According to one new indiscretionApple is reportedly working on a software first that will allow users to pair their Apple Watch with multiple Apple devices, including iPhones, iPads, and Macs.
Currently, an Apple Watch can only be paired with one iPhone, and while multiple Apple Watch models can be paired with the same iPhone, Apple does not offer the ability to pair or sync Apple Watch with other devices in its ecosystem. Once an Apple Watch is paired with an iPhone, it can be used in conjunction with an iPad connected to it same Apple ID just to follow Apple Fitness+ workout routines on the iPad screen. However, on Mac, you can use the Apple Watch to unlock the computerauthenticate apps and show passwords and authorize online transactions with Apple Pay.
However, these restrictions may change soon. According to the Twitter account @Analyst941Apple would plan some Changes to the binding/sync process. This way, an Apple Watch is no longer tied to a single iPhone, but can instead sync across multiple iPhones, iPads, and Macs. The leaker admits that he doesn’t have any further information on this, but a mechanism is likely to be adopted similar to what already exists used on AirPods. In addition, it is not yet clear whether this novelty will already be available with the launch of watchOS 10, iOS 17, iPadOS 17 and macOS 14, or if it will be postponed to 2024.
How many of you are eagerly awaiting such a feature for the Apple Watch?