1. fdezarra's Avatar
    Question.

    I've come across hints that perhaps some features of the apple watch will not work because it requires 'tethering' to the iPhone. I am one the few people still grandfathered in with an unlimited data plan. This plan does not allow tethering.

    Can anyone confirm/deny whether this would be a problem for me? I am looking to get a watch but this would obviously be a problem.

    Thanks
    09-22-2016 12:14 PM
  2. kch50428's Avatar
    The Watch doe t use that much data... and the connection to the phone is not one a carrier would see as tethering.
    09-22-2016 12:29 PM
  3. Jamie Wooten's Avatar
    Your watch connects via Bluetooth.
    afctee likes this.
    09-22-2016 03:46 PM
  4. fdezarra's Avatar
    Thanks all. Much appreciated.
    09-22-2016 09:45 PM
  5. Biggs91276's Avatar
    Question guys I just paired my apple watch to my 6s plus and also updated it to watchos 3.0. When u receive my 7 plus will I have to unpair it from the my 6s plus to be able to pair it to the 7 plus and will I have to re-download watchos 3 on the 7 plus?
    09-24-2016 03:54 PM
  6. kch50428's Avatar
    Question guys I just paired my apple watch to my 6s plus and also updated it to watchos 3.0. When u receive my 7 plus will I have to unpair it from the my 6s plus to be able to pair it to the 7 plus and will I have to re-download watchos 3 on the 7 plus?
    Here's how to switch phones with your watch... First, unpair the watch from the 6s+... then, backup the 6s+ to iTunes or iCloud - if backingup to iTunes, make sure you select the option to encrypt the backup... Then, set up the 7+...restoring the backup of the 6s+...then pair the watch to the 7+ - you'll be where you were with the watch on os3, and all the data, etc. as it was with the 6s+

    https://support.apple.com/en-us/ht205189
    Tartarus, ladyc0524 and tcuprof like this.
    09-24-2016 03:59 PM

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