A man who lost his Apple Watch while his body is surfing in Huntington Beach, California, had a nice surprise this week. Robert Bainter lost his Apple Watch six months ago, but this month he made his way back to him – in working condition.
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As mentioned by the local news release KTLA, Bainter lost his Apple Watch while surfing in Huntington Beach late last year. He describes Apple Watch as his "charm of charm" when surfing, as it can show him detailed information about his location. After a big wave, Apple Watch fell off his arm:
"This thing has been my happiness charm. I would use it quite often to show the surf and how fast you were. It would even show you where you were at the beach, "Bainter said.
Until" a big wave came and you know I loved it, saved it and then I grab my arm and like "Oh My God" what just happened. "
After losing the device, Bainter turned on Lost Mode for his Apple Watch through the Find My iPhone app, showing a message on the Apple Watch screen with the owner's phone number and a message saying it was lost. months passed, and Bainter had not been able to find his watch, but then he received a call from a random number.
The person calling had found the Bainters Apple Watch 3 miles north of where he originally lost it – Still in working condition
"It's this man who says," Hey, if your name is Rob Bainter and you've lost an Apple Watch recently. Give me a call and if you can describe this, I'll give you this the thing. "" The man who called found Bainters clock three miles north of where it went into the sea.
"He just went looking for shells and he found it there. It was a dream come true, I couldn't believe it! "Even more incredible: the watch still works, even though the salt water left a little blur on the screen." It worked well, it didn't skip a stroke, all the information was there, all the apps were there. "
While Apple has greatly improved its waterproof capabilities, the company still stops saying the device is waterproof. Instead, it's just touts that Apple Watch can withstand water exposure of up to 50 meters, and touts its user-friendliness for swimming, surfing and more
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