Turn the digital crown to scroll to the bottom of the message. Press firmly on the display to bring up the new message icon.
Learn when a notification might appear on your iphone instead of your apple watch below.
How to get text messages on apple watch 5. Scroll down and select. To jump to the top of the message tap the top of the screen. Tap to search for someone in your contacts or to dictate a phone number.
When you feel a tap or hear an alert sound telling you that a message has arrived raise your apple watch to read it. Where you ll see your notifications. Users have complained about a disconnect between messages on the iphone or ipad and messages on the watch for.
To add custom text replies to your apple watch begin by opening the watch app on your iphone. As a result text messages deleted on the iphone may still show up on the apple watch. Your text message notifications will appear on your watch or on your iphone but not on both of them.
You can customize apps individually as their notifications appear right on your apple watch. Notifications go to either your apple watch or iphone but not both. Open the messages app on your apple watch.
Wake your apple watch screen. What you may not know is that you can add your custom messages to that list. This is by design intentional.
Customize when and how you get notifications on your apple watch so you can respond right away or check at your convenience. Then tap send receive and make sure that you re using the same apple id that your apple watch is using. Tap add contact tap a contact in the list of recent conversations that appears then choose an option.
On apple watch the setting allows you to turn off notification pop ups for individual apps on the fly sending those messages to the notification center only. Scroll to the top of the screen then tap new message. If you see any recent conversations.
You can tap a website link within a message to view web formatted content optimized for apple watch. Select the bright green messages app the word balloon icon from the apple watch s home screen. This mainly depends on if your phone is locked or not and apple chose to do so.
On your iphone open the apple watch app tap the my watch tab then tap general apple id. Check your imessage settings on your iphone go to settings messages and make sure that imessage is turned on. Here is how text notifications work when your iphone pairs to an apple watch.