If you’re missing alerts and notifications on Apple Watch, there may be an easy fix to solve the issue. Follow along for how to turn up haptic vibration feedback on Apple Watch.

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In addition to the level of haptic vibration feedback on Apple Watch, it’s good to remember that the tighter you wear it, the more you’ll notice alerts and notifications.

But no matter how tight you like to wear it, it’s easy to turn up the haptic vibration feedback on Apple Watch. We’ll look at how to do this directly on the wearable as well as via iPhone.

How to turn up haptic vibration feedback on Apple Watch

On Apple Watch:

  1. Open Settings
  2. Swipe down or use the Digital Crown to find Sounds & Haptics
  3. Swipe down again and tap Prominent under HAPTICS (make sure Haptic Alerts are toggled on)

Here’s how the process looks:

turn up haptic vibration feedback on Apple Watch

On iPhone:

  1. Open the Watch app
  2. Swipe down and tap Sounds & Haptics
  3. Tap Prominent under HAPTICS (make sure Haptic Alerts are toggled on)

Here’s how it looks on iPhone:

turn up haptic vibration feedback on Apple Watch

Prominent feedback not only creates more emphasis on the vibrations, but also adds another tap that “pre-announces some of your other haptic alerts.”

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