How to take screenshots on an Apple Watch

How to take a screenshot on an Apple Watch?

Ever wanted to share what you see on your Apple Watch to a friend on iMessage or attach it to an email? There is actually a secret button combination to accomplish just that!

  1. Press and hold down both the watch crown wheel and the side-button simultaneously for a split second.
  2. The Apple Watch screen will briefly flash white, indicating that a screenshot has been saved.
  3. Back on your iPhone, check your Photos app. The most recent photo will be your Apple Watch screenshot.
  4. From here, feel free to annotate and share just as you would with any other photo.
Collage of screenshots you can take on Apple Watch
Button combination to take screenshots on Apple Watch. Press and hold.

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