How to Turn Off Start & End Workout Reminders on Your Apple Watch

If you're sick of being prompted to start or end a workout while going about your day, there's a quick fix.

Many Apple Watch users love the Start and End Workout reminders because, like me, they forget to properly track their workouts. However, other users are irritated be the constant reminders, and since they already know how to end a workout on the Apple Watch, they don't want to deal with the additional notifications. We'll show you how to change your Apple Watch settings to stop these reminders.

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How to Disable Start & End Workout Reminders on Your Apple Watch

The Apple Watch Settings app makes it easy to turn off Start Workout and End Workout reminders right from your wrist. Here's how:

  1. Open the Apple Watch Settings app on the watch itself.
  2. Scroll down and tap on Workout

    Open the Apple Watch settings appScroll down and tap on Workout
     
  3. Scroll down until you see Start Workout Reminder, and if it's green, tap the toggle to turn it off.
  4. Scroll down further until you see End Workout Reminder, and if it's green, tap that toggle to turn it off.

    Scroll down and tap on the Start Workout Reminder toggle to turn it offScroll down and tap on the End Workout Reminder toggle to turn it off

It's pretty simple, but disabling Start Workout and End Workout reminders on your Apple Watch may just save you a lot of irritation, and potentially battery life!

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Erin Smith

Erin Smith is a Web Editor for iPhone Life and has been a writer, editor, and researcher for many years. She has a degree in communication with an emphasis on psychology and communication, and has spent many of her professional years as a coach in various business and specialty fields. Erin officially joined the ranks of iPhone and Apple users everywhere around nine years ago, and has since enjoyed the unique and customized feel of Apple technology and its many gadgets. When she’s not working, Erin and her son enjoy outdoor adventures, camping, and spending time with their eclectic collection of pets.