Got a New Apple Watch? Here Are 5 Things You Should Do

BY Rajesh Pandey

Published 25 Dec 2018

The Apple Watch makes for a perfect Christmas gift. Got one as a gift? If the Apple Watch is your first wearable, there’s a lot you need to know about it. Follow our guide to get up to speed on what your Apple Watch can do and how to get the most out of it.

Apple Watch has come a long way since its original version, with the Series 3 and Series 4 variants in particular offering plenty of health-oriented features and all-day battery life. It is not just a basic wearable anymore, there’s a lot that you can do with it. Read below to find out.

5. Know All the Features

The Apple Watch Series 4 is packed with new features like fall detection, ECG, haptic feedback for Digital Crown, and more. Before you get around to setting up your watch, my recommendation would be to know about its top features.

The 10 Best Apple Watch Series 4 Features

4. Switching from Existing Apple Watch

If you are upgrading from your existing Apple Watch to a new one this Christmas, the process is slightly easier for you. Before you go ahead and set up your new Apple Watch though, you must disconnect the existing wearable connected to it. Follow the steps in our guide for a seamless upgrade process between your old and new Apple Watch.

How to Switch To a New Apple Watch

3. watchOS and Apple Watch Tips to Know

Once you are done setting up your new Apple Watch, you should know about the various watchOS 5 tips and tricks. These tips will help you discover little unknown features of watchOS 5 and make better use of existing features.

Top 25 watchOS 5 Tips and Tricks

If you got the Apple Watch Series 4, it has its own set of tips and tricks that you should know about.

Apple Watch Series 4 Tips and Tricks

2. Use the ECG App

The Apple Watch Series 4 comes with ECG and irregular heart rate detection feature. The Apple Watch Series 4 is the first consumer device to ship with ECG feature. The Apple Watch has already played a key role in saving the lives of its wearer in more than one occasion and with the new ECG feature, that ratio is only going to shoot up.

How to Use ECG App on Apple Watch Series 4

1. Get new Bands

The best part about the Apple Watch is that you can easily swap the default bands with the ones you like. While Apple sells its own set of bands for the wearable, you can buy them from third-party sellers as well. They come in a variety of colors and size to suit your needs. And they are all compatible with each other as well. What’s even better is that the whole process of changing bands is extremely easy as well. At the very maximum, it will take you a few seconds.

How are you liking your new Apple Watch? Drop a comment and let us know!