Frequently Asked Questions

Are Apple Watch Bands Interchangeable?

Yes! You can easily switch the bands on your Apple Watch. Just simply hold down the release button at the back of your watch, and the old watch band should slide out easily. Before inserting the new band into the watch, please make sure the band is not ""upside down"". When the adapter is properly inserted into the groove you should hear a soft click as the watch locks onto the band.

Are There Apple Watch Bands With Holes?

Yes, and these bands are designed to avoid trapping of sweat, allow airflow and enable your wrist to breathe free! Our Active Pro Silicone and Sport Pro Silicone watch bands have air-flow channels go edge-to-edge throughout the under-side of the band, for unparalleled airflow and comfort for all-day use. Not only do you get a more breathable band, but the band now feels even lighter and softer on your wrist.

Are Apple Watch Bands Universal?

Yes they are. All Apple Watch Bands are compatible with all Watch series and editions. The connector size and shape is the same across all Apple Watches.

Do Apple Watch Bands Have Different Sizes?

Apple Watch bands come in two different sizes: the 38mm or 40mm and the 42mm or 44mm. Please do not worry as we provide the sizing and measurements of each size of the band on the product page.

Are The Apple Watch Bands Easy To Clean?

Generally speaking, most watch bands can be easily cleaned using a lightly moistened cloth. How much water and/or soap can be used will largely depend on the material that the watch band is made of. Please do not worry, we do provide instructions on how to clean your Apple Watch bands.

Are The Apple Watch Bands Replaceable?

Yes, the bands on the Apple Watch are replaceable. This means that you can easily replace broken bands or even swap them for different looks! Please do not worry, we do provide user-friendly instructions and a video guide on how to remove and install a new band on each product page.

Are The Apple Watch Bands Waterproof?

Not all of our Apple Watch Bands are waterproof. For example, Silicone is the most waterproof material, so it can be washed with warm water and hand soap. However, bands made from Leather, Metal and Wood are not waterproof. Please do not worry, we do provide instructions on how to clean your Apple Watch bands.

Can I Wash My Apple Watch Bands In The Washing Machine?

While most bands can be washed with warm water and hand soap, we do not recommend putting the bands in the washing machine. To avoid damaging your band, clean the band like you were cleaning the most sensitive material. We also recommend to avoid harsh cleaning agents as it may degrade the protective coating around the bands.

Can My Apple Watch Bands Give Me A Rash?

The materials used in our Apple Watch Bands are unlikely to cause allergic reactions, but that's not to say it can't happen especially for users who have sensitive skin to nickel. The metal pieces in our bands are stainless steel, and many people believe that stainless steel is nickel-free, but most stainless steel alloys (even surgical stainless steel) contain 8-12% nickel. It has a lot to do with the sensitivity and the manufacturing process (coating of the metal). Ian, our co-founder, is actually allergic to nickel, and he field-tests all our products make sure he doesn't have any problems with them. Rest assured, if you are more sensitive to nickel, our bands are covered by our 30-day return guarantee.

Can I Wash My Apple Watch Band?

Yes, you can simply clean your watch band with warm water and gentle soap. Allow it to soak for three to five minutes. Then gently scrub away any dirt with a soft brush. However, If your watch bands are made of leather, stainless steel and/or wood materials, we highly recommend to wipe the bands with a nonabrasive, lint-free cloth. If necessary, lightly dampen the cloth with fresh water. You can also find more tips on how to clean your Apple Watch bands on our blog.

Can I Change My Apple Watch Band?

Apple Watch Bands can be changed as often as you wish. Epic Watch Bands offers a huge selection of Apple Watch Bands depending on your personal style. You can now find the perfect watch band to match your mood, your outfit or, your activity.

Can Apple Watch Bands Fit Other Watch Brands (Galaxy Watch, Fitbit Versa)?

Apple Watch Bands cannot be used with other watches as it is designed to be compatible specifically for Apple Watches only. Apple Watch Bands have a unique adapter or band lug which may not be compatible with other watch brands.

How Does Apple Watch Bands Work?

All of our watch bands are compatible with every Apple Watch model including Series 6, SE, 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1. However make sure that you use a band that corresponds to your Apple Watch case size. The 42mm watch band works with the 42mm Series 1, 2, & 3 as well as the 44mm Series 6, SE, 5 & 4 while the 38mm watch band works with the 38mm Series 1, 2, & 3 as well as the 40mm Series 6, SE, 5 & 4.

How Were Your Apple Watch Bands Made?

