Meta’s Facebook Messenger app for Apple Watch I lost most of my gear at the beginning of June, for about two weeks.
“People will still be able to receive Messenger notifications on their Apple Watch when paired, but starting in early June they will no longer be able to reply from their watch,” a Meta spokesperson told CNET via email.
Some people also received a message informing them that Messenger will not be available as an Apple Watch app after May 31.
If you want another messaging app on your Apple Watch after losing Messenger functionality, you can check out WeChat or Glide.
News of the change comes a day later the company confirmed that whatsapp, another Meta-owned messaging app, will be available as an app for Google’s Wear OS. So if you have a Google Pixel WatchSamsung Galaxy Watch 5 or other smartwatch, you can send WhatsApp messages from your wrist.
When asked by CNET if there were any plans to bring WhatsApp to the Apple Watch, a WhatsApp spokesperson said there was nothing to share at this time.
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