How to clean and wash your Apple Watch

Any electronics, like jewelry, requires careful attitude and regular care. Apple Watch is no exception, but, being both a sophisticated electronic device, and upscale accessory, watches need special care.

How to care for «apple» smart watch, we will tell you below.

How to clean, wash and dry Apple Watch

Remember, that the Apple Watch does not like moisture and dirt, so keep your gadget clean and dry. If the accessory has lost its original clean gloss, do not rush to dip it under the tap and soap. Any surfactants (soap, shampoos, dishwashing detergents, cleaning powders and t.d.) may damage the device. Also do not use abrasive substances, which, along with dirt, wipe away even a good part of the paint.

Ultrasound, compressed air and various heaters are not suitable for cleaning the Apple Watch. How then to clean your favorite watch, you ask? Actually, everything is very simple. Instead of, to search for sophisticated technologies and miracles, arm yourself with a piece of soft, clean lint-free fabric, which if necessary can be slightly moistened with water. Wipe the watch gently with this cloth, wipe dry – and then they sparkle again, like new!

Important: Before cleaning the Apple Watch, be sure to disconnect them from the charger and turn them off.

How to clean the Digital Crow, if it sticks

It happens, that the Digital Crown wheel stops rolling just as smoothly, like before. Most likely, dirt got into the gap between it and the watch case, and it needs to be removed. The wheel cleaning process is also very simple. Disconnect the device from charging and turn it off. If you wear your watch on a leather strap, it needs to be removed.


Open the tap with warm water and let a thin stream. Substitute Digital Crown and hold, turning and pushing the wheel, within 10-15 seconds. Yet again, banned soap and other detergents! Now wipe the gadget dry with a piece of clean, lint-free cloth.

How to clean watch straps for Apple Watch

In addition to the watch itself, gentle cleaning also requires a strap. If you bought a strap from a third-party manufacturer, carefully read the care instructions on the packaging or in a special insert. If you use an Apple strap, do the following to clean it.

Wipe the leather bracelet with a clean, lint-free cloth (if necessary, moisten the cloth slightly with clean water). Dip the strap in water, let alone leave it there, in no case. Cleaning the bracelet, don’t blow dry it, heaters or in direct sunlight, otherwise it could harm him. It is not recommended to immediately fasten a still wet strap to the watch. Non-leather bracelets are cleaned the same way, however, you can dry them, just wiping with a clean, lint-free cloth.

Some tips for people with allergies or high skin sensitivity

If you are allergic, or your skin is very sensitive, first choose a watch and strap model, which will not cause a reaction (use plastic for allergies to metals and vice versa). Do not over tighten the wrist strap, it may cause discomfort while wearing the watch. And your body, and Apple Watch needs to be kept clean and dry, then wearing the gadget will be as comfortable as possible, and sweat, soap, cosmetics, etc. will not spoil the clock over time.