It’s all change for Meta platforms on smartwatches. Simply yesterday we realized WhatsApp is coming to Put on OS 4. Nevertheless, Meta giveth but additionally taketh away. Fb Messenger is about to turn into much less helpful on Apple Watch.
The corporate has confirmed that Messenger customers will now not be capable to messages from their wrist. The information got here to mild from customers on social media who posted notifications on their Apple Watch informing them that, from Might 31, the Apple Watch app goes away utterly.
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“After Might 31, Messenger received’t be out there as an Apple Watch app, however you possibly can nonetheless get Messenger notifications in your watch,” reads the notification advising of adjustments to Messenger on Apple Watch.
The corporate provided readability in an announcement to Reviewgeek (by way of MacRumors), a spokesperson says: “Folks can nonetheless obtain Messenger notifications on their Apple Watch when paired, however beginning on the finish of Might they may now not be capable to reply from their watch. However they will proceed utilizing Messenger on their iPhone, desktop and the net.”
The Apple Watch app was launched method again in 2015, across the daybreak of the smartwatch itself. The app was truly fairly useful for customers who would reasonably not choose up their telephones. It provided the chance to report and ship voice messages from the wrist and concern a fast thumbs as much as an incoming message to acknowledge its receipt.
Meta has beforehand discontinued the Instagram app too, so it may be a case of scaling again the apps the place customers can’t entry the complete performance.
Evidently, not everyone seems to be pleased with the choice. Will you miss Fb Messenger in your Apple Watch? Tell us @trustedreviews on Twitter.