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43 Exciting Things You Can Do With the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is a smartwatch that connects to your iPhone to deliver notifications and run apps. Also known as the iWatch or iPhone watch, there are many things the Apple Watch can do. Here are 43 of the most exciting things you can do with the Apple Watch.

This is more than just an iPhone on your wrist. When you understand what you can do with the Apple Watch it becomes an amazing tool to help you get through your day, be more productive, lose weight, get in shape and we even used it to save money. Some people can even use the Apple Watch to make money. If you are thinking of buying one, here’s our long term Apple Watch 3 review.

With new Apple Watches arriving for Valentines Day gifts soon, we’re here to help you figure out what your Apple Watch can do and how you can use these new features.

What is the Apple Watch?

Learn what you can do with your Apple Watch.

The Apple Watch Series 3 (aka Apple Watch 3) and the Series 1 are on store shelves. The Series 3 is a massive upgrade with a waterproof design, upgraded processor, and built-in GPS. You also have an option of Cellular connectivity built-in to the Apple Watch Series 3.  The Series 1 is the original version, but with a better processor.

The Apple Watch Series 1 price starts at $249 for the Sport edition. The Apple Watch Series 3 is $329 and $359 for the Sport version with a 38mm and 42mm face respectively. There is a Nike+ Apple Watch that starts at $329. The Apple Watch Hermes starts at $1,149. The Ceramic Apple Watch Edition is $1,299. Here’s more on which Apple Watch you should buy.

What Can the Apple Watch Do?

The watchOS 4.0 features make your watch faster, add more controls and new watch faces. This connects with the iOS 11 features to let your Apple Watch do more. The Apple Watch delivers faster access to many of your common activities. This is not the first smart watch, nor is it the first watch that connects to the iPhone, but it is definitely one that interests a lot of users. Here are the most exciting and useful things you can do with the Apple Watch.

  1. Answer Calls
  2. Use the Apple Watch as a flashlight
  3. Use the Apple Watch in Water
  4. Track Your Runs
  5. Stay Quiet in a Movie Theater
  6. Change Your Watch Face
  7. See Info Quickly
  8. Monitor Your Heart Rate
  9. Track Your Fitness
  10. View and Reply to Text and iMessage
  11. Send Apple Watch Emoji
  12. Get iPhone Notifications On Your Wrist
  13. Share Your Heartbeat
  14. Pay with Apple Pay
  15. Use Apple Watch Apps
  16. Get Directions On Your Apple Watch
  17. Send Drawings from the Apple Watch
  18. Use Siri on the Apple Watch
  19. Look at Photos on Your Apple Watch
  20. Connect to Your Car
  21. Send Facebook Messages
  22. Listen to Music on Your Apple Watch
  23. Stream Apple Music on You Apple Watch 3
  24. Share Your Location
  25. Check Your Email
  26. Control Your Apple TV & Music
  27. Use it as a Camera Viewfinder
  28. Find a lost iPhone
  29. Store Tickets on Your Apple Watch
  30. Use it as a Nightstand Clock
  31. Set Your Apple Watch Up to 10 Minutes Fast
  32. Send an SOS
  33. Keep on Track to Close Your Activity Rings
  34. Keep You On Task as a Virtual Assistant
  35. Send Money to Friends with Apple Pay
  36. Use it as a Stopwatch
  37. Show Store Loyalty Cards
  38. Control Your Smart Home
  39. Get Important Weather Alerts
  40. Use as a Translator
  41. Check Your Instagram Feed
  42. Track Your Sleep
  43. Always Have Your Passwords


While you consider if the Apple Watch is worth buying or look for what you can do with your new watch this is what you need to know.

Answer Calls on the Apple Watch

You can answer a call on your Apple Watch using it as a small Bluetooth speaker phone. You only want to use this for shorter calls because the audio quality isn't as good as when you are talking on speakerphone on your iPhone. 

The Apple Watch only allows you to answer your calls on Speakerphone, so you won't want to use this all the time. It is very handy when you are working on a project or busy with your hands. Definitely be conscious of where you are taking calls. If you wouldn't talk on speakerphone, you shouldn't talk on your Apple Watch.

If you buy the new Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE, you can even make calls on the Apple Watch without your iPhone nearby. This requires adding the watch to your plan for $10 a month. You cannot answer a FaceTime video call on the Apple Watch.