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paxavier
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Watch receives old text messages when out of bluetooth range of phone

I have an LTE version of the Galaxy Watch. Whenever I walk out of bluetooth range from my phone, the watch downloads a large number of text messages I ve already read while my watch was connected to my phone. Very irritating as it vibrates continuously while it does this. How can I mange the settings so that text messages received and read while connected to my phone are not downloaded to the watch once the connection is lost?

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Re: Watch receives old text messages when out of bluetooth range of phone


@paxavier wrote:

I have an LTE version of the Galaxy Watch. Whenever I walk out of bluetooth range from my phone, the watch downloads a large number of text messages I ve already read while my watch was connected to my phone. Very irritating as it vibrates continuously while it does this. How can I mange the settings so that text messages received and read while connected to my phone are not downloaded to the watch once the connection is lost?


What is your carrier for phone and watch?


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Re: Watch receives old text messages when out of bluetooth range of phone

Are you using the stock messaging app when you are experiencing these symptoms?


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paxavier
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Re: Watch receives old text messages when out of bluetooth range of phone

Yes. Using stock Messages app version 10.0.20.307 on my Galaxy Note 9.

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Re: Watch receives old text messages when out of bluetooth range of phone

Are the notifications coming through the watch originally when the phone is connected to the watch?


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paxavier
Asteroid

Re: Watch receives old text messages when out of bluetooth range of phone

Yes. When the watch is connected to the phone through bluetooth, I get notifications on my watch when receiving the text messages. Then when the connections is lost, and the watch is using LTE, I get all the notifications again.

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Re: Watch receives old text messages when out of bluetooth range of phone

Can I please have the full model number, baseband version, and service provider for your watch?


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paxavier
Asteroid

Re: Watch receives old text messages when out of bluetooth range of phone

Service Provider: T-Mobile

Model: SM-R815U

Software version: R815USQU1BSE3

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Re: Watch receives old text messages when out of bluetooth range of phone

Do you have T-Mobile Digits between your watch and phone?


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paxavier
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Re: Watch receives old text messages when out of bluetooth range of phone

Yes. Specifically the rate plan is called "Data with Paired DIGITS"

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