How To Find Apple Watch When Dead ( Fast Method)

In this article, I am going to work you through a Step-by-step guide on how to find Apple watch when dead. You know how frustrating it may be to lose a mobile phone when it is switched off. In most cases, it may be difficult to find such phones. But this is not the same with most Apple products, especially Apple Watch.

So, if you lost your apple watch, you may not need to worry so much, as there is still a way to to find it, even if it is dead. I will show you everything you need to know finding dead apple watch.

Most times, your Apple watch may not be stolen by anybody; maybe you misplaced it in your house, meanwhile, the battery was dead. It would have been easier to find it if the apple watch was alive, but never mind, you can still find your dead Apple watch if you misplaced it in your house. This article will definitely guide you on how to find dead Apple watch in house.

How To Find Dead Apple Watch

There are two major features that make it possible to find Apple watch when dead. These features are: 

  • Find My
  • iCloud

You can either use “Find My” or “iCloud” to find dead Apple watch.

What Is Find My?

 

Find My is a service or app provided by Apple, which enables users to track the location of apple devices including: iOS, AirPods, AirTags, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS devices, and other supported third party devices.

What Is iCloud?

 

If you want to know how to find Apple watch when dead, especially using a computer, then you cannot do without the iCloud.

iCloud is Apple’s backup and synching service which you can use to backup and sync your files and data.

How To Find Apple Watch When Dead

 

To find deal apple watch, you can either use Find My or iCloud that we mentioned above.

How To Find Dead Apple Watch Using “Find My”

 

If you are searching for how to find Apple watch with iPhone, then “Find My” is the best option for you. My Find Mine also works on other similar devices like iPad, iPod touch, etc..

Just follow the guide below:👇

  • Open Find My, from your iPhone
  • Click on “devices”
  • This will show you a map and a list of devices in which you enabled Find My.
  • Click on the particular Apple Watch you want to find.
  • Since the apple watch is dead/switched off, it’s going to appear as with a blank screen. But if it’s alive, it will appear with an active home screen.
  • Click on directions
  • Keep driving/walking as being directed by the map.
  • You can turn on “Notify When Found”, so you can get notification on the phone anytime your Apple Watch is switched on.

N/B: You must have enabled Find My on your lost dead Apple watch, before you would be able to find it. 

But what if you don’t have an iPhone? No worries, you can still use a friend’s iPhone to find dead Apple watch. Just follow the guide below: 👇

  • Using your friends iPhone, open Find My
  • Click on Me
  • Select Help A Friend
  • Login to your iCloud account that you used to enable Find My on your dead Apple watch.
  • Follow our previous steps above, on how to find Apple watch when dead.

How To Find Dead Apple Watch Using iCloud

 

Another way to find your dead Apple watch,is using the iCloud. With the iCloud, even if you don’t have an iPhone, you can still use your computer to easily track the location of your Apple Watch. Just follow the guide below:👇

  • Open your PC
  • Open your favorite web browser
  • Visit iCloud.com
  • Sign in with your apple ID
  • After signing in, click on Find iPhone
  • Click on All Devices
  • Then select the particular Apple watch you want to find
  • The map is going to show you the location of the apple watch.

Just as said earlier, you may not be able to find your Apple watch when dead, using Find My, if you didn’t enable the Find My initially. So for you to be able to find dead Apple watch, you would have to enable the Find My on your Apple watch. Just follow the guide below: 👇

How To Enable “Find My” On Apple Watch

 

  • Go to your Apple Watch settings
  • Click on your name, and proceed to the next page
  • Click Find My
  • You will see a notification like: “Do you want certain friends or family members to start seeing your location?”
  • Click On YES
  • Click on Find My iPhone and turn it on
  • Click OK
  • Then turn on “Enable Offline Finding” This will help you find the location of your Apple Watch even if it’s dead or switched off. 

How To Find Last Location Of Apple Watch When Offline

 

There may not be any special technique required for this, with either Find My or iCloud, I can easily find my apple watch last location.

Once you enable the Find My on your Apple watch as described in the section above, you will be able to find the location even when offline, switched off, or dead.

To find my apple watch last location, I only have to:👇

  • Open my PC
  • Open my favorite web browser
  • Visit iCloud.com
  • Sign in with my apple ID
  • After signing in, click on Find iPhone
  • Click on All Devices
  • Then select the particular Apple watch I want to find
  • The map is going to show me the location of the apple watch.

Did You Try The Above Guidelines But Couldn’t Find Your Dead Apple Watch?

 

No worries, there is still a way out. If you really applied every single step as described earlier, on how to find Apple watch when dead, then I expect that you find your lost apple watch. But if truly it didn’t work for you, then there is still another alternative. 

The alternative here is to enable lost mode on apple watch, which will automatically lock your apple watch so that anybody that picks it will never use it. 

When you lock the apple watch, it will never be useful to anyone that picks, since they won’t be able to unlock it. In this, the they will not have any other option than to return it to you.

When you enable this lost mode, your Apple Watch will be remotely locked and a custom message with your contact will be displayed on the screen. In this, anyone that picks it will be able to contact you. So follow the guide below to learn how to enable lost mode on apple watch.

  • Using your iPhone, open Find My App
  • Select the particular apple watch you want to lock
  • Click on “Mark As Lost”
  • Select Activate
  • Click continue
  • Enter your phone number, through which you can be reached, if anyone picks your apple watch.
  • Enter a message to anyone that picks it. Make the message very polite and heart touching so that they will be moved to return your Apple Watch to you.

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Summary

 

With no doubt, I believe you must have learnt how to find Apple watch when dead following the above tutorial. If you ever need further explanation or guide on apple watch, kindly navigate our related articles” and also give us feedback using the comment box below.