Got my watch today and I have a question.

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I bought a watch today for work purpose. I work in the medical field and wanted to know if alcohol swab or any disinfected (strongest type) will have any impact on the watch. Will it? Thanks in advance.
 

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It could have an effect on the screens coating which could come off. The oleophobic coating.

Apple says not to use any cleaners or sprays on the watch as it could harm the watch too.
 
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It could have an effect on the screens coating which could come off. The oleophobic coating.

Apple says not to use any cleaners or sprays on the watch as it could harm the watch too.
Interesting. I would rather wash it off then. However, I forgot to mention that i have zagg glass protector.
 
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I bought a watch today for work purpose. I work in the medical field and wanted to know if alcohol swab or any disinfected (strongest type) will have any impact on the watch. Will it? Thanks in advance.
I wouldn't apply any disinfectants to the display area or try to avoid that being you have a screen protector on it, which could cause issues with screen protector. Otherwise, if you do use some form of alcohol/disinfectants, I would make sure to Wash it thoroughly.
 
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I wouldn't apply any disinfectants to the display area or try to avoid that being you have a screen protector on it, which could cause issues with screen protector. Otherwise, if you do use some form of alcohol/disinfectants, I would make sure to Wash it thoroughly.
Just wash it off, right?
 

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You can Rinse the Apple Watch off. It won't affect it. Series One is rated for splash resistance at IPX7. Apple recommends rinsing the Watch from any dirt or debris.

Congrats on your Apple Watch by the way.
All these talks from members and mr articles got me curious...heh
 
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Not necessarily. Im talking more like c diff or other bacteria....but im gonna try it iut.
At least you can wear your Apple Watch when you work. My employer restricts me from wearing any type of wearable device or smart watch.

Truthfully, if you're working around that type environment, even if The Apple Watch get Soapy, rinse it off completely and dry it if possible.

Also, I always use a microfiber cloth, it really cleans up a Watch nicely and gets in the crevices they can remove any debris.
 
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At least you can wear your Apple Watch when you work. My employer restricts me from wearing any type of wearable device or smart watch.

Truthfully, if you're working around that type environment, even if The Apple Watch get Soapy, rinse it off completely and dry it if possible.

Also, I always use a microfiber cloth, it really cleans up a Watch nicely and gets in the crevices they can remove any debris.
Sounds good! Ill try it when i get home.
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How do you like it so far?
Its cool...but this apple pay dont work or i cant seem to get it work. Learning the rope.
 

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Sounds good! Ill try it when i get home.
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Its cool...but this apple pay dont work or i cant seem to get it work. Learning the rope.
add it through the watch app then double click the side button on watch to activate it
 
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