Since the transition to watchOS 5 in 2018, in addition to being able to receive calls and iMessages, your Apple Watch offers you a way more fun to communicate. In fact, the application of voice-chat Walkie-talkie allows you to chat directly with your friends via your shows connected, without passing through your iPhone.
In this tutorial, we will explain how to contact your loved ones with Walkie-talkie.
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Walkie-talkie, a fun app.
As stated above, Walkie-talkie is an application native to the Apple Watch, it was launched at update to watchOS 5.
It is designed to be used as a walkie-talkie, via your watch, talk real-time to another person with a simple gesture of the wrist.
Add contacts on the Walkie-talkie.
To share via the app Walkie-talkie, you must have an Apple Watch Series 1 or later running at least in watchOS 5.3.
Also, make sure that the FaceTime app on your iPhone is properly configured.
Now, you can add your friend(s)over Walkie-talkie, to do this :
Open the app Walkie-talkie on your Apple Watch.
Press Add friends +. .
Select the person of your choice. .
Start a conversation with a Walkie-talkie.
After you have configured the Walkie-talkie and extended your list of contacts, you’re ready to communicate.
Walkie-talkie has an interface that is incredibly simple, the only thing that it shows is a yellow circle, called TALK, through which to speak.
Open the app Walkie-talkie. .
Tap on the name of one of your contacts.
The first time you contact your friend by walkie-talkie, it will have to allow the conversation.
Press and hold Talk and wait for the message “connecting” appears in green.
Once connected, hold, and start talking.
Release to send the message.
Your friend will receive an alert each time that you come in contact with him.
If you want to mute the app, tap the icon its in the top right of the screen.
Walkie-talkie does not work.
The first thing to do when you encounter problems with your Walkie-talkie is to upgrade iOS on your iPhone, and watchOS on your Apple Watch.
Then, if you can’t make calls, then check that you are connected with your account in FaceTime on your iPhone.
On your iOS, go to Settings. .
See you in FaceTime. .
Under the option You can be contacted via FaceTime, to the following address, ensure that your information is accurate.
Finally, restart your Apple Watch and send a new invitation to your friend(s).
Restart your iPhone