If you're preparing to buy an Apple Watch, you need to consider wrist size and the available band options to get the best fit. A few Apple Watch Armband requires specific sizing; others are not designed to fit all wrists. You can try on an Apple Watch band if you have an Apple retail store nearby, but if you don't, there's a little more measuring to do so Apple doesn't send the wrong size. This guide walks through all of the different Apple Watch band options and is designed to help make sure that you get the best Apple Watch band size for your wrist.

When choosing a band, measuring your wrist is helpful as a first step. If you have a cloth tape measure, you can wrap it around your wrist to get your band size. For those who don't have a cloth tape measure, you can take a piece of string and wrap it around your wrist, using a standard flat measuring tape or ruler to measure the part of the string that fits around your wrist as a watch might.