1. Alex Rodriguez Jr.'s Avatar
    Hi guys, the Series 3 is my first Apple Watch. Over the last couple of days, my crown seems to be harder to turn. If I run the watch under warm water and dry, it’ll get smooth again only to return to being more difficult again. I don’t wear lotions or any of that. Those of you who are veterans, what can I do to ensure it is getting fully clean in there?
    10-14-2017 09:05 PM
  2. TripleOne's Avatar
    Apple recommend running it over warm water, it’s probably due to sweat or other debris that got stucked inside it.
    10-14-2017 10:51 PM
  3. eyecrispy's Avatar
    Run it under water while pressing and turning the crown. That works for me.
    Rob Phillips and AllanRosen like this.
    10-15-2017 05:13 AM
  4. Mac Guy's Avatar
    Apple recommend running it over warm water, it’s probably due to sweat or other debris that got stucked inside it.
    Run it under water while pressing and turning the crown. That works for me.
    I think that's the way to roll. Using anything along with the water might help wetness get somewhere it doesn't belong. A dilute solution of liquid soap (less residue than bar soap) and low pressure running water might be ok. For now I'll try plain 'ol water. I only recently noticed the crown on two of my Watches to stick on the initial turn.
    10-15-2017 01:30 PM
  5. Alex Rodriguez Jr.'s Avatar
    Thanks guys.
    10-15-2017 02:53 PM
  6. doogald's Avatar
    Just to be official, here is an Apple Support article about cleaning the watch and digital crown: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204522
    10-23-2017 11:12 AM

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