Apple Watch Ultra Not Showing Weather, How to Fix?

The Apple Watch Ultra is one of the market’s latest and most advanced smartwatches. It has a range of features that make it a great choice for those who want a device that can keep them connected and informed. However, some users have reported not seeing the weather on their Apple Watch Ultra. This can be frustrating, as it’s one of the device’s basic features.

Apple Watch Ultra Not Showing Weather, How to Fix?

This article will discuss the potential causes of this issue and provide instructions on how to resolve it. With this information, you will be able to ensure that you always have access to the latest weather information on your Apple Watch Ultra. So, without any further ado, let’s get started.

Make Sure Location Services are Enabled

If your location services are not enabled, the device may not be able to show you the weather. It’s important to make sure that location services are enabled to see the weather information on your Apple Watch Ultra.

  1. Open the Settings app on your companion iPhone.
  2. Scroll down and tap Privacy and then Location Services.
  3. On the next page, make sure the switch for Location Services is in the On position.
  4. Now, scroll down and tap on the Weather app.
  5. Here, you will see five options. Select “Always” for the best results.

After location services are enabled, you should be able to access the weather information on your Apple Watch Ultra. To access the weather information, open the Weather app on the watch. You should see the current weather conditions, a short forecast and the temperature. You can also swipe left on the screen to view more detailed weather information.

If you are still not seeing the correct information, ensure you are in an area with cell service or Wi-Fi. Without a connection, the Weather app cannot refresh the data. However, if the issue persists, move down to the next solution.

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Turn on Background App Refresh for Weather

You can also try resolving this issue by turning on Background App Refresh for the Weather app. This will allow the app to update itself in the background, ensuring that it always displays the most accurate weather information. Here’s how you can do it:

  1. Open the Settings app on your companion iPhone.
  2. Tap on the General at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Tap on Background App Refresh.
  4. Make sure that Background App Refresh is turned on for both Wi-Fi & Cellular. For this, tap on Background App Refresh and select Wi-Fi & Cellular.
  5. Now, go back to the Background App Refresh page, and toggle the switch next to the Weather app to the On position.

Once you have enabled the background app refresh, you should find that the Weather app on your Apple Watch Ultra is now displaying the correct information.

Restart your Apple Watch and iPhone

Restarting your Apple Watch and iPhone can also help get rid of any issues with the Weather app. Here’s how to restart both devices:

Restarting your Apple Watch Ultra

  1. Press and hold the side button until you see the Power Off slider.
  2. Drag the slider to turn off your Apple Watch.
  3. To turn your Apple Watch back on, press and hold the side button until you see the Apple logo.

Restarting your iPhone

  1. Press and hold the side button and either of the volume buttons until the slider appears.
  2. Drag the slider to turn off your iPhone.
  3. To turn your iPhone back on, press and hold the side button until the Apple logo appears.

After restarting both devices, check to see if the weather is now showing on your Apple Watch Ultra. If the weather is still not showing, you may need to update the software on both your Apple Watch and iPhone.

Check for watchOS and iOS Updates

You should also make sure that your Apple Watch and iPhone are both running the latest version of watchOS and iOS. Updates usually bring bug fixes and improvements to the operating system. So, it’s always a good idea to be on the latest version available for your device.

Update your Companion iPhone

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Tap on General > Software Updates.
  3. If there’s an update available, tap on Download and Install.

Update your Apple Watch Ultra Directly

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Before you begin the update, make sure your Apple Watch Ultra is charged to at least 50% and is on its charging cradle until the update is finished. Also, make sure that your iPhone is near the Apple Watch Ultra during the update.

  1. Open the Settings app on your Apple Watch Ultra.
  2. Scroll down and tap General.
  3. Tap Software Update.
  4. If an update is available, scroll down and tap Download and Install (or Install if the update is already downloaded).

Update your Apple Watch Ultra using your iPhone

Before you begin, make sure your Apple Watch Ultra is on its charging cradle.

  1. Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
  2. Go to the My Watch tab and then tap on General.
  3. Tap on Software Update to check for available updates. If an update is available, then install it immediately.

Unpair and Re-pair your Apple Watch Ultra

If you are still having trouble getting your Apple Watch Ultra to show the weather, then one of the best things you can do is to unpair and re-pair your Apple Watch. This process isn’t too difficult and can be done in just a few steps.

Unpair your Apple Watch Ultra

Note: Make sure you have a backup before proceeding.

  1. Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone and tap on the My Watch tab.
  2. Tap on All Watches on the top-left of the screen.
  3. Tap on the i button next to your Apple Watch Ultra.
  4. Tap Unpair Apple Watch.
  5. Tap Unpair (your name’s) Apple Watch.
  6. Enter your passcode if prompted. This will disable the activation lock.
  7. Your Apple Watch Ultra is now unpaired. You should see the Start Pairing message on your screen now.

Pair your Apple Watch Ultra

  1. Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap the My Watch tab, then tap Start Pairing.
  3. Hold your Apple Watch and iPhone close together.
  4. Center the animation on your Apple Watch, wait for the chime, and then hold your iPhone over the animation.
  5. When the Pair button appears on your Apple Watch, tap it.
  6. On your iPhone, tap Continue and follow the onscreen steps to finish setting up.

Once the pairing is complete, you will be able to check the weather on your Apple Watch Ultra.

By following these steps, you should be able to get the weather app showing on your Apple Watch Ultra. If you’re still having issues after following these steps, you may need to contact Apple Support for further assistance.

Final Words

We hope that this article has helped you resolve the issue of your Apple Watch Ultra not showing the weather. After following the steps outlined in this article, you should be able to get the weather information you need right on your wrist. If you are still having issues, try contacting Apple Support for help.

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