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How to Use and Personalize Your Apple Watch

Mute Your Apple Watch and Change Sounds

One of the best features of the Apple Watch is how unobtrusive it is. But that subtlety can quickly dissipate if the device starts beeping and blinging all the time. Fortunately, the haptic alerts are still plenty noticeable even if you disable the sounds, so here are three ways for muting your Watch. The easiest method involves Settings.—Dan Moren

1. Wake your Watch.

2. Swipe up to view the Control Center.

3. Tap the Mute button. It's the circle with the struck-out bell on it.

In addition, you can also mute notifications via the Settings app on the Apple Watch itself, as well as adjust the sound level.

1. Wake your Watch. 

2. Press the Digital Crown to go to the home screen.

3. Choose the Settings app.

4. Tap Sound & Haptics.

5. Switch the Mute slider to On or tap the Volume Up and Volume Down buttons to adjust the volume to your desire loudness.

Finally, the same thing can be accomplished via the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.

1. Launch the Apple Watch app. 

2. Tap Sound & Haptics.

3. Slide the Mute slider to On, or drag the volume slider to the appropriate level.