Apple Watch Series 3 Not Showing Contact Names – Solved


I had an issue that was my Apple Watch Series 3 not showing contact names after the update. It showed only numbers. It was really frustrating for me. One of the Apple Watch Users gave me some solution to fix this problem. Many users also have this contact name missing issue. In this article, I am going to tell you how to fix this problem.
Solution 1: Restart Apple Watch
Don’t restart your Apple Watch while charging. If you restart while charging, it won’t restart.

  1. Press and hold the Side button until the Power Off slider appears.
  2. Drag the slider to turn off your Apple Watch.
  3. To turn on your watch, again press and hold side button until the Apple logo appears.

Solution 2: Restart your iPhone

  1. Press and hold the power button (Sleep/Wake) until you get a slider.
  2. To turn off your device, drag the slider.
  3. After a few seconds, again press and hold the power button until you get an Apple logo
  4. Another way to restart your iPhone is open “Settings”.
  5. Tap “General”.
  6. Tap “Shut Down”. Then wait 10 to 15 seconds. After that click “side” button to turn on your iPhone.

Solution 3: Do Reset Sync Data

  1. First, open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap on “My Watch” -> “General” -> “Reset” -> “Reset Sync Data”.

See Also:

  1. Apple Watch Series 3 Slow response after an update? Here’s the fix
  2. [Solved] Apple Watch Series 3 Not Connecting to Wi-Fi

Solution 4: Unpair and Re-Pair the Apple Watch
Unpairing your Apple Watch is the same as restoring your watch to Factory Settings. When you unpair your Apple Watch, the phone will automatically take a backup of your watch.

  1. Connect your iPhone to Wi-Fi or Cellular Data.
  2. Make sure that the distance between your Apple Watch and iPhone is not too far. Keep them as close as possible.
  3. Launch “Apple Watch App” on your iPhone.
  4. Tap “My Watch” tab.
  5. Tap on your Apple Watch when it shows on top of the screen.
  6. Tap the “info” symbol that is next to your watch to unpair it from your iPhone.
  7. Tap “Unpair Apple Watch”.
  8. After unpairing, you can see the message to repair again. If you want you can repair.

Solution 5: Check for Software Update on iPhone

  1. First, connect your iPhone to Wi-Fi or Cellular data.
  2. Open “Settings” app on your iPhone.
  3. Then click “General” -> click “Software Update”. If an update available here, you just click “Download and Install”.
  4. Next, enter your passcode if prompted.
  5. Click “Agree” to the Terms and Conditions.
  6. Again click “Agree” to begin the process.

Solution 6: Check for Software Update on Apple Watch

  1. Open “Apple Watch” app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap “My Watch” tab -> “General” -> “Software Update”.

Hope this article solves your problem. If you have any doubt or idea regarding this article, tell us through your comments.

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