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Apple Watch not showing incoming calls since iOS 14 and new WatchOS


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I wonder if anyone else is seeing this since the new OS.

My watch is displaying all iMessages and WhatsApp (and all other notifications that I can see).

But when my phone rings it does not show or notify at all on my watch.

I fiddled around last night and hard rebooted both phone and watch and finally got a call to display on the watch. But this morning I noticed I had missed a call and nothing had been displayed on the watch (I did get a missed call notification but it definitely did not ring on the watch).

I notice WhatsApp calls don't come through to the watch but messages do but a quick Google shows me this is now normal behaviour? (I'm sure they used to?)

Anyone else see this? It is an iPhone XR and Watch Series 5 if that matters.



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I just did a hard restart again on the iPhone and tried again and got the call notification on the watch again. I don't want to have to hard reset every day!!

Surprised I can't see anything about it here or on Google anywhere.


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Updated my phone and watch again last night (14.0.1) and the first phone call I got rang my watch. However, later in the day I received two calls and neither of them rang my watch. Most annoying!

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