Series 4 - not happy with band - can I exchange?

Discussion in 'Apple Watch' started by JustCrusin, Sep 27, 2018.

  1. JustCrusin macrumors regular

    Mar 13, 2011
    I bought a series 4 Apple Watch and I love it! This time I opted for a Velcro sports band, which I do not like. Can I exchange just the band?
  2. Donnation macrumors demi-god


    Nov 2, 2014
    No you can’t just exchange the band. You’ll have to return the entire watch or just buy another band.
  3. cmaier macrumors G5

    Jul 25, 2007
  4. Jason Hensley macrumors 6502a

    Jason Hensley

    Jun 6, 2018
    This. I looked into it as well.
  5. rezwits macrumors 6502a


    Jul 10, 2007
    Las Vegas
    yeah what's up with the smaller velcro straps? BS they are not the same as the Series 3 straps. I know why they changed them tho, they are easier to put on if easy to get over your palm.
  6. roberthodgson macrumors regular

    Jul 18, 2010
    I do not know why apple didnt decide to package the watch in 2 separate box’s this year especially since they package them in two box’s now in the packaging. this would give them more flexibility on the sales side and allow people to swap bands if needed with out making the whole watch a returned item just for a band change how many times have you been looking for a watch but the one they had instock had the wrong band separated box’s would solve that and increase over all sales on the units with slower selling bands.
  7. Relentless Power macrumors Penryn

    Relentless Power

    Jul 12, 2016
    The sport bands are also not as thick either and are thinner, which I kind of like actually. Not entirely sure why Apple redesigned the sport band, unless they just wanted to make a change being the Series 4 changed as well.

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