Fix Not Getting Notifications on Apple Watch

How to Fix Not Getting Notifications on Apple Watch

  • To fix Not getting notifications on Apple watch -> you need to restart your apple watch and reboot apple watch and check your notification settings on your iPhone and make sure you allow them to get notifications on your apple watch.
  • Turn on Do Not Disturb Mode and turn off power reserve mode, turn off cover to mute and wrist detection.
  • Check your apple watch is connected to internet wifi and Update your iPhone and apple watch to the latest iOS version.

On your apple watch if you are not getting notifications or notifications or apple watch notifications not pulling down or if your apple watch is connected but not receiving notifications or if you apple watch is not vibrating or not showing notifications then you can easily fix this issue. So, let’s see in detail below.

If you are unable to receive notifications on your apple watch then the first thing you need to make sure is that your apple watch is connected to wifi and reboot your apple watch and disconnect and reconnect to wifi on your apple watch.

Not Getting Notifications on Apple Watch

Below troubleshooting methods will help you get back your notifications on your apple watch.

Force Restart your Apple Watch

Step 1: Press and hold the side button and digital crown button same time and dont release these two buttons until you see apple logo on your apple watch.

Step 2: Wait for your apple watch to reboot and restart successfully.

Now, go ahead and check with notifications and you will be able to receive notifications on your apple watch now.

Check Notification Settings

Step 1: Launch watch app on iPhone

Step 2: Tap on Notifications.

Step 3: Make sure that you allow notifications is enable for the app which you want to receive notifications on your Apple watch.

If you dont allow notifications and if notifications are disabled then you wont get any notifications on Apple watch.

If you are not getting notifications from message app then you need to select mirror my iPhone and make sure that you allow notifications and sounds and haptics are enabled on your iPhone to get message notifications on iPhone.

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Turn off Do Not Disturb Mode on iPhone and Apple Watch

Step 1: On your apple watch swipe from top to bottom and bring apple watch control center.

Step 2: Now, find do not disturb mode icon and turn it off and if you have enabled Do not disturb mode on apple watch you wont receive any notifications on apple watch.

Turn off Do Not Disturb Mode on iPhone

Step 1: Open control center on your iPhone

Step 2: Now, tap on do not disturb mode and turn it off.

Turn off Power Reserve Mode on Apple Watch

When your apple watch charging drops to 10 percent charging below then power reserve mode will be on if you have enable power reserve mode.

Step 1: You need to charge your apple watch first.

Step 2: Press and hold side button on your apple watch until you see apple logo.

Step 3: Now, wait for your apple watch to restart. 

Turn Off Cover to Mute

Step 1: Open watch app on your iPhone.

Step 2: Tap on Sounds and Haptics option.

Step 3: Now, scroll down and toggle the button next to cover to mute and turn this off.

Turn OFF Wrist Detection

Sometimes there might be an issue with wrist detection as well, so you need to turn off wrist detection as well.

Step 1:Tap on Apple watch app on iPhone.

Step 2: Now, tap on passcode

Step 3: Scroll down and turn off wrist detection option if it is turned on.

Update your iPhone and Apple Watch

You need to check for updates on your iPhone and apple watch and update it to the latest iOS versions. If you are running older version and if there are any software bugs or temporary software glitches then Apple will fix the bug if it has an issue and release the new iOS version.