Notices
Theme Parks Florida Rides, Attractions, FastPass+ Questions and Info.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 19 Jul 19, 07:10 PM  
Link to this Post
#1
dgoodrid
Helping Minnie
 
dgoodrid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 08
Apple Watch series 3

Hi,

I have an Apple Watch 3 (gps) version and was wanting to wear it all day everyday on holiday to count the steps etc... check my heart rate to see how crap scared I am on rides lol.

Now I know itís water proof to a degree and normal rides and water rides like splash mountain are going to be fine etc... but what about the water parks, typhoon or blizzard, discovery etc.. has anyone else NOT taken them off and they have been fine. ( I understand I might have to take off for dolphin swim as Iíll be holding on the dolphin ) but in general water flumes and wave pools, snorkelling etc...

Thanks
Dave
__________________
Windsor Hills Villa April 2009
Virgin Villa April 2011
Dibb Villa Easter 2016
Multi Sites Summer 2019
dgoodrid is offline Boy Mouse Click to view Members Trip Plans Add Member to Ignore List
Old 19 Jul 19, 07:35 PM  
Link to this Post
#2
SMAX
Administrator

 
SMAX's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 02

SMAX's Reviews
Hotel Reviews: 4
Restaurant Reviews: 3

theDIBB Guidebook
Pages Created: 13
Guidebook Photos: 69
Watch 3 is fully waterproof. I have used mine in discovery cove with the dolphins and even at depth during SeaVenture.
__________________
Simon
SMAX is online now Click to view Members Trip Plans Add Member to Ignore List
Old 19 Jul 19, 07:36 PM  
Link to this Post
#3
sdrfish
Excited about Disney
 
Join Date: Jul 16
Originally Posted by dgoodrid View Post
Hi,

I have an Apple Watch 3 (gps) version and was wanting to wear it all day everyday on holiday to count the steps etc... check my heart rate to see how crap scared I am on rides lol.

Now I know itís water proof to a degree and normal rides and water rides like splash mountain are going to be fine etc... but what about the water parks, typhoon or blizzard, discovery etc.. has anyone else NOT taken them off and they have been fine. ( I understand I might have to take off for dolphin swim as Iíll be holding on the dolphin ) but in general water flumes and wave pools, snorkelling etc...

Thanks
Dave
I had my series 3 last time and officially it is only good for 30 minutes in water to depths of 1.5 metres. In my case I have kept it on for longer than that in water gone to depths of 3 metres and it still works. It can be used in salt water but for discovery cove it canít be used in the dolphin as I was told to remove it. At the water parks it stayed on my wrist at all times on all the flumes, slides and wave pools with no issues.
sdrfish is offline Boy Mouse Click to view Members Trip Plans Add Member to Ignore List
Old 19 Jul 19, 07:37 PM  
Link to this Post
#4
SMAX
Administrator

 
SMAX's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 02

SMAX's Reviews
Hotel Reviews: 4
Restaurant Reviews: 3

theDIBB Guidebook
Pages Created: 13
Guidebook Photos: 69
They 100% do allow you to wear them in with the dolphins. They just asked me if it was waterproof. This was three weeks ago.
__________________
Simon

Edited at 07:54 PM.
SMAX is online now Click to view Members Trip Plans Add Member to Ignore List
Old 19 Jul 19, 08:01 PM  
Link to this Post
#5
dgoodrid
Thread Starter
Helping Minnie
 
dgoodrid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 08
thanks both, do u need to put it in water mode first or just let it do it by its self? had the watch over a year but never been in water with it, when been swimming i norm take it off, but might try it before we go in 3 weeks
__________________
Windsor Hills Villa April 2009
Virgin Villa April 2011
Dibb Villa Easter 2016
Multi Sites Summer 2019
dgoodrid is offline Boy Mouse Click to view Members Trip Plans Add Member to Ignore List
Old 19 Jul 19, 08:03 PM  
Link to this Post
#6
SMAX
Administrator

 
SMAX's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 02

SMAX's Reviews
Hotel Reviews: 4
Restaurant Reviews: 3

theDIBB Guidebook
Pages Created: 13
Guidebook Photos: 69
I bought mine especially for swimming. It has a great swimming workout mode. But to answer your question no you donít have to do anything with it before swimming.
__________________
Simon
SMAX is online now Click to view Members Trip Plans Add Member to Ignore List
Old 19 Jul 19, 08:04 PM  
Link to this Post
#7
sdrfish
Excited about Disney
 
Join Date: Jul 16
You can put it on water mode if you want I never bothered though and it has never had any issues.

