Skip to main content

Resealing Procedure

Prerequisite Only
This guide is only intended to be used as a prerequisite for other guides. It's incomplete by itself.

What you need

  1. Resealing Procedure, Resealing Procedure: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the blue protective film from the adhesive.

    • To simplify the removal you can lift and cut the blue protective film at one point. Avoid cutting the force touch gasket.

  2. Resealing Procedure: step 2, image 1 of 3 Resealing Procedure: step 2, image 2 of 3 Resealing Procedure: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Align the screen and press it down firmly onto the adhesive.

    • For best results, apply heat from your iOpener, heat gun, or hair dryer to help set the adhesive.

    • After the screen sits in place apply some pressure for a few hours by wrapping the watch with a couple rubber bands, or placing it under a heavy book or two.


Take your e-waste to an R2 or e-Stewards certified recycler.

Repair didn’t go as planned? Check out our Answers community for troubleshooting help.

8 other people completed this guide.

Dominik Schnabelrauch

Member since: 11/23/16

202,758 Reputation

682 Guides authored


iFixit Member of iFixit


135 Members

16,732 Guides authored


Ist der Kasten dann auch, zumindest theoretisch, wasserdicht?

Angelika Reichert - Reply

Ja. An den kritischen Stellen - Öffnungen für Mikro, Lautsprecher, Digital Crown, Druckknopf - wurde ja nichts gemacht.

Christian Guhl -

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 24

Past 7 Days: 124

Past 30 Days: 485

All Time: 11,026