WhatsApp is necessary, or you can say an essential app for every smartphone & wearable. All platforms have already got it on their devices with the regular updates. Android & Apple were the first to get it when it released. After that, it came to Windows as well as Tizen operating system. Now, this is the time of Wearable gadgets, especially for smartwatches, where most customers want to look up more stuff on their wrists. More companies are focusing on their digital watches to make them the next things.
Now most users want to know whether popular social sharing app WhatsApp Messenger is available on Samsung Gear devices. If you’re going to see the truth, then it is not directly available in the store. But that doesn’t mean you can’t use WhatsApp on Samsung Gear S3 Frontier, Gear S3 Classic & Gear Sports devices.
Instead of the app, you will get notifications of WhatsApp on your main screen. It is impossible to download the app from the store so you can follow these steps to get all your WhatsApp notifications on the devices.
Use WhatsApp on Samsung Gear S3 or Gear Sport
There is only one step you have to follow. Go to Manage Notification option in Settings, and activate notifications of WhatsApp App. Here you can enable notifications of all the apps. You can deactivate if you don’t want to receive notifications.
After activation, now you will receive notifications on your home screen. To see new messages or notifications swipe your home screen to the left. That’s it. Here you can read all incoming messages.
To get all notifications on your Samsung smartwatch, you first pair your Gear S3 or Gear Sport with your smartphone. After that download WhatsApp on the smartphone and log in to it. Your smartphone & smartwatch will then automatically sync app data and show you notifications on the main screen of the smartwatch.
It works on both Samsung Gear S3 & Gear Sport smartwatches. Connect your device with your smartphone & get all your messages on your Gear watch.
After two years & after the launch of Galaxy Watch & Galaxy Watch Active, both Samsung smartwatches are still prevalent in the market. If you found any difficulties in getting notifications, then let me know so I will guide you. Don’t forget to share this information 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.