How to eject water from Apple Watch speaker

February 28, 2020

Your Apple watch can resist water up to 50 meters and sustain a few splashes. It includes a special feature that drains every drop of water out from its speaker. Read further to know how to force water out of an Apple Watch speaker and save it from ruin!

Apple Watch Water Lock

How to eject water from Apple Watch speaker?

Deep inside waters, electrical equipment may easily get damaged but your Apple Watch Speaker is equipped with some new anti-water powers. To to get water out of Apple Watch 4, do the following.

  1. Press the Digital Crown to go to Watch face.
  2. Open Control Center.
  3. Locate Water Mode.
  4. Tap on the Water Drop icon to enable Water Lock.
  5. Begin your water-based workout.
  6. Once finished, rotate the Digital Crown to unlock the watch.
  7. Wait for the watch to make a chime sound.
  8. Allow the water to be ejected.

See the more detailed description below!

How to eject water from Apple Watch?

On the Watch Face, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to open the ‘Control Center’.

Apple Watch Speaker
Apple Watch Speaker

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.

Eject Water from Watch
Eject Water from Watch

A prompt will appear saying, Turn Digital Crown to unlock and eject water.

Apple Watch Unlocked
Apple Watch Unlocked

Do as requested. Blue dots appear with a chime sound. It indicates the watch is pushing out all the water. If you’re wearing your Apple Watch while doing this, you may actually feel some of the water coming out.

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?

When you no more require the Eject feature to be enabled, turn off the Water Lock. Simply hold and swipe up the watch display to open the Control Center. Tap the Water Drop icon to disable the Water Lock.

Hope that helps!


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