Digital Crown

All the ways you can use the rotatable Digital Crown button on your AirPods Max

Your AirPods Max over-ear headphones feature a rotatable Digital Crown button, located on the top of the right earphone. Follow along with this tutorial to learn all the ways you can use the Digital Crown to pause, resume or skip the music you’re listening to (or the video you’re watching), as well as adjust the volume, invoke Siri, answer and end calls, and much more..

How to reverse Digital Crown volume controls on your AirPods Max headphones

You can turn the volume of your AirPods Max headphones up or down up by using a rotatable Digital Crown button found on the right ear cup. Thankfully, Apple permits you to optionally change the orientation of the Digital Crown button when adjusting the volume. Follow the steps in this tutorial to learn how to reverse the Digital Crown volume controls on your AirPods Max.

How to disable haptic feedback when scrolling with the Digital Crown on your Apple Watch

Apple says that Digital Crown haptic feedback built into Apple Watch Series 4 was designed to deliver a precise click-like feel as you scroll, and it really does, but some people find it annoying. If you count yourself in that group, then do follow along with our step-by-step tutorial as we show you how to disable Digital Crown haptic feedback on your Series 4 wearable.

How to turn off the Digital Crown haptic feedback on Apple Watch

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If you purchased the Apple Watch Series 4, then you’re probably already enjoying the nice new design, helpful built-in ECG, and other great improvements. But, there might be one feature you’d rather go without; the haptic feedback in the Digital Crown.

Apple’s intent with this feature is to offer “a more mechanical and responsive feel through the sensation of incremental clicks.” However, you may not like the feel of it. So, here’s how to turn off the haptic feedback on the Apple Watch Digital Crown.

Samsung’s answer to Apple Watch’s Digital Crown: Rotating Bezel

The Digital Crown on the Apple Watch is quintessentially Apple. Engineered with the traditional watch vocabulary in mind, the Digital Crown makes it easy to magnify content on such a small-screen device while enabling precise control and quick adjustments.

Crucially, the Digital Crown lets you interact with the Apple Watch software and apps without your fingers obscuring on-screen content. If you thought that Samsung, Apple's arch rival, would respond by ripping off the Digital Crown wholesale, think again.

The South Korean company has seemingly engineered an innovative input method of its own in preparation for “the next generation Gear device.” As first reported by SamMobile, Samsung's solution corresponds nicely with the need to navigate content without obstructing the view.

Enter a rotating, round bezel — a new way to not touch the smartwatch screen.