Apple Watch Series 9’s ‘Double-Tap’ Feature Now Available: What You Can Do With It

The Apple Watch Series 9’s new double-tap gesture is now available, and it’s a great way to control your watch without having to touch the screen. With a simple double-tap, you can perform a variety of actions, including answering and ending calls, pausing and playing media, navigating through apps, and more.

Key Highlights:

  • The Apple Watch Series 9’s new double-tap gesture allows users to control their watch without touching the screen.
  • Double-tap can be used to perform a variety of actions, including answering and ending calls, pausing and playing media, and navigating through apps.
  • The double-tap feature is enabled by default, but can be customized in the Settings app.Apple Watch Series 9’s ‘Double-Tap’ Feature Now Available: What You Can Do With It

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To use the double-tap feature, simply pinch your thumb and index finger together twice. You can do this with either hand, and you don’t even need to raise your wrist. The double-tap feature works even when the watch screen is off.

By default, the double-tap feature is set to perform the following actions:

  • Answer or end a call: Double-tap to answer an incoming call, or double-tap to hang up an active call.
  • Pause or play media: Double-tap to pause or play music, podcasts, or other audio or video content.
  • Navigate through apps: Double-tap to advance to the next widget in the Smart Stack, or double-tap to open the currently selected widget.

You can customize the double-tap feature to perform different actions in the Settings app. To do this, open the Settings app on your Apple Watch and scroll down to Gestures. Tap Double Tap and select the actions you want to perform.

Here are some other things you can do with the double-tap feature:

  • Dismiss alarms: Double-tap to dismiss an alarm that is going off.
  • Snooze alarms: Double-tap to snooze an alarm that is going off.
  • Open Control Center: Double-tap to open Control Center, where you can access quick settings and controls for your watch.
  • Open the Notification Center: Double-tap to open the Notification Center, where you can view and manage your notifications.
  • Take a screenshot: Double-tap with two fingers to take a screenshot of your watch screen.

The double-tap feature is a great way to make your Apple Watch Series 9 even more convenient and easy to use. With a few simple taps, you can quickly and easily control your watch without having to fumble around for the screen.

The Apple Watch Series 9’s new double-tap gesture is a great way to control your watch without having to touch the screen. You can use double-tap to perform a variety of actions, including answering and ending calls, pausing and playing media, navigating through apps, and more. The double-tap feature is enabled by default, but can be customized in the Settings app.