How do I set up my Apple Watch on a Personal Paired Plan?

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How do I get started?

How do I get started?

Firstly, you'll need an iPhone SE or newer model on an EE pay monthly or SIM-only plan.

Here's a full list of devices that will work with the Apple Watch:

  1.  

    iPhone SE

  2.  

    iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

  3.  

    iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X

  4.  

    iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR

  5.  

    iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, iPhone 11 Pro

Do I need to insert the eSIM?

Do I need to insert the eSIM?

No, your Apple Watch includes an eSIM. It's not a physical SIM and is instead automatically downloaded and activated as part of the set-up process, so don't worry – it's all ready to go.

How do I pair my phone with my Apple Watch?

How do I pair my phone with my Apple Watch?

To set up pairing, follow these steps:

  1. 1

    open the Watch app on your iPhone

  2. 2

    select the option to set up for myself and pair your new device

  3. 3

    follow the steps in the app to get paired

Need more help with your Apple Watch?

> Check out our device guides

Having problems setting up your Apple Watch?

Having problems setting up your Apple Watch?

If you're having difficulties setting up your Apple Watch via the app, try selecting cancel within the set-up and then try re-pairing to your iPhone.

Follow the below steps to unpair:

  1. 1

    hold your iPhone and Apple Watch close together

  2. 2

    open the Watch app on your iPhone

  3. 3

    go to the My Watch tab and tap your watch at the top of the screen

  4. 4

    tap i next to the watch that you would like to unpair

  5. 5

    tap Unpair Apple Watch

  6. 6

    tap to confirm – you will need to enter your Apple ID password to complete the unpairing. The Apple Watch will now be ready to pair again

Do I keep my data after I unpair?

Do I keep my data after I unpair?

Yes, unpairing your watch won’t affect any active data plans you have. Just tap the option Keep Data Plan when you re-pair your Apple Watch to your iPhone.

Still having problems?

Give us a call on 150 from your EE phone, or 07953 966 250 from a UK mobile or landline, and our dedicated Apple Watch team will be able to help

How do I set up data if I bought my Apple Watch elsewhere?

How do I set up data if I bought my Apple Watch elsewhere?

To set up a data plan, just use the Watch app. 

You’ll need your EE login details, or you can register for an EE account today.

Then, simply:

  1. 1

    open the Watch app on your iPhone

  2. 2

    the app will then take you through setting up your Apple Watch

  3. 3

    select Set up Mobile Data

  4. 4

    log in using your EE login details

  5. 5

    select the Apple Watch plan and agree to Terms

That’s it!

Please allow up to 24 hours for your data plan to activate and show on your device.

Can I use my Apple Watch plan abroad?

Can I use my Apple Watch plan abroad?

Unfortunately, roaming is not available on the Apple Watch Personal Paired plan. However, you’ll still be able to use most of the features if it’s connected to your phone via Bluetooth.

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