All of us know that Apple Watch might also come with problematic sometimes, but most issues can be easily fixed with the help of generic solutions such as a quick reboot, performing factory reset, and simply unpairing. However, some Apple Watch users discovered an issue that is more complicated than an app crashing. Their Apple Watch screen shows a red exclamation point, and the traditional methods cannot fix the issue. It happened when they were trying to update to the new watchOS 4 beta 3.
However, the red exclamation point might also appear on any Apple Watch as well, no matter what WatchOS version is. Some users are using a stable watchOS 3 version, but they still get stuck on the screen. After digging the method on some Apple forums, we got a few solutions to fix this.
If your Apple Watch appears a red exclamation mark with the text that says, www.apple.com/help/contact on the screen, then you should follow these tips below.
How To Fix Red Exclamation Point on Apple Watch
The first thing you should try is force restarting your Apple Watch by soing the following way:
- Press and hold both the Digital Crown and side button
- Keep holding them about 10 seconds until you see the Apple logo
If this method doesn’t work, you should send your watch to Apple. Following the recommended URL showing the error on your Apple Watch, you have to contact to them for further assistant.
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Here’s a list of other methods we gathered from the discussions on forums relating this error. Some users could fix their Apple Watch stuck on the red (!) screen by doing the following methods
- performing a software update
- doing a hard reboot
- charging the watch
Although there is no exact reason to explain for the reason, you’d better visit the Apple Store or call the company for help as soon as possible.