When a message arrives, Apple Watch will tap your wrist so you won’t miss it. To see the message, just raise your wrist and the name of the sender will be displayed, followed shortly by the message text. To dismiss the message, simply lower your wrist.
Want to cheer your friend up by sending an animated emoticon? Just tap the smiley face icon when replying to a message and Apple Watch will display four emoticons. To change the expression or animation, simply scroll the Digital Crown up and down to change the emoticon in real-time.