Epic Watch Bands has had a single-minded goal to offer the best selection of high-quality bands, straps and accessories – all at affordable prices. Epic takes great pride in working with many different factories and only offering products that pass our quality standards, and every item is checked and shipped out of our own warehouse in California. As Apple Watch enthusiasts, we design, make and sell products that we would want to use ourselves, and we totally stand by our product quality and support for our customers.

What Apple Watch Bands Are Waterproof?

The Silicone watch bands are waterproof and they will not get damaged by the water. These bands are versatile and very durable. They are flexible and comfortable to wear. While this band can be used for swimming, please be aware that this band contains stainless steel parts (buckle and adapter). Although stainless steel is extremely durable, it can be damaged by exposure to chlorine – especially when submerged for an extended period of time, and repeatedly, in chlorinated water.

What Apple Watch Bands Are Compatible With My Apple Watch?

All of our watch bands are compatible with every Apple Watch model including Series 6, SE, 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1. Our 42mm band works with the 42mm Series 1, 2, & 3 as well as the 44mm Series 6, SE, 5 & 4 while Our 38mm band works with the 38mm Series 1, 2, & 3 as well as the 40mm Series 6, SE, 5 & 4.

How To Attach Apple Watch Bands Into The Watch?

Installing a new band on your Apple Watch is easy. Simply hold down the release button on the back of your watch, and the old watch band should slide out. You can then slide a new band into 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. Please do not worry, we do provide user-friendly instructions and a video guide on how to remove and install a new band on each product page.

What Apple Watch Bands Go With Black?

Black is such a versatile color that it can complement with pretty much color in the wheel! It can be matched with a lot of the colors we have available for our watch bands. When pairing your Black Apple Watch, Epic Watch Bands has a lot to offer.

Where To Buy Apple Watch Bands?

When it comes to Apple Watch Bands, there are a lot of options. You can find these everywhere, from local stores, and especially on the internet. What sets EPIC Watch Bands apart is our single-minded goal to offer the best selection of high-quality bands, straps and accessories – all at affordable prices. As Apple Watch enthusiasts, we design, make and sell products that we would want to use ourselves! Unlike most of our competitors, we do not dropship from China (which is why their orders take 6-10 weeks to arrive, or maybe never arrive at all). When you buy from Epic, your order is fulfilled from our California warehouse, and most US orders are received within 5 business days. While we're not perfect, we try our best and make things right when we mess up. That’s why we offer a 30-day total satisfaction guarantee backed up by around-the-clock good old-fashioned customer service!

Where Can I Buy Apple Watch Bands Near Me?

You can always visit nearby Apple stores in your area or search from Google for the nearest retailers. However, if you're looking for the best selection of high-quality bands, straps and accessories – all at affordable prices, you can also visit our website at Epic Watch Bands. As Apple Watch enthusiasts, we design, make and sell products that we would want to use ourselves! Unlike most of our competitors, we do not dropship from China (which is why their orders take 6-10 weeks to arrive, or maybe never arrive at all). When you buy from Epic, your order is fulfilled from our California warehouse, and most US orders are received within 5 business days.

Where Can I Store Apple Watch Bands?

Do you like to make sure your watch bands are well-organized? Planning a trip and want to take all your Apple Watch stuff with you? Worry no more! Our Watch Band Storage Case is a must-have accessory for any watch band collector! It's deep custom molded foam compartments allow for storage of up to 25 bands., mesh pockets perfect for storing single-piece bands, and has a soft middle mesh flap that can hold your charger, cables, tools, and small accessories. Most of all, it's mall and lightweight!

Where Can I Buy Affordable Apple Watch Bands?

There are a lot of online stores you can search from the internet that carries affordable Apple Watch bands. But here at Epic, we offer a huge selection of affordable Apple Watch bands made from the highest quality materials and with outstanding craftsmanship. We take great pride in working with many different factories and only offer products that pass our quality standards. From time-to-time, we also offer sales, discounts, and many other promotions. Those deals are only available to our newsletter subscribers, so make sure you sign up!

Which Apple Watch Bands Are The Best?

Choosing the best Apple Watch Bands are all subjective. this may depend on the environment you are in, the style you prefer or even your lifestyle! Most of our customers prefer our silicone bands (Classic Silicone, Cotton Candy Silicone, Specialty Silicone, Sport Pro Silicone, Active Pro Silicone) due to its versatility, flexibility and comfort. While others prefer the more stylish approach of our Stainless Steel Link, Ceramic, and Natural Wood bands.

Which Apple Watch Bands Are Magnetic?

Our Stainless Steel Mesh Apple Watch Band uses a unique loop and magnetic clasp design, which you can easily adjust for the perfect fit. Originally, this was named the Milanese Loop (which was the same as Apple's) but we've recently changed it to the Stainless Steel Mesh.

