WhatsApp on Apple Watch (How to use): WhatsApp is the most popular instant messaging application used by millions of people around the world. This application allows us to connect with our friends and family in no time. It allows users to chat with their friends, share photos and videos, and much more. But this Meta-owned application still needs to make WhatsApp for Apple Watch. However, you can use the application on your Apple watch. Here is the process for you to get started.
WhatsApp on your Apple Watch:
Although Meta has not yet brought an official WhatsApp for Apple Watch users, most people think that WhatsApp’s parent company is Meta.
However, you can use some limited functionality of WhatsApp on your Apple Watch as new message notifications. You can even reply to the message using voice dictation. But you can’t reply to a message or view any media, such as photos or videos.
How to use WhatsApp on your Apple Watch Ultra?
How to connect or disconnect WhatsApp:
- Make sure that your Apple watch is connected to your iPhone.
- Go to the Apple Watch app.
- Tap on the Notification.
- Scroll down to the Mirror iPhone Alerts From section.
- And tap on the WhatsApp toggle to turn it on.
How to review and reply to WhatsApp notifications:
Whenever you get a notification on WhatsApp, your Apple Watch will show the red-dot notification, which will show the logo of WhatsApp and the name of the sender who has sent you the message. Tap on the message which you have received on your Apple Watch.
Remember that you cannot access the older messages; you will only see the new ones. And in case you tap on the Dismiss option, you will not be able to get back the message on the Apple Watch’s screen.
Now to reply to a text, you can do it in three ways,
- By using the given suggestions
- Slide your fingers on the middle of the screen so the Watch can read it and convert it into text.
- Tapping on the microphone to use the voice-to-text feature.
FAQs on Using WhatsApp on Apple Watch Ultra
As of now, there is no official WhatsApp app specifically designed for Apple Watch Ultra. However, you can receive new message notifications on your watch and respond to them using voice dictation.
To receive WhatsApp notifications on your Apple Watch Ultra, ensure that your iPhone is paired with the watch and that you have enabled WhatsApp notifications in the Watch app on your iPhone. Any incoming WhatsApp messages will then trigger notifications on your watch.
Yes, you can reply to WhatsApp messages on your Apple Watch Ultra using voice dictation. When you receive a notification, tap on it, and the option to reply with voice dictation will be available. Speak your reply, and it will be sent as a message.
Unfortunately, the current integration of WhatsApp on Apple Watch Ultra does not allow viewing media content. You will need to use your paired iPhone to access photos, videos, and other media shared on WhatsApp.
At present, WhatsApp voice call functionality is not available on Apple Watch Ultra. Voice calls through WhatsApp can be made using the WhatsApp app on your paired iPhone.
Since the functionalities are limited to notifications and voice dictation, the impact on your Apple Watch Ultra’s battery life should be minimal. However, enabling multiple notifications from various apps may contribute to battery usage.