It’s all change for Meta platforms on smartwatches. Simply yesterday we realized WhatsApp is coming to Put on OS 4. Nonetheless, Meta giveth but additionally taketh away. Fb Messenger is about to change into much less helpful on Apple Watch.
The corporate has confirmed that Messenger customers will not be capable of messages from their wrist. The information got here to gentle 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 obtainable as an Apple Watch app, however you possibly can nonetheless get Messenger notifications in your watch,” reads the notification advising of modifications to Messenger on Apple Watch.
The corporate supplied readability in a press release to Reviewgeek (by way of MacRumors), a spokesperson says: “Individuals can nonetheless obtain Messenger notifications on their Apple Watch when paired, however beginning on the finish of Might they may not be capable of reply from their watch. However they’ll proceed utilizing Messenger on their iPhone, desktop and the net.”
The Apple Watch app was launched manner again in 2015, across the daybreak of the smartwatch itself. The app was truly fairly useful for customers who would slightly not decide up their telephones. It supplied the chance to file and ship voice messages from the wrist and subject a fast thumbs as much as an incoming message to acknowledge its receipt.
Meta has beforehand discontinued the Instagram app too, so it is perhaps a case of scaling again the apps the place customers can’t entry the complete performance.
For sure, not everyone seems to be pleased with the choice. Will you miss Fb Messenger in your Apple Watch? Tell us @trustedreviews on Twitter.