How to keep Apple Watch notifications private?


Apple Watch notification sets private notification increases privacy and prevents full message visible with one tap notification. Thus the process outlines a step-by-step tutorial of how to keep your Apple Watch notifications private?

With Apple Watch immediately shows full notification, however, raises wrist and sees a notification, where a display of watch a quick summary details in full where a few seconds later. Hence, per the onset quickly checks out has an underlying message with any potentially sensitive details appearing on the wrist.

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The default setting thus works fine a majority of typical users, where one permit Apple Watch wearers optionally boosts privacy notifications.

How to make Apple Watch notifications private?

For private notifications on Apple Watch, do the following:

  1. Open the companion Watch app paired with iPhone.
  2. Hit the My Watch tab.
  3. Tap Notifications.
  4. Slide it to ON position with a switch labelled as Notification Privacy.

With adjustment notification of Apple Watch privacy with the Watch app pairs with iPhone. Hence enables a private notification “When this is on, where the notification details appear as you tap on an alert,” featuring description.


Private notifications with Apple Watch prevents a potential sensitive detail appears on the wrist per the tapping notification.

Notification still hits your wrist with the app and its name. The underlying content tapped is on an alert and prefers seeing the full details with a quick notification summary, sliding to switch back to the ON position.