One of the major features of the Apple Watch is its ability to track your activity level and overall fitness. Without any additional hardware, the Watch can monitor your heart rate, count your steps and estimate the calories you burn throughout the day. To help you track these important fitness metrics, Apple has provided a built-in Activity app. Read on to find out how to use the Watch and its companion Activity app to keep close tabs on your health and fitness level.
Apple Watch Guide
The Apple Watch display features Force Touch technology, which can distinguish between a tap and a press. This innovation allows users to interact with apps in a unique way that is compatible with the compact display on the wrist-worn device.
One the biggest advantages of the Apple Watch over its competitors is the device’s ability to initiate a phone call directly from the wrist-worn device. Thanks to the Watch’s onboard microphone and speaker, phone calls are a loud and clear in most circumstances. Read on to find out how to start a conversation by talking to your Watch.
Apple’s Watch is designed to deliver enough battery life to last an entire day under normal usage. Not every day is going to be normal, and there are times when you will run out of juice before your day is done. In these circumstances, Apple has provided Power Reserve, a power saving mode for the Apple Watch that’ll minimize energy consumption when your battery level is critically low.
If you use a tripod with your iPhone to take photographs, and have just bought an Apple Watch, then you’re going to love the feature to take photos remotely using your shiny new Watch.
Apple’s Watch includes an easy-to-access “Do Not Disturb” function that allows you to silence your phone when you are attending an event where you don’t want your Watch chiming or buzzing at you. Not only is turning on this Do Not Disturb mode easy, the Watch also can be configured to enable the feature on both the Watch and the iPhone at the same time. Read on to find out how to enable or disable Do Not Disturb on your Apple Watch, and use it with the iPhone.
The Apple Watch allows you to use a monogram on select Watch faces. This feature allows you to add your initials or any other short phrase (4 characters or less) to a selected Watch face. It’s a handy way to add some personality to a Watch face. Not only does the Watch support initials and short words, it also allows you to enter unicode characters such as the Apple log () or ∞, into the monogram field. Read on to find out how you can add these custom characters and make your monogram something truly unique.
You frequently interact with the home screen on the Apple Watch, so you should organize your app icons in a way that makes activating apps and accessing your settings as easy as possible. Check out some cool tips to improve your home screen experience so you will love and not loathe going there.