How to Reinstall Deleted Apple Watch Apps

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How to Reinstall Deleted Apple Watch Apps

Did you accidentally delete your favorite Apple Watch apps? And now you don’t know any method to reinstall deleted Apple Watch apps?

Don’t worry, I have created a post for you on “How to reinstall deleted Apple watch apps.”

On September 18, Apple launched the Apple watch series 6. Alongside the watchOS 6 and a couple of new features, Apple also presents a new feature in the Apple Watch. This new feature allows its users to delete the pre-installed applications of the Apple watch series 6. The list includes all the third-party applications alongside the first-party apps such as Radio, Camera Remote, Alarm, etc. Also, it includes apps from different categories apps such as ECG, Cycle Tracking, etc.

Now, that’s fine but what if you accidentally deleted a certain application and now you don’t know how to bring this application back. Especially if you’re in an emergency situation and you urgently need this application.

sounds like a true disaster.

How to Reinstall Deleted Apple Watch Apps

However every disaster has a cure and for this disaster, Apple made a built-in App Store in Apple Watch. This App Store can help users to manage applications of the Apple Watch. Plus, you’re empowered to reinstall deleted Apple watch apps through this app store.

If you also want to restore that accidentally deleted Apple watch app, read the entire post.

Let’s get started then.

Things to Consider Before Reinstalling the Deleted Apple Watch Apps

You’ve followed the steps which are enough simple to perform, However, there are a couple of things you should consider before reinstalling the deleted applications of Apple Watch.

The first thing you should make consider its watchOS version. As I earlier mentioned you only reinstall deleted Apple Watch apps in Apple Watch Series 6. So before following the procedure, make sure which watchOS version is running on your Apple Watch. And, if your watch is not running on at least series 6 then you should update it first. Furthermore, if you don’t know how to update watchOS, you can follow Apple’s official guide.

The second thing you must consider before following the procedure is getting an active internet connection. The entire procedure to reinstall deleted Apple Watch apps require internet connectivity, so make sure you have a broadband or WiFi connection.

How to reinstall Deleted Apple Watch Apps using Apple Watch Series 6

  1. Press the Digital Crown.
  2. Open the App Store by clicking on the App Store icon.
    Apple watch series 6 menu with apps icons
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  3. Click on the top search bar.
    Searching apps to reinstall deleted Apple Watch app in series 6
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  4. (You’ll be asked to choose one searching option from voice or scribble). Choose your preferred option.
    choosing search option to reinstall deleted Apple watch app
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  5. Fill in the name of the App you want to reinstall or restore in Apple Watch.
    Searching deleted app to reinstall in apple watch series 6
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  6. (You’ll see the App’s icon alongside its name and category. Also, you will see a cloud icon having a down-arrow in it). Tap on it.
    reinstall deleted apple watch app
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That’s it. After clicking on the cloud with the arrow down icon, your chosen application will be reinstalled. You can reinstall any deleted Apple watch app by following this procedure, no matter, if it’s one party app or a third-party app.

FAQ: Deleted Apple Watch Apps using Apple Watch Series 6

How I can know the version of my Apple Watch?

Yes, you can easily know your watchOS version to continue the procedure. I have found two ways to do it:

Using your iPhone

  • Open Watch app.
  • Select My Watch in the bottom button bar if you haven’t done it.
  • Go to General.
  • Tap on About.

A screen will be opened as below. You can check your Apple Watch’s version on that screen’s information.

Know Apple watch OS version in iPhone Watch app
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Using your Apple Watch settings

  • Open Settings.
  • Scroll down and find General.
  • Tap on it.
  • Select the About section.
  • At the bottom end, you’ll see your Apple Watch’s watchOS version.
Know Apple watch OS version in Apple watch
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Can I know the details of the app before the reinstallation?

Yes, you can know the details of the app before its reinstallation. And, it’s pretty easy.

Just search that particular app in the search bar. After that recognize the same app from the search results. It will show all the necessary information about the app such as the Developer’s name, etc.

App detail while reinstalling on Apple watch series 6
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Can I reinstall the deleted Apple Watch app from your paired iPhone?

If you delete a particular app from the iPhone which is paired with your Apple Watch, the same app will automatically delete it from your Apple Watch. To install that particular app, reinstall the same app on your iPhone. After that, your Apple Watch will automatically reinstall this app.

On the other hand, you won’t be able to reinstall the deleted Apple Watch app if you deleted watchOS only app from your Apple Watch. For example, the Noise app. To reinstall these kinds of apps, you’ve to use the Apple Watch and the method we told you at very first.

Final Words

Lastly, I want to say that Apple made some notable changes in the new updates. And reinstall deleted Apple Watch app is one of them. As you can see it’s not much difficult to accomplished the task. Although, it’s pretty easy. All you have to do is keep an eye on some points such as your Apple watch’s version, or you can’t reinstall deleted only watchOS apps on your Apple Watch using your iPhone.

So that’s the walkthrough guide to reinstall the deleted Apple Watch app on your Apple Watch. If this guide somehow helped you to reinstall your favorite app or just gave you a good piece of knowledge, let us know in the comments. Also, share this post with your friend in need who still doesn’t know how to reinstall the deleted Apple Watch app.

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