Apple Watch

Apple Watch, a smartwatch designed and manufactured by Apple Inc, you’ll find everything about this device in this section.

How to Identify My Apple Watch

There certainly will come a time when you will be thinking about trading in your current Apple Watch for cash. In fact, plenty of people are getting paid for their old electronics as long as they sell the used item to the right business. But before you can save your Apple Watch online and earn money, you should know how to identify and differentiate your Apple Watch model number, collection and color.

How to Identify My Apple Watch

For its watches, Apple has a somewhat interesting system which may seem rather difficult to understand at first look, but you will be able to find out answers and look up model number, collection and color by following these easy steps:

How to Find My Apple Watch Model Number

You will learn which Apple Watch you have by its model number. To find the model number:

  • On your iPhone, open the Apple Watch app.
  • Now tap the My Watch tab.
  • Next tap General > About.
  • Find the word Model in the list (scroll the page down if you can’t see it, but usually you will see the word Model displayed on the bottom of the first screen).
  • Once you see the word Model, tap it to switch between the part number and the model number, which starts with the letter A (for example A1758).

After you have found the model number, you can compare the model number in the descriptions below and learn more about each series and generation. To find your case size and more information, you can check the engraving on the back of your Apple Watch.

Apple Watch Series 1

Aluminum. Space gray, gold, rose gold, silver aluminum Ion-X glass, Retina display, composite back.

  • Model number A1802: 38mm case.
  • Model number A1803: 42mm case.

Apple Watch Series 2

Important note about Apple Watch Series 2: Note that Apple Watch Series 2 collections have the same model numbers for Stainless steel, Aluminium, Hermès and Watch Nike+ collections.

Apple Watch Series 2 Stainless Steel

Space black stainless steel, stainless steel. Sapphire crystal, Retina display, ceramic back.

  • Model number: A1757: 38mm case.
  • Model number A1758: 42mm case.

Apple Watch Series 2 Aluminum

Space gray, gold, rose gold, silver aluminum. Ion-X glass, Retina display, ceramic back.

  • Model number A1757: 38mm case.
  • Model number 1758: 42mm case.

Apple Watch Series 2 Hermès

Stainless steel. Hermès watch face and engraving on the back. Sapphire crystal, Retina display, ceramic back.

  • Model number A1757: 38mm case.
  • Model number A1758: 42mm case.

Apple Watch Series 2 Nike+

Space gray, silver aluminum. Ion-X glass, Retina display, ceramic back.

  • Model number A1757: 38mm case.
  • Model number A1758: 42mm case.

Apple Watch Series 2 Edition

White ceramic. Sapphire crystal, Retina display, ceramic back.

  • Model number A1816: 38mm case.
  • Model number A1817: 42mm case.

Apple Watch Original (1st Generation)

Important notes about Apple Watch 1st generation:

  • Sometimes the Apple Watch 1st Generation is also called Apple Watch Original or else Apple Watch Series 0.
  • Apple Watch 1st generation collections have the same model numbers for Apple Watch, Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch Edition and Apple Watch Hermès collections.

Apple Watch – As a Collection

Space black stainless steel, stainless steel. Sapphire crystal, Retina display, ceramic back.

  • Model number A1553: 38mm case.
  • Model number A1554: 42mm case.

Apple Watch Sport

Space gray, gold, rose gold, silver aluminum. Ion-X glass, Retina display, composite back.

  • Model number A1553: 38mm case.
  • Model number A1554: 42mm case.

Apple Watch Edition

18-Karat yellow gold (red, blue, or black cap). 18-Karat rose gold (white, blue, or black cap). Sapphire crystal, Retina display, ceramic back.

  • Model number A1553: 38mm case.
  • Model number A1554: 42mm case.

Apple Watch Hermès

Stainless steel with Hermès watch face and engraving on the back. Sapphire crystal, Retina display, ceramic back.

  • Model number A1553: 38mm case.
  • Model number: A1554: 42mm case.

How to Find the Serial Number for Apple Watch

Finally, you may need to find the serial number for your Apple Watch (for example, when you register the device or request support for it). To find the serial number, do the following:

Check the Settings menu:

  • Open the Settings app on your Apple Watch.
  • Once in Settings, tap General > About and then scroll down.
  • Open the Apple Watch App on your iPhone.
  • Once there, go to the My Watch tab.
  • Now tap General > About on your iPhone, and you will see the serial number of your Apple Watch.

