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Jan 22, 2014
So I got this watch over the weekend and didn't charge it until after it was drained because I thought "Battery life best practices" (I was surprised that 33% lasted me 10.5 hours). I then upgraded to watchOS 6.1 and left it charging overnight and now I see the battery low symbol (ever since I unplugged it but it's now at 87% as you can see in the complication) although it disappears and reappears after a while. This is my first smart wearable so I'm still learning the How-Tos.


macrumors 6502a
Sep 21, 2007
Gold Coast, Australia
Hi, that symbol is to indicate that the watch is disconnected from your phone. (It’s meant to be a picture of a phone, not a battery).

It’s probably disappearing and reappearing as you come in and out of the Bluetooth range from your phone.
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