read and reply to messages on apple watch
- If the message just arrived,
- tap its notification,
- turn the Digital Crown to scroll to the bottom of the message,
- then tap Reply.
- If it arrived a while ago, swipe down on the watch face to see the message notification, tap it,
- then scroll to the bottom and tap the Reply button.
- To mark the message as read, tap Dismiss or swipe the message.
- Press the Digital Crown to dismiss the notification without marking the message as read.
Control message notification settings on Apple watch:
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- Open the Apple Watch app on iPhone,
- tap My Watch,
- then tap Messages.
- Tap Custom to set options for how you want to be notified when you receive a message.