How to Make Apple Watch Vibrate Only for Notifications

Apple Watch is one of the finest smartwatches out there, and it comes with a pretty powerful motor that produces a great vibration when you interact with the watch. Now many people don’t like it, and they prefer that the watch vibrates only for notifications. If you are one of these people and you want to make sure that your watch only vibrates for notifications, then this guide is for you, and I’ll show you how to do it. Let’s get started.

How to Manage the Haptic Feedback on Apple Watch?

When you interact with the Apple Watch, the system responds to your interaction with the haptic feedback, which is basically the sign that the system has received your interaction and acted upon it. Now many people don’t like it, and Apple allows you to manage the haptic feedback by disabling it. In the next few sections, I’ll explain how you can manage haptic feedback on your Apple Watch.

How to turn off haptic feedback for the Digital Crown?

When you interact with the Digital Crown, you receive haptic feedback from the motor, and if you don’t want it, you can easily disable it from the settings. It’s important to note that this feature is only available for Apple Watch Series 4 and later watches. Here’s how you can turn off Haptic Feedback

·        Go to your Apple Watch

·        Now go to Settings App

·        Find the Sounds & Haptic section and tap it.

·        Now toggle the Haptic Crown off to turn off Haptic Feedback.

·        That’s it.

How to Make Apple Watch Vibrates only for Notifications?

If you don’t want your Apple Watch to sound notifications and you want it to vibrate only for notification, Apple offers a way to do it. Apple Watch comes with Silent Mode, which basically turns off the sound and it only allows the haptic feedback for the notifications. Once Silent Mode is enabled, your apple watch will only vibrate when it receives a notification. Here’s how you can do it.

·        Go to your Apple Watch

·        Now touch and hold the bottom of the watch face. Keep holding it until the Control center appears.

·        Swipe up and look for the bell icon.

·        Now touch that bell icon (Silent Mode Button) to turn on Silent Mode.

·        That’s it.

How to control the notifications I get on Apple Watch?

Now, if you want further control over the notifications you get on your Apple Watch, you can do it from the settings. Apple Watch allows you to control the apps which can send notifications on your screen. From the settings, you can control which App is allowed to show notifications on your apple watch, and you can also control the sound for each notification. Here’s how you can control the notifications you get on Apple Watch.

·        Open your iPhone and go to Watch App

·        In the Watch App, go to the My Watch section.

·        Now find the Notifications section and tap it.

·        Here you will find the list of all apps installed on your Apple Watch.

·        Now select the watch for which you want to control the notifications.

·        Tap the App and then select Custom from the settings.

·        Now tap “notifications off.”

·        That’s it.

You can follow the above steps for controlling the notifications for all the apps on your Apple Watch.

Can the “Do Not Disturb” Mode blocks Notifications?

Yes, When Do Not Disturb Mode is enabled on your Apple Watch, the system will block all the calls and notifications from popping up on display. Only the Alarms will ring, which you can turn off from the settings. Here’s how you can turn on Do Not Disturb Mode on your Apple Watch.

·        Go to your Apple Watch

·        Now touch and hold the bottom of the watch face. Keep holding it until the Control center appears.

·        Tap on the Do Not Disturb Button and select the further option, which allows you to turn it on for 1 hour, until evening or indefinitely.

·        That’s it.

How can I make haptic alerts more strong on my Apple Watch?

Apple Watch comes with a pretty powerful vibration motor, and it will work well for most people. However, if you want to make haptic alerts more strong, there’s a way to do it from the settings. Here’s how you can do it.

·        Go to your Apple Watch

·        Open the Settings App

·        Now go to Sounds & Haptics Section

·        Make sure that Haptic Alerts is toggled green

·        In the next step, tap on Prominent

·        That’s it.

Why doesn’t my Apple Watch Vibrate when I get a message?

If your Apple Watch doesn’t vibrate when you get a message, it could be due to multiple reasons. The simple fix to this issue is to restart your watch and check if the issue persists. If the issue is still there, it could be due to the fact that the haptic strength is lowered on your watch. Go to settings App> sounds & Haptics > Haptic Strength and make sure that the slider is all the way up.

Why are my notifications only vibrating on my Apple Watch?

If your Apple Watch is only vibrating when you get notifications, it means that the silent Mode is enabled on your watch. Go to the Control Center of your watch and turn off the Silent Mode.

How can I block the notification from a certain App on my Apple Watch?

Apple Watch allows you to block the notifications from certain App and you can do it from the settings. Open Apple Watch App on your iPhone > My Watch Section > Notifications > select the App which you want to block and select “Notifications off.”

Conclusion

That’s all, folks. In this guide, you learned how you can make Apple Watch vibrate only for Notifications. I also explained how you can turn off haptic feedback for digital crown and make haptic feedback strong for your watch. If you have any questions, please let me know in the comments. Also, check this guide if you want to learn How to Make Apple Watch Look Classy and Expensive.