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Apple Watch Series 4 Fall Detection Feature is Off by Default Unless You're 65+

27 days ago   |   By Mac Rumors

Apple Watch Series 4 has a new feature called Fall Detection, which uses the new next-generation gyroscope and accelerometer to detect a fall and provide options to contact emergency services if necessary.
As it turns out, Fall Detection is disabled for most users and will need to be manually enabled. In an Apple support document found by a Reddit user , Apple explains that Fall Detection only turns on automatically if you've set your age on Apple Watch or in the Health app and you're over 65 years old.
If you are not over age 65 and want to use Fall Detection, it will need to be enabled...
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Apple Watch Series 4 Fall Detection Is Off By Default

Apple Watch Series 4 Fall Detection Is Off By Default

27 days ago   |   By Ubergizmo

While the most obvious changes Apple made to the Apple Watch Series 4 is by increasing its screen size, the company did make a ton of changes and improvements under the hood. For example of the its features is fall detection where it can tell when the wearer has fallen and there is even the option of calling for help. However it has been pointed out in a post on Reddit that the fall detection feature is actually off by default. This means that if you want to take advantage of it, you will need to manually turn it on. This is actually mentioned on Apple's support page in which they state...
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