How to Find iPhone With Apple Watch

Joel Mason

iPhone, Tutorials

In this tutorial, we will learn how to use the Apple Watch to find your iPhone. Losing your iPhone can be a frustrating experience, but with the Apple Watch, you can easily locate it without any hassle.


Before we begin, ensure that you have the following:

  • An Apple Watch
  • An iPhone
  • The latest versions of watchOS and iOS installed on your devices.

Steps to Find iPhone Using Apple Watch:

1. Wake up your Apple Watch

If your Apple Watch is asleep, tap on the screen or press the Digital Crown to wake it up. You should see the watch face.

2. Swipe up on the watch face

Swipe upwards from the bottom of the watch face to access Control Center.

3. Look for the Ping iPhone button

In Control Center, you’ll find various icons and buttons.

Look for a phone-shaped icon with sound waves emanating from it. This is the Ping iPhone button.

4. Tap on Ping iPhone button

Boldly tap on the Ping iPhone button and your paired iPhone will emit a sound that will help you locate it easily.


  • Mute Switch: Ensure that your iPhone’s mute switch is turned off so that you can hear its sound when using this feature.
  • Audible Range: Keep in mind that this feature works within a limited range. If you’re too far away from your iPhone, it may not be able to produce a sound loud enough for you to hear.
  • Find My iPhone: Make sure that the Find My iPhone feature is enabled on your iPhone. To check, go to Settings > Apple ID > Find My > Find My iPhone and toggle it on.

That’s it! You now know how to find your iPhone using your Apple Watch.

It’s a handy feature that can save you time and effort when your phone goes missing. Remember to keep your Apple Watch and iPhone updated for the best experience.

We hope this tutorial was helpful. Happy locating!

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