How to Change Your Apple Watch Face by Swiping

Enjoy a cool new Apple Watch face in seconds!

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Did you know that you can change your Apple Watch face by swiping on your watch? There are many cool Apple Watch faces to pick from, and you don’t have to settle on just one. Once you have several faces added, you can easily switch between them.

Related to: 15 Apple Watch Tips That’ll Make You A Pro

Before you begin, you'll need to have more than one Apple Watch face added to My Faces. You can add them from the Face Gallery on your Apple Watch app, or directly on your watch. Check out these third-party Apple Watch faces if you are bored of always using the same ones.

Add Apple Watch faces on your Apple Watch app

How to Switch Faces on Your Apple Watch

Once you have two or more Apple Watch faces, you can easily switch between them.

  1. Swipe left from one edge to the other on your Apple Watch display.

    Swipe on your watch face from edge to edge
  2. Stop when you get to the watch face that you want to use. 

    Stop swiping at the watch face you want to use

You can have as many watch faces as you want on your Apple Watch. Check out the best new Apple Watch faces and learn how to customize them. Now that you know how to change your Apple Watch face in seconds, you can get fancy with color coordinating or have a different watch face for work, home, and the gym.

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Olena Kagui

Olena Kagui is a Feature Writer at iPhone Life who lives in Hawaii. With a BA in International Relations from Anglo American University, Olena traveled the world. She has lived in Ukraine, the Czech Republic, China, and the USA. Olena won an excellence award for a controversial article, got a grant to blog from a war-zone, and published a short fictional story. She hopes to publish a full-length novel and continue writing up a storm on her blog The Travel Bug Bite! When she’s not typing or flying, she is loving on animals, crafting bizarre creations, and devouring all-you-can-eat sushi.