Why does my Apple Watch not alert me when I get a text?

Why is my apple watch not notifying me when I have a text message?

Check your Messages settings: On your iPhone, in the Watch app, go to: My Watch > Messages. Choose Custom and check – under Alerts – that Show Alerts, Sound and Haptic are each enabled.

Why isn’t my Watch vibrating when I get a text?

If Do Not Disturb is turned on, your Apple Watch won’t vibrate when you receive text messages or other notifications. Your software is outdated. If you haven’t updated your Apple Watch or iPhone in a while, the connection may fail. Keep both devices updated to the latest software for the best compatibility.

How do I make my apple watch notify me when I get a message?

Decide how to be notified

  1. Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap My Watch, then tap Messages.
  3. Tap Custom to set options for how you want to be notified when you receive a message.

Why is my iPhone 11 not notifying me when I receive a text?

Go to Settings > Notifications > Messages and verify that Show on Lock Screen is toggled on. For sound alerts, also check that Settings > Notifications > Messages > Sounds has an alert type selected and does not display None or Vibrate Only unless that’s the setting you want.

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How do I get notifications on both my iPhone and Apple Watch?

If you turn off Wrist Detection (on your iPhone, in the Watch app, go to: My Watch > Passcode – turn off Wrist Detection), then all notification alerts will be delivered to both devices.

Can you tell if someone looked through Apple Watch?

No there isn’t a way to see if someone has been on the phone looking through things unless things are moved or an app is not open when unlocking the phone.

Can you read old texts on Apple Watch?

The Messages app on Apple Watch works in the same way as the Messages app on iPhone and other devices; you will continue to see the history of each conversation until such time as you delete it.

Can I get text Messages on my Apple watch without my phone?

To receive SMS, MMS, or push notifications from third-party apps on your cellular Apple Watch, your paired iPhone must be powered on and connected to Wi-Fi or cellular, but it doesn’t need to be nearby. You also need to be signed in to iMessage on your iPhone.