How to Use Apple Watch Without iPhone?

by karen minton I am a software engineer

It will not be wrong to say that an Apple Watch is the king of all smartwatches everywhere. However, there is no doubt recently launched Android-based smartwatches is placing a good challenge to it. Apple Watches are a self-reliable device, but few of the restriction are there when you start looking for something else than the Apple gadgets. Here is how to use Apple Watch without the iPhone.

You should prefer having the benefit of the net connectivity

Fortunately, each of the Apple smartwatches has the Wi-Fi connectivity option. Till the time you stay connected, you shall not face any issue. If you got your watch with cellular connectivity, then it shall let you stream a song, use Siri as well as get calls in one attempt.

Remember! You should not use the cellular connectivity on a regular basis because it quickly finishes the smartwatch’s battery.

By the help of the Wi-Fi connectivity, you shall be able to use all of the Wi-Fi supporting application. You shall perform functions of receiving and making calls. The best part is you shall be able to take benefit of the Walkie-Talkie application too.

Smartwatch connection to Wi-Fi

The foremost thing that you need to ensure is that your smartwatch is having watchOS 5 or newer. The update action needs to perform if your watch is not running that. After that, visit the Settings of your smartwatch and choose the Wi-Fi option. Observe that a list of present connections shall be presented before you whenever you click on that option.

Press the network you would wish using and give password if asked. The smartwatch doesn’t comprise a keyboard. The alphabet on Apple watch needs to be written by the fingers of yours. Tap ‘Join’.

If you don’t have the net

Apple smartwatch doesn’t lose its primary functions even whenever there is no internet. You shall be able to reach out each of the downloaded song as well as view the synchronized images. Side by side, users get the correct timing.

The unique feature is that Apple Pay does not need network connectivity. You shall be able to buy the time the smartwatch doesn’t have a net connection.

Can Apple smartwatch connect to Android smartphones?

Frankly speaking, it shall be not. The reason behind it can be that it is kind of a trick by the company to make consumers buy an iPhone for using an Apple smartwatch. Apple gadgets are linked to each other but exceptions do exist.

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Kellie Minton is an avid technical blogger, a magazine contributor, a publisher of guides at and a professional cyber security analyst. Through her writing, she aims to educate people about the dangers and threats lurking in the digital world.

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