How To Unlock Used Apple Watch

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Welcome to the Apple Watch! A revolutionary device that does more than just tell time, it helps you stay connected, track your fitness goals, and much more. If you’ve recently purchased a used Apple Watch, you may be wondering how to unlock it. Don’t worry, we’re here to help!

The first step in unlocking a used Apple Watch is determining if the watch is locked or not. A locked watch will have an “Activation Lock” message on the watch’s face when you power it on. If this is the case, then you will need to contact the previous owner to gain access to the Apple ID that was used to pair the watch with their phone.

If you are unable to get in touch with the previous owner and gain access to their Apple ID, then your best option is to take the watch and its receipt along with some photo identification and any other proof of ownership to an Apple Store. Once there, ask a Genius Bar specialist for assistance in removing Activation Lock from your watch.

In some cases, if the original owner of the watch is present at an Apple Store appointment or contacts Apple Support for assistance in removing Activation Lock from their device, they may be able to do so remotely. However, this is not always possible and so it’s important that you take all necessary steps prior to attempting this process.

Once you have successfully unlocked your used Apple Watch, you can now enjoy all of its great features! From tracking your fitness goals and monitoring your health data using its built-in sensors; to receiving notifications right on your wrist; making payments with Apple Pay; listening to music on the go; sending messages and making calls without having your phone nearby – it’s easy to see why so many people are loving their new wearable device!

We hope this article has helped clarify how to unlock a used Apple Watch. For further assistance with any other questions or issues related to your device, please contact an Apple Authorized Service Provider or visit our official website for more information.

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Removing Apple Watch Activation Lock Without Previous Owner

If you don’t have access to the Apple ID that was used to pair the watch with the phone, you will need to take the watch and its receipt, along with some form of photo identification and any other proof of ownership, to an Apple Store. At the store, they can remove the Activation Lock for you without needing access to the previous owner’s information.

Unlocking a Second-Hand Apple Watch

If you purchased a second-hand Apple Watch, the previous owner needs to remove Activation Lock before it can be used. To do this, they must disable Find My iPhone on the device and enter their Apple ID password. If the previous owner is unable to do this, they can accompany you and the watch to a Genius Bar appointment and take along their original proof of purchase for the watch or contact Apple Support for assistance. Once Activation Lock has been removed, you’ll be able to set up your new Apple Watch.

Removing the Previous Owner’s Apple ID From an Apple Watch

To remove the previous owner’s Apple ID from an Apple Watch, you will need to unpair the watch from the previous owner’s iPhone. On the iPhone, open the Watch app and tap on the My Watch tab. Then tap on All Watches at the top of the screen and select the information button next to your watch’s name. Finally, tap Unpair Apple Watch and then confirm by tapping Unpair again. Once this is done, you can pair your Apple Watch with your own iPhone and log in with your own Apple ID.

Removing an Apple Watch from a Previous Owner’s Account

To remove an Apple Watch from a previous owner’s account, you’ll need to unpair the device from their iPhone. To do this, open the Apple Watch app on the iPhone and go to the My Watch tab. Tap All Watches and then tap the info button next to the watch that you want to unpair. Finally, tap Unpair Apple Watch to complete the process.


The Apple Watch is a revolutionary device that provides users with the convenience and ease of access to the latest technology. It offers a range of features such as notifications, health monitoring, fitness tracking, and access to apps. The Activation Lock feature adds an extra layer of security to protect your data from unauthorized access. With its sleek design and intuitive user interface, the Apple Watch can be used for a variety of tasks from tracking health data to staying connected on the go. Overall, the Apple Watch is an excellent device that combines modern technology with convenience and ease of use.

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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.