i icon on Apple Watch and How to use it to pair or Unpair

Confusing with the pairing process to connect your smart watch with your iPhone, then you came to right place where you can learn How to use i icon to pair your smart watch.

Through this article, you know what is i icon, where it located and complete pairing process like pairing and unpairing your smart watch.

i icon on Apple Watch
i icon on Apple Watch

What is i icon on Apple Watch

Your Apple Watch has a circled i icon that represents information. When you press it, you’ll get the code information to manually add your watch to your iPhone. It is also used for pairing purpose.

Where is the i icon on Apple Watch

As part of the pairing process, you can see an i icon in the below right corner of the Apple Watch.

Actually, you select the Enable pairing option on your watch to guide you through automatic pairing. If the automatic system doesn’t work, press the i icon to pair your iPhone and watch manually.

How to use i Icon on Apple Watch

As we already discussed, i icon used for pairing so we can Pair and unpair apple smart watch by simply using i icon. So follow the two methods given below:

How to unpair an Apple Watch using the i icon

Now let’s learn how to unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone.

  1. On your Apple Watch, Press the Digital Crown and open the Settings app.
  2. Click on the General
  3. Tap on Reset.
  4. Select Erase All Content and Setting option
  5. Click on the ‘Erase All’ for confirmation
  6. On your iPhone , open the watch app and click on the My Watch Tab
  7. Choose All Watches section
  8. press on the i icon  next to the watch you want to unpair.
  9. Click on the Un pair Apple Watch.
  10. Tap the unpair Apple Watch from pop-up to confirm the unpair.
  11. You will be prompted to start the unpairing process and enter your passcode when prompted.

How to re-pair an Apple Watch using the I icon

Re-pairing on your Apple Watch is very easy and its takes very little time to pair.

  1. On your Apple Watch click on the i icon
  2. Select your language and region
  3. Click on the start pairing option on your watch
  4. You can see a QR Code on your watch and Click on the i icon
  5. A number will appear on the watch device for manual pairing through the watch app
  6. Click on the Start Pairing on the watch app
  7. Select Set Up for My self option
  8. Click on the pair Apple Watch Manually.
  9. Choose the device number that matches your device
  10. Enter the code received on your Apple Watch
  11. You have manually paired your watch and iPhone.
  12. You can restore it from a backup or even set it up as a new device.