How to Fix Text Messages Going To Apple Watch But Not To iPhone

  • To fix Messages going to apple watch but not to iPhone -> you need to turn off iMessage and turn it On after few seconds and turn off Bluetooth via settings.
  • Restart apple watch and iPhone and then unpair apple watch from iPhone and then pair iPhone to apple watch and reset all settings to fix Text Messages Going To Apple Watch But Not To iPhone.

On your iPhone if you notice that your Text Messages Going To Apple Watch But Not To iPhone and iPhone is not receiving messages and only Apple watch you can see messages or apple watch notifications are not working or iphone 13 pro notifications not working or notification silenced message on iphone then you can fix this issue easily by these simple methods. So, let’s see in detail below.

How to Fix Text Messages Going To Apple Watch But Not To iPhone

Few iPhone users reported that their text messages are received on apple watch but they are not able to see messages on their iPhone and this can happen if your iPhone is locked and other iMessages settings.

How to fix Text Messages Going To Apple Watch But Not To iPhone

Below iPhone troubleshooting methods will help you fix text messages going to apple watch but not to iphone.

Is your iPhone Locked

If your iPhone is locked, then your text messages will automatically go to apple watch messages and apple watch will be able to receive messages even your iPhone is locked. If your iPhoen is unlocked and still iPhone is not receiving messages but apple watch is receiving messages and you can read messages on apple watch then you need to follow below methods.

Refresh iMessage

You need to turn on and turn off imessage settings if you are having issue with messages receiving or sending issues on your iphone. 

  • Step 1: Open settings app
  • Step 2: Scroll down and tap on Messages
  • Step 3: Scroll down to iMessages and turn it off and wait for few seconds and then turn iMessages on.

Now, one you refresh and turn off and turn on iMessages then your issue of Text Messages Going To Apple Watch But Not To iPhone will be resolved.

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Restart your iPhone and Apple Watch

  • Step 1: Turn off your Apple watch and iPhone together.
  • Step 2: Wait for couple of minutes and turn on your iPhone.
  • Step 3: Wait for few seconds and turn on your apple watch.

Once you turn off your iPhone and apple watch your issue of text messages not receiving on iPhone and only receiving on apple watch issue will be fixed and most of the time if there are any temporary minor software glitches will be fixed by just restating your iPhone and apple watch.

Turn off Bluetooth

  • Step 1: Swipe form top to bottom on iPhone and access control center
  • Step 2: Now, tap on Bluetooth and turn it off.

Unpair and Pair your Apple Watch

You need to unpair your apple watch from your iPhone and then pair your apple watch with your iPhone and then go ahead and check if your issue of Text Messages Going To Apple Watch But Not To iPhone is resolved.

Reset All Settings

If the above solution doesn’t help, then you need to reset all settings and restore all its settings back to its original default settings and your issue text message receiving on apple watch but not on apple iPhone issue will be fixed successfully.

Why am i Getting Notifications on my apple watch but not my phone

If your iPhone is locked then you will receive notifications on your Apple Watch and if your iPhone is unlocked then you will receive text messages on your iPhone. 

How do I get notifications on both my iPhone and Apple Watch?

You need to disable the wrist detection option on your iPhone and turn off wrist detection option.


Why are my text Messages only showing up on my Apple Watch?

If you lock your iPhone then you will get notifications on apple watch.

Apple Watch messages not syncing

Turn off iCloud messages and force restart your iPhone will sync apple watch messages not syncing issues on your iPhone.

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