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I am receiving the notification of a text but I can't open the message. How can I use the default messaging from my phone? Or am I required to download the Messages for Android app on my watch? And do I have to use the app on my phone also, instead of the default messaging?
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I was using the factory app "AT&T Messages" that came on the phone. I downloaded another app called "Android Messages" that was made to work with Android Wear so now everything is working. I didn't want to switch apps on my phone bc I'm accustomed to the old one but you gotta do what you gotta do. Thanks so much for your help!
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I'm glad I could help!

You may want to send the developers of the AT&T Messages app an email to let them know how much you would like to be able to use their app on Android Wear: attmessages@att.com
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Thanks a million!!! This just worked for me as well. It must be a Samsung issue and not a particular carrier. I have a Galaxy 8+. However I had to switch to the Android messaging app and it now works on my watch.
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There is no text message app on my MK watch. What do I need to do?
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Tanesha,  how did you switch messaging apps?
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Thanks! This worked for me also. Just downloaded the Google Messages app in Google Play and when prompted from my phone I allowed that to be my default messaging. The watch recognized the app also and it started working from there. Lovin it now!  Enjoy
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Just open the app info and clear storage.
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