How do I set up cellular data on Apple Watch?

Why can’t I set up mobile data on Apple Watch?

Make sure that you have the latest software on your iPhone and your Apple Watch. Check for updates to your network provider settings. Make sure that you have an eligible mobile data plan with a supported network provider. … To make sure that your account is eligible, contact your network provider.

Do I need a separate number for Apple Watch cellular?

Do I need separate phone numbers for each devices. No, it does not. It uses the same phone number as your paired iPhone. Even when using a different Apple Watch model that has a built-in cellular feature, it still uses the same phone number.

Do I have to activate cellular on Apple Watch?

No, you do not have to activate the built-in cellular feature on Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular). Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) can still be paired, set up and used for other features whilst skipping the steps to activate cellular.

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Can I use my mobile data for Apple Watch?

Apple Watch GPS + Cellular models can connect to mobile network. With a cellular connection, you can make calls and use data or apps when you don’t have your iPhone or Wi-Fi. Learn how to add your Apple Watch to your cellular plan.

Why won’t my watch connect to cellular?

Reboot Apple Watch. If the Airplane Mode did not fix the issue and your Apple Watch is still not connecting to cellular, try rebooting the cellular connection and the smartwatch. … Swipe up from the watch face to reveal the Control Center and then hit cellular button to turn it off. Next, force-reboot your Apple Watch.

Does Apple Watch cellular 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 your 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.

Do you need a separate cellular plan for Apple Watch 6?

Any calls or data-related services are routed either via the paired iPhone or via a direct connection between the watch and a compatible Wi-Fi network (when the watch cannot connect to the paired iPhone via Bluetooth). A separate cellular plan for the Apple Watch is not required.

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What’s the difference between cellular and Noncellular Apple Watch?

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 you still get texts on Apple Watch without cellular?

Question: Q: Can you text on Apple Watch without cellular? Yes, it can – subject to your Apple Watch and/or iPhone having the required connectivity.

Can an Apple Watch make calls without a phone?

If your cellular carrier offers Wi-Fi calling, you can use your Apple Watch to make and receive calls over Wi-Fi instead of the cellular network—even when your paired iPhone isn’t with you or is turned off. … Select the phone number or FaceTime address you want to call.