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Piotr Rusnarczyk

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How to Switch Apple Watch Faces Automatically, Anytime, Anywhere By Sergio Valasquez Customizable faces and complications are the most distinctive features of the Apple Watch. Unfortunately, you won’t find a watch face store like in other operating systems, but the watch faces provided are unique and cool enough, plus there are a bunch of faces for you to choose from. You could choose to have an elegant or business-type look one day and switch to a cartooney style the next. It’s even possible now to share them with the world. With so many options, choosing which watch face to use can be tricky. You might want to have a watch face filled with complications to help you at work during the day, and a more simple one for when you come back from work. But constantly changing watch faces can be annoying. And, thanks to watchOS 7 and iOS 14, is also unnecessary. The new updates let you have your watch faces in constant rotation automatically, making it easier to show off your favorite watch faces, and their most useful complications. With just a simple shortcut, you can have your watch faces automatically change depending on the time of the day, or where you’re located. Pretty neat, right? Well, it’s also pretty easy to do. Just follow these steps. How to automatically change your watch faces during the day. As mentioned before, your Apple Watch can automatically change watch faces on its own. But for this to work, we’ll need to make use of the Shortcuts app on your iPhone. Here’s what you need to do: 1. On your iPhone, open the Shortcuts app. 2. Tap on the Automation tab at the bottom of your screen. 3. Tap on Create Personal Automation. If you already have an Automation, you’ll need to tap on the Plus button located in the top right corner of your screen, and then tap on Create Personal Automation. 4. Select Time of Day. 5. Make sure Time of Day has a checkmark next to it.

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