How to Use App Store on Apple Watch in watchOS 6 [Complete Guide]

Apple watch's latest software watchOS 6, now has a dedicated App Store where you can download apps and use them onto your device. Follow through this complete guide to use the App Store on your Apple Watch.

Previously, when you install apps on your iPhone, they automatically get into your Apple Watch. But that isn’t a thing anymore, with a number of new perks like Activity Trends, New Watch Faces, and Enhanced Siri, the latest watchOS 6 offers an independent App Store.

By tapping a little App Store icon from your Apple Watch’s menu, will present you with thousands of apps to download and use directly onto your wrist. This is very useful when you want a separate app on your watch. However, it also removes duplication of apps on your iPhone and your wearable device. Let’s see how to use the new App Store.

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How to Use App Store on Your Apple Watch running watchOS 6

Download Apps and Games from App Store on the Apple Watch

Step #1. Press the Digital Crown.

Step #2. Open up the App Store → Tap on Search.

Step #3. Here, Tap on your preferred searching method. You can choose any one of the below two methods,

  • Dictation
  • Scribble

Step #4.
Next up, tap on Done.

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Search App and Game in App Store on Apple Watch in watchOS 6

Step #5. Now, choose the App you want to Download.

Step #6. Next, Tap on GET and then Enter your password if prompted.

You can enter the password by scribbling on the watch or from your iPhone. After that download will the start immediately.

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Download Apps and Games from App Store in watchOS 6

If you want to update your downloaded apps, the steps are quite similar here’s how you do it.

Update Apps and Games from App Store on the Apple Watch

Step #1. Open App Store on your Apple Watch.

Step #2. Now, scroll down with your finger or with Digital Crown, and Tap on Accounts.

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Step #3. Next up, tap on Updates.

Any pending updates will be listed here, and you can download all of them at once.

Update Apps and Games from App Store on Apple Watch

View Your Purchased Apps in App Store in watchOS 6

Step #1. Open App Store from the menu.

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Step #2. Scroll down to Account with your fingers or Digital Crown, and tap on it.

Step #3. Next, tap on Purchased.

Tap on Purchased in App Store on Apple WatchStep #4. Finally, Tap on My Purchases to view the list of your Purchased Apps in the App Store.

View Purchased Apps History on Apple Watch in watchOS 6

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Delete Apple Watch Apps in watchOS 6

Step #1. Press and hold the App or Game which you want to delete.

Step #2. Now, Hit the “X” to remove it.

Just like third-party Apps, watchOS 6 now allows you to clear the cutter by deleting unused built-in apps.

Wrapping Up…

That was all about how you can find, download, and update apps from the App Store. Obviously, App Store will serve as a great experience for the watchOS 6 users, If your watch is on watchOS 6 compatibility list and you didn’t already running the latest Apple Watch Software, Install watchOS 6 Beta and give it a try.

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Dhvanesh Adhiya
Dhvanesh Adhiya is the founder and editor-in-chief who takes care of audio, visual, and textual contents uploaded on He is passionate about wonderful apps that change the way your iPhone interacts in your life.
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