How To Lock Apple Watch With Password


Do you want to lock Apple Watch with a PIN like iPhone? Some of your iPhone apps can work with it and display the information on the screen. If you don’t want to display this information on Apple Watch or want to add an additional security layer on Apple Watch and turn the  Passcode On.

How to Lock Apple Watch with a PIN

Like your iPhone, you can secure your Apple Watch with a PIN. Once you added a PIN to lock the watch. You will ask the PIN code to open any Apps. The PIn activated will hide the personal information from displaying on the main screen.

  • Open  Settings.
  • Scroll down to see Passcode and tap on it.
  • Turn Passcode On from Passcode screen.
  • Enter New Passcode on the next screen.
  • Re-Enter Passcode to confirm it.

Now your Apple watch is protected with the passcode like your iPhone. Please try to have a strong password for the watch. You will be asked if you want to enter an “easy-to-guess” password.

How to Unlock  PIN

Once you use the PIN on Screen, Your Apple OS will restrict your personal information from the main screen.

See the above home screen on the above screenshot, that hides the calendar information from the main screen. Also, the screen blocked the quick dial contact information from the main screen.

You have to tap on any of those hidden blocks and enter the PIN to reveal this information on your screen. You have to unlock to see that information on the main screen.

How to Turn Passcode Off

Do you think its annoying the passcode watch? Yaa, sometimes you want to see the information right on the screen without entering the passcode all the time.   Well, you can Turn Passcode Off.

  • Tap on the Digital Crown to get the settings.
  • Enter the Passcode to Unlock Apple Watch.
  • Open the Settings.
  • Scroll down to see Passcode and tap on it.
  • Turn Passcode Off from Passcode screen.
  • Enter Current Passcode on the next screen.

Even though the PIN on Apple Watch is additional security, but really annoying. The Passcode will hide most of the information on the screen and you have to unlock every time to see the information. It’s up to you to have a passcode for watch and the instructions above with screenshots will help you.