Here is how to fix Haptic Feedback not working in WatchOS 3 on your Apple Watch

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The Apple Watch 2 is finally official with more advanced features over the previous model. The Apple Watch 2 combines perfectly Apple’s premium design with high-end techs, making it the most-wanted smartwatche in the market. With water resistance, dual-core processor, brighter display and more, Apple Watch is expected to continue to lead the smartwatch market. One of my favorite things I love about the Apple Watch is real-time haptic feedback.


Apple Watch offers haptic feedback whenever new alerts and notifications come in. This could be a handy feature, but at times it becomes a cause of annoyance, as it fails to work properly. If you are experiencing the issue on your Apple Watch, we can help you out.

In this tutorial, we will walk you through the tips to fix Haptic Feedback not working in WatchOS 3 on your Apple Watch.

How to fix Haptic Feedback not working in WatchOS 3 on your Apple Watch

  1. Force restart your Apple Watch

Force restart always does the thing whenever an error strikes. In this case, all you have to do is to press and hold the side button and Digital Crown at the same time for ten seconds. Once you see the Apple logo on your screen, release the buttons.

  1. Disable/Enable Bluetooth and Wi-Fi

If the above-mentioned solution doesn’t work for you, you can try turning off Bluetooth and Wi-Fi on your Apple Watch, and restart the device. Once the Apple Watch finishes rebooting, turn Bluetooth and Wi-Fi back on.

  1. Level up Haptic Strength

If your Apple Watch still cannot provide haptic alert, increasing Haptic Strength may do the thing. Here is how you do it:

Step one: First and foremost, you need to launch the Settings app on your Apple Watch. Next up, scroll down to Sound & Haptics and tap on it to proceed

Step two: Once you are in, you will see the Haptic Strength section and two buttons under. All you have to do now is to tap on the right button to level up the strength of haptic feedback.

  1. Turn off Wrist Detection and turn it back on

Wrist Detection is an important feature that keeps your Apple Watch safe, so make sure it is enabled all the time. If it is now enabled on your Apple Watch, try turning it off and then turn it back on. Here is how

Step one: Launch the Settings app on your Apple Watch. Once you are in, scroll down to General and tap on it

Step two: Select Wrist Detection and turn it off

Step three: Next up, restart your device. Once your device finishes booting up, turn on Wrist Detection.

These are tips to fix Haptic Feedback not working in WatchOS 3 on your Apple Watch. If the problem still persists, you’d better bring your watch to Apple.

Also read: The accessibility features on your Apple Watch and tips to enable them

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