How To Add/Remove Passcode On Apple Watch

April 5, 2018 ( Apple Watch )
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Apple devices usually come with a passcode option, and your Apple watch is no exception. The passcode on Apple watch may not be as complicated – restricted to only numbers- but it is by no means unnecessary at all.

Here is what you can’t do without adding a passcode on your Apple Watch:

  • Access contact-based Apple Pay.
  • Auto Unlock for Mac
  • Unlock your Apple Watch whenever you unlock your iPhone

Not having a passcode puts your recent Health data, apart from other third party data, at the risk of unauthorized access as well. So let’s see how to add passcode to your Apple Watch.

How to Add a Passcode to Your Apple Watch

If you ignored setting the passcode while setting up your device, don’t worry. Follow these steps to add one quickly:

Step 1: Open ‘Settings’ app on your Apple Watch.

Step 2: Scroll down, tap ‘Passcode.’

Step 3: Tap ‘Turn Passcode On’

Step 4: Enter the passcode you want to set.

If you want to unlock your Apple Watch with your iPhone, toggle ‘Unlock with iPhone.’ You can enable ‘Wrist Detection’ for extra security as well.

How to Remove Passcode from Your Apple Watch

If you feel like the passcode is not for you and you want to remove this functionality, simply follow these steps:

Step 1: Open ‘Settings’ app on your Apple Watch.

Step 2: Scroll down, tap ‘Passcode.’

Step 3: Tap ‘Turn Passcode Off’

Step 4: Tap the ‘Turn Off’ button.

Step 5: Enter the current passcode to confirm the process.

And there you go. Now you can add or remove the Passcode on your Apple Watch depending on your mood!

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