Note: If your phone is turned off or in airplane mode you will be unable to send or receive SMS, MMS or third-party notifications with Apple Watch. To send and receive iMessages on your Apple Watch, you must be signed into the same Apple ID on your iPhone and Apple Watch.
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From the Home screen, tap Settings.
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Scroll to Messages.
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Tap or slide the iMessage slider to the on position.
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Tap Send & Receive.
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Select the address that corresponds with your Apple ID under "YOU CAN RECEIVE IMESSAGES TO AND REPLY FROM".
Note: This address must be checked and match with your Apple Watch to send and receive iMessages on your Apple Watch.
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You've completed the steps!