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Are you looking for a simple guide to Adding apps to your Apple Watch? Then, you are the best guide on the internet. we have made this article so simple compared to the other guides on the internet.

Apple Watch Os6 and later versions have an inbuilt App Store in it. Whereas Watch Os 5 and less, you have to use the iPhone to add apps to it. Let’s move on to the procedure directly.

How to Add Apps to Apple Watch?

Adding apps to Watch to OS6 and 7 is so easy because it has its own App store in it and no need to pair the iPhone to Watch. You can directly install Apps on it.

Add Apps on Apple Watch
How to Add Apps on Apple Watch

How to Add Apps to Apple WatchOs 6 and Watch Os7?

Step 1

Press the Digital Crown on your Apple Watch.

Step 2

Select the App Store icon to open the App Store.

Step 3

You can scroll and search for the Apps or use the search. In Search, you can your Dictation or Scribble to Type your App name.

Step 4

Speak or Write your app name. Tap on the App to Open.

Step 5

On the App dashboard, you can find a Download option. Just select it.

Step 6

That’s it. you can use the app on your Apple Watch.

Step 7

In case you adding apps on Watch for the First time. It will ask you to Sign In to the App Store.


You can use the keyboard to type the username and Password.

Step 9

Once the Sign-in completes, it takes you back to the application and it will begin installing.

How to Add Apps to Apple WatchOs 5 and WatchOS4?

To add apps to Apple WatchOs 5 and Os4, you have to pair your watch to iPhone.  By paring to iPhone you can get to know the Apple Watch Companion apps and install them.

Step 1 

Pair the Apple Watch with your iPhone.

Step 2

Tap on the Watch App on the iPhone to Open it. Again tap on the My Watch option at the bottom.

Step 3

Scroll down and look for the Available Apps section. In that check for the Apps that you need and you can click on the Install option.

Step 4

Once the installation completes, it will automatically display on your Apple Watch.

Well Done! Successfully added the Apps to your Apple Watch.

Final Words

Adding apps to Apple Watch is so simple and you can get a simple Guide for all the WatchOS. However, You can easily rearrange or remove the apps on your Apple. The Apple WatchOs6 &7 is a standalone device that performs all the work and does not require your iPhone.

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