5 ways to fix notifications not appearing on Apple Watch

5 ways to fix notifications not appearing on Apple Watch

Occasionally; You may find that your Apple Watch is not receiving notifications from your various applications, such as: text messages, incoming calls, or email notifications, even though you make sure that the watch is properly paired with your phone, which makes you wonder how you can Fix that?

Here are 5 ways to fix the problem with notifications not appearing on the Apple Smart Watch:

1- Make sure that the notifications feature is turned on in your phone:

If you turn off notifications in any application, such as: the Activity application in your phone, and you do not activate it again for any reason, then you will definitely not see any notifications in the interface of the Apple smart watch, and to fix that, follow the following steps:

  • Open the (Watch) app on the iPhone.
  • Click on the option (notifications) Notifications.
  • Click on the application whose notifications you want to see, then activate the option (allow notifications).
  • For other applications, such as: Messages, be sure to select (Mirror my iPhone).
  • And if you are using a third-party app, make sure (Mirror iPhone alerts from) option is turned on.

2- Make sure your iPhone is connected to the internet:

Some third-party applications, such as: What’s Up Notifications are not sent to the Apple Smart Watch unless the iPhone is connected to the Internet, whether via Wi-Fi or mobile data, and then you must activate the Internet connection to receive notifications.

3- Update the operating system in the Apple Watch and iPhone.

Sometimes, the notifications sent to the Apple smart watch may be affected due to the WatchOS not updating the operating system, or the iOS phone’s operating system not updating, to solve this problem you must update both.

To update the Apple smartwatch operating system on an iPhone, follow these steps:

  • Open the (Watch) app on the iPhone.
  • Click on the (General) option, then choose (Operating System Update) Software Update.
  • Click on the “Download and Install” option.
  • If you see the Install Now option, this means that there is a new update that you must install, click on it and follow the instructions that appear.

To update the OS in your iPhone, follow these steps:

  • Open the (Settings) application on the iPhone.
  • Click on the (General) option General.
  • Click on the option (system update) Software Update, then follow the instructions that appear.

4- Reset data sync:

If you are facing a problem receiving notifications on the Apple Smart Watch from specific applications, such as: Calendar or Contacts, you must reset data sync again to start receiving notifications, to do so follow these steps:

  • Open the (Watch) Watch app on the iPhone.
  • Click on the (General) option General.
  • Scroll to the bottom, then press the option (Reset) Reset.
  • In the window that appears, click on the option (Reset Sync Data).

5- Unpair the two devices and pair them again:

If you still have problems receiving notifications on your Apple Smartwatch, you should Unpair the two devices, Then re-pair them again, to do so follow these steps:

On the Apple Smart Watch:

  • Open the (Settings) app.
  • Click on the (General) option General.
  • Click on the option (Reset), then choose (Erase All Content and Settings).

On an iPhone:

  • Open the (Watch) Watch app.
  • Click on the My Watch tab.
  • Tap the (i) icon next to the watch that you want to unpair.
  • Click on the option (Unpair Apple Watch) Unpair Apple Watch, then press again to confirm.
  • And after that; Pair the two devices again.

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