Apple Watch

How to fix apps not working or freezing on Apple Watch

Apple Watch with black and white app bubble on a yellow background with sad face showing apps not working

Here are possible solutions to fix issues when trying to open an app on your Apple Watch, and it freezes on the loading screen, doesn't open, stays stuck, or crashes. After implementing some of these potential fixes, apps on your Apple Watch should work fine. Please note that these fixes work for all watch models running any version of watchOS, including watchOS 8.

Apple Watch screen too dim? Here’s how to make it brighter

Dim and Bright Apple Watch Faces

Your Apple Watch display was perfectly fine and bright, but suddenly it got considerably darker. If you find yourself in this situation, here are eight solutions to fix your Apple Watch dim screen and make it brighter.

These fixes apply to all models, including Apple Watch Series 7, Series 6, SE running any new or older version of watchOS.

How to force-quit apps on your Apple Watch

Apple Watch with many apps on a light gray background with faint red cross

If an app on your Apple Watch unexpectedly quits, stops responding, freezes, crashes, or won’t open, there’s a solution to that. Just follow this step-by-step tutorial to learn how to force quit a misbehaving app on your Apple Watch running any recent version of watchOS, including watchOS 8.