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Apple Confirms Tattoos Can Interfere With Apple Watch

Friday May 1, 2015 4:49 am PDT by
Apple has confirmed on a support page on its website that dark wrist tattoos have the potential of interfering with the Apple Watch's heart rate sensor (via Trusted Reviews). It was reported earlier this week that some tattoos, particularly dark or saturated ones, can affect the Apple Watch's heart rate sensor and ability to register contact with the wearer's skin."Permanent or temporary changes...
Apple Watch Tattoo

Some Tattoos Found to Interfere With Apple Watch's Sensors

Wednesday April 29, 2015 8:51 am PDT by
A growing number of users have turned to social networks claiming that full sleeve tattoos, ones that stretch to cover the wrist, interfere with the Apple Watch's heart rate sensor and skin contact registration. Consequently, some Apple Watch users with tattoos have been unable to receive notifications and are frequently prompted to re-enter their passcode, if one is set, on the wrist-worn...