You can eject water from Apple Watch and save it from ruining the innards! Not many people know about this feature but your smartwatch has an option to drain out every drop of water from its speaker. Besides, it can resist water up to 50 meters and sustain a few splashes too.
How to eject water from Apple Watch?
Deep inside waters, electrical equipment may easily get damaged but your Apple Watch Speaker is equipped with some new anti-water powers. To eject water from Apple Watch 4, do the following.
- Press the Digital Crown to go to Watch face.
- Open Control Center.
- Locate Water Mode.
- Tap on the Water Drop icon to enable Water Lock.
- Begin your water-based workout.
- Once finished, rotate the Digital Crown to unlock the watch.
- Wait for the watch to make a chime sound.
- Allow the water to be ejected.
See the more detailed description below!
How to water lock Apple Watch
On the Watch Face, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to open the ‘Control Center’.
Scroll down to locate the Water Lock icon. It looks like a water drop icon. Even the Apple Watch Series 5 Water Mode bears the same icon.
Begin a water-based workout, such as swimming or surfing.
Once done, turn the Digital Crown to unlock the Water Lock.
A prompt will appear saying, Turn Digital Crown to unlock and eject water.
Do as requested. Blue dots appear with a chime sound. It indicates the watch is pushing out all the water. That’s how you can eject water from Apple Watch easily.
Note – When in use, the Water Lock feature of the Apple Watch, temporarily disables the screen from being used.
Recommendation – To keep your Apple Watch running smoothly for a long time, place it under warm tap water after swimming in the pool. Following this, use the water ejection feature to clear out all the water inside.
How to turn off Water Lock on Apple Watch?
If you would like to disable the Water Lock, turn the Digital Crown on the side of your Apple Watch until the display reads Unlocked (rotate the Digital Crown in either direction). Thereafter, you’ll get to hear a series of tones while your watch is attempting to clear any water that remains in the speaker. Once done, you can start using your display as usual.
Also, learn about cleaning your Apple Watch.
Hope that makes sense!