The Walkie-Talkie app on Apple Watch allows you to communicate with other Apple Watch users in real-time, using your watch as a walkie-talkie. This feature is available on Apple Watch Series 1 and later models running watchOS 5.3.1 or later.
How to use walkie talkie on Apple Watch
Here’s how to use the Walkie-Talkie app on your Apple Watch:
- Start by opening the Walkie-Talkie app on your Apple Watch. The app can be found on the Dock or in the App Layout.
- Tap on the “+” button to add a new contact to your Walkie-Talkie list. You can also add contacts by going to the “Friends” tab and turning on the “Walkie-Talkie” toggle for a specific contact.
- Once you have added a contact to your Walkie-Talkie list, you can tap on the contact’s name to start a conversation.
- Press and hold the “Talk” button to start speaking. Release the button to listen.
- You can also use the “Mute” button to mute your microphone during a conversation.
- To end the conversation, simply tap on the “End Call” button.
It’s worth noting that in order to use the Walkie-Talkie app, both users need to have the app installed on their Apple Watch, have a Wi-Fi or cellular connection, and have the feature turned on. Also, both users need to accept the friend request before they can start using the Walkie-Talkie app.
Additionally, you can also customize the Walkie-Talkie notifications to receive alerts when a friend is available or unable to respond, you can do this by going to the “Settings” app on your Apple Watch and selecting “Walkie-Talkie.”
You can also choose to be notified when a friend initiates a Walkie-Talkie call, by going to the “Notifications” tab in the Walkie-Talkie app on your Apple Watch, and turn on the “Allow Notifications” toggle.
In conclusion, the Walkie-Talkie app on Apple Watch allows you to communicate with other Apple Watch users in real-time, using your watch as a walkie-talkie. You can add contacts, start a conversation, and mute the microphone or end a call, all directly from your watch. To use the Walkie-Talkie app, both users need to have the app installed on their Apple Watch, have a Wi-Fi or cellular connection, and have the feature turned on. Additionally, you can customize the Walkie-Talkie notifications to receive alerts when a friend is available or unable to respond. With this feature, you can stay connected with friends and family, even when you’re on the go.
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