How to save battery on Apple Watch

Many watch users find themselves running out of battery too quickly. Here are our tips for saving battery on your Apple Watch.

1: Disable the GPS

A big power drain for your watch is the continuous location tracking that it does. Navigating with your watch is even worse, so you shouldn’t on your Apple Watch to guide your route. To disable the GPS on your Apple Watch, simply open your Apple Watch > Settings > General > Location Services, and toggle the option off.


2: Don’t call

Calling with cellular on your Apple Watch is the easiest way to drain its battery. Unless you’re only calling for a short amount of time, always try and use your phone. Also, using Bluetooth headsets with the watch is fine for a short run, however, if you’re on a flight, you may want to connect to your phone to ensure you still have battery left for after.

3: Adjust Haptic Feedback

Whenever you receive alerts or notifications, your Apple Watch’s Taptic Engine creates the vibration you feel. We must remember that this consumes power, and if you have hundreds of alerts coming in every day, you may want to lower the haptic’s strength. For this open your watch > setting > sounds and haptics > adjust the strength of the haptic feedback. An additional tip, you should reconsider what apps are allowed to send you notifications.


4: Darker Watch Face

The last way to save battery on your Apple Watch is to set a darker watch face. This can help reduce battery since the OLED display technology in every Apple Watch, it can turn off individual pixels, so every time there’s a black screen your watch is, in fact, saving power.


We hope with these tips and tricks, you’ll be seeing better battery life on your watch. Are you happy with your Apple Watch battery life?