Apple Watch Guide

How to manually force close an Apple Watch app

How to manually force close an Apple Watch app

Hopefully you never have to force close an app on your Apple Watch, but sometimes glitches occur that require this last ditch measure. If you find yourself stuck inside an app that is malfunctioning, don’t panic as Apple has provided a quick and easy way to shut down the errant app and return you to your home screen. Read on to find out how to get yourself out this unfortunate and often frustrating situation. 

How to check your heart rate using the Apple Watch

How to check your heart rate using the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch ships with a cluster of sensors that monitor your heart rate. By default, the Apple Watch will track your heart rate every ten minutes automatically when you are idle and more frequently when you are working out. You also can manually check your pulse whenever you would like. Read on to find out how to access this manual option.

How to change the name of your Apple Watch

How to change the name of your Apple Watch

Similar to the iPhone and iPad, Apple labels your Apple Watch with a generic name that pairs your name with the Apple Watch. For example, my Watch appears as “Kelly’s Apple Watch”. You can easily change this name to something unique and and more creative using the instructions below.

How to use Siri on your Apple Watch

How to use Siri on your Apple Watch


Similar to the iPhone, the Apple Watch includes the powerful vocal commands of Siri. The voice assistant is easily accessible and able to perform a variety of tasks using only spoken voice as the input. Since there is no keyboard, you will interact with Siri and Apple’s voice command infrastructure on a regular basis. You can find out below how to activate Siri on the Apple Watch and learn all the voice-controlled functions that are available on the wrist-worn device.

Everything you need to know about notifications on the Apple Watch

Everything you need to know about notifications on the Apple Watch

One of the primary features of the Apple Watch is its notification system that sends alerts from your iPhone to your wrist. Because incoming alerts can now appear on the Watch, iPhone owners can keep their phones stored safely in a bag or pocket, while they communicate via the wrist-worn device. These Watch-based alerts are a huge benefit for people traveling, exercising or engaging in outdoor water sports. We have spent a lot of time interacting with notifications, read on to find out how they work and how you can configure them so you get the most important information on your wrist.