Want to Unpair Your Smart Watch from iPhone and Reset? Follow These Easy Steps


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The days of a conventional watch and phone are over. Now that smartwatches are available to the public, they can be paired with your iPhone. This blog post will help you unpair your smartwatch from your iPhone in 4 easy steps.

Besides answering the question of how to unpair Apple Watch to the iPhone, the post has also elaborated on the steps to follow for pairing the smartwatch to iPhone.

Steps to Unpair SmartWatch from iPhone

Unpairing the smartwatch from the iPhone is an easy process. But there are a few things you should know before you begin doing it.

A. Before unpairing your smartwatch, make sure that:

1) Your smartwatch battery is not completely empty.

2) You have the original cable or accessory box. Or you have the replacement cable or accessory box.

B. Once you’ve confirmed that both boxes are available, follow these steps:

1) Close all open apps and turn off your iPhone. You can also restart it if you want, but this is not really necessary for unpairing your smartwatch.

2) Ensure that Bluetooth is enabled. This is also a requirement for unpairing your smartwatch.

3) To ensure that no other Bluetooth devices are paired with, follow these steps:

a) On your iPhone, tap the Settings app.

b) Tap Bluetooth and look for any available device. If you see one, deselect it as follows: tap its name to select it, then tap Forget this Device.

C) Now you’re ready to unpair your smartwatch. Follow these steps:

1) On the iPhone, go back to Settings > Bluetooth and deselect all devices. Make sure that there’s no paired device before going on with the next step.

2) On your smartwatch, press and hold the Back button until you see the following screen.

3) Press and hold the Power button on your smartwatch to display the Pairing Mode screen.

4) On your iPhone, tap on Settings > Bluetooth.

5) Tap on your smartwatch from the list of devices that appears.

6) On your smartwatch, accept permissions on the screen that appears.

7) Select Remove. Your iPhone will display a confirmation message and you’ll have to tap Remove Device again.

Now the unpairing process is complete. You can try pairing your smartwatch with the iPhone again.

Steps to Pair SmartWatch to iPhone

As we have already discussed unpairing the smartwatch to iPhone, many of the readers will be curious to know about pairing the smartwatch. That is the reason we have come up with this answer as well.

Pairing your smartwatch with your iPhone is a simple process that doesn’t take more than just a few seconds. Once you’ve completed the pairing steps, you’ll be able to use multiple features of it.

Follow these steps:

1) On your iPhone, go to Settings > Bluetooth and make sure that Bluetooth is enabled.

2) On your smartwatch, press and hold the Back button until you see the following screen.

3) Press and hold the Power button on your smartwatch to display the Pairing Mode screen.

4) On your iPhone, tap Settings > Bluetooth and then tap on the Look For Devices button. All the nearby devices will show up.

5) Tap on your smartwatch from the list of devices that appears. You’ll be prompted to enter a 4-digit code.

6) On your smartwatch, enter 1234 or 0000.

7) Your iPhone displays a confirmation message and you have to tap Pair.

8) Now the pairing process is complete. You can try unpairing your smartwatch now and then pair it again with the iPhone for additional features.

Steps to Reset Smart Watch

Sometimes, resetting your Apple Watch might be the solution to minor issues you’re experiencing with it. So if resetting is an option for some problems you’ve been having with your smartwatch, here’s how to do it:

1). Make sure that you have a fully charged battery before starting the process of resetting your Apple watch.

2). On your iPhone, go to Settings > General > Reset.

3). Tap on Erase all Content and Settings

4). Now you have two options for resetting your Apple Watch:

Option 1- Erase All Content and Settings or

Option 2- Erasing All Content and Settings Except Keychain.

5). Press the Digital Crown to confirm your choice. This will initiate the resetting process, which might take several minutes. So you should wait patiently until it’s complete in order for your smartwatch to reboot properly after that.

6). When done, your iPhone displays Reset Complete notification and you have to press the Digital Crown to confirm.


If you’ve just purchased a new Apple Watch and want to use it with your iPhone, this article will definitely have walked you through the steps. Moreover, you can also get help for pairing the smartwatch through this article. How much this post is helpful for you, share with us in the comments section.

Rashmi is the Editor of PhonesWiki. She launched PhonesWiki back in 2018, turning it into a top spot for phone news and updates by 2019. Now, it's your go-to for leaks and solutions to phone problems. Her first phone was a Nokia 6610, but now she relies on an iPhone 14 Pro as daily driver. Rashmi's a tech enthusiast through and through, always tinkering with gadgets and gizmos. When she's not writing, you'll find Rashmi hanging out with her beloved pet, enjoying some quality playtime. Have a tip or just want to say hello? Contact her at info@phoneswiki.com


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