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Use screen and keys on your Apple Watch

See how to use the screen and keys on your Apple Watch.

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Use Control Centre

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen to open Control Centre.

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Use Control Centre

Tap the required function to open an application or turn the function on or off.

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Use Control Centre

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen to close Control Centre.

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View notifications

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen to view notifications.

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View notifications

Tap the required notification to open it.

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View notifications

Slide your finger left on the required notification to remove it.

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Use 3D Touch

Hard tap the screen to access extra functions and shortcuts in selected apps.

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The Digital Crown

Tap the Digital Crown to open to the main menu.

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The Digital Crown

Tap the Digital Crown several times to return to the home screen.

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The Digital Crown

Turn the Digital Crown to navigate in a menu.

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The Digital Crown

Tap the Digital Crown twice in quick succession to open the phone app.

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The Digital Crown

Tap and hold the Digital Crown to turn on Siri.

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The Side button

Tap and hold the Side button to turn your Apple Watch on or off.

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The Side button

Tap the Side button to open to the main menu.

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The Side button

Tap and hold the Side button to access the emergency call function.

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The Side button

Tap the Side button to open Dock.

In the Watch app on your mobile phone you can set the Dock to display recent apps or your selected favourite apps.
Step 17 of 17

The Side button

Tap the Side button twice in quick succession to turn on Apple Pay.

To use Apple Pay, you need to set it up on your mobile phone.

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