• How cellular data works on the Apple Watch

    2 monthes ago - By iMore

    Considering a Series 3 GPS + Cellular Apple Watch? Here's what you need to know about LTE and how it connects.
    Apple's GPS + Cellular Apple Watch is almost here, and I've gotten a ton of questions from our readers and various folks on Twitter in regards to how cellular data will work on the Apple Watch. Here's a brief overview of everything you need to know in that regard.
    Carrier plans
    Let's get this out of the way: If you want cellular phone calls or data on your Apple Watch, you're going to need to connect the Series 3 to your carrier. If you don't, and you bought a Series 3 GPS +...
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  • Apple Watch Series 3 LTE Issues are Actually an Existing Wi-Fi Bug

    Apple Watch Series 3 LTE Issues are Actually an Existing Wi-Fi Bug

    2 monthes ago - By App Advice

    A number of Apple Watch Series 3 reviews mentioned issues with using the built-in cellular connectivity when near a Wi-Fi network . But Serenity Caldwell at iMore has offered a detailed of exactly what the issue is.
    Instead of an issue with the watch's cellular feature, the problem is a Wi-Fi bug on watchOS 4:
    Essentially, the Series 3 GPS + Cellular watch tries to save battery life at all times by using your iPhone's connection, or failing that, a Wi-Fi network. What's happening here is that the watch is attempting to jump on a so-called “captive” network - a public network with an...
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  • Apple releases statement revealing connectivity problems with the Apple Watch Series 3

    Apple releases statement revealing connectivity problems with the Apple Watch Series 3

    2 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    While the Apple Watch Series 3 won't be found on consumers' hands until Friday at the earliest, Apple has already released a statement referring to issues that the smartwatch is apparently having when it comes to maintaining a cellular connection. According to Apple, when the Apple Watch Series 3 tries to join unauthenticated Wi-Fi networks without connectivity, the timepiece is prevented from connecting to a cellular network. A fix is being looked at for a future software update.
    According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple Watch models it has received that connect to AT&T and T-Mobile's ...
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