Time to relearn Apple Watch + first iPhone 15 reviews

If you upgraded to watchOS 10, you need this explainer.

watchOS 10 brings a major overhaul to the Apple Watch user interface. Tapping or holding the buttons, or swiping on the watch face, triggers entirely different actions on your same old Apple Watch.

If you’ve been wearing one of Apple’s smartwatches for years, you’re definitely going to need to reboot your muscle memory after downloading the new OS, which Apple released Monday alongside iOS 17 (which brings a lot of new features to iPhone).

And while Apple provides a quick walkthrough after you upgrade to watchOS 10, you might want to keep our how-to (with diagram!) handy as you relearn how to use your Apple Watch.

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— Steve Jobs, 1995.

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