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How does Apple Watch Music Swim Kit work?

The Apple Watch Music Swim Kit includes all the pieces you need to listen to music from your Apple Watch underwater. The included Clip has a built in Bluetooth receiver that the Waterfi Short Cord Headphones plug into. Slide your Watch onto the clip, pair it with the receiver, plug in your headphones and you're ready to go.

Does this make the Apple Watch waterproof?

This Kit will not affect the waterproofing of the Apple Watch and is designed to be used with Apple Watches Series 2 and higher which are rated for use in the water. Series 0 and Series 1 Apple Watches are not rated for use in the water and we would discourage you from using those with this Kit.

Are you affiliated with Apple?

Waterfi is not affiliated with Apple in any way.

How long does the battery last when it's fully charged?

The rechargeable battery in the Bluetooth enable Clip will last for up to 8 hours of music playback.

Can I still track my swim while wearing the Apple Watch on the Clip?

The Apple Watch is designed to track swims while being worn on the wrist. We did test to see if it would still track swim stats when worn on the head, it does not.

Can the bluetooth receiver still be used if I leave the Apple Watch on my wrist.

Because of the greatly reduced range of bluetooth around water, the APple Watch must be only inches away fron the receiver in order to create a reliable connection.

Can I use the Apple Watch Music Swim Kit without an iOS device?

The Kit does not include an Apple Watch, additionally an iPhone is needed to load music onto the Apple Watch.

Are there any special care instructions?

Simply rinse off the Clip and Short Cord Headphones with fresh water after each use and keep in a ventilated place, like you would any other swim gear.

How do I attach the Apple Watch to the Clip?

  1. Remove the Apple Watch from it's bands
  2. With the Apple Watch oriented so the digital crown is on top, line the Watch's band slots up with the rails
  3. Slide the Watch down the rails until it rests just above the Bluetooth transmitter

Do I have to attach the Clip to goggles?

Not necessarily. You can attach the clip to a rash guard, bathing suit strap, or anywhere else you can slide the clip into place.

Can I use any model of waterproof headphones?

The Apple Watch Music Swim Kit can be used with any pair of headphones that have a standard 3.5mm headphone jack. If the Kit is going to be used in the water, waterproof headphones are necessary which is why the Kit includes a set of Waterfi Waterproof Short Cord Headphones

How long does the battery last?

The bluetooth enabled Clip takes around 2 hours to fully charge and will last for up to 8 hours of music playback

Are these included headphones bluetooth headphones?

The Kit includes the Waterfi Waterproof Short Cord Headphones which are not wireless, but by plugging them into the bluetooth enabled Clip the headphones can connect wirelessly to the Apple Watch.

Can I use this with Apple Music?

The Apple Watch Music Swim Kit allows you to enjoy any music stored locally on your Apple Watch. You can load MP3's and also sync songs from Apple Music. You will not be able to listen to Spotify, Pandora or any other streaming service apart from Apple Music.

Can I use this with Spotify?

You will not be able to listen to Spotify, Pandora or any other streaming service apart from Apple Music.

How do I load music onto my Apple Watch?

  1. Place your Apple Watch on the charger
  2. Ensure the bluetooth is enabled on your iPhone
  3. Open the Watch App and tap the My Watch tab
  4. Tap Music and then the + Add Music button
  5. Select the albums and playlists from Apple Music that you would like to sync

How do I pair my Apple Watch to the Clip?

  1. Power on the Clip by holding the button for 3 seconds, the lights behind the button will began to flash red and blue
  2. Open the Settings App on your Apple Watch
  3. Inside Settings tap the Bluetooth option
  4. Tap the device BT510REV to pair

My Clip won't turn on?

Try these troubleshooting tips to see if they provide a solution

  • Make sure the Clip is charged. It takes about 2 hours to charge the clip for up to hours of use
  • To turn the Clip on, push and hold the button for up to 5 seconds. You will see blue and/or red lights flash behind the button

I can't hear any music?

A few things to check which may get the music pumping again immediately:

  • Ensure the Bluetooth enable Clip is on and paired to the Apple Watch
  • Check to make sure the volume on the music from the Apple Watch is at a proper level
  • Make sure the Waterfi Waterproof Short Cord Headphones are completely plugged into the headphone jack on the Clip
  • If all else fails, contact us and we'll be happy to help.

Apple Watch Music Swim Kit Walkthrough