Which Apple Watch Bands Are Adjustable?

Generally speaking, most Apple Watch Bands are adjustable. We do provide the measurements and a sizing guide for each band on the product page. For our link-type bands, such as the Stainless Steel Link, Ceramic Link, Ceramic Matte, Natural Wood, and Fusion watch bands, we do offer additional links that you can use to extend the band to fit. While our Silicone bands comes with 2 "strap" pieces, of different lengths so you can choose which best fits your wrist.

Which Apple Watch Bands Are Water Resistant?

Most watch bands are water-resistant. Hence, they can be cleaned using a lightly moistened cloth. However, using excess water (such as washing it under running water or using it while in the pool) will largely depend on the material that the watch band is made of. For watch bands made from Leather, Wood, or Stainless Steel, we do not recommend these bands in prolonged exposure to excess water.

What Apple Watch Bands Go With Rose Gold?

Depending on your color preference, there are a lot of colors that pairs well with a Rose Gold Apple Watch. We have a huge selection of bands that may look well this color but most of our customers go with the Stainless Steel Mesh Apple Watch Band.

Why Are Apple Watch Bands So Expensive?

Buying an original band made by Apple may cost you a fortune, since Apple is one of the strongest brands globally. However, here in EPIC, our mission is to offer a great product at the most affordable price. As Apple Watch enthusiasts ourselves, we offer unique styles/colors, made from the highest quality materials and with outstanding craftsmanship. Beyond price, our customers appreciate our product quality, delivery speed, and customer service. An independent third-party has surveyed over 40,000 of our customers, and you can learn more about their experience with us here.

Will Apple Watch Bands Fit All Apple Watch Series?

Yes, all Watch Bands are compatible with all Watch series and editions. The connector size and shape is the same across all Apple Watches. All of our watch bands are compatible with every Apple Watch model including the Series 6, SE, 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1. We also provide instructions, sizing and measurements of each type of bands on our product page.

Can Apple Watch Bands Be Returned?

While we may not be perfect, we try our best and make things right when we mess up. That’s why we offer a 30-day total satisfaction guarantee backed up by around-the-clock good old-fashioned customer service! You may check out our Return Policy for more information.

What Are The Apple Watch Bands For Women?

Among the biggest strengths of the Apple Watch is the ability to customize its bands. And yes, we offer stylish and feminine-designed watch bands! Among these are the Stainless Steel Mesh, Stainless Steel Cuff, and Ceramic watch bands. Our favorite Apple Watch Bands for women are also up in our blog.

What Are The Apple Watch Bands For Men?

Oh yes, men love watches and their accessories. And it would be a great idea to have different types and colors of watch bands that would match the type of clothes you are wearing or even according to the occasion! And since men tend to have bigger wrists, men's Apple Watch bands are designed to perfectly fit such wrists. Here are some of our favorite Apple Watch Bands for men.

Do You Have Apple Watch Bands For Large Wrists?

Sometimes, it is not easy to find watch bands that will perfectly fit on large wrists. You will realize that very few people with large wrists actually wear watches on their arms. Fortunately, you can actually wear your favorite Apple Watch with our bands for larger wrists sizes! These link-type bands offer additional links that you can use to extend the band to fit. We have listed some of our favorite Apple Watch Bands for large wrists on our blog.

Do You Have Apple Watch Bands For Small Wrists?

Yes! If you have small wrists and want to avoid attracting unnecessary attention to them, we offer a selection of bands specifically designed for smaller wrist sizes. In addition, even the width of these bands are proportional to the small-sized wrists. We have listed some of our favorite Apple Watch Bands for small wrists on our blog.

Do You Have Apple Watch Bands For Nurses?

Yes, our Epic Silicone Watch Fob is specially designed for those who cannot wear a watch below their elbow at work. It slides into one side of your watch, and then safely attaches to your uniform using a pin (with a safety lock to ensure it stays in place). Nurses, Doctors, Medical Techs, Food-handlers, Baristas and many more can now finally use their Apple Watch!

Do You Have Apple Watch Bands For Series 3?

All our bands are compatible with the new Apple Watch Series (6, SE, and 3.). We also provide measurements and sizing for each type of bands on the product page to make sure it will fit you.

What Apple Watch Bands Can Be Used For Exercise?

If you love your Apple Watch and you want to enjoy wearing it to the gym or while doing an exercise, we have the perfect watch bands for you! These bands are designed to allow airflow and avoid the trapping of sweat, enabling your wrist to breathe freely. They are also lightweight, durable, and most of all very easy to clean and maintain! We have listed some of our favorite Apple Watch Bands for exercise on our blog.

