How to send messages on a Wearable

Last modified : Oct 19. 2018
Messages on the Galaxy Watch and Gear

View and reply to messages using the Galaxy Watch, Gear Sport and the Gear S3. 

Please Note: You need to use the Samsung Messages app on your connected mobile device to send and receive Messages

The ability to send and receive messages depends on the connected mobile device. Apple iPhones do not currently support the Messages function.

Viewing Messages

1 Tap Messages on the Apps screen.
Or, swipe to the right on the Watch screen or rotate the bezel anti-clockwise when you receive a new message notification.
2 Scroll through the message list, and then select a contact to view your conversations.

To view a message on your mobile device, tap  rotate the bezel and tap Show on phone. 

To reply a message, select an input mode and enter your message.

Sending Messages

1 Tap Messages on the Apps screen.
2 Tap the Messages icon or choose a recipient by selecting the Contacts icon.
Sending Messages
3 Add a recipient and tap NEXT.
4 Enter your message using one of available methods and tap SEND
Messages Input

 Speaker: Speak into to your watch and then touch SEND. Your watch will translate your speech into text.

 Text: Type into the watch to send a message.

 Emoji: Select an emoji as your response. The emoji sends automatically to your recipient.

Quick Response: Scroll down to view the quick responses available. Tap "No thanks" or another of the quick responses to send. The quick responses send automatically to your recipient.

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