Today, we are going to show you different ways to set up Apple Watch without iPhone. Read the entire write-up for a better understanding!
On April 24, 2015, Apple released its first Apple smartwatch and swiftly became the number-one wearable smartwatch. Apple has released its Series 5 smartwatch in September 2019 and very few people are aware of the fact that Apple’s smartwatch can perform or fulfill activities without even being connected with the iPhone. Don’t be shocked! You have heard the right.
Yes, you can use your Apple Watch without pairing it with your iPhone and it works too. However, the proper functionality of the Apple Watch completely depends on your cellular or Wi-Fi connection. Now you must be wondering, “how to set up Apple Watch without iPhone?” Nothing to worry about, we can help!
In this section, you will learn how to use Apple Watch without pairing it with an iPhone. Without further ado, let’s read them below:
Way 1: Access Apple Watch with Wi-Fi
If in case, your Apple Watch without iPhone is connected to any cellular network or Wi-Fi, then you can read the third-party push notifications and other text messages without any hassles. If your Apple Watch is far away from your iPhone, then the following features can be utilized:
With the help of Siri, you can easily read iMessages.
You can access any applications that support Wi-Fi.
You can hassle-free manage your Home using the Home application.
Easy to access the Walkie-Talkie app.
You can also receive and dial phone calls, however, for this, Wi-Fi is required.
The Apple Watch users can easily connect or pair their Apple Watch with their wireless headphones or earphones via Bluetooth in order to listen to music. In order to do so, you have to launch any music application and choose Apple Watch as a preferred source. After that, scroll down and choose Now Playing or My Music to listen to your preferred music/soundtracks. However, do keep in mind that you can enjoy one playlist at a time while linking to Apple Watch.
Way 3: Track your Daily Movements or Fitness via Apple Watch
Next, you can effortlessly track your day-to-day activities or daily movements on your Apple Watch even without being connected to your iPhone device. Using the Activity application, you can easily keep a log of your daily fitness progress and exercise goals. All related information will be saved and synchronized with your Health application.
In addition to this, using your Apple Watch you can get complete access to your Apple remote. The smartwatch will enable its users to manage their Apple TV and iTunes on their PCs. Isn’t that awesome? This is another cool way to use Apple Watch without pairing it with an iPhone.
Way 5: Use Apple Smartwatch for Apple Pay and Passbook
Last but not least, you can also get access to your Passbook and set up Apple Pay in your Apple smartwatch without pairing it with an iPhone. Additionally, to trigger the Apple Pay in your smartwatch, you first need to set up the Apple Pay via Watch, but it’s worth noting that the service will only function until the iPhone is not near. It provides you the ease of access, especially in US shops as it needs a unique card number that is saved on Apple Smartwatch. For this, the Watch users just simply need to allow their card in Apple Watch while making a payment in shops and there you are ready to go.
So, that was all about how to set up the Apple Watch without an iPhone. You can easily perform the basic things including watch time, setting an alarm, important calendar events, and more. In this write-up, we have discussed some of the coolest features that you can use in the Apple Watch even when your iPhone is not placed near your smartwatch.
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Harshita Sharma is a technical writer with quite a distinct understanding of the tech realm. She is a tech enthusiast who believes that tech knowledge should reach one and all and tries to convert the sketchy knowledge into the simplest possible form for making people understand the tech world better. When not playing with words, she loves to travel and explore new places. And, is a coffee & cricket connoisseur.
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