How to Set Up My Apple Watch Mobile Data - Quick and Easy

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Predictions before setting the Apple Watch to mobile data

Before you even start configure mobile data of your Apple Watch, you need to consider the following points:

  • Check that the Apple Watch and iPhone software is the latest.
  • Find out if your carrier has any recent updates.
  • Make sure your carrier is compatible with your mobile data service plan.
  • Make sure the Apple Watch and iPhone have the same carrier.
  • When you go into configuration, check that both devices are connected to the operator at the same time.
  • If you have a business phone plan, find out if they support this feature.
  • Old and prepaid accounts are currently not accepted.
  • Contact your carrier to see if your account meets the requirements.

Set up your Apple Watch mobile data

When you set up your Apple Watch's mobile data, you can even read and reply to WhatsApp messages, by following these steps:



  • Turn on mobile data when configure for la first time l’Apple Watch.
  • When you are programming it, select the mobile data settings and follow the given steps.

Another option Apple Watch offers you is configure mobile data later, following the following steps that we will indicate:

  • Search for the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
  • Select the "My Watch" option and then "Mobile Data".
  • Awards "Data configuration" and follow the steps according to the operator you have.

Set up your family member's Apple Watch mobile data

A great option is to set up the mobile data of the Apple Watch of a relative who does not have an iPhone, with yours. If the operator you are affiliated with, allows you to add the use of an Apple Watch, you can attach the clock to the plan while programming it.



If you want to verify the number that has been assigned to your family member's Apple Watch, you just have to go to the clock settings and select "Phone". Of course, one important thing to keep in mind is that the option to manage a relative's Apple Watch is allowed in some countries.

As we have analyzed, our Apple Watch is used for more than, to track daily activity, we can also configure it with mobile data.

Connect your Apple Watch to a mobile network

After setting up mobile data on your Apple Watch, will try automatically wireless connections with minimal consumption, such as:

  1. Connect to a Wi-Fi network.
  2. Mobile network.
  3. IPhone connection.

When you connect the watch to a mobile network, it will use automatically LTE networks, which facilitate device communication. If you want to check the signal strength of your Apple Watch, you can go to the control center, on the main screen, “Watch Explorer”. Select the bottom of the screen until the "Control Center" opens and swipe up with your finger.


You can make the most of your mobile connection, including Wi-Fi, to watch YouTube videos and get the most out of your Apple Watch. Also, when you notice that the mobile data button on the clock turns green, you know to have a connection.


Information about the mobile connection of your Apple Watch

When you see the mobile data button turn white, it means yours data plan is active. But of course, in that case the watch must be connected via Wifi or bluetooth to your iPhone.

You can take advantage of these opportunities, however learn more about the functions and what you can get with your Apple Watch, while connected to Wi-Fi or iPhone.

That's it for today, we hope you set up your Apple Watch mobile data correctly and make the most of it.

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