How to find, install, and remove apps for your Apple Watch

You can’t install apps directly from your Apple Watch. However, you can find apps designed to work with your smartwatch in the Apple Watch app on your iPhone:

  • Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
  • Tap the App Store or Search tab to browse apps. 
  • Tap an app. To buy an app, select the price. To get a free app, select Get.
  • If asked, enter your Apple ID password or use Touch ID. Wait for the app to download. 
  • Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone and tap the My Watch tab. 
  • Turn on Show App on Apple Watch.

To uninstall an app on your Apple Watch:

  • Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone and tap the My Watch tab. 
  • Scroll to the app you want to remove, then tap it.
  • Turn off Show App on Apple Watch.