6 tips to take good care of your smartwatch

A handy guide to taking care of your wrist computer

6 tips to take good care of your smartwatch

When you consider its features and functionalities, a smartwatch makes for the perfect companion for your smartphone. Having said that, there’s no denying that it is also quite fragile. You need to take care of your smartwatch to make sure it performs optimally and lasts a long time. Here are six tips for you to take good care of your smartwatch.

Top 6 things to do to take care of your smartwatch

1. Protect the display: In order to take care of your smartwatch, you first need to ensure the safety of the display. To do so, you can put a protector or screen guard which will keep the scratches at bay. This will provide additional safety in case your smartwatch falls.

2. Regular cleaning: An integral part of regular maintenance is cleaning the smartwatch. But you need to be mindful of the kind of products used along with how much force or pressure to apply while cleaning. It is a fragile device thus, the less is more motto should be followed.

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3. Charging carefully: Most accidents around smartwatches involve falling to the ground. And it tends to happen the most when taking it off the wrist and trying to put it on charge. Thus, you also should be mindful of where you put it to charge.

4. Keeping it updated: Taking care of the smartwatch doesn’t just mean physical maintenance. To make sure it performs the best it can, you need to keep the device updated as long as the manufacturers support it.

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5. Extended warranty: You can take care of your smartwatch only to an extent. You never know when it will fall and the display will break. Thus, to stay stress-free, getting an extended warranty is highly recommended. You won’t have to pay hefty repair bills if and when your smartwatch starts acting up for many reasons.

6. Remove it before chores: While a smartwatch is the perfect gym companion, it is not when you’re busy with household chores. No matter how careful you are, you can accidentally hit your hand (and watch) on some thing or the wall, and potentially damage it. Hence, it is recommended that you remove the watch beforehand.

The above-mentioned things will give you the most results but if you are someone who wants to go above and beyond then you can do things like keeping it away from direct sunlight and extreme temperatures, away from water and moisture, storing it properly when not using, and more.

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