Why is there a red dot on my Apple Watch?

Apple Watch Notification

A red dot at the top of your Apple Watch screen indicates that you have an unread Notification.

Other status icons include:

  • Apple Watch Charging Icon A lightning bolt means your Watch is charging.
  • Apple Watch Lock Icon The lock icon means your device is locked with a passcode.
  • Apple Watch Charging IconA crescent moon icon means your Apple Watch is in Do Not Disturb Mode.
  • Apple Watch Airplane Mode IconAn airplane shows that your Watch is in Airplane mode.
  • Apple Watch Unpaired iPhone Icon The crossed out iPhone means your Apple Watch is no longer paired with your iPhone.
  • Apple Watch Network Activity This icon means there’s wireless activity or an active process happening.
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