How to Customize Your Apple Watch Dock with Your Favorite Apps

Customizing the apps in your Apple Watch Dock puts all the information and functionality you need at your fingertips. To get started, you'll need to open the Watch app on your phone and select the My Watch tab to edit the apps that appear in your Apple Watch Dock. Here's everything you need to know to customize your Apple Watch Dock! 

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How to Customize Your Apple Watch Dock with Your Favorite Watch Apps

  1. Open the Watch app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap My Watch, then tap Dock.


     
  3. Tap Favorites.
  4. Now tap Edit. From here, you'll be able to add and remove apps on your Dock.


     
  5. Tap the red minus icon to remove an app
  6. To add an app, tap the green plus icon.


     
  7. To change the position of an app, long-press the tab to the right of that app.
  8. Drag and drop the app to your preferred location.

You can also remove an app from the Dock right on your Apple Watch.

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  1. On your Apple Watch, press the Side Button to open the Dock.
  2. Scroll through the app you want to remove, then swipe left on it.
  3. Tap the trash icon.

That's it, happy customizing!

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Leanne Hays is a Feature Web Writer at iPhone Life.  She loves reading and blogging, and is never without a book in her backpack or an audiobook on her phone. Short-term goals include finishing painting her house and starting an aquaponics farm, long-term goals include a bike tour of Italy and writing a novel.