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  1. edswife1970's Avatar
    I’ve done it before when I went from series 3 to series 4, but I can’t remember how exactly it worked! Should I pair the new watch first or unpair the old watch first?

    I am pretty sure Verizon will just transfer my cellular plan to the new watch because I don’t remember having to do anything special.
    10-12-2020 05:33 PM
  2. Tartarus's Avatar
    It’s best to unpair the old, wait for it to finish and then pair the new watch to the iPhone.
    When you unpair a watch it gets backed up to your iPhone.
    That way you’ll be sure to have the most recent backup of your Watch on your new watch.
    Last edited by Tartarus; 10-12-2020 at 06:24 PM.
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    10-12-2020 05:37 PM
  3. edswife1970's Avatar
    It’s s best to unpair the old, wait for it to finish and then pair the new watch to the iPhone.
    When you unpair a watch it gets backed up to your iPhone.
    That way you’ll be sure to have the most recent backup of your Watch on your new watch.
    Thank you
    10-12-2020 06:22 PM
  4. tcuprof's Avatar
    Another data point...

    I did not unpair my AW4 because I intended to keep it as a sleep watch / backup. When I was adding my AW6, the setup asked me if I wanted to keep the cellular on the AW4 or transfer it to the AW6.
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    10-14-2020 06:24 PM
  5. edswife1970's Avatar
    Another data point...

    I did not unpair my AW4 because I intended to keep it as a sleep watch / backup. When I was adding my AW6, the setup asked me if I wanted to keep the cellular on the AW4 or transfer it to the AW6.
    Yeah, I had already decided that’s what I was going to do! I probably won’t unpair my series 4 until I’m ready to sell it. Of course that means I’ll have 4 Apple Watches paired to my phone LOL.
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    10-14-2020 08:14 PM
  6. djg21's Avatar
    Another data point...

    I did not unpair my AW4 because I intended to keep it as a sleep watch / backup. When I was adding my AW6, the setup asked me if I wanted to keep the cellular on the AW4 or transfer it to the AW6.
    I unpaired my old AW4 and was asked this question after pairing my new AW6. It was pretty seamless.
    10-29-2020 08:52 AM
  7. tcuprof's Avatar
    10-30-2020 05:18 PM

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