How to reset Apple watch: without password, ID, Paired Phone or Email

Here in this post, we are going to talk about How to reset the apple watch without a password, Apple ID, or even paired phone. If you want to Hard reset your Smartwatch but get Too many passcode attempts while attempting to reset your apple watch this post is for you.

How to reset apple watch without password

How to reset Apple watch without password

If you reset the password, you have to remember that, the process mentioned below will remove all data but the activation lock.

If you want to remove the activation lock you have to unpair your watch first before resetting it.

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Repairing your apple watch is requires if you want to restore it to its factory settings.

Reset apple watch to factory settings without a paired phone

Here is how to reset your apple watch if you forgot your passcode-

  1. You have to put your Apple Smartwatch on Changing during the entirety of this process.
  2. First press and hold the side button till you see Power Off.
  3. Tap and Hold the Crown till you see erase all content and settings options.
  4. Now you see the Reset option, Click on the reset option and again confirm it.

It will take some time.

Once your apple watch is reset you can restore it from the backup.

How to reset Apple Watch with a paired phone

Instead of factory reset directly from the watch itself, you can reset your Apple Watch using your paired iPhone.

So you can reset your watch remotely using just your iPhone.

Reset apple watch to factory settings with a paired phone

Make sure that your Apple Watch and iPhone are close together and follow the steps below-

  1. On your iPhone, open the watch app.
  2. Switch to the My Watch tab.
  3. Navigate to General and then Reset.
  4. Hit the Erase Apple Watch Content and Settings.
  5. You’ll be asked for your Apple ID and Password.
  6. Enter your Apple ID and password.

This process will revert your watch to factory settings.

How to reset your Apple Watch Passcode

You might factory reset the apple watch just because you forget its passcode.

There is a better way actually.

If you gorget your apple password but remember your id and have access to your registered email address you can reset the apple watch password.

It easy as it sounds.

Here is how to unlock apple watch without passcode without resetting just by resetting apple password-

  1. Using a web browser head over to – iForget.Apple.Com.
  2. Enter your Apple ID or Email address that you use to create it.
  3. Continue on and choose I need to reset my password.
  4. Select get an email.
  5. You’ll receive an email on your registered email address with a link to reset your password.
  6. Enter the new password and confirm your new password.
  7. Hit the reset button.

Your Apple ID password will reset and you can log in to your Apple account using the new password.

How to factory reset Apple watch without Apple ID

Apple ID isn’t asked during the factory reset.

You don’t have to know your Apple Id just your Passcode to reset the device.

Presumably, you are already logged in to your Apple account.

Unless you logged out of your apple account and forgot your ID, you are good to go.

Even if you log out of your apple account you can reset it using your registered email.

You could also reset your Apple ID by heading over to in any browser.

Too many passcode attempts reset apple watch

If you entered the wrong passcode too many times you will not be able to reset your apple watch, at least not in an obvious way.

How to hard reset apple watch after too many passcode attempts

If you have Too many passcode attempts and want to hard reset your smartwatch here is the process-

  1. Connect your Watch to the charging cable to power.
  2. Tap and Hold the side button till you see the power off slider.
  3. Press on Power off, Here you have to press down more firmly.
  4. Now you will see the option to erase all content and setting.
  5. Confirm reset.

Now you can repair your Apple watch to your iPhone and restore the backup from when you remember the passcode.

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