Which Apple Watch Do You Have? (Updated for Apple Watch 9)

What to Know

  • You can find your Apple Watch model by checking the back of your watch or by looking it up in the Watch app on your iPhone. 
  • Once you have your Apple Watch model number, check the Apple Watch Generations table below to find which series you own.

What Apple Watch do I have? Different types of Apple Watches look very similar; it can be easy to get confused! I’ll go over how to tell what Apple Watch you have, including the super quick Apple Watch serial number check.

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How Do I Know Which Apple Watch I Have?

Whether you need to know which Apple Watch case or band to order, or you’re planning to upgrade to a new Apple Watch, it’s handy to know how to identify which Apple Watch series you have. If you want to tell what Apple Watch you have, check the back of your Watch or the Watch app on your iPhone to find the model number. Then, to find your Apple Watch series, check our Apple Watch generations list to find the series using the model number. How do I know what series my Apple Watch is? Here's how to identify any Apple Watch model—from the newest Apple Watch 9 and Apple Watch Ultra 2, to the Apple Watch Series 1. Be sure to check out our free Tip of the Day for more great Apple Watch tutorials.

How to Find Your Apple Watch Model Number

Some Watch models have the Apple Watch model number engraved on the back of the Watch. However, if it's faded or you don't see it, check the Watch app for an easy Apple Watch model number lookup. Here’s how to find your Apple Watch model number:

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  1. On your iPhone, open the Apple Watch app.

  2. Tap the My Watch tab and then tap General.

  3. Tap About.

  4. On this screen, you’ll see a section that says Model. It will contain a number in it, but you'll need to tap this number to reveal the model number.

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  5. Once you've tapped on the number, a new four-digit number preceded by the letter A will appear. This is your Apple Watch model number.

Now that you have your model number, you can check the table in the section below for an easy model number lookup. This will tell you which series your Apple Watch is. 

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Find Your Apple Watch Series Using the Model Number

To find which Apple Watch series your watch belongs to, check the table for the model number you found in the steps above. You can also click the links to learn more about each Apple Watch series and its features. Since model numbers may be used across a variety of styles within the same series or generation (e.g. Nike and Hermes), the more specific features and specs of your model will help you determine exactly which Apple Watch you have.

Model Number Apple Watch Generation
A1553
A1554
Apple Watch 1st Generation, 38mm
Apple Watch 1st Generation, 42mm
A1802
A1803
Series 1, 38mm
Series 1, 42mm
A1757
A1758
Series 2, 38mm
Series 2, 42mm
A1816
A1817
Series 2 Apple Watch Edition, 38mm
Series 2 Apple Watch Edition, 42mm
A1860, A1889, A1890
A1861, A1891, A1892
Series 3 GPS + Cellular, 38mm
Series 3 GPS + Cellular, 42mm
A1858
A1859
Series 3 GPS, 38mm
Series 3 GPS, 42mm
A1975, A2007
A1976, A2008
Series 4 GPS + Cellular, 40mm
Series 4 GPS + Cellular, 44mm
A1977
A1978
Series 4 GPS, 40mm
Series 4 GPS, 44mm
A2094, A2159
A2095, A2157
Series 5 GPS + Cellular, 40mm
Series 5 GPS + Cellular, 44mm
A2092
A2093
Series 5 GPS, 40mm
Series 5 GPS, 44mm
A2353, A2355
A2354, A2356
Apple Watch SE GPS + Cellular, 40mm
Apple Watch SE GPS + Cellular, 44mm
A2351
A2352
Apple Watch SE GPS, 40mm
Apple Watch SE GPS, 44mm
A2293, A2375
A2294, A2376
Series 6 GPS + Cellular, 40mm
Series 6 GPS + Cellular, 44mm
A2291
A2292
Series 6 GPS, 40mm
Series 6 GPS, 44mm
A2475
A2477
Series 7 GPS + Cellular, 41mm
Series 7 GPS + Cellular, 45mm
A2473
A2474
Series 7 GPS, 41 mm
Series 7 GPS, 45 mm
A2772
A2774
Series 8 GPS + Cellular, 41 mm
Series 8 GPS + Cellular, 45 mm
A2770
A2771
Series 8 GPS, 41 mm
Series 8 GPS, 45 mm

A2978

A2980

Series 9 GPS + Cellular, 41 mm
Series 9 GPS + Cellular, 45 mm

A2982, A2983

A2984, A2985

Series 9 GPS, 41 mm
Series 9 GPS, 45 mm
A2722
A2723
Apple Watch SE (Gen 2) GPS, 40 mm
Apple Watch SE (Gen 2) GPS, 44 mm
A2726
A2727
Apple Watch SE (Gen 2) GPS + Cellular, 40 mm
Apple Watch SE (Gen 2) GPS + Cellular, 44 mm
A2622 Apple Watch Ultra GPS + Cellular, 49 mm
A2986, A2987  Apple Watch Ultra (Gen 2)

Pro Tip: If you want to find your Apple Watch model or series using the serial number, go to the Apple Check Coverage page and type in your Watch serial number. To find your serial number, open the Watch app on your iPhone, select the My Watch tab, tap General, and select About. 

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FAQ

  • How do I know what Apple Watch I have?
    To find your Apple Watch model number, check the back of your Apple Watch or the Watch app on your iPhone. Then, search for the model number to find which Apple Watch series your device belongs to. 
  • How do I know what series my Apple Watch is?
    Open the Watch app on your iPhone, tap the My Watch tab at the bottom, tap General, then select About. On this screen, tap the Model number to reveal a number starting with the letter 'A'. Then, check the table in this article to find what series of Apple Watch you own.
  • How do I tell the size of my Apple Watch?
    You can find your case size by checking the engraving on the back of your Apple Watch.
  • What size is my Apple Watch Series 8?
    Apple Watch Series 8 cases come in two sizes, 41 mm and 45 mm, and they are compatible with all bands. 
  • What size is my Apple Watch Series 9?
    The Apple Watch Series 9 come in two case sizes: 41 mm and 45 mm.

By now, you should know which Apple Watch you have, which series your Apple Watch is, and which size Apple Watch you have. Check back with us for all your Apple Watch questions, including how to find your Apple Watch phone number here

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Erin MacPherson

Erin 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.