1. got berry's Avatar
    I'm sure it sounds silly but has anyone been able to adapt to wearing an Apple Watch that hasn't liked watches in the past? Thanks for your input.
    12-17-2016 10:20 PM
  2. mumfoau's Avatar
    I won't say I didn't like watches because I've owned/I own several. I just didn't wear them very much at all. However, I wear my Apple Watch daily. Adapting was easy because the Apple Watch brings so much more functionality that you otherwise wouldn't have with a standard timepiece
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    12-17-2016 11:18 PM
  3. Jeroen7's Avatar
    I haven't worn a watch for about 17 years. I didn't relly hate wearing one, I just stopped wearing it because the plastic band broke and didn't bother getting a new one. Been using a pocket watch for years after that and when the smartphones got more commen I started taking the watch less and less with me.

    So when I tried the apple watch on at the store it felt a bit funny and didn't really sit right on my wrist. In the end I got one and worn it every day.
    The reason why it didn't sit well was the pre worn bands they had for the demo's. The new band just adapted to my wrist and it feels very good.
    I just got a woven nylon band and that feels even better, I hardly notice that I wear a watch during the day.

    It might take a few days to get used to, for me the first few days I constantly felt it, but now it's fine.
    12-18-2016 02:47 AM
  4. fredriks's Avatar
    I started using a Android wear a couple of years ago, before that I have never used a wristwatch. I was sceptical at first but I got used to it very fast. I use it mostly at work but now I bought a second one, a Huawei watch that I use with my iPhone 7 . I really like the function of reading notification on my wrist instead of picking up my phone everything it sounds/vibrate.
    12-18-2016 03:31 AM
  5. Mac Guy's Avatar
    I'm sure it sounds silly
    Not at all. It is what it is.


    has anyone been able to adapt to wearing an Apple Watch that hasn't liked watches in the past?
    That would be interesting to know. I love watches and wearing them. I've read about and have seen people who wear two watches. I've thought about doing that. In fact I did for a while when a good friend was in country, and it was set to his local time. He made it back 100% ok, so I took that watch off. BTDT, so I was glad when he was back in the world.

    Whether you can adapt pretty much depends on why you hate wearing a watch and why you want an Apple Watch and what you expect from it. Unless you have some medical condition that is brought on or exacerbated by a watch, necessity could make you tolerate it. And if necessity can do it, then it's a matter of will power. Philosophical hurdles can be cleared. I say mind over matter, but sometimes it's just not that easy.

    There is a definite difference in wait between the Stainless Steel and the aluminum Watches. That and the price are two good reasons you might be better off avoiding it. Either way is a pricy move if it turns out you hate wearing in more than you want it. Good luck with whatever you decide.
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    12-19-2016 04:33 AM
  6. njlx2016's Avatar
    It all depends on whether or not you think that the utility the Apple Watch provides is enough for you to get over your dislike for wearing watches and being able to enjoy it on a regular basis.

    If you don't like wearing a watch because you find them uncomfortable on your wrist, go with the aluminum Watch over the stainless steel model with a lightweight nylon band. I personally hated the silicone band mine came with and almost immediately bought a band with a different material.

    I have a leather loop and a nylon band and I find myself using the nylon band more often because I definitely notice the difference in weight between the two.
    12-19-2016 03:03 PM
  7. tcuprof's Avatar
    It all depends on whether or not you think that the utility the Apple Watch provides is enough for you to get over your dislike for wearing watches and being able to enjoy it on a regular basis.
    Good point. And don't forget, the utility involves the extent to which you value non-watch functions, such as notifications, fitness device, etc. It may sound strange, but I usually get the time from my computer or a clock on the wall rather than my Apple Watch. For me, the main utility is not derived from the fact that it is a time piece.
    12-19-2016 04:41 PM
  8. Jude526's Avatar
    I got my start with Samsung smart watches and I haven't worn a regular watch in over a year. I feel naked without wearing a smartwatch. I have all kinds of watch bands for them because if I am dressed to the max want to have it dressed up too. I don't like regular watches anymore. Seriously...am hooked on the smartwatch and I see them everywhere. On all ages as well
    Spencerdl likes this.
    02-19-2017 11:05 AM
  9. mumfoau's Avatar
    I have several watches but didn't wear them often. My Apple Watch is worn DAILY without fail. Much more functionality than a standard wrist watch.
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    02-19-2017 11:12 AM
  10. imwjl's Avatar
    My wife has always disliked wearing watches or jewelry except for my Rolex on occasion. I'm surprised that she wears her S2 pretty much except to charge it.

    I'm happy wearing mine for work and play. FWIW, we both got 42 mm to maximize seeing the data displayed and have no regrets.
    02-19-2017 01:07 PM
  11. eyecrispy's Avatar
    My sister hates watches but my BIL bought her an AW anyway and I've only seen it on her wrist once since Christmas. Waste of a nice device.
    03-03-2017 09:50 AM
  12. OZsMac's Avatar
    I normally hate any form of jewellery or watches, however after three weeks with my Apple Watch Series 2 I'm enjoying wearing it. I find I'm leaving it on, even when I don't really need it. The included sports band was ok, but was a little sweaty for me, purchasing the Melanaise loop band fixed this issue for me. Hope your experience is the same as me if you choose to get one of these wonderful little gadgets.
    03-11-2017 08:40 PM
  13. Nearbuds's Avatar
    I like apple watch, i want to try it
    03-13-2017 06:21 AM
  14. eyecrispy's Avatar
    I like apple watch, i want to try it
    Go for it!!
    03-13-2017 08:27 PM
  15. got berry's Avatar
    Tonight I purchased a Space Gray, 42mm series 1 with the sport band. So far I like it. Can't wait to really see what this thing can do.
    Mac Guy likes this.
    03-19-2017 12:24 AM
  16. Mac Guy's Avatar
    Tonight I purchased a Space Gray, 42mm series 1 with the sport band.
    Solid choice! I missed out on the latest Series 1 sale at Target.
    03-19-2017 06:09 AM

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