Magnetic tapes might intrude with Apple Watch's new Compass characteristic

September 17, 2019 By Lisa

Magnetic tapes might intrude with Apple Watch's new Compass characteristic

When Apple unveiled the Apple Watch Collection 5 final week, one of many most important options of the machine was the built-in compass. Now, Apple iPhones have had this characteristic for a very long time. It’s quite stunning that Apple has taken so lengthy to supply it to the Apple Watch, however we assume that it’s higher late than by no means.

Nonetheless, evidently if you wish to reap the benefits of this characteristic, chances are you’ll need to keep away from some Apple Watch teams. Certainly, like all compasses, its readings will be distorted or rejected if positioned close to a magnet. Because of this, Apple has really warned customers towards utilizing sure tapes with the Apple Watch Collection 5, at the very least if you happen to plan to make use of the brand new compass characteristic. This warning was discovered on Apple's small print web site.

It ought to be famous that a number of the present Apple tapes use magnetism of their design. This consists of the Milanese buckle, the fashionable buckle and the leather-based buckle. As well as, if you happen to use third-party Apple Watch tapes, some folks can also use magnets of their design. Make sure you monitor it carefully to keep away from interference with the Compass characteristic.

The Apple Watch Collection 5 is at present accessible for pre-order and is anticipated to be launched on September 20th.

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