Since watchOS 4, the Workout app has allowed users to track
a new workout type without ending the workout session.
• When you are ready to start the next part of your workout session, swipe right from the workout screen and tap
the + symbol above New.
• Find and start tracking your new workout activity.
• When you are finished with the second part of your
workout, you can add another activity or end the workout.
3. How to Lock Your Watch During a Workout
If you’re doing a workout that involves water or a lot of arm
movement, you can lock your Apple Watch screen to prevent
accidentally tapping or swiping on the screen. Your watch will
automatically lock if you are tracking a swimming workout.
• While tracking a workout on your watch, swipe right on
your watch face.
• Tap Lock.
• To unlock your watch again, turn the Digital Crown until
the screen tells you the Apple Watch is unlocked. If you
have been tracking a swimming workout, this will also
eject any water from the watch.
4. How to Set Do Not Disturb to Start
Automatically When You Start a Workout
One way to get the most out of every workout is by turning
off notifications so you don’t get a call in the middle of a yoga
class. You can enable Do Not Disturb to automatically switch
on whenever you start a workout.
• Open the Watch app on your iPhone, and tap General
from the My Watch tab.
• Next, tap Do Not Disturb and then toggle on Workout
Do Not Disturb.
5. How to Customize the Metrics Shown on
the Watch Face for a Specific Workout
One of the best things about the Apple Watch is that you
can customize the specific metrics that are shown on the
workout screen for each type of workout you commonly do.
• Open the Watch app on the iPhone and make sure you