Quiet notifications in watchOS get sent straight to your Notification Center without lighting up the display, sounding an alert or buzzing your wrist. Here’s how you can manage Apple Watch notifications with Instant Tuning and have them delivered quietly so you don’t get inundated with boring alerts for things that don’t interest you.
A handy notification icon—a little red dot at the top of your watch face—appears every time you get a new notification. Do you find it a bit distracting? If so, follow the steps laid out in this tutorial to hide the notification icon so it no longer appears when you have unread notifications.
One of the many ways you can boost your privacy entails preventing the full notification from appearing unless it’s specifically tapped. iDB shows you how to keep notifications on your Apple Watch private.
Apple Watch Series 4 can detect hard falls and if required, initiate a call to emergency services and alert your emergency contacts. Off by default, it turns on automatically if you’re 65+ years old. In this step-by-step tutorial, you will learn how to enable, set up and use this potentially life-saving feature.
watchOS 4 warned you when opening outdated apps that needed an update to improve reliability. On watchOS 5 and up, outdated apps won’t even open. Here’s how to see the list of legacy apps you may still keep on your Apple Watch.
Apple Watch wearers who find spoken Siri responses too loud will be glad to hear (no pun intended) that watchOS 5 lets them change the volume of spoken Siri responses separately from the main system volume, here’s how.