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See and take incoming calls

Incoming calls to your phone will show up on your watch.

Learn how to check your watch's Android Wear version.

Answer or reject a call

Android Wear 2.0 and up

If you don't want to answer the call, use your watch to ignore the call by pressing the red End call.

Android Wear 1.5 and below

To answer a phone call with your watch, swipe left. Use your phone to speak with the caller.

To ignore a phone call with your watch, swipe right.

Note: If your watch has a speaker and it's within Bluetooth range of your phone, you can also make and receive calls on your watch. To check if your watch has a speaker, go to Settings Settings. Look for a "Sound" setting. If you don't see the Sound setting, your watch doesn't have a speaker. Learn how to play phone audio on your watch.

Send call to voicemail

With some carriers, rejecting a call will send the caller to voicemail. For more info about voicemail, check with your carrier.

To send a caller to voicemail:

  • Android Wear 2.0 and up: Tap Hang Up End call.
  • Android Wear 1.5 and below: Swipe right.

Optional: If your watch is using Android Wear 1.5 and below, you can reply with a written message by swiping up from the bottom of the screen and tapping the message


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