Apple Watch® - Activate / Set Up Device

Nota Notas:

  • Ícono de video Check out these videos for help with the following:
  • Antes de comenzar:
    • Only one Apple Watch at a time can be paired to an iPhone; if you are pairing and activating a replacement iPhone® or Apple Watch, follow estos pasos to unpair before proceeding.
    • Your watch must share a number with an iPhone on your account. Check out these Preguntas frecuentes sobre NumberShare para más información.
    • Mientras se conectan y sincronizan, ambos dispositivos deben estar cargados y juntos.
    • Ensure your iPhone:
      • is updated to iOS 13 or higher.
      • is connected to the Verizon network and the Bluetooth® setting is encendido.
      • is NOT on a phone call.
      • has LTE Voice and Data encendido.
      • has a network connection or Wi-Fi encendido.


  1. If you have not previously powered on your Apple Watch, press and hold the Side button until the Apple logo is displayed.
    Start pairing buttons
  2. Tap the Watch app on your iPhone.
    Nota El reloj debería mostrar una animación de conexión.
    Nota If you see an 'Activation Lock' screen, your Apple Watch is linked to an Apple ID; enter your login info to continue.
  3. Tap Start Pairing on the Watch and the iPhone.
    Start pairing buttons
  4. Center the iPhone over the pairing animation on the Watch until 'Your Apple Watch is Paired' is displayed.
    Nota If the pairing animation isn't displayed or the iPhone doesn't read it, tap Pair Apple Watch manually.
    Pairing viewfinder
  5. Once you receive confirmation of successful pairing, tap Set Up Apple Watch.
    Nota If the watch has been set up before, tap Restore from Backup then follow the onscreen steps.
    Paired success
  6. On the iPhone, pick the wrist (left or right) you wear the watch on.
    Nota Based on this, you must also pick the 'Digital Crown Orientation' (left or right side).
    Choose wrist
  7. To continue, read the Terms and Conditions then tap Agree.
  8. From your iPhone, choose if you want the Watch to use Location Services (Route Tracking) and Siri.
    Nota Enable Location Services if you want your Apple Watch to track your workout routes.
  9. Tap OK to enable your Watch to share settings with your iPhone.
    Nota These settings transfer from the Watch to the iPhone and back. If a setting for these services is changed on one device, it applies to both devices.
    • Location Services & Find My iPhone
    • Siri
    • Analítica
    Enabled shared settings
  10. En el iPhone, elige si quieres establecer o no una contraseña para el reloj.
    Nota Funciones como Apple Pay requieren una contraseña.
    • Crear una contraseña
      1. Establece una contraseña usando el reloj.
      2. Selecciona una opción para elegir si el reloj se desbloquea con el iPhone.
    • Add a Long Passcode
    Create Passcode
  11. Choose an option to sync the iPhone apps that work with the Watch:
    • Instalar todo
      Nota Solo se sincronizan las aplicaciones que son compatibles con el reloj.
    • Choose Later
    Install apps
  12. Keep the Watch and the iPhone close together until you receive the alert that syncing is complete then tap Continue or OK if prompted.
  13. Tap OK to open the Watch app.
    Open Watch app


Nota Notas:

  • For versions of the Watch with Cellular (LTE), you must pair and share a number with a compatible iPhone. If you haven't set up or are having issues activating NumberShare, view estos pasos.
  • For additional info on cellular set up, refer to Apple Watch Activation Support.