Not able to answer a phone call? Want to quickly silence an incoming call on Apple Watch? Instead of totally ignoring the call or letting it to ring, you can quickly silence a call just by using a palm trick, even without heading up to your iPhone.
Sometimes we just forgot to silent our iPhone in a crowded place, especially meetings. Buzzing your phone can make situations really embarrassing in such places. Not to worry, Apple Watch can now make such situations less awkward as it allows you to quickly silence your smartphone just with a quick gesture. That means no need to hurry to find your smartphone in purse or pocket for hitting the dismiss button. Here’s how to do it!
Quickly silence an incoming call on Apple Watch:
To silence an incoming call on Apple Watch, just place your hand over your Apple Watch screen so that your palm comes in contact with it and cover up the entire front. This way the incoming call will be quickly silenced on both your iPhone and your Apple Watch.
Your hand gesture does basically the same thing as pressing the Power button on your iPhone. Just with using your hand, the ringer will be immediately muted and you will get time to reach a place where you can attend the incoming call from one of your friends (most likely).Give this trick a try to silence an incoming call on Apple Watch!
How to reject an incoming call on Apple Watch:
The best easiest way to decline an incoming call on the Apple Watch is to hit the red receiver button. This will instantly reject the call that makes your device tune. After doing so, the caller will get a busy tone on his/her device or most likely notice that you rejected!
If the call is really important, but you are not able to attend it – you can at least drop a message. This will not only justify your rejection but also show your politeness for the caller.
How to reject an incoming call on Apple Watch with dropping message:
You can easily drop a message to the caller if you are not able to pick the call. Make use of the digital crown of your Apple Watch to scroll up and reach the Send a Message option.
Tap on it and select a message from a predefined list of common call rejecting texts. You can even make modifications in these texts from within the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
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