Useful Tips, Tricks, and Walkthroughs for New Apple Watch Owners

If you got a new Apple Watch for the holidays, this is the article for you. We've collected all of our Apple Watch-related how tos and guides to help you learn the ins and outs of your new wrist-worn device.

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Even if you've had an Apple Watch before, the newest Series 6 models have updated features like blood oxygen monitoring and an always-on display that you might not be familiar with, and the Apple Watch SE is an all-new model that many people new to the Apple Watch might be receiving.

Below, we've organized our Apple Watch-related how tos into quick access categories, so browse through to see if there's something new to learn.

For Beginners

Useful watchOS Tips

Hidden Features

Advanced Tricks

Apple Music and Apple Watch

Using Apple Watch with AirPods

In-Depth Guides

Apple Fitness+

Apple introduced a new Apple Watch-focused service this year that's designed to help Apple Watch owners get fit. Apple Fitness+ lets you watch workouts on an iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV, with your Apple Watch tracking your progress. As you work out, your Apple Watch metrics are displayed right on the screen so you can keep an eye on how you're doing. Make sure to check out our how tos to get up and running, and for more details, we have an Apple Fitness+ guide.

Must-Watch Videos

We've created a selection of useful videos that highlight tips, tricks, and other information that's useful if you're a new Apple Watch owner. Make sure to check them out!

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Do you have useful Apple Watch tips and tricks that we've missed in our how tos and that new Apple Watch owners should know? Make sure to share them in the comments.

If you want to know more about the Apple Watch Series 6, Apple Watch SE, and watchOS 7, the operating system that runs on the Apple Watch, make sure to check out our Apple Watch Series 6, Apple Watch SE, and watchOS 7 roundups.

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