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How should Apple Watch data be stored?

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Rasheed Al Kotob

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Looking for Apple watch resources.

Rubi Linares-Orozco

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Apple Watch content backs up automatically to your companion iPhone, so you can restore your Apple Watch from a backup. When you back up your iPhone to iCloud or iTunes, your iPhone backup will also include your Apple Watch data.

Here's what your Apple Watch backup will include:
* App-specific data (for built-in apps) and settings (for built-in and third-party apps), such as Maps, distance, and units
* General system settings, such as your watch face, known Wi-Fi networks, brightness, sound, and haptic settings
* Health and Fitness data, such as history, achievements, Workout and Activity calibration data from your Apple Watch, and user-entered data (To back up Health and Fitness data, you need to use iCloud or an encrypted iTunes backup.)
* Language
* Settings for Mail, Calendar, Stocks, and Weather
* Time Zone

Your backup won't include:
* Bluetooth pairings
* Credit or debit cards used for Apple Pay on your Apple Watch
* Passcode for your Apple Watch
* Playlists synced to your Apple Watch

When you unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone, your iPhone automatically creates a backup of your Apple Watch. Unpairing will erase all data from your Apple Watch. If your Apple Watch is unpaired while out of range of your iPhone, the backup might not have the latest data. When you're ready, you can pair your Apple Watch again and set it up from a backup.