How to Watch any Video on Apple Watch

It may not be that great to watch a video on Apple Watch’s tiny screen but it is always a good idea to know how it’s done! So here is how you can watch any video on your Apple Watch Series 1, Series 2 and Series 3.

As you may have noticed, there is no any type of video player that would allow to play video on Apple Watch. But with a small trick, you will be able to watch any video right from your Apple Watch.

Another great thing is, you will also hear sound coming while playing video on Apple Watch. You don’t need to pair headphone or use any type of wireless earphone.

So let’s jump right into the main topic!

How to Watch Video on Apple Watch

There is no any type of video playing app or any option to import and watch video on Apple Watch. So you need to apply a simple trick and that is using iMessage app:

Step 1: Launch iMessage app on iPhone

Step 2: Create a new Message

Step 3: On recipient address, enter your Apple ID that is linked with iMessage

Step 4: Send a Video on your own iMessage ID


Step 5: Launch iMessage app on Apple Watch

Step 6: Tap the Message on your Apple Watch that you have just sent using iPhone

Step 7: Tap the video and it will play on your Apple Watch

Note: If you don’t see the message that you have sent to yourself then, launch Watch app on your iPhone – Scroll down and tap Messages – Select Mirror my iPhone.

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