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When you first see the title, many people would ask what is "turn Digital Crown to unlock and eject water?

Like most apple products, apple watches are water-resistant, and one feature that supports this function is the Water lock. The Water Lock feature locks your Watch while in water to prevent the inadvertent activation of the screen or water from getting inside the device. Turn on Water Lock when you are doing a water-based workout. After finishing that, you can turn the Digital Crown (the side button) to get water out of your watches'speaker, which can prevent moisure from causing long-term damage. But how to turn digital crown to unlock and eject water from Apple Watch?

Part 1.How to Turn Digital Crown to Unlock and Eject Water from Apple Watch?

1. To disable the Water Lock and eject water from your Watch, begin by turning the Digital Crown 鈥 the rotatable button on the left side of the Apple Watch. The Digital Crown can be rotated in either direction.

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2. Continue turning the crown until the screen displays a message telling you that your Apple Watch is unlocked.

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3. You'll hear a series of tones. These tones means that you have turned the Digital Crown to unlock and water has been ejected from the speaker holes. Now, you can use your Watch as usual.

Part 2. How to Do if Apple Watch Is Stuck on Digital Crown and Eject Water?

In some cases, your Apple Watch might fail to unlock and eject water even after you've turned the crown. This might be due to dirt or debris stuck between the crown and the housing or something else entirely. Don't panic; there are certain measures you can take to remedy this problem.

Clean and Dry Your Digital Crown

Since one of the causes of this aversion might be dirt, first, try cleaning your Apple Watch following these steps and repeat as needed:

1. First, turn off your Apple Watch and eject the charger from it.

2. If you have a leather band, detach it from your Apple Watch.

3. Next, place the Digital Crown under lightly running, warm freshwater from a tap for 10 to 15 seconds. Remember, soaps and other cleaning items shouldn't be used.

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4. Be sure to continuously turn and press the crown as it runs over the small gap between the crown and the housing.

5. Lastly, dry your Apple Watch with an absorbent, non-abrasive, lint-free cloth. While drying, ensure you wipe the surface of the Digital Crown, the space between the Digital Crown and the Watch case, and the surrounding surfaces, eliminating any water.

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Part 3.Hot FAQs

1 Is my Apple Watch waterproof?

No. No Apple Watch model is waterproof, but they are all water-resistant with varying resistance capabilities. Apple Watch Series 0 and 1 are less water-resistant than the newer models, and they were not designed for submersion.

2 Can I take a shower with my Apple Watch?

Despite showering with your Apple Watch (Series 2, 3, 4, and 5) is okay theoratically, we still advise you to take off your Apple Watch because exposure to soaps, shampoos, conditioners, lotions, and perfumes can affect the effciency of speaker.

Besides, water resistance is a feature that would fade over time.

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