1. Cyder's Avatar
    Not sure if this is a bug or a setting I accidentally hit but during the day yesterday my watch froze and when it returned to normal, all of my messages now come through as phone numbers instead of the actual contacts name.

    I updated to the new watchOS, restarted my phone several times, none of which helped. Any thoughts or ideas as how to fix this? Has this ever happened to anyone else?
    07-12-2018 08:20 AM
  2. doogald's Avatar
    Yes, and it’s usually an easy fix.

    In the Watch app, try General / Reset / Reset sync data. This will force contacts to sync back to the watch and should return contact names to message threads. (You won’t lose any data.)
    07-12-2018 09:00 AM
  3. Quis89's Avatar
    Are you on the iOS Beta by chance? It seems it's a bug occurring as a result of that. I, too, am dealing with this issue. Resetting sync data didn't resolve it for me.
    07-12-2018 11:36 AM
  4. Spencerdl's Avatar
    This phone# bug on the latest Apple Watch OS update seems to only be effecting some and not all users. I personally didn't do anything out of the ordinary during the update installation, and my contacts are showing up as names. I'm not sure whats causing this problem with some Apple Watches and iPhones, but I would try re-syncing and/or the dreaded unpair and re-pair.
    07-12-2018 11:56 AM
  5. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    This phone# bug on the latest Apple Watch OS update seems to only be effecting some and not all users. I personally didn't do anything out of the ordinary during the update installation, and my contacts are showing up as names. I'm not sure whats causing this problem with some Apple Watches and iPhones, but I would try re-syncing and/or the dreaded unpair and re-pair.
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...e6e5ce21d7.png
    Cupcake?
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    07-12-2018 01:26 PM
  6. Spencerdl's Avatar
    Cupcake?
    LOL
    Tartarus likes this.
    07-12-2018 07:27 PM
  7. Sherry_B's Avatar
    Cupcake? Ah, now you gotta know you opened yourself up to endless teasing for this one.
    07-14-2018 03:48 AM
  8. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    This phone# bug on the latest Apple Watch OS update seems to only be effecting some and not all users. I personally didn't do anything out of the ordinary during the update installation, and my contacts are showing up as names. I'm not sure whats causing this problem with some Apple Watches and iPhones, but I would try re-syncing and/or the dreaded unpair and re-pair.
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...e6e5ce21d7.png
    Dude, I didn’t know you had KD’s number?....
    Spencerdl likes this.
    07-14-2018 08:33 AM
  9. Spencerdl's Avatar
    Here it comes...LOL
    Sherry_B likes this.
    07-14-2018 08:34 AM
  10. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Here it comes...LOL
    I tried to ignore it, but then I thought....”Go ahead, D. Get at least one jab in”...(Laughing)
    07-14-2018 08:37 AM
  11. Spencerdl's Avatar
    I tried to ignore it, but then I thought....”Go ahead, D. Get at least one jab in”...(Laughing)
    LOL. I was trying to show that even names with symbols by them still show up....I guess it worked. LOL
    Sherry_B and Just_Me_D like this.
    07-14-2018 08:44 AM
  12. Lee_Bo's Avatar
    Just updated to the latest watch os last night and I'm also in IOS 12 beta and I'm having the contacts sync issue. With all the feedback that's been submitted, I'd like to assume it's being addressed.
    07-14-2018 09:39 AM
  13. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Just updated to the latest watch os last night and I'm also in IOS 12 beta and I'm having the contacts sync issue. With all the feedback that's been submitted, I'd like to assume it's being addressed.
    Yes sir. Feedback has been submitted to Apple about it.
    Annie_8plus likes this.
    07-14-2018 11:47 AM
  14. Lee_Bo's Avatar
    Yes sir. Feedback has been submitted to Apple about it.
    Several came from me.
    07-14-2018 12:40 PM

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