Normally, there is no need to force restart any application on the Apple Watch, but an app may freeze or something happens that needs to take some drastic measures, forcing is just like on the iPhone. We’ll just change the combination of buttons, with the start button the side button Apple Watch, which helps us access our contacts in normal use.

In case you icon image, an exclamation mark appears, restart your Apple Watch.

The method for this task, you can apply for any other insoluble problem and believe you need a forced reboot, is pressing the digital crown and side button for at least 10 seconds until the Apple logo display, indicating that It has forced a restart and you can release both buttons.


Turn off and restart your Apple Watch

First, you will need to test if the simple extinction of your watch does not correct the problem you have.

To reset your watch to try to correct the bugs or that could touch it, you will have to follow these steps:

  • First, press and hold the side button.
  • A menu appears with several options, tap Power off.
  • Your watch is now off.
  • To restart, press the side button until the Apple logo appears.

Force reboot or reset your watch

If the first method does not work, so you will need to test whether a reboot can solve it.

It will simply force a restart of your device without erasing any information or content adjustment in the embedded OS to your wrist.

Hold the side button and the digital crown for at least 10 seconds until the Apple logo appears and allow your device to restart.

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