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.
In another sign that Apple could in fact nix 3D Touch from 2019’s iPhone lineup, iDownloadBlog has discovered that iOS 12 provides a handy replacement gesture for clearing all alerts on devices without 3D Touch.