Stainless Steel Link Watch Band Owners Guide

Here are some important information that will ensure your watch band continues to look and perform well for you!

What you receive

Your band comes with a link adjustment tool.

Stainless Steel Apple Watch Band
* The above picture is an example only. The color/style shown may be different from what you purchased. Apple Watch not included.

There may be some protective plastic film on your band. This is to protect it during shipping and should be removed.

How to adjust your band to fit

This is a "link" band and may need to have links removed to properly fit your wrist. If you're good with your hands, you can use the included link-adjustment tool to do this yourself. If you're not comfortable doing so, you can easily take it to a local watch store (where you'd go to replace watch batteries) or jeweler, and they should be able to do it for you.

This video will show you how to adjust this watch band.

How to remove your current watch band

This video will show you how to remove your original watch band.

How to install your new Stainless Steel Link watch band

Link-style bands can become stressed and break over time if you aren’t installing and removing your band properly. You can read more about how to avoid stressing your watch band.

This video will show you how to properly install your new watch band:

Metal piece should be on the bottom of the watch

Important: Please remember to attach the band to your watch, with the metal middle piece on the under-side of the watch. When the adapter is properly inserted into the groove you should hear a soft click as the watch locks onto the band. If you put it the wrong way around or the band does not "click" in, the band is probably not attached correctly and your watch may fall off! We recommend you double-check that the band is correctly installed before wearing it.

How to clean your Stainless Steel Link watch band

All watch bands will get dirty over time. Dust, food, sweat, lotions and more can affect the look of your watch band. How often a band needs to be cleaned will depend on your situation, but we recommend cleaning as necessary but at least once every 2 weeks.

For this watch band:

  • Wipe the band clean with a nonabrasive, lint-free cloth. If necessary, lightly dampen the cloth with fresh water. We do not recommend using any type of soap, toothpaste or other abrasive material as that can affect anodized coating (affecting the color of the band).
  • If you used a damp cloth to clean, make sure you dry the band (with a different nonabrasive, lint-free cloth). Due to the difficulty of reaching all parts of this watch band with a cloth, we recommend also leaving the band to air dry.

For additional information, read out general watch band cleaning guide.

Special Care Instructions

This band's color is anodized (not painted) on stainless steel and then coated with a clear protective layer. To keep the band in top condition, avoid:

  • Rubbing the band against a hard material (such as metal or concrete), as that might scratch off the protective coating or the anodized color.
  • Environments with chemicals (eg. hairdresser) that might break down the protective coating.

While we don't cover such wear-and-tear damage, if you treat the band like your Apple Watch, this band will continue looking great for a long time.

Customer Service

If you have any other questions about your watch band, please contact us.

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