Apple Watch neither needs nor supports using a separate phone number for the watch. The full range of features is available when Apple Watch and iPhone are connected. Whenever possible, the devices will connect via Bluetooth.
Why do I need a new number for my Apple Watch?
Technically, the cellular Apple Watch has its own phone number assigned to it but in practice it takes on the identity of the phone number of the iPhone you set it up with. Each carrier calls it something different.
Do you have to pay for an extra line for Apple Watch?
Answer: A: It uses the iPhone’s phone number but your carrier will charge extra per month (less than for an extra line).
Can I get a phone number for my Apple Watch?
As you probably noticed during the setup process, your watch doesn’t have its own phone number; it uses the same number as your iPhone. Any calls or messages you send when your watch is iPhone-less will use your number.
Does a smartwatch have its own phone number?
The watch gets its own phone number. When your phone is nearby, calls and texts from the watch will go through your phone and carry your regular number. When you want to step away, you can still have calls, texts and other notifications forwarded to the watch.
Does Apple Watch 6 have its own phone number?
Each watch has its own phone number, and you can approve whom kids contact.
Does an Apple Watch add to your phone bill?
Apple Watch does not have built-in cellular capability, so does not require a separate plan or charge. Any calls placed, text messages sent and/or cellular data used by Apple Watch are provided via the paired iPhone, so are charged as part of your iPhone’s plan and bill.
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.
How far away can Apple Watch be from iPhone?
While an iPhone is normally paired with Apple Watch over Bluetooth, this limits the connection to a maximum distance of approximately 100 feet. When Apple Watch and its paired iPhone are both on the same Wi-Fi network, they will remain connected even when Bluetooth is out of range.
Is Apple Watch worth it without iPhone?
The answer to this is yes, Apple Watch will continue to work just fine if you leave your iPhone somewhere and walk away. The watch has its own hardware and is actually a fully-fledged smart device in its own right. At least from a hardware point of view.
Does Apple Watch use the same phone number as your iPhone?
Yes, the GPS + Cellular version of Apple Watch Series 3 has the same phone number as your iPhone. It has a built-in eSIM that copies information from the paired iPhone’s SIM card. You just have to get your carrier service plan that includes the support of the watch.
How can I use Apple Watch 6 without pairing?
Here are seven ways you can use an Apple Watch without it being paired:
- Track your physical activity and workouts.
- Set a stopwatch, timer, and alarms.
- Monitor your heart rate.
- Music and podcast syncing.
- Practice your breathing.
- Store and show off photos.
- Use Apple Pay and wallet.