1. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    I use it and like it a lot. Like how I can leave my phone at home if running a short errand or walking. Very convenient for me and well worth it.
    Yeah, it's definitely frees you from the iPhone...
    Lee_Bo likes this.
    04-22-2018 07:35 PM
  2. Raptor007's Avatar
    I have had a few times where my phone is not with me, typically in my office I leave them at my desk and will have the cellular on, and back to my desk in 5 minutes or so. Still its ok, but it should be $10, maybe $5. Cellular on my iPad Pro while I don't use it all the time I have tried it without cellular and found I don't like draining my iPhone battery just to pair it so that $10 was worth it and since its actually using data I don't mind the $10, but the watch is just pairing and rarely sees true stand alone use.
    Lee_Bo likes this.
    05-12-2018 08:52 AM
  3. doogald's Avatar
    I have had a few times where my phone is not with me, typically in my office I leave them at my desk and will have the cellular on, and back to my desk in 5 minutes or so. Still its ok, but it should be $10, maybe $5. Cellular on my iPad Pro while I don't use it all the time I have tried it without cellular and found I don't like draining my iPhone battery just to pair it so that $10 was worth it and since its actually using data I don't mind the $10, but the watch is just pairing and rarely sees true stand alone use.
    It’s not just pairing. The carriers still have to create a separate number, link the iPhone number to the watch number so both devices ring when there is a call to the iPhone, prevent calls to the number for the watch, change the caller I’d when you call from the watch to match the iPhone number, push all messages to the two numbers, in addition to sharing a data pool. Still, if it’s not worth $10 to you, then cancel and hope that they enough cancellations to reduce the price.

    If there weren’t enough people paying $10/month, the price would go down, or the service would disappear. The only power you have is to pay or not to pay.
    Lee_Bo likes this.
    05-12-2018 11:09 AM
  4. Raptor007's Avatar
    Fair enough but it was touted as not needing a SIM and it would use your existing number but didn't happen since the carriers want money and yet again we waste phone #'s requiring new area codes when it really shouldn't be.
    Lee_Bo likes this.
    05-13-2018 04:52 PM
  5. parker5011's Avatar
    Yeah, it's definitely frees you from the iPhone...
    Now your making me want to go out and get one. Haha. My series 2 is still good but a little sluggish.
    05-19-2018 10:46 AM
  6. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Now your making me want to go out and get one. Haha. My series 2 is still good but a little sluggish.
    My original series Watch was just fine, except for the snail pace in which it updated watchOS. To be honest, I could have continued using it without a problem, but I’m definitely glad I got the Series 3 cellular model. Being able to continue having communicating capabilities if I opt to leave my iPhone is worth it to me.
    Lee_Bo likes this.
    05-19-2018 11:35 AM
  7. Lee_Bo's Avatar
    My original series Watch was just fine, except for the snail pace in which it updated watchOS. To be honest, I could have continued using it without a problem, but I’m definitely glad I got the Series 3 cellular model. Being able to continue having communicating capabilities if I opt to leave my iPhone is worth it to me.
    To quote Wade Garrett:

    Exactly right!
    Just_Me_D likes this.
    05-19-2018 11:39 AM
  8. bamf-hacker's Avatar
    Honestly, if I have to pay for it myself I would cancel it. But since work covers the costs I have it enabled. I don’t use it very often.
    Lee_Bo likes this.
    05-19-2018 12:43 PM
  9. Mac Guy's Avatar
    ATT users: is the fee $10? Taxes will vary, but can you advice what you're paying with tax? Originally, I thought they were going to charge $15 plus taxes.

    There was a period after purchase where you got free activation. Is that over?
    Lee_Bo likes this.
    05-19-2018 07:08 PM
  10. Mac Guy's Avatar
    Ok, I just drilled down on the ATT site and see that the fee is $10. So far so good. I'm curious about the breadth of taxes you guys (includes gals) see.

    I didn't see anything about activation at this time. As much as I hate it, I may have to deal with att though I don't have an S3 yet.
    Lee_Bo likes this.
    05-19-2018 07:20 PM
  11. Raptor007's Avatar
    Taxes aren't very much on $10, its the constant nickel and dime mentality of the telecom and mobile device sector. I know we are better off cost wise than Canada is, but honestly the EU has it far better than us. They have been used to paying full price for devices for years and years and got cheap data and voice packages. Now we are paying full price fof the hardware and are still paying too much for the data we get and really no one uses voice, its all data.
    Lee_Bo likes this.
    05-19-2018 08:08 PM
  12. Snoweagle's Avatar
    My original series Watch was just fine, except for the snail pace in which it updated watchOS. To be honest, I could have continued using it without a problem, but I’m definitely glad I got the Series 3 cellular model. Being able to continue having communicating capabilities if I opt to leave my iPhone is worth it to me.
    Same here. I’ve officially retired my original Apple Watch ever since I got my Series 3 LTE, so now only using together with my Series 2.
    Just_Me_D likes this.
    05-19-2018 08:40 PM
  13. Annie_8plus's Avatar
    I didn't think that I'd want it, but my husband talked me into it, and it's actually been quite handy!!!
    05-22-2018 07:50 AM
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