How iPhone Backs up Apple Watch Data


How iPhone backs up your Apple Watch data? Don't know how to make it? This tip will lead you to find the answer.

June. 01, 2015


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When you getting an Apple Watch and pairing it to your iPhone, Apple Watch content can automatically back up to your companion iPhone, so you can restore your Apple Watch from a backup. When you back up your iPhone to iCloud or iTunes, your iPhone backup will also include your Apple Watch data. But before backing up you should know what data on Apple Watch can be backed up on iPhone – what can't be backed up on iPhone.

How iPhone Backs up Apple Watch Data

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Here's What Your Apple Watch Backup Include:

  • General system settings, such like watch face, brightness, sounds and so on
  • Language
  • Time zoom
  • Settings for mail, calendar, stocks, and weather
  • App – specific data and settings, such as map, distance, and units
  • Health and fitness data, such as history, achievements, and user-entered data

Your Backup Won't Include:

  • Workout and activity calibration data from Apple Watch
  • Playlists synced to your Apple Watch
  • Credit or debit cards used for apple pay on your Apple Watch
  • Passcode for your Apple Watch

How iPhone Backs up Apple Watch Data

When you unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone, your iPhone will automatically creates a backup of your Apple Watch. When unpairing, it will erase all data from your Apple Watch. But if your Apple Watch is out of range of your iPhone, the backup won't be created. So now follow below steps to know how iPhone backs up Apple Watch data.

  • Keep your Apple Watch and iPhone close together as you unpair them.
  • Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
  • Tap my watch > Apple Watch, then tap Unpair Apple Watch.
  • Tap again to confirm. Your iPhone will create a new backup of your Apple Watch before erasing all content and settings on your Apple Watch.
How iPhone Backs up Apple Watch Data

How iPhone Backs up Apple Watch Data

When you backed up your Apple Watch data to iPhone, you may want to back up iPhone to computer, if so third-party software AnyTrans is needed, know more about how to backup iPhone to computer, you can refer to this article: How to Back up iPhone to Computer >.

The Bottom Line

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