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The Apple Watch is meant to be worn pretty much 24/7, whether you’re working out, sleeping, or even bathing. While the device is water-resistant (not waterproof), its screen is still pretty sensitive, and you don’t want to accidentally tap it while swimming or showering.
This is when Water Lock — the water drop icon on your Apple Watch — comes in handy.
What is the water drop icon on Apple Watch?
Water Lock, indicated by the water drop icon, is exactly what it sounds like: it’s a feature that locks your watch while you’re in the water, so that you don’t inadvertently activate the screen or get water inside the device. It’s a great protective measure for your device and it’s relatively easy to use.
It activates automatically should you start a water-based workout like swimming, but it can also be turned on manually via the Control Center, which you can get to by swiping up on your watch’s screen. You’ll know it’s on because you’ll see the small water drop icon at the top of your watch’s screen.
When you’re done with Water Lock and want to turn the feature off, while also ejecting any water that may have worked …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Tech