How to turn on Nightstand mode on Apple Watch


Apple Watch is now one of the best smartwatches in the market thanks to its exciting features and premium design. With the release of the WatchOS 2, Apple added a nice feature to its wearable device called Nightstand mode. Basically, once you have enabled Nightstand mode, your watch’s screen keeps turning on, allowing you to use your watch as a nightstand clock or alarm clock.

If you are now using an Apple Watch and you want to use your watch as a nightstand clock, we can help you out. In reality, setting up Nightstand mode is simple, as it requires several steps.

How to enable Nightstand mode on your Apple Watch

Step one: First and foremost, you need to launch the Settings app on your Apple Watch. Once you are done, scroll down and tap on General to proceed.


Step two: While you are in, find Nightstand mode and all you need to do is to open it.

Step three: Next up, slide the switch to the on Position.

Once you have enabled Nightstand mode on your Apple Watch, all you have to do is to place your Apple Watch on its side while connected to a charger, and Nightstand mode will be activated.

How to turn on Nightstand mode from Watch app on iPhone

If you are using an iPhone, and you have the Watch app installed on your device, you can use the app to turn on Nightstand mode. Here is how you do it.


Step one: The first thing you need to do is to launch the Watch app on your iPhone.

Step two: Navigate to General and tap on it.

Step three: To turn on Nightstand mode, you simply slide the switch located next to Nightstand mode to the on position.

That’s it! Once Nightstand mode is enabled on your Apple Watch, the wearable device will display the current time, data, and battery percentage. If your Watch is in the mode, and you are not using it, the screen will turn off automatically. To turn it back on, you simply tap the screen, or press the Digital Crown or use the side button.

The next generation Apple Watch is expected to be unveiled at Apple’s 7 September event. The new smartwatch has been long-rumored to includes tons of new exciting features, but it shares the same design with the current Apple Watch.

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