'Why won't my Apple Watch turn on?': How to fix an Apple Watch that won't turn on or respond
- Don't panic if your Apple Watch won't turn on; there are several reasons why your Watch might not turn on, and most of them are easy to fix.
- A drained battery is a common reason for an Apple Watch not to turn on; make sure you try a different charging cable and charger before assuming the issue is the Watch itself.
- Various settings can make an Apple Watch appear dead or frozen, when in reality the Watch is doing exactly what it is supposed to.
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An Apple Watch that won't turn on is about as useful as a pen with no ink, the difference being that the smartwatch probably cost you $200 or more.
But don't worry - there are many reasons why an Apple Watch screen might not be turning on, and most of them have a simple fix.Here we'll go through four of the most common reasons an Apple Watch won't turn on, and how to fix the problems. If none of these work, then you likely have a hardware issue that you won't be able to fix yourself, but that might be covered by your warranty.
So even if none of these fixes get your Apple Watch turned on again, don't toss the thing out. Bring it to the Apple Store for a professional inspection.
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