Manage your Apple Watch security that prevents theft and lost your data by unauthorized reset or use by another people. See how to disable or enable Activation lock on Apple Watch Series 3, Series 2, Series 1 running on WatchOS 5, WatchOS 4/3/2 in 2018 tips.
Same like Apple iPhone, iPad, and Mac we can manage Apple Watch from Find My iPhone iOS app or iCloud web login. See the steps below, how to use?
- Know Find my Apple Watch Enabled or Not!
- Enable or Turn on Activation lock for my Apple Watch, if disabled
- Disable Activation lock remotely on apple watch
How to check Find My Apple Watch is Enabled or Disabled?
Not have an iPhone or iPad: Go to iCloud.com
Log in with your Apple ID and Password > Click on Find iPhone icon > Here’s the list of all Devices (Apple Watch, iPhone, iPad, Mac and more).
Enable or Turn on Activation lock for my Apple Watch, if disabled
If Apple Watch is not added to Find my iPhone app, you need to set up now.
You are using apple watch correctly but not showing in iCloud.com or Find my iPhone App.
Restart your Apple Watch or iPhone. Or Start Restore your Apple Watch (Set and pair Apple watch to iPhone) from the old backup.
On Restore time, find the latest backup of your Apple watch and select it.
Enter your iCloud Account; Next, to the screen select Enable Find my Watch.
How to Disable Activation lock on Apple Watch
Remove or Disable activation lock on apple watch release the security; you can use for other device or before sell.
Un-pair apple watch automatically Disable Activation lock to the Apple watch.
Otherwise Remotely Disable Activation lock on Apple Watch
Go to icloud.com
Sign in with Apple ID and Password.
Next, Click on Settings > Find Apple Watch under the My Devices section.
Click on “X” icon to remove apple watch.
Next, Click on Remove and confirm.
Above are the quick setups for enable and Enable Activation lock on Apple Watch 3, Apple Watch 2.