What to look for when buying a new smartwatch or other smartwatch with the same number of rings.
Read moreWhat to look out forWhen you’re ready to buy a smartwatch and want to know if it has duplicate rings on the sides of the watch face, look at the top and bottom of the case, as shown in the following image:What to do if you see duplicate ringsIf the watch does not have duplicate rings, you can try unscrewing the two halves and lifting the top of the casing up or down to inspect.
If you can’t remove the casing from the watch, try using a soft object such as a toothbrush or a toothpick to remove the duplicated rings.
To replace the ring, unscrew the top ring to remove it, then unscrew its bottom one to lift it out.
To do this, hold the watch in one hand and remove the top half of the ring with the other.
Then, carefully remove the bottom half of its casing from its side.