Apple Watch Not Pairing with iPhone XS Max, XR and XS [Solved]

Many iPhone users have complained that their iPhone XS Max not pairing with iPhone XS Max.  I too had faced this same issue on my iPhone XS. Whenever I try to pair my iPhone XS to Apple Watch, it didn’t pair. It was really frustrating to me. Somehow, I fixed this issue. In this article, I am going to tell you those solutions to solve this problem.
Solution 1: Enable and Disable Airplane Mode

  1. Open Settings app on our iPhone.
  2. Here you can see “Airplane Mode” button, turn on it.
  3. Wait for 10 to 15 seconds. After that turn it on back.

Solution 2: Restart Phone

  1. Press the Power Button and either Volume Up or Down Button until getting a power off slider.
  2. Then drag the slider to turn off your device.
  3. Wait for 20 to 30 seconds.
  4. To turn on your iPhone, press and hold the Power Button until getting an Apple Logo.

Solution 3: Restart Apple Watch

  1. Press and hold the side button of your Apple Watch.
  2. Then you can see the “Power off” button that you drag it to the right side.
  3. Wait for 5 to 10 seconds. After that, again press and hold the side button until you can see the Apple logo.

Solution 4: Reset Network Settings

  1. Go to Settings -> General -> Reset.
  2. Tap “Reset Network Settings”.
  3. Enter the passcode if required.
  4. Again tap “Reset Network Settings” in the pop-up box to confirm.

Solution 5: Unpair and Repair Apple Watch

  1. Open Apple Watch App on your iPhone.
  2. Tap on “My Watch” tab.
  3. Next, tap your watch at the top.
  4. Now, click “info button” next to your connected Apple Watch.
  5. Then tap on “Unpair Apple Watch”.
  6. Tap on your watch name to confirm this process.
  7. Now, enter the passcode to disable Activation Lock.

Solution 6: Check for Software Update

  1. Go to Settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap “General”.
  3. Scroll down the page to find “Software Update”, tap on it.
  4. If a new update is available, tap “Download and Install”.
  5. Then follow the instruction to complete this process.

Solution 7: Restore your iPhone in Recovery Mode via iTunes

  1. First, connect your iPhone to the Mac or PC through USB cable.
  2. After it connects, press and quickly release the Volume Up button.
  3. Now, press and quickly release Volume Down button.
  4. Then press and hold the Power/Side button until it restarts. Don’t leave this button until your phone gets into Recovery mode.
  5. Release this button when you see your phone connect to iTunes.
  6. In the iTunes window, it shows your iOS device is in recovery mode. There you can see two options that Update or Restore.
  7. Select “Restore”.
  8. You have to wait until the process is completed.

I hope that above solutions have solved this problem. If you know any other solutions to solve this problem, tell us through your comments.

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