The last update is really good as it can tell what type of exercise your doing without you having to select it manually.
sdrfish is offline Boy Mouse Click to view Members Trip Plans Add Member to Ignore List
Old 19 Jul 19, 08:34 PM  
Link to this Post
#8
Caroian
Imagineer
 
Caroian's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 14
All that water mode really does is pushes out water which collects in the speaker which may make sounds appear muffled. You can activate this after you come out of the water to get it to clear any muffling though. The only other thing it does is locks the screen.

Originally Posted by sdrfish View Post
The last update is really good as it can tell what type of exercise your doing without you having to select it manually.
I've had zero luck with this. In fact, I cannot get my series 4 to register cycling as exercise no matter what I do! Even if I set a cycling work out it will log about 2 minutes of exercise for every half hour of actual pedalling!
__________________
The "Years in the Making" Trip Report - Apr/May 2016 - unfinished, but hopefully soon!
Our Japan Adventures in the Have Child, Will Still Travel... to Japan! Trip Report - In Progress!
Caroian is offline Girl Mouse Click to view Members Trip Plans Add Member to Ignore List
Old 30 Jul 19, 12:42 PM  
Link to this Post
#9
GoodWillHerding
Getting to know the DIBB
 
GoodWillHerding's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 19
has anyone with a apple watch manually activated the workout for walking to track all the movements in 1 day (say at MK) or would the battery not be long enough to show this
__________________
Goodridge, Wilson & Herd do Disney/Universal 2019
GoodWillHerding is offline Click to view Members Trip Plans Add Member to Ignore List
Old 30 Jul 19, 12:56 PM  
Link to this Post
#10
Duwsh
Helping Minnie
 
Duwsh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 16
Location: Yorkshire
I've got a series 2 and I've often worn it in chlorinated water without a single problem, sometimes the water doesn't clear perfectly from the speaker but I just put it back into waterproof mode and back out to clear the speaker again.

Originally Posted by GoodWillHerding View Post
has anyone with a apple watch manually activated the workout for walking to track all the movements in 1 day (say at MK) or would the battery not be long enough to show this
Honestly I'd just leave it to track itself, it still reads your heart rate regularly and tracks your steps/active calorie burn, so although it doesn't show as a workout it knows you're doing it. I'd worry about the battery doing that.

Edited at 12:57 PM.
Duwsh is offline Boy Mouse Click to view Members Trip Plans Add Member to Ignore List
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 12:50 PM.


Powered by vBulletin - Copyright © 2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Latest News
Posted in Airlines
On 3rd August 9:48am
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has conducted a review into airline refund practices during the... Read More »
Posted in Disneyland Paris
On 1st August 1:13pm
With the new Ratatouille ride coming to EPCOT at Walt Disney World, Disney has released... Read More »
Posted in Walt Disney World
On 30th July 9:26am
Disney has not only been welcoming guests back to their theme parks, they have also... Read More »


theDIBB Menu


Exchange Rates
US Dollar Rates
ASDA  $1.2787
CaxtonFX  $1.2701
Covent Garden FX  $1.2821
FAIRFX  $1.2740
John Lewis  $1.2819
M&S  $1.2587
Post Office  $1.2570
Sainsburys  $1.2749
TESCO  $1.2761
Travelex  $1.2715
Updated: 12:30 12/08/2020
Euro Rates
ASDA  €1.0895
CaxtonFX  €1.0795
Covent Garden FX  €1.0943
FAIRFX  €1.0825
John Lewis  €1.0928
M&S  €1.0731
Post Office  €1.0716
Sainsburys  €1.0867
TESCO  €1.0883
Travelex  €1.0841
Updated: 12:30 12/08/2020

DIBB Premium Membership
Did you know you can help support theDIBB with Premium Membership?

Check out this link for more information and benefits, such as...

"No adverts on theDIBB Forums"

Upgrade Now