To ensure your SUB watch functions perfectly for many years to come, please see our operating instructions manualBefore your wear your DOXA SUB for the first time (or after a long period of not wearing your watch), you will need to manually wind it to get it started.


Magnetic fields: avoid placing your watch in the vicinity of magnetic fields. These invisible fields may originate from sources such as hard drives, medical devices, speakers, televisions and refrigerator doors. Cases for mobile phones, tablets and laptops, as well as magnetic fasteners on handbags and purses, are also powerful sources of magnetic fields. 

Salt-water: always rinse your watch in fresh water after swimming in the sea. 

Shocks: avoid subjecting your watch to shocks, including sudden changes in temperature. 

Screw-in crown: always make sure you have screwed the crown in fully to avoid any humidity getting into the mechanism. 

Push-in crown: always push the crown back in to the neutral position to avoid any humidity getting into the mechanism.Cleaning: use a toothbrush and soapy water to clean metal bracelets and water-resistant cases and a soft cloth to dry off afterwards.Chemical products: avoid all direct contact with solvents, detergents, perfume, cosmetics, etc. which may damage the bracelet or strap, the case or the seals. 

Temperatures: avoid exposing your watch to extreme temperatures (over 60°C or 140°F and under 0°C or 32°F) and to sudden fluctuations in temperature. 

Water-resistance: we cannot guarantee that your watch will be permanently water-resistant. The seal may be affected by wear or by an accidental shock to the crown. As recommended in our service instructions, you should have the water-resistant seals of your watch tested once a year by an approved DOXA Service Center. 

Chronograph pushers: do not adjust the push-pieces under water as this may allow humidity to get into the mechanism.


Please do not manually change the date when the hour hand is between 10:00 P.M. and 2:00 A.M.. The automatic date function of the watch is actively engaged during this four hour period (the pinions are being repositioned to carry out the automatic date change), and by manually engaging the date while the hour hand in this four hour period it is possible to damage the self-winding movement. ALWAYS be sure that the crown is fully screwed down. Your watch will NOT be water-resistant if the crown is not completely screwed down and in position 1 (P1). Please note that the improper use/operation of the crown will invalidate the guarantee. If for any reason you are unable to operate the crown of your watch, please contact DOXA Customer Service immediately. Please find below the contact details:


DOXA HQ Switzerland +41 32 344 42 72



DOXA USA+1 520 369 2872