How To Activate a New Phone on Apple Watch

How To Activate a New Phone on Apple Watch

What is a New Phone on Apple Watch

A green phone icon will be displayed to indicate that the iPhone is turned on and connected to the Apple Watch.

How To Activate a New Phone on Apple Watch

  1. Erase your Apple Watch.
  2. Set up your new iPhone and sign in to iCloud.
  3. Open the Apple Watch app on your new iPhone, then pair your watch with your new iPhone.
  4. Try to restore from a backup.
  5. Follow the onscreen steps to finish setting up.
  6. Start using your Apple Watch with your new iPhone.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you use Apple Watch as a phone?

If your Apple Watch is connected to Wi-Fi or cellular

With a Wi-Fi or cellular connection, your Apple Watch can do the following things, even if your iPhone isn’t with you. Make and answer phone calls. Send and receive messages. Use Siri to get directions, send iMessages, and more.

Do I need an iPhone with my Apple Watch?

Does Apple Watch have SIM card?

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.

Can Apple Watch make calls without 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. Your Apple Watch just has to be within range of a Wi-Fi network that your iPhone has connected to in the past.

Where is my Apple Watch phone number?

Open the Settings app on your Apple Watch. Tap [your name], then tap Sign-In & Security. The phone numbers and email addresses associated with your Apple ID are listed, along with their status—for example, Primary or Verified.

Why can’t i call on my Apple Watch?

If your phone is in Airplane mode, you won’t be able to make calls from your watch. Try disconnecting Bluetooth on your phone so the watch doesn’t know your phone is in Airplane mode.

How far can Apple Watch be from iPhone?

Bluetooth on the Apple Watch has a maximum range of 100 meters/330 feet, though the range may be shorter in practice. If the paired iPhone is connected to a known Wi-Fi network, the Apple Watch and iPhone can communicate over Wi-Fi.

Are Apple watches waterproof?

Your Apple Watch is water resistant, but not waterproof. For example, you can wear and use your Apple Watch during activities such as exercise (exposure to sweat is OK), walking in rain, and washing your hands.

Can you connect AirPods to Apple Watch?

When you set up AirPods with your iPhone, they’re simultaneously connected to both your Apple Watch and iPhone, and they play sound automatically from either device. Learn how to set up AirPods and how to play music on Apple Watch.

Can you see messages on an Apple Watch?

In the Messages app on Apple Watch, read incoming text messages, then reply using dictation, Scribble, emoji, or a prepared response; type a reply using the QWERTY and QuickPath keyboard (on supported models only, not available in all languages); or switch to your iPhone to type a response.

Why did I get a call on my Apple Watch but not my phone?

“Notifications appear on your Apple Watch or iPhone, but not both. If your iPhone is unlocked, you get notifications on your iPhone instead of your Apple Watch. If your iPhone is locked or asleep, you get notifications on your Apple Watch, unless your Apple Watch is locked.”