Apple has confirmed that permanent or temporary changes to the skin like tattoos can lead to inaccurate readings in Apple Watch. Also Read - Apple sells more iPads in early 2021 than ever, grows along with SamsungAlso Read - Apple Podcasts Subscriptions and channels go live in 170 countries starting today
According to the Verge, Apple said that the tattoo ink, pattern and saturation can block light from the sensor, making it difficult to get reliable readings. Also Read - Apple TV+ free trial will now be available for 3 months instead of a year: What to do?
However, Apple did not suggest what type of tattoos will pose a problem and which ones will not. Apple suggested that darker tattoo’s cause major issues that prevent the Watch’s light from getting through.