You can mirror your Apple Watch display on your iPhone and actually use it as well. Here's how to set it up.
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There are a ton of wonderful gems hidden inside iOS and iPadOS, and we have made it our mission to uncover each and every single one of them.
Today, we are going to show you how you can mirror your Apple Watch display right on your iPhone. But this feature goes a step further when you learn that you can actually use watchOS from your iPhone, touch, and all. Sounds like something you should try out? Pick up your iPhone, and let's go!
Note: Please make sure your Apple Watch is on your wrist and unlocked. Also, make sure your iPhone and Apple Watch are running the latest iOS and watchOS software updates. This does not work if your Apple Watch is placed on the charger, off from your wrist, or just locked.
Step 1. Launch the Settings app.
Step 2. Tap on Accessibility.
Step 3. Tap on Apple Watch Mirroring.
Step 4. Tap on the Apple Watch Mirroring toggle switch at the top.
Step 5. Your Apple Watch will now connect to your iPhone. Give it a few seconds.
Step 6. Once you see the watch face, you can start using it straight from your iPhone. Navigate around, and tap on the side button and Digital Crown in order to interact with the Apple Watch software. Pretty cool, right?
While this is meant to be an accessibility feature, you can use it to interact with your Apple Watch in order to get some things done which would otherwise require you to lift your wrist up. This feature makes setting up the Apple Watch a tad bit easier since you get more screen real estate to play around with as well.
At the same time, some people might find this feature absolutely useless. After all, you're holding your iPhone in your hand, why mirror your Apple Watch display on your phone, right? But hey, you now know how to use your Apple Watch right from your iPhone, quite literally.