Before you buy an Apple Watch from someone other than Apple or an authorized Apple reseller, make sure that the device is no longer linked to the previous owner’s account. … They must unpair the watch and remove Activation Lock by entering their Apple ID password, so you can use the watch.
Can someone else connect to your Apple Watch?
If you have not yet done so, then in order for someone else to be able to use the Apple Watch with their own iPhone under their own Apple ID, it will first need to be unpaired from your iPhone and, if it was enabled, to have Activation Lock removed.
Can someone connect their Apple Watch to my phone?
When your iPhone is off or out of range, your Apple Watch can use a Wi-Fi network to send and receive data. Your watch can also connect to a cellular network if it’s a cellular model. And if you’ve set up an Apple Watch for a family member, they can use a cellular or Wi-Fi connection with their watch.
Why am I getting someone elses calls on my Apple Watch?
Turn off handoff on both of your phones. The watch will only receive the calls and/or notifications from the phone it is paired with. If someone call the wife and you are using the same Apple ID and handoff is enabled her calls will “ring” on your iPhone and thus by extension on your watch.
How can I use Apple Watch 6 without pairing?
Here are seven ways you can use an Apple Watch without it being paired:
- Track your physical activity and workouts.
- Set a stopwatch, timer, and alarms.
- Monitor your heart rate.
- Music and podcast syncing.
- Practice your breathing.
- Store and show off photos.
- Use Apple Pay and wallet.
How far can Apple Watch 6 be from iPhone?
While an iPhone is normally paired with Apple Watch over Bluetooth, this limits the connection to a maximum distance of approximately 100 feet. When Apple Watch and its paired iPhone are both on the same Wi-Fi network, they will remain connected even when Bluetooth is out of range.
Can you get texts on your Apple Watch without cellular?
Question: Q: Can you text on Apple Watch without cellular? Yes, it can – subject to your Apple Watch and/or iPhone having the required connectivity.
Can you answer calls on Apple Watch without cellular?
Answer: A: Answer: A: Cellular is not required to make or take calls or send or receive messages. However, you will need either the paired iPhone nearby, or if the iPhone is not nearby, a Wifi connection for the watch, and for the paired iPhone to be on, and have a cellular data connection or wifi available as well.
How do I block someone on my Iwatch?
Block people on Apple Watch
- On your iPhone open the Apple Watch app.
- Tap on My Watch.
- Tap on Friends.
- Tap on Blocked.
- Tap on Block Contact. A list of contacts will appear and you can tap on the you want to add to your blocked list.
Why does my Apple Watch ring but not my Phone?
If your Apple Watch is on your wrist and unlocked, and your iPhone is also unlocked, notifications will show on your iPhone rather than your Apple Watch. If your Apple Watch is locked, notifications will only show on your iPhone, and your iPhone will make the notification sounds. It’s just for ease of use.
Why are my Phone calls showing up on my husbands iPhone?
This is a feature of Handoff. Look at your FaceTime settings and Phone settings, and turn off “receive calls on other devices” Ultimately, splitting your AppleID’s is the way to go.
How can I pair my Apple Watch without updating?
It is not possible to pair it without updating the software. Be sure to keep your Apple Watch on the charger and connected to power throughout the software update process, with the iPhone kept nearby both with Wi-Fi (connected to the Internet) and Bluetooth enabled on it.
Can Apple Watch be set up without iPhone?
How it works. With Family Setup, your family member who doesn’t have their own iPhone can use their Apple Watch to do things like make phone calls, send messages, and share their location with you. After you set up a watch for a family member, you can use your iPhone to manage some of the watch’s capabilities.