How to Send a Heartbeat on Apple Watch

If you want to know how to send a heartbeat on apple watch you’ve come to the right place. This quick and easy guide will show you how.

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Apple Watch’s heartbeat feature is a fun way to communicate with apple watch wearers. Here’s how to use it.

What is a Heartbeat on Apple Watch?

Your heartbeat is sent as an iMessage, similar to how you would share your location or contacts. Your recipient will feel a slight tap on their wrist, and then they can view your heartbeat in the Messages app. If your recipient doesn’t have apple watch they’ll instead receive a haptic notification on their iPhone.

How to send a heartbeat on apple watch

To send a heartbeat on apple watch simply open the Messages app and select the contact you want to send it to. Then, tap on the heart icon at the bottom of the screen. Your heartbeat will be sent immediately.

How to receive a heartbeat on your Apple Watch

Receiving a heartbeat on your Apple Watch is a two-step process: first, you need to enable the Heartbeat sharing feature on your iPhone, and then you need to add friends who you want to share your heartbeat with.

Enabling Heartbeat sharing on your iPhone
1. Open watch app on your iPhone.
2. Tap the watch tab
3. Scroll down and tap Privacy.
4. Tap Heartbeat Sharing.
5. Turn on Heartbeat Sharing.
6. Tap Add Friends.
7. Tap the name of a friend you want to add, then tap Done.

Adding friends who can see your heartbeat

How to customize your heartbeat settings

To choose how you send your heartbeat, open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone. Tap My Watch, then tap Heart.

Choose one of these options:
-To send your heartbeat automatically when you raise your wrist or tap the display, turn on Automatic Heartbeat Sending.
-To send your heartbeat manually, turn off Automatic Heartbeat Sending.

You can also customize these settings:
-Turn on or off Mirror iPhone Alerts. This setting mirrors the System Haptics setting on your iPhone.
-Turn on or off Low Battery Mode. When this setting is turned on and your Apple Watch is at 20% battery power or less, your heartbeat alert will haptically notify you that your battery is low.


The Watch app on your iPhone lets you customize how you receive notifications, messages, and phone calls from your Apple Watch. You can use the Watch app to send a heartbeat to another Apple Watch user, which is a great way to stay in touch with a loved one or friend. Here’s how:

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