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Smartwatch Quick Start Guide

The Apple Watch user interface is a little different than what we’re used to seeing on iOS devices. As always, Apple promises a fast and easy user experience, but almost everyone who has tried the smartwatch says they felt a little lost at first, which is most often the case when we are faced with something new. Today we bring you a quick start guide for the Visual Watch that can be very useful to learn how to move around the different screens .

Recently we told you how the Apple Watch multitasking works, through which you can switch between the last two applications you have open at that time on the clock. As you can see, although we have been talking about the Watch for months, details and functions about it are still known.

Smartwatch Quick Start Guide
Smartwatch Quick Start Guide

Do you have to touch the screen, slide your finger or use Force Touch? When do you use the digital crown of the Apple Watch? What happens if I press the crown once, twice, three times, or keep it pressed? These are just a few of the questions that might come to mind when you buy your Apple Watch, but you’ll soon get the hang of it.

Find out how the Watch works with this visual guide

As you may know, the Apple Watch can already be booked in some countries around the world, including the United States, where it is enjoying great success with a million reservations on the first day. In our country we still don’t know when it will be available on Watch , but in the meantime it’s worth getting to know how to move around the different screens so that when you put it on your wrist it won’t be strange.

This Quick Start Visual Guide for the Watch, which we told you about at the beginning, is written by the Reddit macamacamac user. In it he shows in a graphic and very simple way how he moves through the different views and screens of the Apple Watch.

As you can see, there are four main things you can do directly from the Apple Watch’s main screen : sliding your finger down opens the notifications, upwards you open Glances, pressing the digital crown will display the applications and using Force Touch you can customise the watch face.

To return to the watch from the application screen, simply click on the corresponding icon just as you would open any other application, or double-click on the digital crown of the Apple Watch. On the other hand, point out that if you are inside an application in the Watch and you use Force Touch the configuration, menus or feedback options will open .

The Apple Watch has three applications that can be opened from anywhere

As you can see, this visual guide shows the most basic notions to start using and moving around the Apple Watch interface and the different screens that can be found. On the other hand, since 9to5Mac remember that Apple also recently released a series of videos to show how to use some of the functions of the Watch, which we already talked about in iPadizate.

In addition, it should be noted that there are three applications that are always available using the same entry regardless of where you are in the Watch . Pressing the Watch’s side button once will open your favorite contacts, pressing that same button twice will open Apple Pay and pressing and holding the digital crown will open Siri.

As you can see, using the Apple Watch is very simple although it’s normal that at the beginning there are things that are a bit confusing, something that usually happens when we buy a new device with an operating system that we haven’t used before.