Does an Apple Watch have to have its own line?

Why do I have to add a line for Apple Watch?

Answer: A: Answer: A: It uses the iPhone’s phone number but your carrier will charge extra per month (less than for an extra line). Only a few carriers presently support the watch.

Do you have to add a new line for an Apple Watch Verizon?

Answer: A: No. The Apple Watch shares the iPhone’s phone number. Verizon charges $10 per month for this sharing.

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 an Apple Watch have its own phone number?

Answer: A: 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.

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Does Apple Watch add to 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 add an Apple Watch to your Verizon bill?

It’s normally $20 to add a watch if you don’t already have a phone on your account, though it will now costs $10 per month per watch for all standalone plans.

How much does Apple Watch plan cost with Verizon?

If you have a connected device data plan (a flat fee for a set amount of data per month) with Verizon, adding an Apple Watch costs $5 per month as well as a $30 activation fee when you add it to your plan. You can activate the Apple Watch on a single device plan that offers 1GB of data for $10 per month.

What is the difference between the Apple Watch with cellular and without?

Answer: A: Answer: A: The only difference between the 2 is the cellular version can be used for calls, messages and data without the iPhone present. The GPS model will do all the same functions as the cellular model but must have the iPhone present and connected.

Can a kid use an Apple Watch without a phone?

You can set up and manage Apple Watch for someone who doesn’t have their own iPhone—your school-aged child or parent, for example. … (Your family member’s watch doesn’t have to use the same cellular carrier as the iPhone you manage it with.) See the iPhone User Guide for information about setting up Family Sharing.

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Is it worth having an Apple Watch without an 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.