Remove the band with links
You must separate the band into two parts before removing it from your Apple Watch. Do not force or twist the band when removing it. To avoid damage to the band or the clip, follow these steps.
1 - Close the butterfly clasp
If the butterfly clasp is open, insert one side at a time until you hear a click.
2 - Hold down a quick-release button
The quick-release buttons are located on the inside of band. You only need to press and hold one of them.
3 - Gently separate the links
Hold down a quick-release button while doing this. You must separate the band into two parts before removing it from your Apple Watch.
4 - Remove the band
Hold down the band removal button, then slide the band to remove it.