WhatsApp is an essential app on every device, no matter which platform you use. This trend now comes to wearable gadgets, where all users need WhatsApp Messenger. Samsung Galaxy wearables are one of those few devices which support this most significant social media app. It is here since the first-generation Gear watch. Now the new Samsung Galaxy Watch & Galaxy Watch 3 support WhatsApp Messenger. Even it supports Samsung smartwatches, and you will not see WhatsApp in the Galaxy App Store.
The reason is, due to the large app file to download, Facebook never built it in the Galaxy App Store. Even Android Wear OS & Apple Watches are still not having an official app on their smartwatches. Now you will ask then how we can use this app on the new Galaxy Watch & Galaxy Watch 3.
To use WhatsApp on Samsung Galaxy Watch & Watch 3, you have to follow some simple steps. The given steps are easy to follow, and with it, you can get any WhatsApp messages on the main screen.
To start, first, pair your Galaxy Watch or Galaxy Watch 3 with your smartphone. To do that, download the Wearable app from the Play Store or App Store and log in to it. After successfully pairing both devices follow these below steps.
WhatsApp on Galaxy Watch 3
1. Go to Notifications in Wearable app
2. Here, activate the Notifications
3. Scroll down in the list to find WhatsApp
4. Now activate toggle to receive WhatsApp messages & images
You have successfully activated the app on the gadget. To see the incoming messages, go to the home screen and swipe to the left.
5. Now you can read all your text messages and other supported files.
After following these steps, your messages will appear on the main screen, you can read them by sliding screen on the left side. You can read, reply, edit & delete messages from the Galaxy Watch or the new Galaxy Watch 3.
Samsung’s new Galaxy Watch 3 is available in the market with many exciting offers and cashback. The larger battery, advanced processor & RAM, best display, Gorilla Glass protection, latest Tizen 5.5 version, plenty of fitness apps, thousands of new watch faces and more variants are the pros of it.
Samsung took care of everything on the watch to compete it with its other rivals – Apple Watch Series 4, Series 5, Fossil, Puma, Xiaomi, Amazfit, Fitbit, Garmin & Huawei wearables. In the launch, an event the company has declared that it will support all the apps of Galaxy Watch Active & Active 2
In the last update, Samsung allows Galaxy Watch Active 2 users to view images right from the app. You can see the image when the recipient sends an image to your account. The new Galaxy Watch 3 also supports WhatsApp images on the smartwatch. We may see the same feature on the older Galaxy Watch Active & the original Galaxy Watch in the upcoming updates.
You can download all the new apps from the Galaxy App Store. If you found any difficulties to get the messages or in the given steps then feel free to ask your queries in the comment box below. Found this article helpful? Then share it with your other friends.
Madhav Biradar started his career in technology back in 2011, where he covered mobile & gaming articles. He is an enthusiast in smartphone & wearable gadgets. In his free time, he likes to read about new tech gadgets and watch movies.