Answer: A: The Apple Watches are not locked to a specific carrier, but they are regional devices. And this is only for the cellular versions. If this is a GPS only device, then it doesn’t matter.
Are Apple watches carrier specific?
Are these watches carrier specific? No – Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) is not locked to any specific carrier and does not need to be bought from any specific carrier in order to be used with its service plans. It has a built-in eSIM that copies information from the iPhone’s SIM card.
Can a used Apple Watch be used with any carrier?
Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS) and all other Apple Watch models can be used in conjunction a service plan for the iPhone from any carrier.
Do Apple watches need to be unlocked?
Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) is not locked to – and does not lock to – any specific carrier.
How do I unlock my Apple Watch to any carrier?
So to change the cell carrier for your Apple Watch, you have to change the cell carrier for your iPhone. Your iPhone might be locked to your carrier. If so, contact your current carrier to get unlock instructions.
Now use your iPhone to set up the new carrier on your Apple Watch.
- Tap Watch.
- Tap My Watch.
- Tap Cellular.
Can you answer calls on Apple Watch without phone?
A Wi-Fi or cellular connection lets your Apple Watch do the following things, even if your iPhone isn’t with you. Use Siri to get directions, send iMessages, and more. Send and receive messages. Make and answer phone calls.
Can your iPhone and Apple Watch be on different networks?
No, that is not possible. Apple Watch (GPS + Cellular) is not locked to any specific carrier and has a built-in eSIM that copies information from the iPhone’s SIM card.
Can you use an Apple Watch with straight talk?
Answer: A: Apple Watch Cellular will not work on Straight Talk. (You can use the Apple Watch Cellular if your carrier is Straight Talk, but it will NOT have cellular service.)
What does carrier unlocked mean for Apple Watch?
Locked means the device is locked to a particular carrier, and the device will only work on their network. Unlocked, means the device is not locked to a particular carrier and can work on other networks.
Does AT&T lock Apple watches?
Apple watches, iPads, or iPad minis are not locked to the AT&T network, and doesn’t require a unlock request.
How do you unlock an AT&T Apple Watch?
- Visit att.com/deviceunlock/.
- Select Unlock your device.
- Read and agree to the eligibility requirements 1 to unlock your device.
- Complete and submit the form.
- You’ll receive a confirmation email with the unlock request number.