By Conner Carey
Passcode on the Apple Watch works quite a bit differently than setting a passcode does on the iPhone. On iPhone, you have to enter the passcode every time the screen goes off. But it would be super annoying if you had to enter a passcode on Apple Watch each time you lifted your wrist—no one would use it if that were the case. A passcode on Apple Watch is only asked for when your Apple Watch restarts, after you’ve manually locked it and are attempting to unlock it, and when you’ve removed the watch from your wrist and put it back on. That’s why setting a passcode for Apple Watch is an effective privacy measure, yet it’s also not so inconvenient that users won’t bother setting a passcode. Now that you know why it’s a good idea to set a passcode on Apple Watch, here’s how.