[Full Guide] How to Transfer Calls or Messages from Apple Watch to iPhone

There are many features that Apple Watches offer but the most important one has to be how much easier they make your life. You don’t have to open your iPhone every time that it buzzes to check notifications because you can now do it by simply looking at your wrist. Another useful Apple Watch trick all users need to learn is how to transfer calls or messages from the smartwatch to iPhone. If you don’t know how to do this, then you don’t need to worry about it because we have your back.

How to Transfer Calls from Apple Watch to iPhone

Apple Watch Tips and Tricks

When your Apple Watch starts ringing, you can use the Digital Crown to scroll down to find the “Answer on iPhone” option. You only need to tap on the option and the caller will be placed on hold until you pick up the call on your iPhone. We also want to mention that there is a cool option that lets you Ping your iPhone to make it easier to find it.

If you have already answered the call on your Apple Watch, you can still transfer it over to the iPhone with the following method: tap on the phone icon (located at the left corner of the screen).

How to Transfer Messages from Apple Watch to iPhone

Follow the steps below to transfer messages from Apple Watch to iPhone:

  • Access the Messages app on Apple Watch;
  • Select the text thread that you want to reply;
  • Choose app switcher on your iPhone (you can do this by swiping up from the bottom of the screen);
  • Select the Handoff option (the banner beneath apps).

Final Words

As we can see, transferring calls and messages from Apple Watch to iPhone is not too complicated. Apple does a fantastic job of simplifying the user-interface of its operating systems and this is one of the biggest advantages of using iOS or watchOS powered devices.

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