What Apple Watch Bands Go With Silver?

Silver is a complementary color, as it works well with other shades of colors. Depending on your style preference, we have a huge selection of bands that would perfectly match your silver Apple Watch. We also recommend you to take a look at our Metal type watch bands from our website.

What Apple Watch Bands To Buy?

Epic Watch Bands has had a single-minded goal to offer the best selection of high-quality bands, straps and accessories – all at affordable prices. As Apple Watch enthusiasts, we design, make and sell products that we would want to use ourselves! This means we have different bands that can match your mood, the clothes you wear, or even your lifestyle!

What Apple Watch Bands Matches With A Suit?

Looking for something classy? Look no further. Our Ceramic watch bands add a certain level of luxury, perfect for those special moments when you want to look your absolute best. Experience stylish elegance with our Stainless Steel Mesh watch bands.You are bound to stand out among the crowd with our Stainless Steel Link watch bands.

Are Apple Watch Bands For Sale?

Yes. A lot of third party stores and websites sell different bands for your Apple Watch. Here in Epic, our mission is to offer great products at the most affordable price. As Apple Watch enthusiasts ourselves, we offer unique styles/colors, made from the highest quality materials and with outstanding craftsmanship. Beyond price, our customers appreciate our product quality, delivery speed, and customer service. An independent third-party has surveyed over 40,000 of our customers, and you can learn more about their experience with us here.

Do You Sell Protective Case For Apple Watch?

If you're looking for a way to protect your Apple Watch from nicks and scratches, we have the best product for you! Our Apple Watch Bumper Case has soft TPU (Thermoplastic Polyurethane) which protects your watch from incidental damage while retaining full-screen visibility and touch functions. It is also transparent so now you can get the protection you need while still able to show off the color of your watch!

Are Your Apple Watch Bands With Designs?

Epic Watc Bands offers a huge selection of bands, from Silicone, Leather, Metal, Wood and a lot more! Each band comes with a unique design, style and color! As Apple Watch enthusiasts ourselves, we look to offer bands that we'd use with our own Apple Watches!

Are There Any Rose Gold Apple Watch Bands?

As of now, our product development team is still adding more colors, designs and features to our bands. We will add it to our product development queue if there is enough demand. Thank you for suggesting other design and colors!

Are Your Apple Watch Bands Without Nickel?

Please know that the metal pieces in our bands are stainless steel. Many people believe that stainless steel is nickel-free, but most stainless steel alloys (even surgical stainless steel) contain 8-12% nickel. It has a lot to do with the sensitivity and the manufacturing process (coating of the metal). Ian, our co-founder, is actually allergic to nickel, and he field-tests all our products make sure he doesn't have any problems with them. Rest assured, if you are more sensitive to nickel, our bands are covered with our 30-day return guarantee.

Do You Have Apple Watch Bands Without Metal?

We do have bands that are not made of metal like the Silicone, Textile, and Leather watch bands. These bands are made of high quality materials with outstanding craftsmanship - all at affordable prices.

Do You Have Apple Watch Bands Without Buckle?

Yes, we do! We have the Stainless Steel Mesh Apple Watch Bands which uses a magnetic clasp. It is extremely easy to use and recommended for those with limited dexterity in hands. It is also comfortable to wear.

Can I Wear An Apple Watch Without A Band?

If you work in an environment where you can't wear anything below your elbow, our Epic Silicone Watch Fob is specially designed for you! It slides into one side of your watch, and then safely attaches to your uniform using a pin (with a safety lock to ensure it stays in place). Now Nurses, Doctors, Medical Techs, Food Handlers, Baristas and many more can finally use their Apple Watch!

What Is The Difference Between Apple Watch Bands and Third Party Bands?

Getting an original band made by Apple could cost you a fortune. Aside from the quality, you are also paying for the brand name. Official Apple Bands may also have limited color/style options. One advantage of third-party watch bands besides their low cost is the wide variety of options available. The design options are endless and and you can be sure to get one that fits your style.

What Is The Difference Between The 42mm and 44mm Apple Watch Bands?

All bands for the 42mm and 44mm Apple Watches are interchangeable. The 42mm Series (0, 1, 2, and 3) Apple Watches were replaced by the 44mm Series 4 Apple Watch. The sizes refer to the screen sizes, but the bodies are similar in dimensions between the two.

Are Apple Watch Bands 38mm And 40mm The Same?

