How to clear all the notifications on your Apple Watch in 3 steps, or clear individual notifications

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One of the most important features on any smartwatch is its ability to display notifications, so you can stay informed without needing to look at your phone.

By default, the Apple Watch mirrors most of the iPhone's notifications. That's convenient, but if you don't clear them occasionally, they do tend to accumulate.

Whether you want to selectively delete notifications one at a time or clear them all at once, you can manage your notifications with just a few taps.

Here's how to do it.

Check out the products mentioned in this article:

Apple Watch Series 5 (From $399 at Best Buy)

iPhone 11 (From $699.99 at Best Buy)

How to clear all notifications on your Apple Watch

1. While on a watch face, swipe down from the top of the screen to display the notifications.

2. Tap and hold on any notification.

3. Tap the "X" to clear all notifications.

To clear all notifications at once, tap and hold a notification until you see the "X" to clear all.

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How to clear an individual notification on your Apple Watch

You can clear an individual notification by swiping on it. Just do this:

1. While on a watch face, swipe down from the top of the screen to display the notifications.

2. Find the notification you want to delete and swipe it to the left.

Swipe a notification to see options, which includes clearing that message by tapping "X."

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3. Tap the "X" to clear that notification.

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