Is Apple Watch suitable for swimming?

Can I swim with Apple Watch 6?

Make a splash with your watch.

Apple Watch is water resistant 50 meters. Perfect for swimming, surfing, or water balloon fights.

Can I swim with my Apple Watch 3?

Apple Watch Series 3 has a water resistance rating of 50 meters under ISO standard 22810:2010. This means that it may be used for shallow-water activities like swimming in a pool or ocean.

Do I need to lock my Apple Watch before swimming?

Short answer: No. Locking the screen has no impact on how waterproof your watch is.

How long can you swim with Apple Watch 6?

There is a limit to how long the Apple Watch Series 6 can withstand water since it is only water-resistant and not waterproof. Apple recommends you not have your watch submerged for more than 30 minutes. After that amount of time in the water, the seals could fail.

What does the raindrop mean on Apple Watch?

The water drop icon on your Apple Watch means that the Water Lock feature has been enabled. Water Lock locks your watch’s screen so that you can swim or shower without turning it on, or tapping anything inadvertently.

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How long can Apple Watch Series 3 stay underwater?

Apple officially states that the Apple Watch is water resistant with a rating of IPX7, which means the watch can be submerged at depths up to 1 meter for up to 30 minutes.

What happens if you don’t put water lock on Apple Watch?

No – Apple Watch Series 2 remains equally water resistant regardless of whether or not Water Lock is turned on. Water Lock for Apple Watch Series 2 models prevents accidental screen interactions during exposure to water and also expels any water from the speaker afterwards.

How do I lock my Apple Watch for swimming?

How to turn on Water Lock

  1. Touch and hold the bottom of the display when your watch face or an app is visible. Wait for Control Center to show, then swipe up. You can open Control Center from any screen.
  2. Tap the Water Lock button . The Water Lock icon appears at the top of the watch face.