When your Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 is paired with a compatible smartphone you will be able to get text messages on the watch. This makes it more convenient for you as you won’t have to take out your phone from your pocket or bag. If you use a Galaxy phone then you can even send a quick reply.
The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 is one of the latest watch models that Samsung released this year. For the first time it now runs on Wear OS allowing it access to a lot of apps from the Google play Store. Some of the outstanding features of this smartwatch include an IP68 rating, Super AMOLED display, as well as more than 2 days of battery life on a single charge.
How do I get text messages on my Samsung Galaxy 4 watch?
When your Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 is paired to a smartphone you can view incoming messages you receive on the watch. If you are using a Galaxy smartphone then you can do a lot more such as send a message to your friend.
Sending a text message using Samsung Galaxy Watch 4
This function will work if you are using a Galaxy smartphone.
From the Watch screen, press the Home button to go to the Apps screen.
Tap the blue compose icon.
Enter a contact name to search, or tap the Contacts icon to select from a list.
Write your message.
Tap the send icon.
Use Quick messages on your Galaxy Watch 4
You can add or edit Quick messages on your Galaxy Watch 4 from the Galaxy Wearable app on the connected smartphone.
Open the Galaxy Wearable app
Tap Watch settings.
Tap Quick responses
Swipe to and tap + Add response to create a new response.
Enter your desired text, and then tap Save.
To edit a response, select the response and then enter your desired text.
Delete messages on your Samsung Galaxy Watch 4
You will be able to delete messages on your Galaxy Watch 4. Take note that this function is only available if the watch is connected to a Galaxy smartphone.
Open the Messages app on your watch.
Swipe to the message you want to delete.
Tap and hold it.
To select multiple messages, just swipe to and tap the additional message(s)
Tap the check mark to confirm the deletion.
Take note that messages deleted on the watch will also be deleted on the connected Galaxy device.
Block message notifications on your Galaxy Watch
If you don’t want your watch to notify you of any new messages then here’s what you need to do to stop the message notifications.
Open the Galaxy Wearable app on the connected smartphone.
Tap Watch settings.
Turn off the switch for the Messages app.
Block messages on your Galaxy Watch
You can block messages from specific numbers from appearing on the messages app. You will still receive the message however it can only be accessed from the Block numbers and messages section.
Open the Messages app on your phone.
Tap More options (the three vertical dots)
Tap Block numbers and messages.
Tap Block numbers.
Enter the phone number
Tap the green plus icon.
You can also select the desired number from your Inbox or Contacts list.
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