When Apple released watchOS 5 and the new walkie-talkie appthe company also made it possible for your walkie-talkie contacts to talk to you randomly – and without warning – through your watch's speakerphone , If you're in a meeting, in a class, or even on a date, it may be embarrassing for someone to randomly talk to you about the Walkie Talkie app.
With the latest release of watchOS 5.1.2, Apple has added a Control Center switch to enable or disable Walkie Talkie availability with a short press of a button. Before the update, users must open the walkie talkie and reach the same.
Before you can use the new feature, you need to upgrade your iPhone ($ 1,199 on Amazon) to iOS 12.1.1 and then the watch .
When you have done this, swipe up from the bottom of the screen when viewing your dial to go to Control Center. Scroll down to find the new walkie talkie icon. If the icon is yellow, you are currently available in the Walkie Talkie app. Touch the icon to change your status.