Apple has just released WatchOS 3.2 beta for developers only with some new features and performance improvements. Aside from support for Siri in Watch apps, the developer beta of WatchOS 3.2 includes Theater Mode, which serves as an exclusive feature for Apple Watch.
Basically, Theater Mode puts your Apple Watch into silent mode and keeps the watch’s screen dark until you tap it, or press the Digital Crown or side button. Besides, Theater Mode also disables the Wake Screen, but you can still access notifications and get haptic feedback.
In this guide, we will run you through the steps to enable Theater Mode on your Apple Watch running WatchOS 3.2. Before we begin, note that WatchOS 3.2 is still in beta stages for developers and make sure that you have updated your device.
Steps to activate Theater Mode on your Apple Watch running WatchOS 3.2
Step one: First off, you are supposed to access Control Center on your Apple Watch. To do this, all you need to do is to swipe up on your Watch screen
Step two: Once you are in, you will see Theater Mode which is located right below the option to put your Apple Watch into silent mode. You simply need to tap on Theater Mode icon to enable the feature on your Watch
Step three: Once you have successfully enabled Theater Mode on your Watch, you will see a small mask icon located at the top of the display
Steps to disable Theater Mode on your Apple Watch running WatchOS 3.2
Step one: First and foremost, you need to bring up Control Center on your wearable device. To do this, you simply need to swipe up on your Apple Watch screen
Step two: Once you are done, tap on the Theater Mode icon to disable the mode. Once it is done, the icon will turn white and you will no longer see the mask icon at the top of the display.
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