Galaxy Watch 5 or Watch 6 are not just another Samsung smartwatches. This year, Samsung has truly worked to polish its gadgets on both the software and hardware sides. Yes, the watch has a few new features, but the company has increased overall performance. On top of that, the new Classic version has regained its physical rotating bezel. Now, for such amazing devices, outside companies are also launching their best apps for Galaxy Watches.
One such fine app is WhatsApp Messenger from Facebook. For a year, I covered how to get your WhatsApp messages on your smartwatch and how to respond to them. Now time has changed. It is time to tell you how to use the official WhatsApp app on your new Galaxy Watch 5 & Watch 6. Go through this article, and you will find how to get most of your WhatsApp on these watches.
WhatsApp on Galaxy Watch
1. Open Play Store & search for WhatsApp Messenger
Like a smartphone, you can open Play Store on your watch. You will find the app on the app screen. Tap on it, and search for WhatsApp Messenger. It is an official app that was recently launched for smartwatches, so you will not get difficulties finding it.
2. Install the app
Once you find the app in the Play Store. Hit the download button, and let it install. You can also download it using your paired smartphone, but it is easy to find it in the Play Store for watches.
3. Open the WhatsApp and log in to it
To login to the app, you have to first login to the phone app. You must install it on your paired phone, and later install it on your phone.
4. Verify the code
When you open it on Galaxy Watch 5 or Watch 6, then it will ask you to verify your account. It will display a 8-digit verification code.
5. On your phone and verify the code
You will get a verification link on the phone. You have to enter a 8-digit code in the phone version of the app that you have received. After successful verification, it will log in to it.
6. Synchronize all the chats and contacts
In the next step. It will synchronize all your existing chats, groups, and contacts to the watch version. It will take some time so wait for a few seconds.
7. You are ready to use
Now you can see all your chat history has been synced to the smartwatch. You can now start the conversation from your Galaxy Watch 6, which previously was not possible.
8. Start the conversation
It is easy to send a message from your watch. Just tap on the chat button and you can send messages to your contacts or groups.
9. View images, stickers, videos, audio, and emojis
In the new version of WhatsApp, you can view all the incoming messages and inside images, videos, stickers, audio, and emojis. Some videos may not work, but the other formats are working fine.
10. Send your reply
To send the replies, you can also use Samsung Keyboard, GBoard, voice assistant, hand gestures, and swipe methods. Further, in replies, you can use images, stickers, emojis, and audio formats for rich conversation.
With the official launch of WhatsApp, the whole experience has gone further, and you can feel it on your new Galaxy Watch 5 & Watch 6 or Watch 6 Classic.