Yes. The 38mm Series (0, 1, 2, and 3) Apple Watches were replaced by the 40mm Series 4 Apple Watch. But all bands for the 38mm and 40mm Apple Watches are interchangeable. The sizes refer to the screen sizes, but the bodies are similar in dimensions between the two.

What Is The Difference Between The 38mm And 42mm Apple Watch?

The main difference of the two is the size of the watch. The 42mm Apple Watch has a slightly bigger and more readable screen. Both works and functions the same. It may just come down to your own personal aesthetics, if you prefer a larger or a smaller watch.

What Is The Difference Between Real And Fake Apple Watch Bands?

There are a lot of options when it comes to choosing a watch band, and many of them are just as good as what Apple offers, but for a fraction of the price. Third-party bands have also come a long way. They used to be associated with cheap, crappy copies of expensive Apple Watchbands. But now, you can find high-quality and stylish bands that have glowing reviews from customers. Plus, third-party bands offer a wide variety of options, unlike Apple bands that have limited color/style available. Here in Epic, we have a single-minded goal to offer the best selection of high-quality, and stylish bands – all at affordable prices. We also stand behind the quality of our products that we offer a 30-day total satisfaction guarantee policy.

What Is The Difference Between Apple Watch Bands Series 3 and 5?

Both the Series 3 and 5 Apple Watch have the same fitness tracking features, notifications and seamless integration with your iPhone. Their watch bands are also interchangeable, All straps that fit the 38mm Series 3 will fit the 40mm Series 5 while all straps that fit the 42mm Series 3 will fit the 44mm Series 5!

Are Third-Party Apple Watch Bands Good?

Third party bands are definitely priced much more attractively, and have a wide variety of options available. Most of the time, you always get what you pay for. Here in Epic, we have a single-minded goal to offer the best selection of high-quality bands – all at affordable prices. We stand behind the quality of our products that we offer a 30-day total satisfaction guarantee policy.

Are Third Party Apple Watch Bands Safe To Use?

Safety has always been a common concern among third-party watch bands. The materials used (like silicone, nickel, etc.) may cause skin sensitivities or other health concerns. Here in Epic, the metal pieces in our bands are stainless steel. Many people believe that stainless steel is nickel-free, but most stainless steel alloys (even surgical stainless steel) contain 8-12% nickel. It has a lot to do with your sensitivity and the manufacturing process (coating of the metal). Ian, our co-founder, is actually allergic to nickel, and he field-tests all our products make sure he doesn't have any problems with them. Also, we stand behind our product that we offer a 30-day return guarantee policy.

What Is The Best Third Party Apple Watch Bands?

When it comes to Third Party Apple Watch Bands, there is vast array of options. You can find these everywhere, from local stores and especially on the internet. What sets us apart is our single-minded goal to offer the best selection of high-quality bands, straps and accessories – all at affordable prices. As Apple Watch enthusiasts, we design, make and sell products that we would want to use ourselves! Unlike most of our competitors, we do not dropship from China (which is why their orders take 6-10 weeks to arrive, or maybe never arrive at all). When you buy from Epic, your order is fulfilled from our California warehouse, and most US orders are received within 5 business days. While we're not perfect, we try our best and make things right when we mess up. That’s why we offer a 30-day total satisfaction guarantee backed up by around-the-clock good old-fashioned customer service!

How To Clean The Apple Stainless Steel Watch Band?

To clean metal bands made of 316L stainless steel, 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). For more cleaning and other tips specific to each of our watch bands, the instructions on how to clean your Apple Watch Bands is up on our blog.

Do You Sell Resizing Links For Apple Watch Bands?

Yes. We have additional links available for the Ceramic LinksStainless Steel Links, Fusion Links, and Natural Wood Links. These can be purchased to extend the band length to fit large wrist sizes. Depending on the extra length you need, you can buy multiple links for your bands. We also offer adjustment service for your convenience.

How To Clean Your Apple 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. Generally speaking, most watch bands can be cleaned using a lightly moistened cloth. How much water and/or soap can be used will largely depend on the material that the watch band is made of. For more cleaning and other tips specific to each of our watch bands, the instructions on how to clean your Apple Watch Bands is up on our blog.

How To Remove The Stainless Steel Mesh Watch Band?

You can easily remove the Stainless Steel Mesh Watch Band from your Apple Watch by holding down the release button found at the back of your watch. The band should then slide out. You can check the video to learn how to remove and/or install your band.

How To Install A Metal Band On Your Apple Watch?

Installing a new band on your Apple Watch is easy. Simply hold down the release button on the back of your watch, and the old watch band should slide out. You can then slide a new band into 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.