fun with your device. Explore some of our favorites from the best Apple Watch apps and faces guides.

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