Prepare Your Apple Watch for Sell: Erase Data, Remove Activation Lock, Settings, Passcode

🗓️ August 25, 2023 By ✍️ Jaysukh patel

Before sell or trade-in your apple watch you must prepare an apple watch for sale means remove all the data like Scanned cards, Photos, Wallpapers. And also your most important and traceable apple account, passcode set on your apple watch. Also not without removing your Apple ID or passcode from a device no one can set up your own Apple ID on an old Apple watch or Pair with another iPhone.

Anyone planning for sell cheat apple watch to other, then that’s not possible or there is no trick like you can do on iOS device (JB). This trick is used for All Apple Watch Models, Apple Watch Series 5, Apple Watch Series 4, Apple Watch Series 3, Apple Watch Series 2, Apple Watch Series 1.

Steps For Prepare Apple Watch For Sell to Friends or Other: Clear Data and Setting

We know that apple watch without iPhone, not a startup, at the same time reverse condition, also applied without unpair we can’t leave apple watch to sell for trading.

The same process you have to follow on apple watch send for service or repair at apple center or store.

Unpair Apple watch will not Automatically Turn Off Activation Lock, You can remove the device from your iCloud in Two Ways (From account or From your iPhone), let’s check how to do step by step

Step 1: Erase Apple Watch to Factory Default

From iPhone 

  1. Keep your apple watch and iPhone close together, Launch watch app on iPhone.
  2. Tap on My Watch tab from the bottom screen.

Unpair Apple Watch From iPhone
Unpair Apple Watch From iPhone
  • on-screen, Tap on your Apple Watch Name, Tap on (i) button next to Apple Watch name > Unpair apple watch seem like in the below image.
  • Enter Apple ID passcode for successfully unpair. Forgot your Apple ID? Reset apple watch.
  • That’s it.
  • Erase Apple Watch Without iPhone

    This is an alternate way to Erase or Unpair Apple Watch From your iPhone without your iPhone. Follow the below steps for Erase Apple Watch from Your Watch Settings app.

    1. Press the Digital Crown button, And Move to your Apple Watch Home screen.
    2. Tap on Settings app > Scroll to General.

    Erase All Content and Settings on Apple Watch without apple ID
    Erase All Content and Settings on Apple Watch without Apple ID
  • Now, Scroll and Tap on Reset > Erase All Content and Settings.

  • Erase All Contant and Settings on Apple Watch without paired iPhone
    Erase All Content and Settings on Apple Watch without paired iPhone
  • That’s it. After Erase the Apple Watch and Unpair from your iPhone, Apple watch still showing on your iCloud account. That means you can track your apple watch and remotely disable if you lost. The Next Step is to Remove your Apple watch from your Account in alternate ways.
  • Step 2: Remove Apple Watch From iCloud Account

    From iCloud without iPhone prepare apple watch for sell

    1. You need to remove the apple watch from the iCloud > My Devices section.
    2. Go to > Sign in with Apple ID and Password > Settings > My Devices.

    Remove Apple Device from iCloud account
    Remove Apple Device from iCloud account
  • Tap on the cross red mark and remove apple watch from the list of Apple devices.
  • From Your iOS device, Remove Apple Watch

    1. Open Settings app on iPhone > Tap on Your name.

    Apple Watch Profile settings on iPhone
    Apple Watch Profile settings on the iPhone
  • Now, Scroll to last and See the list of Apple devices signed in with the same Apple ID, Tap on Apple Watch.

  • Remove Apple watch from icloud account on iPhone
    Remove Apple Watch from an iCloud account on iPhone
  • Next, Tap to Remove from Account.
  • That’s it.
  • Many of my friends sell apple watch with setup on another iPhone commitment, Yes that time you need to pair apple watch with iPhone again.

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    Want helps on unpair or Prepare apple watch for sale on any circumstances to share with me in the discussion section.

    Jaysukh Patel
    Jaysukh Patel

    Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [OR]

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