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Weirdest glitch ever? Tattoos are causing problems in Apple Watches

by LLB Editor
30th Apr 15 11:41 am

Got a tattoo? Read this before buying the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch doesn’t work properly with tattoos, some users have reported.

According to users, the watch loses connection and sometimes doesn’t recognise it is being worn.

Issues include the watch locking itself and payment service Apple Pay malfunctioning.

A Reddit user, who faced problems, wrote: “So I thought my shiny new watch had a bad wrist detector sensor.

“The watch would lock up every time the screen went dark and prompted me for my password. I wouldn’t receive notifications. I couldn’t figure out why especially since the watch was definitely not losing contact with my skin.

“I decided to try holding it against my hand – my left arm is sleeved and where I wear my watch is tattooed as well – and it worked.

“My hand isn’t tattooed and the Watch stayed unlocked.

“Once I put it back on the area that is tattooed with black ink the watch would automatically lock again. Just wanted to give anyone a heads up about this issue because I don’t see it mentioned anywhere in Apple’s support documents.”

Take a look at this video to see the glitches:

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