Apple Watch® - Create and Send a Text Message

Note The steps below apply to the following models:

  • Apple Watch Series 3
  • Apple Watch Series 4


  1. From the Watch face screen, press the Digital Crown to access the Apps screen.
    Digital Crown
  2. Tap the Messages icon Messages.
  3. Press firmly on the screen then tap New Message.
  4. Tap Add Contact.
  5. Tap the Contacts icon (upper-right) then choose a contact from your address book.
    Note Alternatively, you can tap a recent contact.
  6. Tap the Microphone icon Microphone icon to dictate a message.
    Note You can also choose to send a preset reply, handwrite a message, or send emojis or stickers.
  7. Tap Send.


Related Topics: Delete Messages