Apple’s relatively newer product - the Apple Watch, became an immediate hit once it got released. The smartwatch offers amazing features, such as wireless communication, iOS integrations, fitness tracking, along with other apps.
The Apple Watch was created to work immaculately with other Apple products, such as the iPhone, in order to get the best experience.
Once the Apple Watch gets connected to your iPhone, you’ll be able to keep track of everything that is going on on your iPhone right on your wrist.
However, Apple Watch users are complaining about their iPhones being ‘Unable to communicate with Apple Watch’, as the error states.
Reportedly, this error happens when users are unable to unlock their iPhone 13 from the Apple Watch, and some have even stated that the Apple Watch disappeared from the ‘Find My’ app, and can’t be added back.
If you, too, are struggling with these issues, look no more. Keep reading below to find all the possible fixes to these issues.
Check out all the possible fixing solutions listed below:
In order for the Apple Watch to function properly, you need to:
Note: Check for available software updates if any of the devices are running on older software.
Since many users reported having trouble unlocking the iPhone when using the Apple Watch, even if the iPhone is running on iOS 15, disabling and re-enabling the feature might help resolve the error message.
If you’re unable to unlock your iPhone/iPad using your Apple Watch, it might be time for the good, old restarting technique.
In case there was any interference with the connection, restarting the devices can help resolve it.
Reconnect the devices, and check if the issue has been resolved.
Similar to restarting the devices, unpairing them and pairing them again might resolve any technical glitch.
Follow these steps:
You might be asked to confirm you want to unpair the devices by entering your Apple ID and password.
Follow these steps to reset Face ID on your iPhone:
Note: You can also add an alternative Face ID, which might be more helpful with the unlocking issue you’re having.
We included the most common fixes available currently for the ‘Unable to communicate with Apple Watch’ error.
We hope this article helped you resolve your problem.
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