Apple Watch neither needs nor supports using a separate phone number / cellular plan 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.
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).
Does Apple Watch require another data plan?
When connected to your paired iPhone via Bluetooth, for data usage Apple Watch relies on the iPhone’s connection to the Internet, whether via Wi-Fi or cellular data. This usage does not require a separate service plan for the Apple Watch.
Do you have to pay monthly for an Apple Watch with cellular?
No, you do not have to pay a monthly charge to use your watch. As long as you have your paired iPhone with you, you can answer and make calls from your watch, send messages, etc., without paying the $10 monthly fee.
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 cellular?
Answer: A: Answer: A: Cellular is not required to make or take calls or send or receive messages. However, you will need either the paired iPhone nearby, or if the iPhone is not nearby, a Wifi connection for the watch, and for the paired iPhone to be on, and have a cellular data connection or wifi available as well.
Can I leave my iPhone home and use my Apple Watch?
When your iPhone is off or out of range, your Apple Watch can use a Wi-Fi network to send and receive data. Your watch can also connect to a cellular network if it’s a cellular model. … A Wi-Fi or cellular connection lets your Apple Watch do the following things, even if your iPhone isn’t with you.
Do I need a SIM card for Apple Watch cellular?
Apple Watch (GPS + Cellular) has an eSIM (embedded SIM) in it so there’s no need to get a SIM card or transfer the SIM from another device. When you pair your Apple Watch to your iPhone, you will be prompted to set up cellular service and guided through a few simple steps.
How much data does an Apple Watch use?
Answer: A: The Watch itself does not use any of your data as it has no cellular capabilities. It connects to the phone via BlueTooth. Apps that you’re using on the watch are getting all their information from the phone.
What is the point of having an Apple Watch?
It’s the ultimate device for a healthy life. Apple Watch can do what your other devices can’t because it’s on your wrist. When you wear it, you get a fitness partner that measures all the ways you move, meaningful health insights, and a connection to the people and things you care about most.
Is Apple Watch Cellular free?
As you describe the way you want to use your Apple Watch, then yes, you have to pay for cellular service on the Apple Watch. If you get a GPS only Apple Watch, or you do not activate the cellular radio, then the Apple Watch can do Everything the cellular model can do As Long As your iPhone is nearby.
How far away can Apple Watch be from iPhone?
Normal range is around 33 feet / 10 meters, but this will vary due to wireless interference. Whenever Apple Watch can’t connect to your iPhone via Bluetooth, it will attempt, as a fallback, to connect to a trusted, compatible Wi-Fi network.