Press or rotate the Digital Crown
Press the side button
Remove your Apple Watch band
You can find the band release buttons on the back of your watch.
Learn how to remove your Apple Watch band.
Peek at your Apple Watch screen
With Apple Watch Series 2 or later, you can gradually wake your screen to keep its brightness low. For example, you might want to glance at the screen in a movie theater.
Turn the Digital Crown slowly to gradually wake the screen, then turn it the other way to put the screen back to sleep.
Check your schedule with Time Travel
Here's how to turn on Time Travel:
- Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
- Tap the My Watch tab, then tap Clock > Time Travel.
To use Time Travel, turn the Digital Crown. As you change the time, each supported complication updates. To go back to the current time, press the Digital Crown or tap Time Travel.
You can use several gestures to interact with your Apple Watch. When you touch the screen, your watch uses Force Touch technology to sense how hard you press.
Firmly press the screen to change the watch face, see options in an app, and more.
Tap the screen to select a button or item.
Drag your finger across the screen to scroll or adjust a slider.
Swipe up, down, left, or right to see different screens.
* Available on Apple Watch Series 2 or later only. Apple Watch Series 1 and Apple Watch (1st generation) aren't suitable for swimming. Learn about water resistance on your Apple Watch.