You’ll receive a discount for the first three months to cover the pairing cost and after that, there is a $10 monthly charge to connect your Apple Watch to the Cellular network.
The PIN is the number you chose when you first activated your U.S. Cellular service. The PIN is typically used for account verification online, over the phone, or in a store. If you cannot remember your PIN, please visit your nearest retail location with a government-issued photo ID or call Customer Service at 1-888-944-9400.
Apple Watch can be used while roaming within the United States. However, international roaming is not supported.
Your iPhone and Apple Watch should both be signed in to the same Apple ID. On iPhone, go to the Settings app. You can sign in to iCloud from there. On your Apple Watch, you can sign in to your Apple ID when pairing your Apple Watch to your iPhone. Or, if you skipped that step during setup, you can sign in from the Apple Watch app on iPhone under General > Apple ID. To send and receive SMS from Apple Watch over cellular, your iPhone needs to be signed in to iMessage, turned on, and connected to a cellular network.
AppleCare+ for Apple Watch extends your coverage to two years from the original purchase date of your Apple Watch and adds up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage. In addition, you'll get 24/7 priority access to Apple experts by chat or phone. AppleCare+ can be added within 60 days of your Apple Watch purchase:
Online (requires you to verify your serial number and run a remote diagnostic)
Visit an Apple Store (inspection of Apple Watch and proof of purchase are required)
Call (800) 275-2273 (requires you to run a remote diagnostic and provide proof of purchase)
Family Setup, available in watchOS 7, allows family members who don’t have their own iPhone to use their Apple Watch to do things like make phone calls, send messages, and share their location with you. A great solution for older and younger members of your family.
To add a family member to Family Setup, first you will need an iPhone 6s or later and a cellular model of Apple Watch Series 4 and later.
You will also need to update iPhone to iOS 14 and Apple Watch to watchOS 7.
Once you have completed these steps, you can launch the Watch app on your iPhone, choose Setup for a Family Member when pairing the watch and proceed with on-screen activation process.
During the Family Setup process, you will be able to associate the watch with one member of your Family Sharing or establish Family Sharing and create a unique Apple ID for your family member who will use the watch.
After you set up a watch for a family member, you can use your iPhone to manage some of the watch’s capabilities.
Yes, you will need to unpair the watch first. Next, while re-pairing in Bluetooth mode, select “For Family Member” option and complete the process.
Your family member’s Apple Watch can be added as an additional line to your service plan. The Family Setup is $10/mo. per line
Family Sharing allows up to six family members, each one with their own Apple ID, to share App Store, music, movie, TV and book purchases and an iCloud storage plan. It includes the ability to set up an Apple ID for kids, set permissions remotely with Screen Time, and approve spending and downloads from a parent's device.