How to Clean Your Apple Watch Bands

Helpful tips in cleaning apple watch bands

If you want to make your Apple Watch look remarkable and stylish, pairing it with the right watch band is the right way to go. You will find different variations of Apple Watch straps in the market. These include leather, wood, steel, silicon, ceramic, and nylon. It is perfect to have your Apple Watch bands cleaned and maintained. This way, your straps will last for many years of use. 

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Moreover, proper cleaning of your watch bands will make them look stunning. Like other accessories, there is an apt way to clean your band. You see, using the wrong cleaning solutions can harm your expensive watch band. They can also aggravate your skin and void the warranty. The following are the ways to clean the different types of Apple Watch bands. 

Tips on How To Clean The Nylon Apple Watch Band

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Make sure to prepare the things for cleaning your Nylon Apple Watch Band. You will need a basket or bowl, laundry detergents, mild dish soap, and a scrubbing brush or old toothbrush. To clean your Nylon Apple Watch Band, you only have to do the following: 

  1. First, gently remove the Nylon Watch Band from your Apple Watch
  1. Next, fill the basket or bowl with warm water. Then, add some laundry detergents and agitate the mixture. 
  1. Then, put the dirty Nylon Watch Band into the mixture and allow them to soak for a few hours. 
  1. Scrub the Nylon Watch Band with a toothbrush to remove the stain. 
  1. Next, squeeze the excess water and check whether the nylon strap is clean or not. 
  1. Then, apply mild dish soap or stain remover to your watch band. Soak your strap for several hours. Make sure to scrub it with a stiff brush to remove the dirt. 
  1. After that, hand wash your nylon band and dry it overnight. 

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How To Clean Your Silicone Apple Watch Sport Band

To clean your Silicone Apple Watch Sport Band, make sure to follow these steps: 

  1. First, remove your Silicone Apple Watch Sport Band from your Apple wearable device. 
  1. Next, wipe the dirt and tarnish with a clean and soft cotton cloth. 
  1. Then, use some freshwater on the cloth, and scrub the remaining stain. 
  1. After that, dry the watch band with a clean cloth. Make sure not to expose it to direct sunshine or a heater. 

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How To Clean Your Leather Apple Watch Band

To clean your leather Apple Watch Band, you only have to follow these simple instructions: 

  1. First, remove your leather watch strap from your Apple Watch
  1. Next, use a clean, dry cloth to wipe the dirt on the leather strap surface.
  1. Then, prepare a mixture of vinegar and warm water. Make sure it is one part to three.
  1. After that, agitate the mixture until well mixed. 
  1. Next, apply little vinegar water to a clean, soft cloth. Gently wipe the leather strap surface.
  1. Add mild dish soap to warm water. After, stir it until you see bubbles. 
  1. Then, dip a new, clean cloth into the soapy water. Wipe the leather band to remove any stain, dirt, or dust. 
  1. After that, lay the watch strap flat and airdry the band. You can also apply some leather conditioner on the leather band surface to keep it in good condition. 

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How To Clean Your Metal Apple Watch Band

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You might have already noticed that most metal bands for Apple Watches are stainless steel. Although, some are titanium and aluminum. 

Metal bands are usually filled with dirt and dust inside the inner side of the watch links after you wear it. To clean this watch strap, you only have to follow these steps: 

  1. First, remove the metal watch band from your Apple Watch
  1. Next, dip your watch strap into warm water for one hour or two. 
  1. Then, gently scrub your band with a toothbrush and add some dish soap or neutral detergent. 
  1. After that, dry your metal watch band in the air or with a hairdryer. 


Best Bands For Your Apple Watch


Your Apple Watch is one of your essential wearable devices. To continue using this device, you will need a band that looks good and, at the same time, durable. It should withstand whatever situations, be it during workouts or attending events.

The following are some of the best watch bands you can wear together with your Apple wearable device: 

The Apple Solo Loop features a unique, stretchable material. It makes the band easy to slip on and off your wrist. It is swim-proof and sweat-proof too. You will also notice that this watch band has no clasps, buckles, or overlapping parts. This feature makes the Apple Solo Loop ultra-comfortable wear while in the gym. 

The nylon sport loop from Spartan Watches is durable and made with more than 500 threads woven together of 100 percent nylon fiber. This watch strap is perfect for CrossFit and camping. Spartan Watches designed the nylon sport loop with a hook-and-loop fastener. This way, you can adjust this watch band on the fly in seconds. 

The Nylon Sport Loop from Spartan Watches has advanced sweat protection technology. It can block any unwanted distractions. This way, you can focus all your attention on your workout.

The Apple Braided Solo Loop features a unique, stretchable design that is ultra-comfortable. It is easy to slip on and off your wrist. Apple created this watch band by weaving 16,000 recycled polyester yarn filaments around ultra-thin silicone threads. The tech giant uses advanced, precision-braiding machinery, then laser cutting the band to an exact length for a custom fit. The Apple Braided Solo Loop band offers a soft, textured feel. It is both sweat and water-resistant. 

 The Solo Loop band from Spartan Watches feels super smooth next to your skin. That's because the company specially treated this watch strap with UV, causing the Solo Loop to have a silky finish. 

Spartan Watches designed this stretchable liquid silicone rubber for ultra comfort. It has no buckles or clasps, making it super comfortable to wear throughout a busy day. 

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