All promotional content must disclose any paid sponsorships. Breaking this rule will incur a 2-week ban, followed by a permanent ban for repeat offenders. Any comments in the weekly thread that do not follow our guidelines with the exception of rants will be removed. Posts made solely to complain will be removed. Sprint is the lone holdout to announce monthly pricing for the Apple Watch, but if it wants to stay competitive, it will likely offer a similar deal.
Like the Series 3, the Apple Watch Series 4 has a cellular model that allows you to place calls, check email, and stream music without your iPhone. Offer, pricing, channels, features, functions, terms and programming subject to change and may be discontinued or terminated without notice at any time. But there's also a somewhat hidden cost: You're going to need a data plan. The watch and iPhone share the same phone number via Bell's NumberShare feature. As 's Michael Simon points out, line activation fees that come with reactivation can be hefty.
If you're planning to avoid fees by deactivating service and activating again when it's needed, that may not be the best plan of action. I even rebooted the phone when I got back home and went out for a run outside and it still has it. No matter your carrier, you'll be paying a little extra in your monthly bill. I'll pay the fees but I'd like to see someone T-Mobile? T-Mobile no longer charges activation fees, so it may be more affordable to cancel and reinstate service if you're a T-Mobile subscriber. Coverage and service may not be available everywhere. Don't worry, you're not going to need a separate data plan just for your watch. Verizon Apple Watch Plan And now, for my cellphone-service provider,.
In-App streaming does not count against your data allotments. The carrier is offering the first three months free, for a limited time. App recommendations questions should be posted in the Joined the Club Megathread. As more devices are sold with cellular connections phone, tablet, watch, vehicles, etc I expect others will hit this limit too. Once I realized how little data the watch used -- compared the amount I paid -- I canceled service. Though the Apple Watch Series 3 is linked to the cellular number of the iPhone on a given carrier, it requires adding an additional line to a cellular service account. Any attempt to dox users will result in a ban.
Preorders for the Apple Watch Series 3 begin this Friday, Sept. So defiantly make sure you also get apple involved, not just the cellular company. It's not that I didn't find the added service useful or beneficial. Some carriers have yet to announce their plans. I go on long runs all the time.
Requires compatible device sold separately. I think it would be great to have on the rare occasion I can't take my phone but now that the phones are water resistant there is virtually no place I wouldn't take it anyway. Previous and related coverage Apple's newest smartwatch is smarter in that it's always connected, but is it worth the cost? I will definitely think twice about buying newer technology right when it comes out. Bell will also offer a special introductory three-month cellular plan trial. This would provide the safety blanket people like my wife look for when running alone. Sure if this was free or super cheap per month I would intentionally leave my phone and just use the watch for some things but there's no way I'm paying that much for that tiny convenience. With just those two gadgets, I could call my wife to ensure my shopping list was complete or listen to music while I shopped.
Hi from a Sprint customer. The watch works very well when connected to WiFi and when my phone is around just like Apple Watch 2! I am not a sucker for the 3 free month and waived connection fees. I always have my phone with me anyhow. Either way, It seems Apple is able to help or provide missing info, or tell the cell company what is wrong for them to correct in the provisioning profile for the cell to tower. Read also: Once, I randomly had to chase my dog down the block and into the middle of the field, and the unanticipated moment meant my iPhone was left at home on the table.
When I swipe up from the home screen it says disconnected. Req's compatible device sold separately. It all boils down to cost The problem with the cellular plan on the Apple Watch isn't connectivity, battery life, or that it's missing any features. Bell will not support the Apple Watch's cellular capabilities in Manitoba or Saskatchewan due to the carrier's in those provinces. Asked if there were any plans without 10 device limit. At this point I refuse to spend hours on this and will wait until Apple sends a software update for the watch.