Sleeping with watch

retailacc

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Jun 19, 2017
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Hello guys,

I sometimes sleep with my watch to track my sleep, and while I don’t necessarily need this, it’s something I like keeping a record of.

The problem is that I tend to move a lot, and sometimes I might even wake up sleeping on top of my arm/wrist. Can this affect my series 2 in any way? I don’t think I’ll crack it (I’m 180 pounds) but I read that even a bit of constant heat could cause the screen’s glue to come off.

Any thoughts?

Thank you in advance
 

Relentless Power

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Hello guys,

I sometimes sleep with my watch to track my sleep, and while I don’t necessarily need this, it’s something I like keeping a record of.

The problem is that I tend to move a lot, and sometimes I might even wake up sleeping on top of my arm/wrist. Can this affect my series 2 in any way? I don’t think I’ll crack it (I’m 180 pounds) but I read that even a bit of constant heat could cause the screen’s glue to come off.

Any thoughts?

Thank you in advance
Could it happen? Perhaps. But I think your Watch won't suffer any issues from subjecting heat if you fall asleep on it. I would imagine the temperatures would have to be exceedingly high to cause the adhesive to loosen and expand, but lots of Apple Watch users sleep with Their Watch on and I have not heard/read of any reports of the dislay coming off.
 
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sean000

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I have a 2-year old original AWS that I have been sleeping with for probably a year. I use the Pillow app to track sleep. I also move a lot in my sleep, and I'm a stomach sleeper so I often sleep with my wrist under my pillow. The watch is no worse for the wear. I agree with Newton's Apple: that 98-99 degrees wouldn't be enough.

Sean
 
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Arran

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I'm guessing that if Apple thought it would cause problems they'd ban sleep tracking apps from the app store?

Just curious. What app do you use? I used a Jawbone UP years ago for sleep tracking, but I've never investigated it with my Apple watch.
 
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retailacc

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Thanks everyone for responding to my dumb question! I’ll keep sleeping with it :)

And for those who asked: I use SleepMatic to track my sleep!
 
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