How to Add Complications to Apple Watch in watchOS 3

Want to make the watch face of your Apple Watch look more impressive? Follow this simple tutorial to add some interesting complications to your Apple Watch running watchOS 3.

One of the biggest secrets why my Watch face always looks attractive is that I keep on customizing it—every now and then. Whether it’s customizing the colors and style of the watch face or adding interesting complications, I really enjoy experimenting the looks.

By adding different complications like weather, battery etc. to the watch face, you can make it more impressive as well as user-friendly. Ready to add some cool complications to the watch face? Here you go!

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How to Add Complications to Apple Watch

How to Add Complications to Apple Watch in watchOS 3

How to Add/Remove Complication Options from the Customize Screen in watchOS 3

The third party apps like Fantastical 2, Dark Sky which support complications will be displayed in the list of options. You have the option to add or remove complications depending on your requirement.

Step #1. Launch the Watch app on your paired iPhone → My Watch tab → Tap on Complications.

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Tap on My Watch Then Complications on iPhone

Step #2. Tap on Edit at the top right corner of the screen.

Tap on Edit in Complications in Apple Watch App on iPhone

Now, in order to add a complication, you need to tap on the plus button (+) to the left of the app under Do not include → Tap on Done at the top right corner.

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Add Complications to Apple Watch

In order to remove any app, you have to on the minus button (-) which is to the left of the app. Then, tap on Remove.

Remove Complications from Apple Watch Using iPhone

How to Add Watch Face Complications from your Apple Watch in watchOS 3

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Adding watch face complications via Apple Watch is pretty simple.

Step #1. First up, press the Digital Crown to access the watch face on your smartwatch. Then, press on the watch face to enter the customization mode.

Step #2. Next, select your preferred watch face and press it gently thereafter tap on Customize.

Tap Customize on Apple Watch

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Step #3. Swipe to the left till you find the last customization option in the complications menu.

Swipe Left to Bring Complications Screen on Apple Watch

Step #4. Tap a complication location.

Tap on Complications Location on Apple Watch

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Step #5. Now, you have to rotate the Digital Crown. Then, scroll through complications to select the one you like.

Rotate Digital Crown on Apple WatchAdd Complications to Apple Watch in watchOS 3

Repeat the above-mentioned steps to add more complications from complication location.

Step #6. Once you are done, just press the Digital Crown and then tap on the watch face.

How to Add watch face complications Using your iPhone

Though adding complications to the watch face via Apple Watch is quite straightforward, you can get it done via your iPhone as well without any difficulty.

Step #1. Launch the Watch app on your iPhone → My Watch tab → Now, select the watch face.

Tap on My Watch Then Watch Face on iPhone

Step #2. Tap on a complication location that you like to change.

Tap on Complications Location in Apple Watch App

Step #3. Next, scroll through the complications to select your preferred option.

Set Complications on Apple Watch Using iPhone

Repeat these same steps to add more complications to the watch face.

That’s done!

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Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.
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