Ensure 'Force Apple Watch wrist detection' is set to 'Enabled'


This recommendation pertains to configuring wrist detection on paired Apple Watches.

Wrist detection prevents a removed Apple Watch from providing access to information not otherwise available.

NOTE: Nessus has not performed this check. Please review the benchmark to ensure target compliance.


1. Open Apple Configurator.
2. Open the Configuration Profile.
3. In the left windowpane, click on the Restrictions tab.
4. In the right windowpane, under the tab Functionality, check the checkbox for Force Apple Watch wrist detection.
5. Deploy the Configuration Profile.

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