The passcode on your Apple Watch is important, as it lets you use Apple Pay and keeps your device secure! Most people set their Apple Watch passcode once when they set up their device, and if you’ve migrated from an earlier generation Apple Watch, you probably brought your passcode along too. It’s always a good practice to periodically update any passwords you use frequently, and that definitely applies to your Apple Watch!
Start by opening Settings on your Apple Watch and then scroll down to Passcode.
Here you can control anything passcode-related, including if your watch should use a simple or complex passcode.
If you’re using a simple passcode and wish to upgrade to a more complex one, you can disable simple passcodes. The steps for this as well as changing the passcode are then mostly identical.
First, you can enter your current passcode, then you can input your new passcode twice, which will save and enable it as your new passcode.
If you have wrist detection enabled, your watch will automatically lock itself if you take it off — this is a great security feature.
You can also change your Apple Watch passcode in the Watch app on your iPhone and enable one more setting that isn’t available through the Watch itself: Unlock with iPhone.
This means when you put on your watch, the next time you unlock your iPhone it will also unlock your watch and the watch will stay unlocked until the next time it’s locked!
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