Another way to find the serial number is by checking the case of your Apple Watch:

  • On Apple Watch (1st generation), check the back of your device for the engraved serial number.
  • On Apple Watch Series 1 and Apple Watch Series 2 (including Apple Watch Hermès and Apple Watch Nike+), remove the band from the device and then check the band slot.

Table with links for sell Apple Watch

Model NameModel NumberSize of case, mm
Apple Watch Series 1A180238
A180342
Apple Watch Series 2 Stainless SteelA175738
A175842
Apple Watch Series 2 AluminumA175738
A175842
Apple Watch Series 2 HermèsA175738
A175842
Apple Watch Series 2 Nike+A175738
A175842
Apple Watch Series 2 EditionA181638
A181742
Apple Watch (1st Generation)A155338
A155442
Apple Watch Sport (1st Generation)A155338
A155442
Apple Watch Edition (1st Generation)A155338
A155442
Apple Watch Hermès (1st Generation)A155338
A155442

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Apple Watch: Exercise and Health Apps

On Apple Watch, the Workout app is great for those workout types it covers. However you might well want Apple Watch to monitor other types of workouts. You can add third party apps to iPhone and Apple Watch, as all sorts of apps abound, from general-purpose timers for interval training, to apps that can guide the user through high-intensity workouts, and more. By using the Featured screen and the Search screen on Apple Watch and iPhone, you’ll find a wide variety of fitness-related and exercise-related apps. Plenty of these apps will help you to perform strength workouts. Other apps help you practice and explore yoga; many apps have been designed for running or cycling. Note that many of the exercise apps have been designed to work on iPhone and Apple Watch in tandem (for example, iPhone GPS and location-tracking features measure your performance and Apple Watch sensors monitor your activity, so that together these gadgets deliver a wealth of information and performance metrics to help you track and improve your performance. But they can be used separately. Here come some of these apps: (more…)

Apple Watch: Review Fitness Data in Health App

With Apple Watch, your workout data goes to the Health app on iPhone. The Health app integrates the workout data with all the other data it receives from other sources, such as any medical devices you use, as well as any data points you input manually. For example, you can input your declining weight or any other data you consider important. You can also review your fitness data in the Health app to analyze the progress of your fitness regime. (more…)

Apple Watch: Using the Workout App

The Workout app helps you assess and log your workouts. This app enables you to specify the type of workout you are performing. Apple Watch thus translates your movements and heart rate into performance data. People can choose among various workouts, such as Elliptical, Outdoor Run, Stair Stepper. For each workout, you can set a goal (number of calories burned, the distance covered, the time spent). You can also leave the workout open-ended. (more…)

Apple Watch: Tracking Your Activity

The Activity app enables you to see you make a progress toward the Move goal, the Exercise goal and the Stand goal for the day. Apple Watch tracks your activity, that’s your movements, and translates them in calories burned, time spent on exercises, whether the user meets the target of standing for at least one minute in an hour. The Activity app includes charts that show your activity for each hour of the day. (more…)

Calibrate Motion and Distance Tracking

On Apple Watch, the motion and distance tracking are impressively accurate. Some users however prefer to calibrate these functions manually to ensure that they give the result the user expects. To calibrate these functions, users use Apple Watch and iPhone together to monitor an outdoor workout in a location with cellular and GPS access. Several workouts can be calibrated and monitored for greater accuracy. (more…)

Apple Watch: Adjusting Move Goal

On Apple Watch, the first time you run the Activity app, the feature prompts you to specify how active you are: Highly, Moderately or Lightly. The app assigns a daily Move goal in calories based on the level you choose, ase well as on your height, your weight and your are. You can adjust the Move goal to provide a suitable challenge. You can also adjust the Move goal starting from the Weekly Summary screen the Activity app displays at the end of each week. (more…)

Apple Watch: Editing Health Data

Apple Watch nudges you to greater activity, to assure this, it monitors your weight, height, age and sex. The device needs all these data to get accurate readings for your Motion & Fitness tracking. This information is supplied when the user first runs the Activity app. The user can subsequently change the information as needed by using the Health screen in the Apple Watch app on iPhone. (more…)

Apple Watch: Configuring Privacy Settings

On Apple Watch, some features can monitor your heart rate and track your movements to determine step count and fitness levels of the user. However, the user can turn these features off if he or she is concerned that they may infringe upon privacy. To turn these features off, the user must configure Privacy settings in the Apple Watch app on iPhone. Users can also configure privacy settings for iPhone’s motion and fitness tracking features. Note that these features are separate from the Apple Watch features, but their names are confusingly similar. (more…)

Apple Watch: Keep Fit!

