How To Pair Apple Watch To New Phone Without Resetting

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Are you looking to switch up your Apple Watch and pair it with a new phone? It can be a bit tricky if you don’t know the steps, but don’t worry – we’ve got you covered! In this blog post, we’ll go over how to pair an Apple Watch with a new phone without resetting.

The first step is to make sure that both your Apple Watch and your new phone have Bluetooth and Wi-Fi enabled. This is necessary for the two devices to communicate with each other. You can check this by going into the settings of both devices and making sure that Bluetooth and Wi-Fi are both turned on.

Once you’ve done that, open up the Apple Watch app on your new phone. There should be an option to “Pair” or “Add Device” – tap on that option. Now, press and hold down the side button of your watch until you see the pairing screen appear on it. On your phone, enter the 6-digit code that appears on this screen in order to connect the two devices together.

You should now see a confirmation message appear on both your watch and your phone, letting you know that they are paired successfully! That’s it – no resetting necessary! Now you can enjoy all of the features of your Apple Watch with your new device.

We hope this blog post has been helpful in showing you how to pair an Apple Watch with a new phone without resetting! If you have any questions or need more help with setting up or using your Apple Watch, feel free to contact us for assistance!

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Pairing an Already Paired Apple Watch

If you already have an Apple Watch paired with your iPhone, you can easily repair it. First, press and hold the side button on your Apple Watch. On your iPhone, open the Watch app. Select the “Start Pairing” option from the home screen and then tap “Pair Apple Watch Manually”. On your Apple Watch, tap the “i” icon to bring up a 6-digit code. Enter this code on your iPhone when prompted and then follow the on-screen instructions to complete pairing.

Troubleshooting Apple Watch Pairing With New Phone

There can be a few different reasons why your Apple Watch won’t pair with your new phone. The most common issue is that both devices have Wi-Fi or Bluetooth turned off, or are in Airplane Mode. Make sure to check the settings on both devices to ensure they are not preventing the connection. Additionally, make sure that you are signed into the same iCloud account on both devices. Finally, if you have an Apple Watch Series 3 or later, you may need to update the software on your Apple Watch before attempting to pair it with your new phone.

Unpairing an Apple Watch Before Pairing a New One

Yes, you do need to unpair your old Apple Watch before pairing a new one. To do this, you should open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone, then select the option to unpair your current watch. Once you have done this, you will need to turn off the old watch and remove it from the list of paired devices in Bluetooth settings. After this is complete, you can then proceed to pair your new Apple Watch with your iPhone.

Manually Putting Apple Watch Into Pairing Mode

To put your Apple Watch in pairing mode manually, press and hold the side button until you see the Apple logo. Then, on your iPhone, open the Settings app and select Bluetooth. Your Apple Watch should show up in the list of devices under “My Devices”. Select it, then tap Pair to begin the pairing process. You may need to enter a passcode to complete the pairing process.

Can an Apple Watch Be Paired to Two Phones?

No, unfortunately, it is not possible to have an Apple Watch paired with two phones. Each Apple Watch can only be paired with one iPhone at a time. This means that if you want to switch the phone that your Apple Watch is paired with, you will need to unpair it from the first phone and then pair it with the second phone.

Pairing an Apple Watch with an iPhone 14

To pair your Apple Watch with your new iPhone 14, you will need to first set up your iPhone. On the Apps & Data screen, choose to restore from an iCloud backup and select the latest backup. Once you have finished setting up your iPhone, it will prompt you to use your Apple Watch with it. To do this, open the Watch app on your iPhone and tap ‘Pair New Watch’. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the pairing.


In conclusion, the Apple Watch is a great device for staying connected, tracking fitness goals, and managing daily tasks. It offers a variety of features and customizable settings that make it easy to tailor to your individual needs. The watch can be easily paired with your iPhone, however, if you’re upgrading to a newer model you’ll need to unpair your old one before pairing the new one. All in all, the Apple Watch is an extremely versatile and useful tool that can help keep you organized and motivated.

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James Walker

James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.