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What Do I Do When My Apple Watch Says Please Continue Setup?

Apple watches are nice as you can use them to make calls, run some apps, send texts, and lots more. The features are endless but before you can use this watch, you will need to set it up. 

Maybe you had set it up before, but now your apple watch is prompting you to continue the setup before you can get back to using the watch.

If you have no idea what to do next, then keep on reading as we’ve compiled a list of things that might work for you. 

 

Why Does My Apple Watch Say Please Continue Setup?

The most obvious reason why your apple watch displays this is because you haven’t finished the initial setup process of the watch.

Another reason could be that the watch is currently experiencing minor bugs. Even after setting up the watch, these bugs will still cause the apple watch to display this notification. What should you do after getting this notification? Keep on reading to find out.

What Do I Do When My Apple Watch Says Please Continue Setup?

After getting this notification from your iPhone, the first thing you should try is to carry on with the setup process as the watch instructs you to. Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Open the settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Through your Bluetooth, you will have to choose the apple watch that’s linked to your iPhone.
  3. A sub menu will appear to configure new device, tap on it.

From there you can continue the setup by following the instructions displayed on your screen.

 

Why Can’t I Continue My Apple Watch Set Up?

There could be lots of reasons why you can’t continue to set up your apple watch. The most popular reason could be that your iPhone and apple watch are not connected to a network. 

Make sure you cross check on your Wi-Fi to see if you’re properly connected to a network. Without a proper network you will experience difficulties trying to set up your apple watch.

 

What Do I Do When My Apple Watch Refuses To Continue Setup?

The apple watch might still refuse to setup after following the instructions above. When this happens you don’t need to worry, you can totally fix it. You can use any of the listed method below to return your apple watch back to normal. 

MEthod 1: Restart Your I Phone Watch

This is the one of the first things you could do when your apple watch refuses to continue the setup. To do this, you will have to press the two buttons on the Side of your apple watch (the side button and digital crown) at the same time. When you do this, you will the apple logo appear on the screen of the apple watch.

When this happens, it means you’ve successfully restarted your apple watch. You can know check if your watch is back to normal.

Method 2: Refresh Wi-Fi and Bluetooth

With this method you will have to refresh the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on your iPhone. 

  1. Open the settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Turn off your Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
  3. Wait a few seconds, turn both of them on again.
  4. Start the pairing process with your apple watch.

 

Method 3: Restart your iPhone

This is another excellent thing to do when your apple watch can’t seem to continue the setup. All you have to do is to restart your iPhone, here’s what you should do:

  1. Open the settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap on general.
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the next screen and tap on “shut down”.
  4. Turn off your iPhone by dragging the slide to the right. Then wait for a few seconds.
  5. Turn your iPhone back on.

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Method 4: Change display view

Changing the display view on your iPhone is another solid idea you could do when your apple watch can’t continue setup. Follow the steps below to change the display view.

  1. Open the settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap on “display and brightness”.
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the next screen and tap on “view”.
  4. If your view was set to “zoom”, change it to “standard”.

 

Method 5: Update Your iOS and Apple Watch App

 

You could try to update the apple watch app on your iPhone. This might help solve any issues you might be getting with your apple watch.

  1. Open the settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap on general.
  3. Tap on software updates.
  4. On the next screen, if you have a new version of iOS you can update to then you click on update.
  5. After updating your iOS, open the apple watch app.
  6. Tap on general.
  7. Tap on software updates.
  8. If you see a new update available on the next screen, then you tap on it to download and install it.

MEthod 6: Reset Your Network Settings

You could try to reset the network settings on your iPhone. You should note that if you reset your network settings, it will erase your Wi-Fi passwords. You will have to set that back yourself. 

Here’s how you reset network settings:

  1. Open the settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap on general.
  3. Scroll down to the bottom of the next screen and tap on “general”.
  4. Tap on “reset network settings”.
  5. On the next screen you will have to put in your iPhone‘s password.
  6. On the next pop up, tap on “reset network settings”

 

Conclusion

If you found yourself confused and wondering the next thing to do once your apple watch asks you to continue setup, then this article must have been of great help to you.

If you still experience issues while trying to set up, you can try out any of the methods above to solve it. They all work perfectly and they’re pretty easy to follow. It’s always advised that you update your iPhone’s iOS and the apple watch to the latest version. This way you won’t be having setup issues with your apple watch.

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