Question about Watches

2 Answers

Restarting after battery change

I have put a new bettery in my casio FT200 (model 1879) wrist watch and can' t get it to re-start.

Posted by on

  • 2 more comments 
  • mikebriggs Jun 21, 2008

    I have replaced the battery in my Polar S120 and now have a string of meaningless symbols along the bottom of the screen and a line across the top. None of the buttons works. How do I reset it to function?

  • Anonymous Nov 04, 2008

    can not reset watch so that backlight works

  • myjobsucks Nov 14, 2008

    I have the same problem with restarting or resetting after battery replacement in two of my casio digital watches (1) casio W-740 and (2) casio SKX-1000. It seams it may be different with different models. Both these have the AC engraving on the inner metal case, but I can't work out what I need to short it across to restart it. Any ideas anyone?

  • Anonymous May 05, 2009

    I followed the advice dated 4/22/2008, below, and restarted my Casio Forester, module  #2147.  The directions are also located on the inside of the back of the watch.

    Bob 5/5/2009



2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

My watch stops and when i try to wide it again it won't restart. I also do not have a battery in my watch. Please help!

Posted on Sep 17, 2009


1) Take off white plastic cover so that the only metal cover is seen
2) Notice in upper right corner there is a "golden" pad - tiny one and in the metal cover there is an engraving AC. Use some needle like (conducting) object and connect this pin to metal cover (ground) - this will reset your watch.

Posted on Apr 22, 2008


1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

2 Answers

Changing batteries on a Casio G-Shock Cockpit watch

yes. wrong battery possibly...
395/399 = SR927SW/SR927W

The 395 is a lower power output but same voltage (1.5v). The power spike of shorting might have caused a spike in the watch electronics.. make sure they are right polarity too. These batteries are not high current items, but maintain their voltage over the 5+ year lifespan. The S and SW are basically interchangable except for the higher amerage output.

Jan 03, 2015 | Casio G-Shock G511-1AV Wrist Watch

1 Answer

Restarting a Casio 4735 after battery change

Shortcut battery with AC contact. AC can be found on the sides of watch movement(very tiny). You have to use pointed tweezers: one end on battery+, another on AC contact for three secs.
this video is only an example as to what to do hope this helps you..

Jul 26, 2012 | Casio AW Watches

1 Answer

How can I restart my watch after change the batteries? Thanks

browse through my tips and you will find link for all Casio watch manual downloads.

Sep 18, 2010 | Casio Databank ABX23-8B Wrist Watch

2 Answers

Hi I have got casio babyg 163 model.i believe it needs battery replacement but cant find the battery model any help plz

mcdevito75 here, Best Bet, look for a small watch repair shop in your area to cahnge the battery as any pressure on the display while changeing the battery on a Casio watch will break it.

Jul 03, 2010 | Casio BG163-4V Wrist Watch

1 Answer

Changed battery .A square piece of metal the size of match head fell out. No alarm or light, casio forester FT200

mcdevito75 here, Of couse without the watch and piece of metal that fell out it"s very hard to say. Most likely it was part of the lock-down tab to keep the battery in place, in any event don"t lose that piece of metal. If your casio is working ok don"t worry about it, just don"t lose that piece of metal that fell out.

Jul 05, 2010 | Casio Forester PAS400B-5V Wrist Watch

1 Answer

I had the battery changed in my watch at a watch repair store. Ever since then my watch won't connect with the time signal and reset itself to the current date and time.

I had a similar problem with my Casio watch when I changed the battery. I put it to one side and used another one and eventually it re-set itself (it took some days I think, although I wasn't watching it too closely.

I suggest a lot of patient waiting!

Jan 15, 2010 | Casio G-Shock GW300CA-1V Wrist Watch

1 Answer

Battery change for Nixon Kink watch

You have to open your watch caseback. Undo the battery holding contact, get the battery out and memorise the writings on the battery. Buy exactly the same one and replace it in the backwards way you took it out.
Do not forget to rate, please.

Feb 28, 2009 | Nixon A155 Wrist Watch

1 Answer

Please help me to replace battery on my casio F-91W

This reset trick works with other Casio Alarm Chrono digital watches, such as my old Model W-720, similar to your F91-W. After the new lithium coil cell is installed and secured with the spring clip, the watch may show random segments in the LCD display or may simply be blank. Insert a sewing needle, paper clip, or blade of a small jeweler's screwdriver into the hole on the back of the movement stamped "AC" (All Clear) to momentarily connect the gold plated contact at the bottom of the hole to the stainless steel battery clip. The battery clip in most such Casio watches is connected to the "+" terminal of the coin cell. This will reset the CMOS chip and it should start up with the watch displaying 12:00 and the date at 1-1. Then, use the control buttons to set the time and date in the normal fashion.

Aug 14, 2008 | Casio F91W-1 Wrist Watch

1 Answer

Battery removal?????

How do I set the watch hands, I can set the digital part, but I can not seem to change the "Hand" Settings.

Jan 26, 2008 | Casio AW80-7AV Wrist Watch

Not finding what you are looking for?
Watches Logo

Related Topics:

3,555 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Watches Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18419 Answers

Ansel Alberto
Ansel Alberto

Level 2 Expert

248 Answers


Level 3 Expert

77939 Answers

Are you a Watch Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides