Apple Watch SE

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Using screen and keys on your Apple Watch

See how to use the screen and keys on your Apple Watch.

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen to open Control Centre.
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Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen to open Control Centre.

Press the required function to open an application or turn the function on or off.
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Press the required function to open an application or turn the function on or off.

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen to close Control Centre.
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Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen to close Control Centre.

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen to view notifications.
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Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen to view notifications.

Press the required notification to open it.
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Press the required notification to open it.

Slide your finger left on the required notification.
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Slide your finger left on the required notification.

Press the delete icon to remove it.
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Press the delete icon to remove it.

Hard press the screen to access extra functions and shortcuts in selected apps.
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Hard press the screen to access extra functions and shortcuts in selected apps.

Press the Digital Crown to open the main menu.
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Press the Digital Crown to open the main menu.

Press the Digital Crown several times to return to the home screen.
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Press the Digital Crown several times to return to the home screen.

Turn the Digital Crown to navigate in a menu.
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Turn the Digital Crown to navigate in a menu.

Press the Digital Crown twice in quick succession to open the last used app.
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Press the Digital Crown twice in quick succession to open the last used app.

Press and hold the Digital Crown to turn on Siri.
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Press and hold the Digital Crown to turn on Siri.

Press and hold the Side button to turn your Apple Watch on or off.
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Press and hold the Side button to turn your Apple Watch on or off.

Press and hold the Side button to access the emergency call function.
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Press and hold the Side button to access the emergency call function.

Press the Side button to open Dock.
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Press the Side button to open Dock.

In the Watch app on your phone you can set the Dock to display recent apps or your selected favourite apps.
Press the Side button twice in quick succession to turn on Apple Pay.
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Press the Side button twice in quick succession to turn on Apple Pay.

To use Apple Pay, you need to set it up on your phone.