How to Customize Your Apple Watch Dock with Your Favorite Watch Apps

Your Apple Watch Dock is a versatile, multi-functional interface that can help you quickly access your favorite Apple Watch apps including Messages, Calendar, Activity, and many more. One of the first things you'll want to know is how to set up your Apple Watch Dock with your favorite apps, so you have all the information and functionality you need literally at your fingertips. Let's get started learning how to customize your Apple Watch Dock! 

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To customize your Dock:

  • Open the Watch app on your iPhone.
  • Tap My Watch, then tap Dock.

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  • Tap Favorites.
  • Now tap Edit.

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From here, you'll be able to add and subtract apps to your Dock.

  • Tap the red minus icon to remove an app or the green plus icon to add one.
  • Touch and hold the three horizontal dashes, then move the app up or down the list to rearrange the order the apps will appear in your Dock.

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You can also remove an app from the Dock right on your Apple Watch.

  • Press the Side Button to open the Dock.
  • Scroll through the app you want to remove, then swipe left on it.
  • Tap Remove.

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That's it, happy customizing!

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Leanne Hays is a Feature Web Writer at iPhone Life.  She loves reading and blogging, and is never without a book in her backpack or an audiobook on her phone. Short-term goals include finishing painting her house and starting an aquaponics farm, long-term goals include a bike tour of Italy and writing a novel.