These are steps to pair and unpair an Apple Watch to an iPhone. You need to have an iPhone 6, SE or newer and the latest version of iOS. Your iPhone must have Bluetooth "on" and be connected to a Wi-Fi or cellular network. Unpairing the Apple Watch does not cancel the Smartwatch plan.
How to Pair Your Apple Watch to an iPhone
Note: If the camera does not work for the viewfinder, go to apple.ca for the manual pairing process.
1. Turn on your Apple Watch. Press and hold the side button until you see the Apple logo. This may take a few minutes.
2. Put on your Apple Watch. 3. Hold you Apple Watch and iPhone close together.
4. Wait for the “Use your iPhone to set up this Apple Watch” message to appear on your iPhone. 5. Tap continue. 6. Hold your iPhone over the animation.
7. Hold your Apple Watch up to the camera. 8. Centre the watch face in the viewfinder on your iPhone. 9. If the camera does now work for the viewfinder, direct them to apple.ca for the manual pairing process.
You will get a message once the Apple Watch and iPhone are paired.
How to Unpair Your Apple Watch to an iPhone
Important: Upairing the Apple Watch erases all data and restores it to factory settings. Unpairing the Apple Watch does not cancel the Smartwatch plan.
1. Keep your Apple Watch and iPhone close together, as you unpair them. 2. Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone. 3. Hold you Apple Watch and iPhone close together.
4. Wait for the “Use your iPhone to set up this Apple Watch” message to appear on your iPhone. 5. Tap continue. 6. Go to the My Watch tab and tap your watch at the top of the screen. 7. Hold your Apple Watch up to the camera.
8. Centre the watch face in the viewfinder on your iPhone. 9. Tap "i" next to the watch that you want to unpair.
10. Tap unpair Apple Watch.
11. Tap again to confirm.
• You might need to enter your Apple ID password to disable Activation Lock. • Before erasing all content and settings on your Apple Watch, your iPhone creates a new backup of your Apple Watch. • You can use the backup to restore a new Apple Watch.
How to back up with iCloud
One of the iPhone’s tricks is the ability to keep an always up-to-date backup of your info, apps, settings and personal preferences in the cloud. If you switch phones or buy an iPad, log in and all your info comes with you. To set up iCloud backup:
1. Connect your device to a Wi-Fi network.
2. Go to Settings > [your name], and tap iCloud.
3. Tap iCloud Backup.
4. Tap Back Up Now. Stay connected to your Wi-Fi network until the process completes.
You can check the progress and confirm the backup completed. Go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud > iCloud Backup. Under Back Up Now, you'll see the date and time of your last backup.
Automatically back up with iCloud Backup
To let iCloud automatically back up your device each day, here's what you need to do:
Make sure that iCloud Backup is turned on in Settings > [your name] > iCloud > iCloud Backup.
Connect your device to a power source.
Connect your device to a Wi-Fi network.
Make sure that your device's screen is locked.
Check that you have enough available space in iCloud for the backup. When you sign in to iCloud, you get 5GB of iCloud storage for free. If you need more iCloud storage, you can buy more from your iPhone.
Maxed out your storage? If so, it’s time to clean up and make room.
1. Swipe through your screens and identify the apps you never use or games you don’t like playing anymore. Tap and hold your finger on one until they all start wiggling. Tap the X on the corner for each app or game you want to delete. When you’re done, press the Home button to stop the apps from wiggling.
2. It’s especially important to delete big apps that you don’t use. To find out how big some apps or games are, go to Settings > General > Usage > Manage Storage, and you’ll see a list of everything you have installed, from largest to smallest. Select what you want to remove and then tap Delete App to finish the job.
3. Photos and video take up a lot of space, so delete what you don’t need anymore. But no need to delete one by one. Go to your Photos app > Camera Roll > Select to handpick each and every image you want to delete, then tap the garbage can icon. Follow the same steps for video clips and you will have saved some valuable space.
4. If you’re an avid iPhone photographer you might want to use this neat little trick to save from doubling up on images. When shooting in HDR mode (three images combined for best exposure), iOS saves both the final image and the original, but you can change that. Go to Settings > Photos & Camera and toggle off Keep Normal Photo.
5. Your Messages app may be cluttered with all the messages you’ve received, and you can do something about it by deleting entire threads. Simply swipe left on a thread and tap Delete to remove it. You can also set messages to delete automatically after 30 days or one year.
Restoring isn’t for the faint of heart. It will erase all your date, including songs, videos, contacts, photos, calendar information and any other data. (We did say “all” your data!). Your phone will be restored to its factory condition.
Desperate? Need to restore your iPhone? Here’s how:
TIP: Apple highly recommends that you perform a sync prior to restoring in order to back up any changes since your last sync.
Make sure you have the latest version of iTunes installed and running.
Connect your iPhone to your computer.
Select your iPhone when it appears in iTunes under Devices.
Select the Summary tab.
Select the Restore option.
When prompted to back up your iPhone settings before restoring, select the Back Up option. NOTE: During the Back up and Restore process, do not disconnect the iPhone from the computer or shut down iTunes. This may corrupt the data in your iPhone or possibly corrupt the iPhone software altogether.
Select the Restore option when iTunes prompts you.
Once the restore process has completed, the iPhone restarts and displays the Apple logo while starting up. Note: After a restore, your iPhone will display the “Connect to iTunes” screen. Keep your device connected until the “Connect to iTunes” screen goes away or you see “iPhone is activated.” If iTunes does not have an Internet connection, you cannot complete this step.
Select the backup you want for your iPhone (select “as new”) and select the Continue button in order to complete your device’s restoration.
Got the latest and greatest iOS device? Looking to take advantage of its video calling feature? Well you are in luck.
Check out this helpful How To video to learn how.
To use FaceTime, you’ll need one of these compatible devices:
iPhone 4 or later
iPad 2 or later
iPod touch (4th generation) or later
1. To get started, tap on setting.
2. Next, select FaceTime and swipe to toggle FaceTime On.
3. Now the next time you’re on a call, just tap the FaceTime icon to invite the other person to a video call.
Making a video call using the FaceTime app
Just choose the person you would like to video call and tap the FaceTime icon next to their name to get started.
Making a video call using your Contacts app
Open the app, choose the person you would like to video call and tap the FaceTime icon next to their name to get started.
Are you not in range of a Wi-Fi network and still want to get on the internet with your iPad, iPod touch, Laptop or Personal Computer? Well you are in luck.
Check out this helpful How To video to learn how.
To start, tap on Settings, then Cellular, and then tap Personal Hotspot to turn on the feature.
Next, tap on Settings, and then toggle Personal Hotspot to On.
Once that is completed, click on Wi-Fi Password to set up a Wi-Fi password for your Personal Hotspot
You can now connect your other devices to the Personal Hotspot via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or by USB Connection