Apple Watch Ultra comes with a built-in Night Mode that puts a red filter on the display. Keep reading to learn how to use it.

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To optimize for evening conditions, ‌Apple Watch Ultra‌ features a ‌Night Mode‌ that turns the interface red and removes retina-altering blue light from the display to ease strain on your eyes in the dark.

On other Apple Watch models, if you look at your watch or accidentally tilt your wrist in the dark, it can impact your night vision. ‌Night Mode‌ on ‌Apple Watch Ultra‌ protects night vision, which can be crucial for explorers and astronomers.

Also it just looks cool in the dark. Here's how to turn it on.

  1. If it isn't already active, swipe to the new Wayfinder watch face, which is specially made for ‌Apple Watch Ultra‌.
  2. Turn the Digital Crown to engage ‌Night Mode‌.
  3. To turn it off, rotate the Digital Crown in the opposite direction.

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Note that Night Mode only works when the Wayfinder watch face is being used – it's an exclusive feature to Wayfinder and cannot be enabled when any other watch face is displayed.

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Top Rated Comments

maccymac42 Avatar
9 weeks ago
This feature is available on EVERY APPLE DEVICE already.

Go to accessibility and look at colour screen overlay filters. I use the red one when I'm out stargazing all the time. Laughed a lot when this was announced as a feature.
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Supp0rtLinux Avatar
9 weeks ago

('https://www.macrumors.com/how-to/apple-watch-ultra-how-to-activate-night-mode/')

Apple Watch Ultra comes with a built-in Night Mode that puts a red filter on the display. Keep reading to learn how to use it.



To optimize for evening conditions, Apple Watch Ultra features a Night Mode that turns the interface red and removes retina-altering blue light from the display to ease strain on your eyes in the dark.

On other Apple Watch models, if you look at your watch or accidentally tilt your wrist in the dark, it can impact your night vision. Night Mode on Apple Watch Ultra protects night vision, which can be crucial for explorers and astronomers.

Also it just looks cool in the dark. Here's how to turn it on.
[LIST=1]
* If it isn't already active, swipe to the new Wayfinder watch face, which specially made for Apple Watch Ultra.
* Turn the Digital Crown to engage Night Mode.
* To turn it off, rotate the Digital Crown in the opposite direction.




Note that Night Mode only works when the Wayfinder watch face is being used – it's an exclusive feature to Wayfinder and cannot be enabled when any other watch face is displayed.

Article Link: Apple Watch Ultra: How to Activate Night Mode ('https://www.macrumors.com/how-to/apple-watch-ultra-how-to-activate-night-mode/')
Lots of first responders work nights and need to protect their night vision. Its not just ultra marathoners going for 36 hours straight. Some of us also go camping, hiking, backpacking, etc... we want to preserve our night vision but we don't need an Ultra. Apple really needs to make this available to all watches similar to the Theater Mode.
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
tenordrum Avatar
9 weeks ago
As an amateur astronomer, I just wish that the other AW models had this option, as I don't want to impact my or other observers' night vision around me at a star party. I use a very dim setting with red for my current AW5, with the AOD display being off
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Stiksi Avatar
9 weeks ago
If only Apple had a deep red like that as an available watch face colour on the regular Apple Watch. Really want one for night time.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
hybrid_x Avatar
9 weeks ago
I wish they'd include this as a standard option for iOS as well. But I found a way to simulate it using the "color overlay" feature under Accessibility settings. It works remarkably well for preserving night vision, sleep quality, and not disturbing those around you in the dark. And it looks cool as hell.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ct2k7 Avatar
9 weeks ago

So this mode is only for Wayfinder?
> Note that Night Mode only works when the Wayfinder watch face is being used – it's an exclusive feature to Wayfinder and cannot be enabled when any other watch face is displayed.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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