Whilst the Apple watch might become slightly inert the moment it’s removed from your wrist that doesn’t necessarily mean the more nefarious types can’t wipe your Apple Watch and claim it for themselves.

The “hack” is a simple on as you’re just forcing a hard reset. To hard reset the watch

  • Long press contact button until power-off screen appears
  • Long pres the power off option
  • Place on Apple Watch on it’s charger
  • Done

The folks over from iDownloadBlog have a simple video showing you just how quick and easy it is.

So if you’re one of the lucky types that has an Apple watch and then you might want to be a little more careful for now.

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