watchOS 3 beta 2 – Sending a text with Siri goes to the wrong person?

Discussion in 'Apple Watch' started by JFazYankees, Jul 6, 2016.

  1. JFazYankees macrumors 6502

    JFazYankees

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    I know it's beta software, just wondering if anyone else has seen this issue. Since updating my watch to beta 2, sending a text with Siri causes the message to be sent to a random contact, and it's the same contact every time. I deleted this contact, and the watch picked another one. I've tried unpairing and re-pairing as new to no avail. The only thing I haven't done is restore my phone to iOS 10 beta 2 for a fresh install, which I'll be doing tomorrow. Has anyone else seen this?
     
  2. swarlos macrumors 6502

    swarlos

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    Wow that's weird. Sending fine for me. I'm running beta 2 of iOS 10 and watchOS 3.
     
  3. JFazYankees thread starter macrumors 6502

    JFazYankees

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    That's actually reassuring. Hopefully a full restore of my phone will solve the issue.
     
  4. thirdeyeopen666 macrumors 6502

    thirdeyeopen666

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    Yup, I have it too. It's an ugly bug. Such is beta life.
     
  5. famous_first_words macrumors newbie

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    Is anyone still having this issue in watchOS 3 beta 5?
     
  6. JFazYankees thread starter macrumors 6502

    JFazYankees

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    Fixed in beta 4 for me.
     
  7. jozeppy26 macrumors 6502

    jozeppy26

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    Mine since the latest beta has been sending as an SMS to "null" whenever I ask it to send to someone else. It recognizes the contact I said, but then just creates a new conversation with "null" and sends it there. Now, "null" has no phone numbers so then Sprint sends me an SMS saying my text couldn't send because it was a recognizable number or format.
     

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