WhatsApp Messenger is essential social sharing app on every platform. These days almost all mobile users want it on their devices. The mobile platforms, iOS App Store, Android Play Store, Windows Phone Store and Tizen Store all have WhatsApp in the library, make it easy to users to use it on their smartphones. Now the trend has come to smartwatches. In last 2 years craze for smartwatches is so high that companies are making them with top notch features. The Samsung Galaxy Watch, Samsung Gear S3, Apple Watch, Fitbit Watch & Android Wear OS watches are few examples to mention. Now customers want all their favorite apps on smartwatches and WhatsApp Messenger is always on top of the list.
After the launch of Apple Watch Series 4 most customers are asking how to use WhatsApp Messenger on new smartwatch and where to download it. Well, WhatsApp app is not actually available in Apple Watch Store. It is because of Apple’s policy, the same policy which applies to Instagram & Facebook apps. But there is the way, you can use WhatsApp on Apple Watch with very limited features. Like you can recieve messages in simple format and also you can reply or delete them. Here is the simple steps to use WhatsApp on Apple Watch Series 4 wearable.
1. Install WhatsApp app On your iPhone
2. Now on your iPhone go to Settings – Notifications – WhatsApp Messenger
3. Now activate Allow Notifications & Show in Notification Center option
4. After that open Watch app from your iPhone
5. In the Watch app open Notifications
6. Here you will see all supported apps, scroll down until you find WhatsApp Messenger app.
7. Now activate notification button
This is all, after that you will receive all the notifications from WhatsApp on your Apple Watch Series 4 wearable. You can’t use all the features of this app due to some limitations and tiny screen. Still it is easy way to get all the messages from your contacts. You can view all the messages on the main screen and can reply them.
May be in the future we see WhatsApp & other important apps in the watch store, like now we have Spotify, Uber & Strava in the Apple Watch store. If you have any questions about these steps then feel free to ask me in the comments box below. Also don’t forget to share it with other Apple Watch users.