How to add and customize Apple Watch faces


At this year’s WWDC event, Apple introduced the latest version of its wearable operating system, WatchOS 3. The new WatchOS 3 comes with faster performance, easier navigation and exciting features as well as changes. WatchOS 3 marks the addition of three brand new watch faces including Minnie Mouse, Numerals, and Activity.

If you are now using an Apple Watch that is running WatchOS 3, you can easily switch between different watch faces by swiping in left or right from the edge of watch screen.

However, there are some things you might not know about new watch faces in WatchOS 3. In this post, we will walk you through how to add and customize Watch faces in WatchOS 3

How to add and customize watch faces from the Watch App

If you are now using an iPhone, you can use the official watch app to add and customize watch faces. Assuming that you have got the Watch app installed in your iPhone. Let’s proceed with how you add and customize a new watch face.

The first thing you need to do is to launch the app. While you are in, switch to the “Face Gallery” tab. From here, you will notice that there is a “New in WatchOS section”, and tap on the watch face to explore it. After that, tap “Add” to add it to your Apple Watch. Besides, you can customize the complications and colors of the new watch face.


Go to “My Watch” tab and you will notice that there is a “My Faces” section. All you need to do is to swipe to the end to see the new watch face. Tap on it if you want to see a preview of all the customizations you have just created.


If you want to add or delete a watch face, tap on the Edit button in the “My Watch” tab, and tap the red “-“button to remove a watch face.

How to add and customize Watch faces on the Apple Watch

Apple Watch allows you to add and customize new watch faces. To do this, you can follow the steps below:

Step 1: Force Touch on the Apple Watch until the watch face shrinks. Next up, swipe to the end of the list and tap on “+” button to see a list of all available watch faces.


Step 2: Select a new watch face and navigate to the end of the list to see the new watch face you have added.

Step 3: Tap on the “Customize” button at the bottom of the watch title if you want to customize a watch face. From here, you can change the color and complications on the watch face.


Step 4: Use Digital Crown to switch between different options, and click on it once again once you are done.

That’s it! From now on, you can add a new watch face to your Apple Watch and customize it to your liking. WatchOS 3 comes with many features and improvements. If you are using an Apple Watch, WatchOS 3 is really something you don’t want to miss at all.

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