How do I enable my Smartwatch screen to be always on? Swipe down from the top of your watch screen, tap the gear icon to access Settings, then tap Display. Toggle on Always-on screen. By default, this is automatically off to conserve battery life. Related articles How long does each battery mode last? How do I download apps on my smartwatch? Why is my battery draining faster than predicted? Which notifications will I receive? My Smartwatch keeps disconnecting when in bluetooth range of my phone. How can I fix this?