HOW TO RESET YOUR APPLE WATCH (2 SOLUTIONS)

1. SOLUTION

FOR THIS SOLUTION YOU DON'T NEED ANY OTHER REQUIREMENTS EXCEPT YOUR APPLE WATCH ITSELF. THIS DOESN'T FLASH A FRESH SYSTEM IMAGE TO THE WATCH (!)

A) APPLE WATCH IN SETUP...

POWER ON YOUR WATCH

MAKE SURE YOUR APPLE WATCH IS POWERED ON. 

HOLD CROWN FOR 2 SEC

HOLD UNTIL THE RESET SCREEN IS POPPING UP. 

PRESS RESET

SELECT "RESET" AND WAIT UNTIL THE WATCH IS BACK ON THE ACTIVATION SCREEN.
IT MAY REBOOT A COUPLE OF TIMES...

B) APPLE WATCH IN NORMAL MODE / PASSCODE SCREEN...

POWER ON YOUR WATCH

MAKE SURE YOUR APPLE WATCH IS POWERED ON. 

HOLD POWER FOR 2 SEC

HOLD THE POWER BUTTON UNTIL THE POWER-OFF SLIDER IS SHOWING UP. 

FORCE PRESS ON SCREEN

FORCE PRESS ON THE SCREEN WHICH SHOWS THE POWER-OFF SLIDER. A RESET OPTION SHOULD POP UP...

2. SOLUTION

FOR THIS SOLUTION YOU WILL NEED IPSWS IN ORDER TO BE ABLE TO RESET AND RESTORE YOUR APPLE WATCHES. THIS FIRMWARE IS HARD TO GET AND NOT PUBLICLY AVAILABLE (!)

RESTORE APPLE WATCH OVER ITUNES

CONNECT YOUR WATCH TO MAC

CONNECT YOUR WATCH IN DFU OR RECOVERY MODE TO YOUR MAC

SELECT IPSW

GO TO ITUNES/FINDER AND SELECT THE IPSW U WANNA USE FOR RESTORING YOUR APPLE WATCH. MAKE SURE THE FIRMWARE IS SIGNED (OLDER VERSIONS AREN'T USUALLY...).

RESTORE, REBOOT, SETUP

WAIT FOR THE RESTORE TO COMPLETE AND THE WATCH REBOOTS. THEN YOU CAN SET IT UP WITH HELP OF A COMPATIBLE IPHONE...