Apple Watch® - Create and Send a Text Message

Note The steps below apply to the Apple Watch Series 3 and newer models.

  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 then choose an option:
    • Tap the Add Contact icon Add Contact icon to choose from your list of contacts.
    • Tap the Dialpad icon Dialpad icon to enter a phone number.
    • Tap the Microphone icon Microphone icon to search for a contact or to dictate a message.
      Note You can also choose to send a preset reply, handwrite a message, or send emojis or stickers.
  5. Tap Create Message.
  6. Do one of the following:
    • Turn the Digital Crown then tap the desired smart reply.
    • Tap the Microphone icon Microphone icon to dictate your response.
      Note Say what you want to say then tap Done.
    • Tap the Scribble icon Scribble icon to write your message.
    • Tap the Emoji icon Emoji icon then select the desired emoji.
  7. Tap Send.


Related Topics: Delete Messages