Can I get notifications on the Watch and iPhone both?

Discussion in 'Apple Watch' started by knuster, Apr 29, 2015.

  1. knuster macrumors regular

    knuster

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    Apr 8, 2009
    #1
    when i'm wearing my watch and i get a message, only my watch notify's me and my iphone doesnt make a sound or even lights up.
    Isn't it possible that both notify me?
    I'm missing messages because i can't feel the haptic on the watch sometimes and my iphone stays quiet/not light up......very annoying!
    I just can't make it happen, tried just about anything.
    Any help please?
     
  2. jbachandouris macrumors 601

    jbachandouris

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    Aug 18, 2009
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    Upstate NY
    #2
    Some watches have been shipping with defective/light taptic feedback. You may need to contact support to see if it is a set up issue or if your watch is bad.

    You could try resetting the watch and starting set up all over again.
     
  3. WJKramer macrumors 6502

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    #3
    You iPhone will not provide you a notification when wearing your watch...my favorite feature. This is by design. Perhaps in the future.
     
  4. Alith macrumors 6502

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    London, UK.
    #4
    As Kramer says, it's either or, depending on whether your iPhone is locked or not. It doesn't seem to work for the iPad though, so it's not iCloud account based. I still get notifications on both devices.
     
  5. sbharj macrumors member

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    Sep 20, 2014
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    Is this true?? Where in settings can you activate this feature (I've been wanting to only have my watch's taptic feedback notify me when the watch is on). Currently my phone and watch both vibrate
     

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