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Walkie Talkie

Walkie Talkie

Learn how to set up and use the Walkie Talkie app.

  1. To access Walkie-Talkie, from the clock screen, press the Digital Crown/Home button then select the walkie talkie Walkie-Talkie app.

    Note: To use Walkie-Talkie, you and the person you are trying to contact must both have an Apple Watch Series 1 or later with watchOS 5, FaceTime app set up on your iPhone and have FaceTime enabled. 

  2. ADD CONTACTS: To add contacts, scroll to and select the desired contact(s).  The contact will appear in gray until they accept your invitation. 

    Note: To invite additional contacts, scroll to and select Add friends, then select the additional desired contact(s).

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  3. You will receive a notification when your invitation is accepted.

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  4. ACCEPT AN INVITATION: To accept an invitation, swipe down from the top of the clock screen to access the Notification center, then select the Walkie Talkie notification.

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  5. Select Always Allow.

    Note: To decline an invitation, scroll to and select Dismiss.

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  6. USE WALKIE TALKIE: From the Walkie-Talkie screen, select the desired contact. Select and hold the Walkie-Talkie icon and speak into the watch simultaneously. When finished, let go of the Walkie-Talkie icon and the other person will instantly hear what you said.

    Note: If you see "Connecting" on the screen, wait for Walkie Talkie to connect.

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  7. TURN WALKIE TALKIE ON/OFF:  From the Walkie-Talkie app, select the Walkie-Talkie switch to turn Walkie-Talkie on or off.

    Note: If someone tries to reach you when Walkie Talkie is turned off, a notification will appear asking if you would like to talk.  Select the desired option.

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