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How to disable Apple Watch keyboard notifications?

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If you own an Apple Watch, you might have noticed that it sometimes sends you a notification when you use the keyboard on your iPhone. This notification lets you switch to the Scribble feature on your watch, which allows you to write text with your finger on the screen.

While some people might find this feature useful, others might find it annoying or distracting. If you belong to the latter group, you might be wondering how to disable this notification and stop your watch from interrupting your typing.

 In this article, we will show you how to disable Apple Watch keyboard notifications in a few simple steps.


Disable Apple Watch keyboard notifications

Follow the steps given below to disable Apple Watch keyboard notifications:

  • Head to Settings > Notifications > Apple Watch Keyboard.
  • Turn off the toggle next to Allow Notifications.

 That’s it! You have successfully disabled the keyboard notifications on your Apple Watch.

Now you can enjoy typing on your iPhone without being bothered by your watch. However, if you ever want to use the Scribble feature on your watch again, you can easily turn the notifications back on by following the same steps and tapping on the switch again.

Alternatively, you can also access the Scribble feature from the Control Center on your watch. To do that, swipe up from the bottom of the watch screen and tap on the Scribble icon. This will open the Scribble screen where you can write text with your finger.

Also read: How to charge Apple Watch without charger? 


Frequently answered questions (FAQs)

Let us head to some FAQs on the topic:

Why do I keep getting notifications about the Apple Watch keyboard?

You do keep getting notifications about the Apple Watch keyboard due to the Scribble feature on your iPhone. This feature allows you to write text with your finger on the screen.


How do I get keyboard notifications on my Apple Watch?

Navigate to Settings > Notifications > Apple Watch Keyboard > Allow Notifications.

Also read: Walkie-talkie in Apple Watch not working: Quick Fix

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Kumar Hemant

Deputy Editor at Candid.Technology. Hemant writes at the intersection of tech and culture and has a keen interest in science, social issues and international relations. You can contact him here: [email protected]

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