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Announced September 9th, 2014, this device is Apple's first foray into smart wearables. iFixit's repair manuals are applicable to Apple Watch (steel) and Apple Watch Sport (aluminum).

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How to remove the digital crown on an Apple Watch

I want to remove the nut so I can swap the crown and housing. Is there a way to get a new nut that holds the crown and sensor or can someone tell me how to remove the nut.

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Boy! I haven’t seen any need to go that far.

First you’ll need to take most of the watch apart to get the sensor assembly off to make room for the screw to exit (not a nut). It will require a special wrench to hold it as you turn the digital crown. As you can see it has two flat surfaces for the wrench to grab.

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What are you doing that you need to go that far??

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Ok I bought a special housing unit but it does not give me that piece.

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Do you know what special tool is used for that ???

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I would make it, basically using a thin piece of tool steel carefully grinding it down into a custom wrench. One of these might work too Moody Tools 57-0122 16-Piece English / Metric Mini Open End Wrench Set

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Ok thanks alot

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https://youtu.be/Y78LgqLPanA

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Rami Abdi where in the video does he show how to loose the Digital Crown?

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did you find out if you could get a new nut ? i need one too.

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