The device can track your movements. Apple Watch can measure your heart rate to help you stay healthy and active. You can use the Activity app to monitor your daily activities. The Activity app aims to encourage you to move around more in the hope that this will be good for your health. This app tracks your movements using Apple Watch’s sensors and records your activity using a three-ring graphic. When you exercise at the gym or elsewhere, you can use the Workout app to tell Apple Watch what the exercise is, enabling you to measure your workout more precisely. (more…)

Apple Watch: Entertainment Apps

Using Apple Watch and its functionalities, you can keep yourself entertained in various ways. Indeed, many third-party developers create entertainment apps. If you explore them, you’ll find everything from enjoying music to keeping up with your favorite sports, from browsing social networking, to reading e-books. Here come some of these useful apps: (more…)

Apple Watch: Browse Photos

It is perfectly possible to browse photos stored on Apple Watch. You can enjoy these photos you have synced to the device. You can zoom out to get an overview of any picture. You can scroll up and down to locate and view the photos you are looking for. Then you can open a photo for viewing full screen. You can even view larger photos, if you choose to zoom in further. You can also quickly move from one photo to another. Here is our text about syncing the photographs: How to Choose Which Photos to Sync to Apple Watch. (more…)

Apple Watch: Controlling Apple TV

To control Apple TV using Apple Watch, you must at first set up Apple Watch as a remote for Apple TV (See our text: Setting Up Apple Watch as a Remote for Apple TV). Then you can swipe the Apple Watch screen to move the selection highlight on the screen connected to Apple TV, and tap the Apple Watch screen to give the equivalent of the Select button on the physical remote. You can navigate quickly around the menu structure by tapping the Menu button. (more…)

Apple Watch -Take Photos with iPhone’s Camera

With Apple Watch, you can take photos with iPhone’s camera. It’s the Remote Camera app on Apple Watch that enables you to set up iPhone on a stand, like a tripod, and then take photos remotely. You can take the photo instantly or take an 11-photo burst on a 3-second delay. The Remote Camera app allows you take group photos or selfies with iPhone’s high-resolution camera. You can also use for photographing «human-shy» objects, such as wildlife. (more…)

Apple Watch: Setting Up Remote for Apple TV

On Apple Watch, you can remotely control Apple TV directly from your wrist. You can control playback on Apple TV, this set-top box for streaming video and audio. This functionality can be really great for enjoying these features. But before you can control playback on Apple TV, you must set up Apple Watch as a remote for Apple TV. (more…)

Apple Watch: Remote for iTunes

Apple Watch includes a Remote app. That app allows you to control iTunes on your computer. But before you can use the Remote app to control iTunes, you must set Apple Watch as a Remote in iTunes by entering the passcode that the remote app displays on Apple Watch. (more…)

Apple Watch: Using AirPlay

Use AirPlay: Apple’s AirPlay feature helps you to play music through remote speakers or a remote sound system, if that system supports the AirPlay standard. On iPhone you can stream music to speakers. You can also stream music, videos or photos, as well as other content to an Apple TV. You can use Apple Watch to control AirPlay on iPhone. (more…)

Apple Watch: Control Music on iPhone

You can perfectly control the Music app on iPhone or iTunes on a computer, using Apple Watch. Apple Watch enables you to control playback in iTunes on a PC or Mac. This functionality is very useful when you connect your iPhone to your stereo system, either via a cable or via AirPlay. You can also use it when you are playing music on iPhone through earphones or headphones, and you don’t want to take the iPhone out of your pocket or purse to control the music. (more…)

Apple Watch: Playing Music

Apple Watch enables you to play music to Bluetooth headphones or speakers. You can load up to 2 GB of music in the internal storage of the device, and play the songs back directly to headphones or speakers connected via Bluetooth. On Apple Watch, you can view the music organized by albums songs, artists, playlists. You can skip quickly forward or backward between songs. You can also control the volume by turning the Digital Crown. (more…)

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