If you have an Apple Watch Series 2, Series 3, or the new Series 4, You can use Water Lock running watchOS 5 during your fun-loving watersport to offer an additional shield to the smartwatch. When this new feature is enabled, it completely locks the screen of your device to prevent water from entering speaker holes or microphone. Once you have finished your swimming, you can quickly turn off the Water Lock feature. In this guide we’ll show you how to use Water Lock on Apple Watch.

How turn on Water Lock on Apple Watch

  • Swipe up on the watch face to activate Control Center.
  • Tap Water Lock. It’s button with the water droplet.

Now your Apple Watch screen is locked and you can jump in the pool and start your laps.

How turn off Water Lock on Apple Watch in watchOS 5

When you finish your water-based workout, or anytime you want to turn off water lock you’ll need to use these steps.

  • Turn the Digital Crown.
  • Keep turning the Digital Crown until the Apple Watch says it’s unlocked.

Water Lock is a neat feature, isn’t it? If you are someone who enjoys playing watersport a lot, you would really appreciate it.