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Apple Watch Bands: Here Is Everything You Need To Know

Posted on January 18 2019

There is no denying that an Apple Watch is both a functional gadget and a fashion accessory. It comes out as a rescue for various health metrics, as a fitness tracker, calorie counter, and more, and the ‘bands’ adds the style to it.

There is a diverse range of bands available, both customizable and pre-manufactured. Moreover, they are some bands that are crafted of stainless steel, while others are made of silicon and plastic.

Once you equip your watches with these bands, your personal style will come shining through it. However, have you ever wondered about how Apple Watch Bands are created, how to work through them, or whether they require cleaning or not?

If no! Browse through this article, and we walk you through everything you need to know about Apple Watch Bands.

Are All Apple Watch Bands Created Equal?

There are a number of manufacturers, apart from Apple who makes and sell Apple Watchbands. And, all the manufacturers do not create their bands as equal.

Some of them use silicon material, some use plastic, while there are manufacturers who use premium quality genuine stainless steel, hypoallergenic stainless steel, and more to make the band.

The measurements like 38mm, 40mm, and 42mm are same for all the bands, but the style and material varies.

How To Adjust Apple Watch Link Bands?

When it comes to Apple Watch Bands, there is no one size that fits everyone. Here is a quick guide on adjustment for the perfect wrist fit.

Step 1

Open the clip of bracelet upwards and then take it out from the lock.

Apple Watch Adjustment

Step 2

Once you are done with both clip and clip out, repeat Step-1 on another side of the band.

Apple Watch Adjustment

 Step 3

Keep repeating the process to find the perfect fit.

Step 4

After you have found the ideal fit, finish all the Apple Watch adjustments and put the clip underneath the handle of the band.

Step 5

Clip the band to another side of the band.

Before you re-size, ensure that the heart rate monitors your Apple Watch snug fit with your wrist. So, adjust this band in a manner that it does not break down the circulation.

With all the above steps, your band is now ready to put together and fit your wrist. However, make sure that you don’t stress your Apple Watch Band.

In case, if you are not comfortable doing it yourself, consult an Apple Watch expert.

Why Should You Not Stress Your Apple Watch Bands?

There are some Apple Watch Bands that are considered as Link Bands. Known as one-piece bands, they are made up of different type of materials including Ceramic, Stainless Steel Alloy, Metal Alloys, and more.

However, there are times as they can become stressed and break over time. But this situation only comes up, if you are not installing and removing your Apple Watch link bands properly.

The most common problems that occur due to stressing of Apple Watch Bands are:

  • Clasps that actually snap off the band.
  • Bent and broken adapters.
  • Deformation of the band.

So, make sure that you properly handle the band and ensure that it continues to look and perform well for you.

Our Favorite Apple Watch Bands For Women

  • Limitless Infinite Loop Bracelet

Infinite loop bracelet

The Limitless Infinite Loop bracelet is a modernized design of a classic that was created in Milan in the 19th century. Made up of genuine stainless steel, it wraps fluidly around your wrist and fits to any size.

This bracelet is compatible with Watch Series 1, 2, 3, 4, Watch Edition, and Sports Edition. However, it works with the band sizes 42mm/44mm.

Check the price here.

  • Limitless Confidence Bracelet

Confidence Bracelet

Featuring a clasp lock design, the Limitless Confidence Bracelet is made up of Stainless Steel and is compatible with every series of Apple Watch. It makes a powerful statement about you and lets you pair it with dinner dress, casual wear, and corporate attires.

Check the price here.

  • Limitless Infinity Bracelet

Infinity Bracelet

Designed specifically for the modern and on the go women, the Limitless Infinity Bracelet lets you embrace both style and functionality. It is made in rose gold color and will work seamlessly for all your styling needs.

Check the price here.

Is Cleaning Possible For Apple Watch Bands?

It comes as no surprise that Apple Watch Bands get dirty over time. There are various elements including food, dirt, sweat, and moisture that can damage the look of your band.

With this happening, cleaning is actually possible for Apple Watch Bands. Although you can clean all the bands by using a moistened cloth, but the actual cleaning process depends upon the material that is used to make your band.

  • Silicone Bands

The silicone bands are made of premium plastic material and can be washed with soap and warm water. However, you need to avoid the harsh cleaning agents as they will deteriorate the colored coating on your band.

  • Stainless Steel

The stainless steel band can also be cleaned with the mild cleaning agents. But, different manufacturer uses a varied composition of stainless steel; consult before you clean the band.

  • Nylon Bands

Nylon bands tend to absorb water so they cannot be washed with mild or strong agents. So, for this reason, you need to clean it under running water; instead, you can clean it by moistened cloth.

The Final Words

That is everything; you need to know about the Apple Watch Band and its types. However, when you choose their bands, make sure you choose the band that corresponds to your case size. Although you can use a band that is designed for Apple Watch Series 1 with Series 2, 3, and four as long as the sizes are compatible with each other.

Note: The bands that work for 38mm case work with 40mm and the 42mm ones work with the 44mm bands.

For a complete range of feminine yet stylish Apple Watch Bands, click here.