Apple Watch Series 9

Apple Watch Series 9

watchOS 10

Read SMS

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See how to read a text message on your Apple Watch.

Step 1 of 10

1. Read text message

Press the Digital Crown.

Step 2 of 10

1. Read text message

Press the message icon.

Step 3 of 10

1. Read text message

Press the required text message.

Step 4 of 10

2. Reply to text message using quick reply

Press the required quick reply.

Step 5 of 10

3. Reply to text message using voice input

Press SMS.

Step 6 of 10

3. Reply to text message using voice input

Press the microphone icon and record the message.

To use voice input, you need to turn on dictation.
Step 7 of 10

3. Reply to text message using voice input

Press Send.

Step 8 of 10

4. Reply to text message using text input

Press SMS.

Step 9 of 10

4. Reply to text message using text input

Write the required text and press Send.

Step 10 of 10

5. Return to the home screen

Press the Digital Crown twice to return to the home screen.

1. Read text message

Press the Digital Crown.
Press the message icon.
Press the required text message.

2. Reply to text message using quick reply

Press the required quick reply.

3. Reply to text message using voice input

Press SMS.
Press the microphone icon and record the message.
To use voice input, you need to turn on dictation.
Press Send.

4. Reply to text message using text input

Press SMS.
Write the required text and press Send.

5. Return to the home screen

Press the Digital Crown twice to return to the home screen.

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