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Apple publishes five new Apple Watch videos about using Siri, band changes, and more

Apple posted a collection of five new tip videos to its YouTube channel, teaching owners of the Apple Watch Series 4 how to perform some basic functions on the wearable device, including a few covering the wrist-worn hardware's fitness functionality.




Published to Apple's main YouTube channel on Saturday, the five videos are brief, lasting roughly 30 second each, and have the same visual style of a simple Apple Watch design surrounding screen captures from watchOS. While they all refer to the Apple Watch Series 4 in the title and in the graphics, the tips are pretty much usable across all Apple Watch models.

The only physical tip of the group, "How to change your watchband" explains how to press the buttons on the back of the Apple Watch to release the band straps, then to slide out the old band before inserting the new one, securing with a clicking noise.



"How to use Siri" explains both of the methods of accessing the digital assistant. Users can raise the Apple Watch to their mouth to automatically trigger it, or can press and hold the Digital Crown to activate Siri.



The remaining three tips all center around using the Apple Watch for Fitness. For "How to set a goal for your run," the video takes the viewer through opening the Workout app, selecting the workout, and setting their specific goal or pace alert.



"How to view your past activity" prompts users to go into the Activity app on their iPhone, then to select History on the bottom left of the app screen. This brings up the user's Move, Exercise, and Stand results, awards won for that day, workouts, and other useful data.



Lastly, "How to change your Move goal" explains how to update the calorie target from the Apple Watch Activity app, then to press firmly on the display, select Change Move Goal, then to enter the new goal and confirm it.



The new set of videos follow on from an earlier batch of tips, which covered how to use Control Center, Walkie Talkie, Apple Music streaming, customizable workout metrics, viewing the Activity rings, and how to customize the watch face.