To hard reset your Apple Watch SE, press and hold the Side Button and Digital Crown for at least 10 seconds, until you see the Apple logo.
If this doesn’t work, try resetting the watch to factory settings by going to Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings.
If you’re still having trouble, contact Apple Support for further assistance.
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factory reset your apple watch SE using your paired iphone
1. On your iPhone, open the Apple Watch app.
2. Go to the My Watch tab and tap General → Reset.
3. Tap Erase Apple Watch Content and Settings.
4. Enter your Apple ID password or use your fingerprint for authentication.
5. Tap again to confirm.
6. Wait for your Apple Watch to restart.
how to restart your apple watch SE
To restart your Apple Watch SE, press and hold the side button until the Power Off slider appears. Slide the Power Off slider to the right then wait for the Apple logo to appear. Once the Apple logo appears, your watch has restarted. Alternatively, you can force restart your Apple Watch SE by pressing and holding both the side button and Digital Crown for at least 10 seconds, until you see the Apple logo.
force restart your apple watch SE
To force restart your Apple Watch SE, press and hold both the Digital Crown and the side button at the same time. Keep holding until you see the Apple logo appear on the screen. This should take around 10 seconds. If you are having trouble restarting your Apple Watch SE, you can also try force restarting it from the Watch app on your iPhone. To do this, open the Watch app and go to ‘General’ > ‘Shut Down’ > ‘Slide to Power Off’.
Wait for the Apple Watch SE to turn off, then press and hold the side button until the Apple logo appears. If these methods do not work, you can also contact Apple Support for further assistance.
Shah Wajahat is a Computer Science grad and a Cisco CCNA certified Professional with 3+ years of experience in the Tech & software industry. Shah loves helping people with tech by explaining to layman audience technical queries in an easier way.